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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 578 571 553
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 44 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.053% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 1
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£413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -25.33%
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
10795 10379 9094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.96% 18.99% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6459 5831 4877
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 452 499
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 August 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 23 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 4 August 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 -11 35 £438 +38.88% 8
London +5 10 £450 +18.42% 3
Edinburgh - 9 £390 -
Scotland - 9 £390 -
South West +4 8 £463 +8.82% 1
Gloucestershire +3 8 £463 +8.82% 1
South East -26 8 £350 +25.00% 2
Cheltenham -1 5 £463 +8.82%
Berkshire - 5 £388 -
Hertfordshire -4 4 - -
East of England -19 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £475 - 2
Reading - 4 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £475 - 2
City of London -12 2 £463 +22.51% 2
Horsham - 2 £325 -
Bradford - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £325 -
Surrey -4 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £475 - 2
Bracknell - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 76 (88.37%) Java
2 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (54.65%) Sun
4 45 (52.33%) J2EE
5 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
6 35 (40.70%) SQL
7 29 (33.72%) Oracle
8 27 (31.40%) UNIX
9 26 (30.23%) Ant
10 24 (27.91%) Maven
11 23 (26.74%) HTML
11 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
12 20 (23.26%) Web Services
12 20 (23.26%) Spring
13 19 (22.09%) CSS
13 19 (22.09%) PL/SQL
13 19 (22.09%) Linux
13 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (20.93%) Scrum
15 17 (19.77%) OO
15 17 (19.77%) E-Commerce
15 17 (19.77%) JUnit
15 17 (19.77%) DV Cleared
16 16 (18.60%) Degree
16 16 (18.60%) Perl
16 16 (18.60%) Subversion
16 16 (18.60%) Hibernate
17 15 (17.44%) PHP
17 15 (17.44%) ClearCase
17 15 (17.44%) Python

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (11.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (8.14%) JBoss
3 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.49%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Firewall
2 6 (6.98%) DSLAM
2 6 (6.98%) xDSL
2 6 (6.98%) ATM
2 6 (6.98%) Broadband
2 6 (6.98%) VoIP
2 6 (6.98%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.98%) PPP
2 6 (6.98%) VPN
3 5 (5.81%) DNS
3 5 (5.81%) LDAP
3 5 (5.81%) SAN
4 3 (3.49%) Internet
4 3 (3.49%) SSL
5 1 (1.16%) NAS
5 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.98%) MySQL
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (30.23%) Ant
2 24 (27.91%) Maven
3 17 (19.77%) JUnit
4 16 (18.60%) Subversion
5 15 (17.44%) Apache Ivy
5 15 (17.44%) ClearCase
6 14 (16.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
7 9 (10.47%) Eclipse
8 6 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (4.65%) Selenium
10 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.49%) Mockito
10 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.33%) QUnit
11 2 (2.33%) Checkstyle
12 1 (1.16%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.16%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 10 (11.63%) Publishing
2 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.30%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (73.26%) Developer
2 44 (51.16%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.30%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.33%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.33%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 2 (2.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.16%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.16%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.33%) J2EE
2 23 (26.74%) HTML
3 20 (23.26%) Web Services
3 20 (23.26%) Spring
4 19 (22.09%) CSS
5 16 (18.60%) Hibernate
6 14 (16.28%) jQuery
7 13 (15.12%) HTML5
7 13 (15.12%) Servlets
8 11 (12.79%) JSP
9 10 (11.63%) XML
9 10 (11.63%) Java EE
9 10 (11.63%) CSS3
10 9 (10.47%) SOAP
11 8 (9.30%) Struts
12 7 (8.14%) EJB
13 6 (6.98%) JMS
13 6 (6.98%) Ajax
14 5 (5.81%) JSTL
15 4 (4.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.49%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) GIS
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) UNIX
2 19 (22.09%) Linux
3 9 (10.47%) Windows
4 8 (9.30%) Solaris
5 5 (5.81%) AIX
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (20.93%) Scrum
4 17 (19.77%) OO
4 17 (19.77%) E-Commerce
5 15 (17.44%) Release Management
6 12 (13.95%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
7 11 (12.79%) User Stories
8 10 (11.63%) Mobile Development
8 10 (11.63%) Content Management
8 10 (11.63%) TDD
9 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.98%) MVC
10 6 (6.98%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.81%) Web Development
11 5 (5.81%) Project Management
11 5 (5.81%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 76 (88.37%) Java
2 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 35 (40.70%) SQL
4 19 (22.09%) PL/SQL
5 16 (18.60%) Perl
6 15 (17.44%) PHP
6 15 (17.44%) Python
6 15 (17.44%) Lua
7 8 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.30%) Ruby
8 4 (4.65%) BeanShell
9 2 (2.33%) C
10 1 (1.16%) C++
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.77%) DV Cleared
3 16 (18.60%) Degree
4 12 (13.95%) OCPJP
5 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.98%) CCNP
6 6 (6.98%) CCNA
6 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.98%) SCSA
7 4 (4.65%) OCMJD
8 2 (2.33%) CISSP
8 2 (2.33%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (2.33%) HND
9 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.16%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) WAI
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.16%) vSphere
2 1 (1.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (1.16%) OpenView
2 1 (1.16%) Legato
Vendors
1 47 (54.65%) Sun
2 29 (33.72%) Oracle
3 13 (15.12%) HP
4 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.63%) Adobe
5 7 (8.14%) Veritas
5 7 (8.14%) hybris
6 6 (6.98%) Huawei
7 5 (5.81%) IBM
7 5 (5.81%) Sybase
8 4 (4.65%) Apple
9 3 (3.49%) Dell
10 2 (2.33%) EMC
10 2 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (2.33%) SAP
10 2 (2.33%) Novell
10 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.33%) VMware
10 2 (2.33%) Endeca
11 1 (1.16%) Remedy
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