The table below looks at the statistics for OCPJP in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCPJP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
Rank 257 248 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.033% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2489 2369 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.11% 25.76% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1166 1066
Average daily rate £375 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 81 113
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

OCPJP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCPJP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCPJP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OCPJP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OCPJP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OCPJP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

OCPJP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OCPJP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
OCPJP
England

OCPJP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
1 4 (100.00%) OCPJWCD
1 4 (100.00%) OCMJD
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Dojo
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Dojo
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) OCPJWCD
1 4 (100.00%) OCMJD
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle