The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 56 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.32% 0.73% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.37% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £201 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.80 £37.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £37.40 -
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -
Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
157 93 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.74% 22.63% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 46 37
Average daily rate £400 £225 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £85 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £29.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £88.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Sun Certification
East of England

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 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Sun
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 14 (93.33%) XML
3 13 (86.67%) Web Development
4 12 (80.00%) JAXB
4 12 (80.00%) XSLT
4 12 (80.00%) Web Services
4 12 (80.00%) UML
4 12 (80.00%) OOD
4 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (80.00%) HTML
5 11 (73.33%) C++
5 11 (73.33%) PL/SQL
5 11 (73.33%) UNIX
6 10 (66.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (60.00%) AccuRev
8 7 (46.67%) Java EE
8 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (26.67%) Servlets
9 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
10 3 (20.00%) Middleware
10 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (20.00%) TopLink
10 3 (20.00%) J2EE
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (6.67%) Degree

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) JAXB
2 12 (80.00%) XSLT
2 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) Java EE
4 4 (26.67%) Servlets
5 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) TopLink
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Web Development
2 12 (80.00%) UML
2 12 (80.00%) OOD
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) C++
3 11 (73.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Sun
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft