The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 164 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.069% - 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.73 -
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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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
858 582 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.84% 18.87% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 310 237
Average daily rate £400 £346 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.77% +7.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 48 52
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.64% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Swing
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) SWT
4 1 (25.00%) Lua
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) OCPJP
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) Swing
2 2 (50.00%) SWT
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Lua
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
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