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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank - 603 589
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 0 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.10% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Median daily rate - £458 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £458 £250
% change year-on-year
- +83.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OCPJP
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10727 9901 9780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.04% 19.52% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6812 5673 5670
Median daily rate £410 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £535 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 485 494
Median hourly rate £26.38 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £49.50 £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
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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 2 (100.00%) DHTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science

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 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 2 (100.00%) XML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) DHTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle