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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 404 428 395
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -33
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.020% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Average daily rate
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£475 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 - £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £365
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.36 - £32.97
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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
3828 3783 3723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.76% 14.98% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2597 2445 2319
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 78 125
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 14 (87.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 5 (31.25%) Sun
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) Solaris
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) JSON
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) Web 2.0
6 3 (18.75%) Maven
6 3 (18.75%) Content Management
6 3 (18.75%) Struts
6 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) Servlets
6 3 (18.75%) JUnit

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (18.75%) Adobe CQ
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (6.25%) Jetty
3 1 (6.25%) Documentum
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Ant
2 2 (12.50%) Log4j
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Flex Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Flex Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
4 4 (25.00%) JSON
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) Struts
5 3 (18.75%) Servlets
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
6 2 (12.50%) JMS
6 2 (12.50%) XSLT
6 2 (12.50%) XMLBeans
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Flex
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Web 2.0
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Content Management
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
1 1 (6.25%) RHEV
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Sun
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) Interwoven
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat