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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 128 127 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.077% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 1.82% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£280 £265 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +31.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £270 £319
% change year-on-year
+69.62% -15.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.80 £34.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.80 £34.20
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +4.67%
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
464 495 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.82% 17.36% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 244 236
Average daily rate £375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 54
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £29.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.65 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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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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
Bedfordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Sun Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) XML
3 14 (82.35%) Sun
3 14 (82.35%) Web Development
4 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (70.59%) UML
6 11 (64.71%) J2EE
6 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
7 10 (58.82%) HTML
7 10 (58.82%) Web Services
7 10 (58.82%) XSLT
7 10 (58.82%) OOD
7 10 (58.82%) AccuRev
8 9 (52.94%) JAXB
8 9 (52.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
9 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
9 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
10 6 (35.29%) TopLink
10 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
10 6 (35.29%) Middleware
11 5 (29.41%) C++
11 5 (29.41%) UNIX
11 5 (29.41%) Servlets
12 3 (17.65%) Oracle Payables
13 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 2 (11.76%) Maven
13 2 (11.76%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) AccuRev
2 9 (52.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C++ Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) XML
2 11 (64.71%) J2EE
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) XSLT
3 10 (58.82%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) JAXB
5 6 (35.29%) Middleware
5 6 (35.29%) TopLink
6 5 (29.41%) Servlets
7 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.76%) Spring
7 2 (11.76%) Java EE
8 1 (5.88%) JSF
8 1 (5.88%) Ajax
8 1 (5.88%) EJB
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Web Development
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) UML
4 10 (58.82%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
5 5 (29.41%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (82.35%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) BEA