The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Sun Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 425 427 415
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12  
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 2 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.023% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.059% 0.14% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 12
London median daily rate - £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.71%  
England median daily rate £356 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -20.83% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3411 3681 3624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.41% 17.01% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4527 5250 4476
London median daily rate £475 £451 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +6.00%  
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £638 £650 £600
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 64 172
London median hourly rate £18.85 £19.02 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.86% -22.38%  
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.88 £15.02
90th Percentile £50.00 £33.00 £52.17
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.90% +23.55%  

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Sun Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in London

Sun Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sun Certification in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun Certification in London

Sun Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun Certification in London

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Hayes - 1 - -
Sun Certification
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Sun
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (25.00%) EJB
6 3 (25.00%) XSL
6 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) BEA
6 3 (25.00%) NHS
6 3 (25.00%) SLA

Sun Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (25.00%) Liferay
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Jetty
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Agile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) EJB
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) JSF
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XSL
5 2 (16.67%) JMS
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) JSR 168
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) XSD
6 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 3 (25.00%) BEA
4 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase
5 1 (8.33%) Zuora