The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank 116 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OCA 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.16% - 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +57.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OCA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
804 865 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.27% 41.45% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 438 297
Average daily rate £388 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 27
Average hourly rate £45.50 £14.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.79% -63.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

OCA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

OCA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

OCA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Winchester - 2 £400 -
OCA
South East

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing OCA 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 OCA.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) OCP
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) JBoss
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (50.00%) Checkstyle
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (50.00%) Data Guard
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) FindBugs
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Camel

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing OCA 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 OCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (50.00%) Checkstyle
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) FindBugs
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) Java SE
2 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) OCP
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) OCAJ
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle