The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 595 620 597
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 26 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.045% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 31
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £425 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.00 £40.75 £33.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% +22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £37.35 £31.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £44.15 £35.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.75 £33.16
% change year-on-year
-9.20% +22.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10126 11422 11701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.72% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6435 6923 6666
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 552 558
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 19 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England +9 26 £425 -5.55% 9
London +17 10 £425 -19.04%
Essex +3 5 £260 -
East of England -1 5 £260 -36.58%
South East +23 4 £425 -3.40% 1
Basildon +3 4 - -
Reading +3 3 £425 -2.85%
Berkshire -1 3 £425 -2.85%
West Midlands -9 3 - - 3
Coventry - 3 - - 1
North West +6 2 £525 -4.54% 2
Manchester 0 2 £525 -4.54%
Leicestershire - 2 £345 -
Leicester - 2 £345 -
East Midlands - 2 £345 - 1
Surrey +20 1 £425 -3.40% 1
Leatherhead +16 1 £425 -3.40%
Brentwood - 1 £260 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 36 (94.74%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (63.16%) Oracle
4 23 (60.53%) SQL
5 18 (47.37%) Sun
5 18 (47.37%) Spring
6 17 (44.74%) OOA/OOD
6 17 (44.74%) OO
7 15 (39.47%) UML
7 15 (39.47%) Unix
8 14 (36.84%) XML
8 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
9 12 (31.58%) J2EE
9 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
10 11 (28.95%) JIRA
10 11 (28.95%) WebLogic
10 11 (28.95%) EJB
11 10 (26.32%) Web Services
11 10 (26.32%) JUnit
11 10 (26.32%) Java EE
11 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
12 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
12 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
12 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 9 (23.68%) C++
12 9 (23.68%) SOA
12 9 (23.68%) Swing
13 8 (21.05%) OOD
13 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
13 8 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (28.95%) WebLogic
2 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (18.42%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
5 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (10.53%) GlassFish
6 4 (10.53%) JBoss
7 2 (5.26%) Confluence
7 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (5.26%) Liferay
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) ATM
1 2 (5.26%) Broadband
1 2 (5.26%) DSLAM
1 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) LDAP
1 2 (5.26%) PPP
1 2 (5.26%) VoIP
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
1 2 (5.26%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) JIRA
2 10 (26.32%) JUnit
3 7 (18.42%) Subversion
4 5 (13.16%) PVCS
5 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.53%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.89%) jMock
6 3 (7.89%) Maven
7 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Agile Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) Spring
2 14 (36.84%) XML
3 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
3 12 (31.58%) J2EE
4 11 (28.95%) EJB
5 10 (26.32%) Java EE
5 10 (26.32%) Web Services
6 9 (23.68%) Swing
7 7 (18.42%) Ajax
7 7 (18.42%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) JSF
8 5 (13.16%) AWT
8 5 (13.16%) CSS
8 5 (13.16%) JSP
8 5 (13.16%) Servlets
8 5 (13.16%) Struts
8 5 (13.16%) XSLT
9 4 (10.53%) SWT
10 2 (5.26%) HTML5
10 2 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.16%) Virtual Team
2 3 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) OO
2 17 (44.74%) OOA/OOD
3 15 (39.47%) UML
4 9 (23.68%) SOA
5 8 (21.05%) OOD
6 7 (18.42%) BDD
6 7 (18.42%) Defect Management
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
7 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (15.79%) SDLC
7 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
8 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
8 5 (13.16%) Web Development
9 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (10.53%) Open Source
9 4 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
4 9 (23.68%) C++
4 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) C
6 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) CEH
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) OCMJD
4 3 (7.89%) OCPJWCD
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Oracle
2 18 (47.37%) Sun
3 7 (18.42%) BEA
4 4 (10.53%) Sybase
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Huawei
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
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