The first table below looks at the demand for OCPJP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 currently tracked.

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 581 552 580
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.064% 0.046% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate £285 £425 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.05% +55.67%
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11009 8703 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.54% 18.21% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 4603 5411
Average daily rate £375 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £532 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 484 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.01 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%

OCPJP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OCPJP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCPJP
Daily Rate Trend

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

OCPJP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OCPJP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OCPJP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

OCPJP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OCPJP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OCPJP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OCPJP
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the UK 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
England -36 2 £435 -6.05% 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
2 19 (95.00%) Sun Certification
3 18 (90.00%) Hibernate
4 17 (85.00%) Sun
4 17 (85.00%) HTML
4 17 (85.00%) J2EE
4 17 (85.00%) Oracle
4 17 (85.00%) JSP
5 16 (80.00%) Servlets
5 16 (80.00%) XML
6 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (75.00%) JSF
6 15 (75.00%) Oracle Database
6 15 (75.00%) Relational Database
7 14 (70.00%) RDBMS
7 14 (70.00%) Struts
7 14 (70.00%) EJB
8 13 (65.00%) MVC
8 13 (65.00%) JSTL
9 10 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (50.00%) Finance
10 9 (45.00%) Subversion
11 8 (40.00%) Maven
11 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
12 6 (30.00%) Ant
12 6 (30.00%) JUnit
13 4 (20.00%) Web Services
13 4 (20.00%) JMS
13 4 (20.00%) UML

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 15 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (70.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Subversion
2 8 (40.00%) Maven
2 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (30.00%) Ant
3 6 (30.00%) JUnit
4 3 (15.00%) PVCS
4 3 (15.00%) JDeveloper
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) EasyMock
5 2 (10.00%) Mockito
5 2 (10.00%) Hudson
5 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
5 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
6 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
6 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
6 1 (5.00%) Toad
6 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
6 1 (5.00%) jMock
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
1 19 (95.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Programmer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (25.00%) Programmer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
2 18 (90.00%) Hibernate
3 17 (85.00%) HTML
3 17 (85.00%) J2EE
3 17 (85.00%) JSP
4 16 (80.00%) Servlets
4 16 (80.00%) XML
5 15 (75.00%) JSF
6 14 (70.00%) Struts
6 14 (70.00%) EJB
7 13 (65.00%) JSTL
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) Tapestry
8 4 (20.00%) JMS
9 2 (10.00%) SOAP
9 2 (10.00%) JDBC
9 2 (10.00%) REST
10 1 (5.00%) Spring Integration
10 1 (5.00%) iBATIS
10 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) B2C
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Sun
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.00%) webMethods
2 1 (5.00%) hybris
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