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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 579 583 577
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 46 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.058% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 1
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£423 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.73 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.73 -

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
11217 10664 9249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.89% 18.85% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6777 6064 5075
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 448 479
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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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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
England -6 36 £450 +20.00% 6
Scotland +2 9 £390 +4.00%
Edinburgh - 9 £390 -
Gloucestershire +3 8 £450 +5.88%
South West +2 8 £450 +5.88%
London -5 8 £450 +11.80% 1
South East -23 6 £363 -3.33% 2
East of England -4 5 - -
Hertfordshire +1 4 - -
Cheltenham -1 3 £399 -6.11%
Reading - 3 £400 -
Berkshire - 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 1
North West - 3 £525 - 1
City of London +5 2 £463 +21.71%
Horsham - 2 £325 -
Bradford - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £325 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Suffolk 0 1 - -
Ipswich -1 1 - -
Northamptonshire -3 1 - -
Surrey -8 1 £450 -33.33%
East Midlands -11 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £450 -
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 81 (90.00%) Java
2 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (52.22%) Sun
3 47 (52.22%) J2EE
4 39 (43.33%) SQL
5 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 30 (33.33%) Oracle
7 28 (31.11%) UNIX
7 28 (31.11%) Maven
7 28 (31.11%) Security Cleared
8 26 (28.89%) Ant
9 24 (26.67%) Spring
10 23 (25.56%) HTML
11 22 (24.44%) PL/SQL
12 21 (23.33%) JUnit
12 21 (23.33%) Hibernate
13 19 (21.11%) CSS
13 19 (21.11%) Web Services
13 19 (21.11%) Linux
13 19 (21.11%) DV Cleared
14 18 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (18.89%) Subversion
15 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
15 17 (18.89%) Scrum
16 16 (17.78%) OO
16 16 (17.78%) Perl
16 16 (17.78%) Degree
16 16 (17.78%) Unit Testing
17 15 (16.67%) Release Management

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (10.00%) JBoss
3 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.33%) Apache
4 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.33%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) Firewall
2 6 (6.67%) DSLAM
2 6 (6.67%) xDSL
2 6 (6.67%) ATM
2 6 (6.67%) Broadband
2 6 (6.67%) VoIP
2 6 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.67%) PPP
2 6 (6.67%) VPN
3 5 (5.56%) DNS
3 5 (5.56%) LDAP
3 5 (5.56%) SAN
4 3 (3.33%) Internet
4 3 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (1.11%) NAS
5 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (31.11%) Maven
2 26 (28.89%) Ant
3 21 (23.33%) JUnit
4 18 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 17 (18.89%) Subversion
6 15 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
6 15 (16.67%) ClearCase
7 14 (15.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 11 (12.22%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (4.44%) Selenium
11 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (3.33%) Mockito
11 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.33%) Eclipse RCP
12 2 (2.22%) QUnit
12 2 (2.22%) Checkstyle
13 1 (1.11%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (11.11%) Publishing
2 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.78%) Finance
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (76.67%) Developer
2 47 (52.22%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Hybris Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (2.22%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Architect
8 2 (2.22%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.22%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (2.22%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Platform Engineer
9 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (52.22%) J2EE
2 24 (26.67%) Spring
3 23 (25.56%) HTML
4 21 (23.33%) Hibernate
5 19 (21.11%) CSS
5 19 (21.11%) Web Services
6 14 (15.56%) jQuery
7 13 (14.44%) HTML5
8 12 (13.33%) Servlets
9 11 (12.22%) JSP
10 10 (11.11%) CSS3
11 9 (10.00%) EJB
11 9 (10.00%) XML
11 9 (10.00%) SOAP
11 9 (10.00%) Java EE
12 8 (8.89%) Struts
13 6 (6.67%) JMS
13 6 (6.67%) Ajax
14 5 (5.56%) JSTL
15 4 (4.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.22%) GIS
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.11%) UNIX
2 19 (21.11%) Linux
3 9 (10.00%) Windows
4 8 (8.89%) Solaris
5 5 (5.56%) AIX
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (18.89%) Scrum
3 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
4 16 (17.78%) OO
4 16 (17.78%) Unit Testing
5 15 (16.67%) Release Management
6 10 (11.11%) TDD
6 10 (11.11%) Content Management
6 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 10 (11.11%) Mobile Development
7 9 (10.00%) User Stories
7 9 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.67%) MVC
9 6 (6.67%) B2B
9 6 (6.67%) B2C
10 5 (5.56%) Project Management
10 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 81 (90.00%) Java
2 39 (43.33%) SQL
3 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (24.44%) PL/SQL
5 16 (17.78%) Perl
6 15 (16.67%) PHP
6 15 (16.67%) Python
6 15 (16.67%) Lua
7 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.67%) Ruby
8 4 (4.44%) C
8 4 (4.44%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 28 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.11%) DV Cleared
3 16 (17.78%) Degree
4 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.00%) OCPJP
5 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.67%) CCNP
6 6 (6.67%) CCNA
6 6 (6.67%) SCSA
7 4 (4.44%) OCMJD
8 2 (2.22%) CISSP
8 2 (2.22%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (2.22%) HND
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) WAI
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.11%) vSphere
2 1 (1.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.11%) OpenView
2 1 (1.11%) Legato
Vendors
1 47 (52.22%) Sun
2 30 (33.33%) Oracle
3 12 (13.33%) HP
4 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.11%) Adobe
5 8 (8.89%) hybris
6 7 (7.78%) Veritas
6 7 (7.78%) Sybase
7 6 (6.67%) Huawei
8 5 (5.56%) IBM
9 4 (4.44%) Apple
10 3 (3.33%) Dell
11 2 (2.22%) EMC
11 2 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (2.22%) SAP
11 2 (2.22%) VMware
11 2 (2.22%) Endeca
11 2 (2.22%) Novell
12 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.11%) Cisco
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago