The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 555 519 567
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +48
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.020% 0.038% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £435 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £425 £273
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +55.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10051 7856 9696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.57% 18.19% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5762 4193 5089
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 503 448 527
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCPJP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
OCPJP
UK

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Sun Certification
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Servlets
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 2 (40.00%) OOP

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OCPJP 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 OCPJP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (20.00%) Toad
5 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
5 1 (20.00%) EasyMock
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Servlets
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Java EE
5 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Spring Security
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) JPA
5 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) OCPJWCD
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) webMethods
3 1 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
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Rate: £400.00 - £469.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago