The table below looks at the statistics for OCPJP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCPJP over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 603 596 591
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 10 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.018% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.096% 0.095% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
Median daily rate £435 £458 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £413 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £486 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £483 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OCPJP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10462 9425 9537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.25% 19.14% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6545 5499 5630
Median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 464 491
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

OCPJP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OCPJP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

OCPJP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OCPJP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OCPJP across the England region.

OCPJP Daily Rate Trend in England

OCPJP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OCPJP across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

OCPJP Daily Rate Histogram in England

OCPJP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OCPJP across the England region.

OCPJP Hourly Rate Trend in England

OCPJP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - 7 £440 -
London +6 2 £406 -1.51%
South East - 1 £500 - 1
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OCPJP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OCPJP.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) WebLogic
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) J2EE
3 10 (83.33%) JSP
3 10 (83.33%) OO
3 10 (83.33%) Spring
4 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (75.00%) Struts
4 9 (75.00%) XML
4 9 (75.00%) Unix
4 9 (75.00%) Servlets
4 9 (75.00%) Ant
4 9 (75.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
5 8 (66.67%) JUnit
5 8 (66.67%) UML
5 8 (66.67%) Degree
5 8 (66.67%) JIRA
5 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (58.33%) Maven
6 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (58.33%) Apache CXF
6 7 (58.33%) Artifactory
6 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (58.33%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (58.33%) Oracle OWB
6 7 (58.33%) Hibernate

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (91.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (58.33%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle OWB
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (16.67%) DB2
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Ant
2 8 (66.67%) JIRA
2 8 (66.67%) JUnit
3 7 (58.33%) Artifactory
3 7 (58.33%) ClearQuest
3 7 (58.33%) Eclipse
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (58.33%) Maven
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (58.33%) Toad
4 2 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) XML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) J2EE
2 10 (83.33%) JSP
2 10 (83.33%) Spring
3 9 (75.00%) Servlets
3 9 (75.00%) Struts
3 9 (75.00%) XML
4 7 (58.33%) Apache CXF
4 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) EJB
6 2 (16.67%) JMS
6 2 (16.67%) JSTL
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Stripes Framework
6 2 (16.67%) WSDL
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML
6 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (66.67%) UML
3 7 (58.33%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) ITSM
3 7 (58.33%) OOP
3 7 (58.33%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle