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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Sun Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Certification
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 753 606 613
Rank change year-on-year -147 +7 +181
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 8 15 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.032% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 11
10th Percentile £570 £413 £450
25th Percentile £581 £422 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £606 £479 £700
Median % change year-on-year +26.58% -31.61% +29.63%
75th Percentile £625 £583 £750
90th Percentile £632 £775 -
UK median daily rate £606 £488 £700
% change year-on-year +24.31% -30.36% +29.63%

Sun Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13,939 9,696 10,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.98% 20.93% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,273 6,235 6,465
10th Percentile £335 £300 £275
25th Percentile £425 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £580 £575
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 659 464 352
10th Percentile £13.68 £14.47 £14.50
25th Percentile £19.06 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.67% +36.36% -8.03%
75th Percentile £56.00 £50.88 £47.83
90th Percentile £68.18 £60.88 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £36.30 £30.53
% change year-on-year +22.58% +18.93% +1.75%

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in England

Sun Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sun Certification in England.

Daily rate trend for Sun Certification in England

Sun Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sun Certification in England.

Hourly rate trend for Sun Certification in England

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -103 5 £606 -21.81% 1
South East - 1 - -
Sun Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) JUnit
3 5 (62.50%) Sun
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Confluence
3 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 5 (62.50%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (50.00%) Microservices
4 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 4 (50.00%) Agile
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) J2EE
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) JBoss
5 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (37.50%) JMS
5 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (37.50%) JMeter
5 3 (37.50%) OCPJP

Sun Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
2 1 (12.50%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) HBase
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) JUnit
2 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (25.00%) Ant
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (25.00%) Crucible
4 2 (25.00%) Log4j
4 2 (25.00%) Mockito
4 2 (25.00%) Postman
5 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
5 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
5 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) React Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) REST
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) JMS
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) Spring Batch
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) GWT
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Struts
4 2 (25.00%) Swagger
4 2 (25.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Agile
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) CI/CD
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) AOP
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) OCPJP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SCSA
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Sun
3 3 (37.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Teradata