The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 419 421 396
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 10 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.016% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate
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£425 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 - £30.00
Sun Certification
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3758 3693 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.36% 14.92% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2356 2229
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 87 140
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun Certification across the London region.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in London

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the London region.

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sun Certification.

1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 11 (50.00%) Spring
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) XML
5 9 (40.91%) Sun
6 8 (36.36%) Solaris
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
6 8 (36.36%) Degree
6 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
7 7 (31.82%) Firewall
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
8 6 (27.27%) Maven
9 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
9 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (22.73%) Retail
9 5 (22.73%) SSH
9 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
9 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
9 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (22.73%) J2EE
9 5 (22.73%) Ant
9 5 (22.73%) JUnit
9 5 (22.73%) Struts
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) CSS

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sun Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.55%) Documentum
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Drupal
4 1 (4.55%) Jetty
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) SSH
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Maven
2 5 (22.73%) Ant
2 5 (22.73%) JUnit
2 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
3 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
4 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.09%) Hudson
5 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
5 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
5 2 (9.09%) Log4j
6 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.55%) Toad
6 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Flex Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Flex Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX Support
6 1 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Spring
2 9 (40.91%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) J2EE
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) Servlets
4 5 (22.73%) Struts
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) SOAP
5 4 (18.18%) JSON
5 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) REST
6 3 (13.64%) JSP
7 2 (9.09%) JMS
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
7 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.09%) HTML5
7 2 (9.09%) Apache Flex
7 2 (9.09%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Web 2.0
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) UNIX
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 2 (9.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
1 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (18.18%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) Content Management
3 3 (13.64%) Logistics
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) System Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Use Case
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) XPath
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) OCPJP
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) RHEV
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) Sun
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Interwoven
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) Sybase
5 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.55%) ForgeRock