The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 132 125 136
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 13 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 0.68% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.36 - £32.97
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.27 - £32.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 - £33.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.36 - £32.97
Sun Certification
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
575 444 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.63% 18.38% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 226 275
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £194 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 63
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -40.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £10.70 £14.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) XML
3 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 21 (77.78%) Oracle
4 18 (66.67%) Sun
5 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
6 16 (59.26%) UNIX
7 15 (55.56%) Servlets
8 14 (51.85%) XSLT
8 14 (51.85%) Web Services
8 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
8 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (48.15%) HTML
9 13 (48.15%) J2EE
10 10 (37.04%) Struts
10 10 (37.04%) Linux
10 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
10 10 (37.04%) Spring
10 10 (37.04%) JSON
11 9 (33.33%) Web Development
11 9 (33.33%) Degree
11 9 (33.33%) AccuRev
11 9 (33.33%) UML
11 9 (33.33%) OOD
11 9 (33.33%) JUnit
11 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
12 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
12 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
12 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
13 7 (25.93%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
1 5 (18.52%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (14.81%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.70%) Liferay
3 1 (3.70%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 6 (22.22%) VPN
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
1 6 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (18.52%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) JUnit
1 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 6 (22.22%) Maven
3 5 (18.52%) Ant
3 5 (18.52%) Subversion
4 4 (14.81%) Log4j
5 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (25.93%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) XML
2 15 (55.56%) Servlets
3 14 (51.85%) Web Services
3 14 (51.85%) XSLT
4 13 (48.15%) HTML
4 13 (48.15%) J2EE
5 10 (37.04%) Struts
5 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
5 10 (37.04%) Spring
5 10 (37.04%) JSON
6 7 (25.93%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) REST
7 5 (18.52%) Ajax
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
7 5 (18.52%) JSP
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) JMS
8 4 (14.81%) XMLBeans
9 3 (11.11%) JAXB
9 3 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) UNIX
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) HPUX
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) UML
2 9 (33.33%) OOD
2 9 (33.33%) Web Development
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) Content Management
4 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Web Design
8 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
4 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
5 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
6 6 (22.22%) C++
6 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (14.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Oracle
2 18 (66.67%) Sun
3 9 (33.33%) AccuRev
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Interwoven
6 2 (7.41%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) Adobe
7 1 (3.70%) Facebook
7 1 (3.70%) Twitter
7 1 (3.70%) ForgeRock