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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank - - 98
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £500 £273
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +83.15%
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
598 375 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.09% 15.16% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 205 135
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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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
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Vacancies
Aberdeen - - - -
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OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) EJB
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) Servlets
2 4 (80.00%) Struts
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) JSF
2 4 (80.00%) JSTL
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) PVCS
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (40.00%) JDeveloper
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Tapestry
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) PVCS
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) JSF
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) JSTL
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) EJB
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) Servlets
2 4 (80.00%) Struts
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) Tapestry
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Sun