The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 48 57 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 1.19% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 6.61% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£259 - £201
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 - £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 - £212
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £319 £319
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -
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 £37.63 £35.80 £34.20
% change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.67%
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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 Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
106 121 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.71% 18.03% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 39
Average daily rate £375 £414 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.31% +129.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £139 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 26
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £38.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun Certification across the Essex region.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the Essex region.

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Sun Certification
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) Sun
1 14 (100.00%) Web Development
2 13 (92.86%) XML
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) AccuRev
4 10 (71.43%) HTML
4 10 (71.43%) XSLT
4 10 (71.43%) UML
4 10 (71.43%) OOD
5 9 (64.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 9 (64.29%) JAXB
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (64.29%) J2EE
5 9 (64.29%) Web Services
6 6 (42.86%) TopLink
6 6 (42.86%) Middleware
7 5 (35.71%) Servlets
7 5 (35.71%) C++
7 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
7 5 (35.71%) UNIX
7 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (7.14%) Automotive

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) AccuRev
2 9 (64.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) XSLT
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) J2EE
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) JAXB
4 6 (42.86%) Middleware
4 6 (42.86%) TopLink
5 5 (35.71%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Web Development
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) UML
3 10 (71.43%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (35.71%) C++
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) Sun