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 1 July 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 156 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.080% 0.027% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £483 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
758 771 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.19% 20.74% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 377 297
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 73 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.25 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.35% +3.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £49.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 3 £450 -6.83%
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) COBOL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) CMMI
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) DB2
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) EJB
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
2 5 (62.50%) Servlets
2 5 (62.50%) Struts
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) XSD
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) JBoss
2 5 (62.50%) RUP
2 5 (62.50%) ClearCase

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) CICS
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss
1 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) ClearCase
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) EJB
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) JMS
1 5 (62.50%) JSP
1 5 (62.50%) Servlets
1 5 (62.50%) Struts
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) WSDL
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (62.50%) Mainframe
1 5 (62.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) CMMI
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) RUP
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
2 5 (62.50%) COBOL
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Chordiant
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Sun