The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East 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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank - 97 89
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.063% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.37% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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 East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
283 270 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.83% 16.98% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 127 147
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £35.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East 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 East Midlands

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun Certification across the East Midlands region.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 9 (90.00%) J2EE
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (60.00%) JSP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) JUnit
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) JSTL
5 3 (30.00%) JBoss Seam
5 3 (30.00%) JPA
5 3 (30.00%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (30.00%) Java EE
5 3 (30.00%) Checkstyle
5 3 (30.00%) QUnit
5 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (30.00%) EJB
5 3 (30.00%) CSS

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East 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 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 3 (30.00%) Checkstyle
2 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) QUnit
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) JSP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) EJB
5 3 (30.00%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Java EE
5 3 (30.00%) JBoss Seam
5 3 (30.00%) JMS
5 3 (30.00%) JPA
5 3 (30.00%) JSTL
5 3 (30.00%) Struts
6 2 (20.00%) REST
7 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 6 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) OCMJD
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Endeca