The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 245 250 234
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.042% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.15% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £413 £319
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £37.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.71 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.03%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2351 2599 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.58% 27.42% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1268 1020
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 106 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +17.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 5 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 -
Surrey - 4 £482 -
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) Maven
3 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) Hibernate
3 14 (87.50%) JUnit
3 14 (87.50%) Unit Testing
3 14 (87.50%) Spring
4 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
5 10 (62.50%) Waterfall
5 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
6 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) jQuery
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 5 (31.25%) J2EE
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
7 5 (31.25%) Sun
8 4 (25.00%) Validation
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) JSP
8 4 (25.00%) Servlets
8 4 (25.00%) Struts
8 4 (25.00%) Selenium
9 3 (18.75%) PKI
10 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 1 (6.25%) Ajax

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Maven
2 14 (87.50%) JUnit
3 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
1 16 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Hibernate
1 14 (87.50%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) J2EE
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) JSP
3 4 (25.00%) Servlets
3 4 (25.00%) Struts
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) Dojo
4 1 (6.25%) JCE
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) OCMJD
3 1 (6.25%) OCPJP
3 1 (6.25%) OCPJWCD
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Sun
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle