The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 29 July 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 620 613 606
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing OCA 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.019% 0.070% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £377 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £377 £330
% change year-on-year
- +14.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10585 9981 9426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.25% 19.29% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6652 6055 5387
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 489 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £52.17 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in England

OCA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OCA Daily Rate Trend in England

OCA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OCA Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OCA 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 England region with a requirement for OCA.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Java SE
2 7 (77.78%) Java EE
2 7 (77.78%) OCAJ
2 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 7 (77.78%) Java EE 5
2 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) OCP
2 7 (77.78%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) JCL

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Java EE
1 7 (77.78%) Java EE 5
1 7 (77.78%) Java SE
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) SDLC
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (77.78%) OCAJ
2 7 (77.78%) OCP
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM