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 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 607 578 593
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +15
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 32 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.082% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.43% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 14
Median daily rate £450 £442 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +45.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £336 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £265
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +77.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
11577 10309 10496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.57% 19.32% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7192 5940 6108
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 530 541
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% +22.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 1 June 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 18 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 1 June 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 -21 31 £450 +1.92% 6
West Midlands - 14 £483 - 1
East Midlands +10 9 £440 +4.76% 1
Birmingham - 7 £485 -
Solihull - 6 £465 -
Derbyshire - 6 £450 -
London -20 4 £420 +1.81% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £420 -
Yorkshire +8 2 £450 -5.26% 2
West Yorkshire +3 1 £450 - 2
South Yorkshire -3 1 - -
Gloucestershire -8 1 £500 +6.38%
South West -9 1 £500 +6.38%
Manchester -11 1 £450 -6.83%
North West -17 1 £450 -6.83%
Croydon - 1 £525 -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £450 -

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 59 (96.72%) Java
2 49 (80.33%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (63.93%) Oracle
4 33 (54.10%) J2EE
4 33 (54.10%) Hibernate
5 28 (45.90%) Web Services
6 27 (44.26%) Spring
7 25 (40.98%) JSP
8 22 (36.07%) Sun
8 22 (36.07%) Maven
8 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
9 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
9 21 (34.43%) OO
10 19 (31.15%) JUnit
10 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (31.15%) Oracle Database
11 18 (29.51%) JBoss
12 17 (27.87%) UML
12 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
12 17 (27.87%) WebSphere
12 17 (27.87%) JIRA
12 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
13 16 (26.23%) Apache CXF
13 16 (26.23%) WebLogic
13 16 (26.23%) Servlets
13 16 (26.23%) Windows
13 16 (26.23%) OOP
13 16 (26.23%) Eclipse
14 15 (24.59%) Subversion
14 15 (24.59%) ClearQuest

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 18 (29.51%) JBoss
2 17 (27.87%) WebSphere
3 16 (26.23%) WebLogic
4 10 (16.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (14.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (8.20%) CICS
7 3 (4.92%) GlassFish
8 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.64%) CMS
9 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.64%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) DNS
1 2 (3.28%) LDAP
1 2 (3.28%) NAS
1 2 (3.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Oracle Database
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
6 6 (9.84%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (9.84%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (8.20%) DB2
7 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.92%) MySQL
9 2 (3.28%) Big Data
9 2 (3.28%) Mnesia
9 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
1 22 (36.07%) Maven
2 19 (31.15%) JUnit
3 17 (27.87%) JIRA
4 16 (26.23%) Eclipse
5 15 (24.59%) ClearQuest
5 15 (24.59%) Subversion
6 14 (22.95%) PVCS
7 13 (21.31%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (19.67%) Ant
9 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
9 10 (16.39%) Selenium
10 9 (14.75%) ClearCase
11 6 (9.84%) Artifactory
12 5 (8.20%) Toad
13 4 (6.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (4.92%) Apache Ivy
14 3 (4.92%) Checkstyle
14 3 (4.92%) QUnit
15 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (85.25%) Developer
2 43 (70.49%) Java Developer
3 18 (29.51%) J2EE Developer
3 18 (29.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Lead Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Architect
8 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (3.28%) Storage Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) VMware Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (54.10%) Hibernate
1 33 (54.10%) J2EE
2 28 (45.90%) Web Services
3 27 (44.26%) Spring
4 25 (40.98%) JSP
5 16 (26.23%) Apache CXF
5 16 (26.23%) Servlets
6 14 (22.95%) Struts
6 14 (22.95%) XML
7 13 (21.31%) EJB
8 9 (14.75%) HTML
9 8 (13.11%) JMS
9 8 (13.11%) jQuery
10 5 (8.20%) WSDL
10 5 (8.20%) XSD
11 4 (6.56%) REST
12 3 (4.92%) JAX-RS
12 3 (4.92%) JBoss Seam
12 3 (4.92%) JSTL
12 3 (4.92%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.20%) PMI
4 2 (3.28%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Unix
3 6 (9.84%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Solaris
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (80.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) OO
3 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (27.87%) UML
5 16 (26.23%) OOP
6 15 (24.59%) Defect Tracking
7 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
8 12 (19.67%) SOA
9 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
10 10 (16.39%) ETL
10 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
10 10 (16.39%) Workflow
11 9 (14.75%) Front End Development
11 9 (14.75%) Service Management
12 7 (11.48%) Project Management
12 7 (11.48%) SDLC
12 7 (11.48%) Validation
13 5 (8.20%) CMMI
13 5 (8.20%) PRINCE
13 5 (8.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (96.72%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.95%) SQL
4 12 (19.67%) C
4 12 (19.67%) PL/SQL
5 8 (13.11%) R
6 6 (9.84%) Perl
7 5 (8.20%) Assembly Language
7 5 (8.20%) C++
7 5 (8.20%) COBOL
7 5 (8.20%) VB
8 4 (6.56%) Lua
8 4 (6.56%) PHP
9 3 (4.92%) Python
10 2 (3.28%) Erlang
10 2 (3.28%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) Degree
4 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
5 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) OCMJD
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (3.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.64%) HND
8 1 (1.64%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) KVM
1 2 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (63.93%) Oracle
2 22 (36.07%) Sun
3 7 (11.48%) IBM
4 5 (8.20%) Chordiant
5 3 (4.92%) Sybase
6 2 (3.28%) BEA
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) Dell
6 2 (3.28%) F5
6 2 (3.28%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) Intel
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.28%) Veritas
6 2 (3.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) Endeca
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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