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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 392 404 377
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 18 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.045% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £416 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £265 £319
% change year-on-year
+72.83% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.80 £34.20
% change year-on-year
+10.33% +4.67%
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
3603 4008 3411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.15% 16.55% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2309 2665 2057
Average daily rate £413 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 115 117
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.10 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 1 £463 +23.33%
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 37 (94.87%) Java
2 29 (74.36%) J2EE
3 25 (64.10%) Oracle
4 20 (51.28%) HTML
4 20 (51.28%) SQL
4 20 (51.28%) Spring
5 17 (43.59%) UNIX
5 17 (43.59%) Eclipse
5 17 (43.59%) Relational Database
6 16 (41.03%) Web Services
6 16 (41.03%) XML
6 16 (41.03%) WebLogic
7 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
8 14 (35.90%) JSP
8 14 (35.90%) Servlets
8 14 (35.90%) Sun
8 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
9 13 (33.33%) Ant
9 13 (33.33%) PL/SQL
9 13 (33.33%) Subversion
10 12 (30.77%) Maven
10 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 12 (30.77%) Struts
10 12 (30.77%) ITIL
10 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
11 11 (28.21%) CSS
11 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (28.21%) Service Management
11 11 (28.21%) ITSM
12 10 (25.64%) JIRA

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 16 (41.03%) WebLogic
2 10 (25.64%) JBoss
3 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.38%) GlassFish
4 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
5 4 (10.26%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (7.69%) Apache
7 1 (2.56%) IIS
7 1 (2.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) Relational Database
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.26%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Eclipse
2 13 (33.33%) Ant
2 13 (33.33%) Subversion
3 12 (30.77%) Maven
3 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 10 (25.64%) JIRA
4 10 (25.64%) ClearCase
4 10 (25.64%) JUnit
5 9 (23.08%) Toad
5 9 (23.08%) ClearQuest
6 8 (20.51%) Artifactory
7 6 (15.38%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.13%) Gradle
9 2 (5.13%) Xcode
9 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (5.13%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Programmer
4 2 (5.13%) Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Java Programmer
4 2 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.56%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Lead Architect
5 1 (2.56%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) J2EE
2 20 (51.28%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) Spring
3 16 (41.03%) Web Services
3 16 (41.03%) XML
4 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 14 (35.90%) JSP
5 14 (35.90%) Servlets
6 12 (30.77%) Struts
7 11 (28.21%) CSS
8 9 (23.08%) Apache CXF
9 8 (20.51%) EJB
10 7 (17.95%) Ajax
10 7 (17.95%) Java EE
11 6 (15.38%) SWT
11 6 (15.38%) HTML5
11 6 (15.38%) Swing
12 4 (10.26%) XML Schema
12 4 (10.26%) CSS3
12 4 (10.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Wiki
2 2 (5.13%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) UNIX
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Windows NT
4 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.13%) Android
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Service Management
2 11 (28.21%) ITSM
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
3 10 (25.64%) UML
4 9 (23.08%) OOP
4 9 (23.08%) OO
4 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.38%) Mobile Development
6 5 (12.82%) Multithreading
6 5 (12.82%) Content Management
7 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.69%) MVC
9 2 (5.13%) Web Development
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) C
7 1 (2.56%) XQuery
7 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
2 9 (23.08%) OCPJP
2 9 (23.08%) Degree
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) OpenView
1 1 (2.56%) Legato
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Oracle
2 14 (35.90%) Sun
3 6 (15.38%) Sybase
4 5 (12.82%) Adobe
5 4 (10.26%) Apple
6 3 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) hybris
8 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) BMC
8 1 (2.56%) Remedy
8 1 (2.56%) Pega
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco