The first table below looks at the demand for OCPJP in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCPJP over the 3 months to 16 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 Scotland 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 122 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.042% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 0.25% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate £285 £315 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.68% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £425 £273
% change year-on-year
-33.05% +55.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
505 394 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.54% 16.70% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 228 177
Average daily rate £326 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.89 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

OCPJP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OCPJP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OCPJP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) Sun
1 15 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 15 (100.00%) Spring
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle Database
2 14 (93.33%) Relational Database
2 14 (93.33%) Hibernate
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) XML
3 13 (86.67%) JSP
3 13 (86.67%) Servlets
3 13 (86.67%) J2EE
3 13 (86.67%) RDBMS
3 13 (86.67%) JSF
3 13 (86.67%) JSTL
4 12 (80.00%) MVC
4 12 (80.00%) EJB
4 12 (80.00%) Struts
5 10 (66.67%) Finance
5 10 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 5 (33.33%) Maven
7 4 (26.67%) JMS
7 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
7 4 (26.67%) Ant
7 4 (26.67%) Tapestry
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) PVCS

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle Database
1 14 (93.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (86.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
1 5 (33.33%) Maven
2 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (26.67%) Ant
3 3 (20.00%) PVCS
3 3 (20.00%) JDeveloper
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.67%) jMock
4 1 (6.67%) EasyMock
4 1 (6.67%) Mockito
4 1 (6.67%) NetBeans
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Programmer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (33.33%) Programmer
3 4 (26.67%) Developer Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) Spring
2 14 (93.33%) Hibernate
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) XML
3 13 (86.67%) JSP
3 13 (86.67%) Servlets
3 13 (86.67%) J2EE
3 13 (86.67%) JSF
3 13 (86.67%) JSTL
4 12 (80.00%) EJB
4 12 (80.00%) Struts
5 4 (26.67%) JMS
5 4 (26.67%) Tapestry
6 1 (6.67%) iBATIS
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) WSDL
6 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
6 1 (6.67%) JDBC
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
2 10 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Sun
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle
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