Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Sun Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 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 > Scotland
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +191
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.055% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £415 - -
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 901 665 1,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.40% 15.39% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 374 712
Scotland median daily rate £363 £380 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £216 £210 £220
90th Percentile £525 £535 £468
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 58
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.63% -15.23% +43.97%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.74 £12.91
90th Percentile £56.75 £48.29 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £22.54 £29.25 £27.61
% change year-on-year -22.96% +5.94% +20.04%

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in Scotland

Sun Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun Certification in Scotland

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Edinburgh - 3 £415 -
Sun Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
1 3 (100.00%) Java 8
1 3 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

Sun Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Java 8
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Single Sign-On