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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank - 114 120
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.31% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £274 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £415 £319
% change year-on-year
-21.68% +30.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.18 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.71 -
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
462 389 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.43% 15.52% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 190 214
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 29
Average hourly rate £43.82 £21.50 £18.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.82% +14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 5 (71.43%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 5 (71.43%) AccuRev
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) Intel
6 1 (14.29%) BEA
6 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) J2EE
6 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (14.29%) EJB
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Mnesia
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) AccuRev
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Applications Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Java Applications Developer
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C++ Applications Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Unix Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Drools
2 1 (14.29%) EJB
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) JSF
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) SSADM
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Erlang
5 1 (14.29%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) BEA
3 1 (14.29%) Intel