The first table below looks at the demand for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 131 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.48% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £345 £201 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.80 £37.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £37.40 -
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
525 412 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.65% 18.29% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 215 303
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 70
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sun Certification.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 18 (90.00%) Sun
3 17 (85.00%) XML
4 15 (75.00%) UNIX
5 14 (70.00%) Web Services
5 14 (70.00%) UML
6 13 (65.00%) XSLT
6 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (65.00%) HTML
6 13 (65.00%) Web Development
7 12 (60.00%) OOD
7 12 (60.00%) JAXB
8 11 (55.00%) C++
8 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
9 10 (50.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (45.00%) AccuRev
10 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (35.00%) J2EE
11 7 (35.00%) Java EE
12 6 (30.00%) Servlets
13 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
13 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
13 5 (25.00%) Degree
14 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
14 4 (20.00%) Linux
15 3 (15.00%) Ant
15 3 (15.00%) Middleware

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sun Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) Log4j
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) XML
2 14 (70.00%) Web Services
3 13 (65.00%) XSLT
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) JAXB
5 7 (35.00%) J2EE
5 7 (35.00%) Java EE
6 6 (30.00%) Servlets
7 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (15.00%) Middleware
8 3 (15.00%) TopLink
9 2 (10.00%) Spring
9 2 (10.00%) JSON
9 2 (10.00%) Struts
10 1 (5.00%) SOAP
10 1 (5.00%) EJB
10 1 (5.00%) CSS
10 1 (5.00%) JSP
10 1 (5.00%) JMS
10 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) UML
2 13 (65.00%) Web Development
3 12 (60.00%) OOD
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) C++
3 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Oracle
1 18 (90.00%) Sun
2 9 (45.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Interwoven