The first table below looks at the demand for OCAJ in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCAJ over the 3 months to 18 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Associate Java (formerly Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA))
Rank 583 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OCAJ 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.036% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10976 8669 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.50% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6208 4593 5416
Average daily rate £375 £363 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 472 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%

OCAJ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCAJ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCAJ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCAJ
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OCAJ within the UK.

OCAJ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OCAJ
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) OCP
1 4 (100.00%) OCA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) Java SE
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE 5
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App

OCAJ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Java SE
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE 5
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) OCP
1 4 (100.00%) OCA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle