Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 604 607
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 13 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.028% 0.027% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 10
London median daily rate £550 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £446 £363 £335
90th Percentile £641 £525 £603
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £40.75

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7756 7657 7532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.62% 17.18% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5164 4938 4968
London median daily rate £475 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 111 143
London median hourly rate £21.02 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.77% -4.88% +17.14%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.50 £12.06
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun Certification in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
South London -32 1 - -
Central London - 1 £600 -
Sun Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (84.62%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Unix
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
5 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Legal
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Banking
6 4 (30.77%) Maven
6 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
6 4 (30.77%) Lucene
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) PhD
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (30.77%) Apache Solr
6 4 (30.77%) Tableau
6 4 (30.77%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
6 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
6 4 (30.77%) Apache Thrift
7 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
7 3 (23.08%) Gradle
7 3 (23.08%) Apache Camel

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 4 (30.77%) Apache Solr
1 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (23.08%) Jetty
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) Liferay
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
3 4 (30.77%) Maven
3 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) Gradle
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
4 3 (23.08%) Mockito
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Lucene Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Solr Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) Apache Thrift
2 4 (30.77%) JSON
2 4 (30.77%) Lucene
2 4 (30.77%) Protocol Buffers
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Camel
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
3 3 (23.08%) Spring Security
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) JMS
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XSD
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
1 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) SUSE
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Physics
5 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Tableau
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Zuora