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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Associate Java (formerly Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA))
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OCAJ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £263
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2678 2612 2487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.79% 26.25% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1663 1410 1244
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 121 118
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

OCAJ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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%) Arqiva

OCAJ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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
2 1 (50.00%) Arqiva