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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 135 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% - 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.54% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
552 477 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.19% 19.96% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 207 276
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 83
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.63 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Sun Certification
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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
Bedfordshire - 6 £265 -
Suffolk - 6 £394 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Essex - - - -
Sun Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) XML
3 18 (72.00%) SQL
4 17 (68.00%) Oracle
5 16 (64.00%) Sun
6 15 (60.00%) Web Services
6 15 (60.00%) UNIX
7 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
7 14 (56.00%) Servlets
8 12 (48.00%) J2EE
8 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
8 12 (48.00%) Hibernate
9 11 (44.00%) Linux
9 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (44.00%) JSON
10 10 (40.00%) Spring
10 10 (40.00%) Degree
10 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (40.00%) JUnit
10 10 (40.00%) Struts
10 10 (40.00%) Eclipse
11 9 (36.00%) XSLT
11 9 (36.00%) HTML
12 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (32.00%) SAN
13 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
13 7 (28.00%) Replication
13 7 (28.00%) Firewall
13 7 (28.00%) Finance
13 7 (28.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (28.00%) VPN
2 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (16.00%) HTTP
3 4 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (16.00%) MySQL
5 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) JUnit
1 10 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (24.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) Log4j
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Ant
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (28.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) XML
2 15 (60.00%) Web Services
3 14 (56.00%) Servlets
4 12 (48.00%) J2EE
4 12 (48.00%) Hibernate
5 11 (44.00%) JSON
6 10 (40.00%) Spring
6 10 (40.00%) Struts
7 9 (36.00%) HTML
7 9 (36.00%) XSLT
8 6 (24.00%) JSP
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 4 (16.00%) REST
9 4 (16.00%) EJB
9 4 (16.00%) CSS
9 4 (16.00%) SOAP
9 4 (16.00%) JMS
9 4 (16.00%) JAXB
9 4 (16.00%) XMLBeans
9 4 (16.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Replication
2 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) UNIX
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) HPUX
4 4 (16.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (24.00%) Web Development
3 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.00%) OOD
4 5 (20.00%) UML
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) Content Management
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (16.00%) XPath
7 4 (16.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (16.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
1 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 16 (64.00%) Sun
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) AccuRev
5 4 (16.00%) Interwoven
5 4 (16.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock