The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 135 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% - 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £450
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 South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1019 588 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.11% 26.26% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 309 380
Average daily rate £380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 43 56
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.91 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -20.00%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Bristol - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) Ant
1 10 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 10 (100.00%) Sun
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Subversion
1 10 (100.00%) Maven
1 10 (100.00%) Lua
1 10 (100.00%) Release Management
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) OCPJP
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Ant
1 10 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 10 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 10 (100.00%) Subversion
1 10 (100.00%) Maven
1 10 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Release Management
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Lua
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Sun