The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 237 231 245
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.059% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£280 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 - £30.00
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2370 2089 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.74% 24.64% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1081 985
Average daily rate £353 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 112 148
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 4 £273 -
Hampshire -10 2 £375 -
Surrey - 1 £675 -
Berkshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) Sun
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) J2EE
4 6 (60.00%) JUnit
4 6 (60.00%) JSP
4 6 (60.00%) Servlets
4 6 (60.00%) Struts
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Maven
5 4 (40.00%) EJB
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Ant
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Force.com
6 2 (20.00%) Visualforce

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) JSP
2 6 (60.00%) Servlets
2 6 (60.00%) Struts
3 4 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Visualforce
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Sun
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp