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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 113 122 121
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.24% 1.83% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£274 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.09% -8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.18 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.71 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +12.90%
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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
402 437 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.64% 19.25% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 201 235
Average daily rate £386 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 69
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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
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 23 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 2 £313 - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Sun Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 21 (95.45%) XML
3 18 (81.82%) Sun
4 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (72.73%) XSLT
4 16 (72.73%) Web Development
5 15 (68.18%) UML
5 15 (68.18%) HTML
6 14 (63.64%) J2EE
7 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
7 13 (59.09%) Web Services
7 13 (59.09%) OOD
7 13 (59.09%) AccuRev
8 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
8 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
9 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
9 9 (40.91%) Servlets
9 9 (40.91%) UNIX
9 9 (40.91%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 9 (40.91%) JAXB
10 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
11 7 (31.82%) C++
12 6 (27.27%) Middleware
12 6 (27.27%) TopLink
13 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
13 5 (22.73%) Subversion
13 5 (22.73%) Spring
14 4 (18.18%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.55%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) Maven
4 3 (13.64%) Ant
5 2 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.09%) Log4j
6 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) XML
2 16 (72.73%) XSLT
3 15 (68.18%) HTML
4 14 (63.64%) J2EE
5 13 (59.09%) Web Services
6 9 (40.91%) Servlets
6 9 (40.91%) JAXB
7 6 (27.27%) Middleware
7 6 (27.27%) TopLink
8 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
8 5 (22.73%) Spring
9 4 (18.18%) Ajax
10 3 (13.64%) SOAP
10 3 (13.64%) Struts
10 3 (13.64%) jQuery
10 3 (13.64%) REST
11 2 (9.09%) XMLBeans
11 2 (9.09%) JSF
11 2 (9.09%) Java EE
11 2 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) HPUX
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (72.73%) Web Development
2 15 (68.18%) UML
3 13 (59.09%) OOD
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Content Management
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (95.45%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
5 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
6 7 (31.82%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (81.82%) Sun
3 13 (59.09%) AccuRev
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Interwoven
5 1 (4.55%) BEA
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) Facebook
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter