The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Associate Java (formerly Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA))
Rank 591 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OCAJ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£355 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11109 9220 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 18.01% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 5132 4572
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 401 602
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) OCP
1 1 (100.00%) OCA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Java SE
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) VME
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE 5
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

OCAJ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Java SE
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE 5
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) OCP
1 1 (100.00%) OCA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB