The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Sun Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Certification
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 89 -
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.58% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £440 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -20.83% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sun Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 282 266 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.34% 17.19% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 178 123
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £585 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +238.98% -42.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in the East Midlands

Sun Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sun Certification in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun Certification in the East Midlands

Sun Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun Certification in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source

Sun Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) SOLID
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle