Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OCAJ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Certified Associate Java (formerly Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA))
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 862 848
Contract jobs citing OCAJ 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.037% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
England median daily rate - £310 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.34% +71.99%
UK median daily rate - £310 £451
% change year-on-year - -31.34% +71.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

OCAJ is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17138 21602 20010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.59% 21.29% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10506 13669 11791
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £230
90th Percentile £594 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 715 966
England median hourly rate £29.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £50.47
UK median hourly rate £29.92 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% +24.44% +12.50%

OCAJ
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OCAJ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OCAJ in England

OCAJ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OCAJ in England