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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 142 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.040% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £424 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £321
% change year-on-year
+12.64% +24.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.73
Sun Certification
England

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
653 451 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.17% 18.10% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 254 222
Median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 26
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £23.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.06 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Birmingham -12 1 £458 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £390 -
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) Oracle
3 16 (84.21%) Web Services
3 16 (84.21%) UML
3 16 (84.21%) OO
3 16 (84.21%) Jenkins
4 15 (78.95%) Apache CXF
4 15 (78.95%) OOP
5 14 (73.68%) ClearQuest
5 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (73.68%) JIRA
5 14 (73.68%) Defect Tracking
6 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database
6 13 (68.42%) Windows
6 13 (68.42%) PVCS
7 12 (63.16%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (63.16%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
8 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
9 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (47.37%) Workflow
9 9 (47.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (47.37%) ETL
9 9 (47.37%) XML
9 9 (47.37%) J2EE
9 9 (47.37%) C
10 8 (42.11%) JUnit
10 8 (42.11%) Eclipse
10 8 (42.11%) Spring

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (47.37%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) WildFly
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (31.58%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
5 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (10.53%) MySQL
7 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Jenkins
2 14 (73.68%) ClearQuest
2 14 (73.68%) JIRA
3 13 (68.42%) PVCS
4 12 (63.16%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (42.11%) Eclipse
5 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
5 8 (42.11%) JUnit
6 7 (36.84%) Maven
7 6 (31.58%) Ant
7 6 (31.58%) Artifactory
8 5 (26.32%) Toad
9 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
9 2 (10.53%) Subversion
10 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Java Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Lead Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (21.05%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
7 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
8 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Programmer
8 1 (5.26%) Report Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Web Services
2 15 (78.95%) Apache CXF
3 9 (47.37%) J2EE
3 9 (47.37%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) Spring
5 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) JSP
5 7 (36.84%) Servlets
6 3 (15.79%) OC4J
7 2 (10.53%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) Struts
8 1 (5.26%) AWT
8 1 (5.26%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) RESTful
8 1 (5.26%) Swing
8 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) OO
1 16 (84.21%) UML
2 15 (78.95%) OOP
3 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (73.68%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) ETL
4 9 (47.37%) Workflow
5 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) ITSM
6 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) User Stories
9 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (5.26%) OOD
9 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) C
3 7 (36.84%) R
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
5 5 (26.32%) C++
5 5 (26.32%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.26%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Sun