The table below looks at the statistics for OCAJ in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCAJ over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Associate Java (formerly Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA))
Rank 255 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OCAJ 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £451 £200
% change year-on-year
-22.47% +125.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OCAJ
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2352 2594 2106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.49% 27.39% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1246 1004
Average daily rate £400 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 105 112
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £49.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

OCAJ
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCAJ within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 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
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
OCAJ
England

OCAJ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OCAJ 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 OCAJ.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) OCP
1 2 (100.00%) OCA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) FindBugs
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) Java SE
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle

OCAJ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OCAJ 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 OCAJ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) FindBugs
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) Java SE
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) OCA
1 2 (100.00%) OCP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle