The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 121 115 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 1.88% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £319 £319
% change year-on-year
+49.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
459 372 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.64% 15.10% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 160 185
Average daily rate £350 £355 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £264 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 19
Average hourly rate £16.16 £20.06 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -41.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.27 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Sun