The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 122 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 7 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 2.16% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £319 £450
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £35.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.17%
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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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
471 371 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.86% 15.00% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 162 177
Average daily rate £348 £351 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -40.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.16 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Ant
4 5 (62.50%) JUnit
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) Java EE
6 2 (25.00%) OCPJP
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) Struts
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) JSF
7 1 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) HTML

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Struts
4 1 (12.50%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
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