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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 401 388 397
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 5 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.11% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.64% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 4
Average daily rate £488 £475 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £340 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £540 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £415 £319
% change year-on-year
-21.68% +30.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.71 -
Sun Certification
England

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
3877 3595 3730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.25% 17.13% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2645 2400 2329
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 79
Average hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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
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 14 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Maven
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) JSF
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) Erlang
5 3 (33.33%) JAX-RS
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) Mnesia
5 3 (33.33%) SystemTap
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (33.33%) EJB
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Intel
5 3 (33.33%) BEA
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (22.22%) Replication
6 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 2 (22.22%) UML
6 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) JBoss

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Mnesia
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Development Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Software Development Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Erlang Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) EJB
2 3 (33.33%) JAX-RS
2 3 (33.33%) JSF
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (22.22%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Erlang
2 3 (33.33%) SystemTap
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) BEA
2 3 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
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