The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 113 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.081% - 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.73 -
Sun Certification
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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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
429 458 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.38% 17.92% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 218 147
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £172 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.42 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 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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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
Birmingham - 2 - -
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) hybris