The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP))
UK
Rank 592 634 609
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -25
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 9 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.095% 0.018% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 14
Median daily rate £400 £413 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £383 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £443 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £478
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -13.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9480 10888 10560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.84% 21.27% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6106 6780 6048
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 426 485
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +79.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

OCPJP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OCPJP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
England +19 9 £400 -3.03%
London - 6 £401 -
Kent - 3 £400 -
South East - 3 £400 -
City of London - 2 £403 -

OCPJP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for OCPJP.

1 6 (66.67%) Spring
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) JSP
1 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Node.js
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) ERwin
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Advertising
4 3 (33.33%) JMS
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Servlets
4 3 (33.33%) Ant

OCPJP
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) ERwin
2 3 (33.33%) Ant
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) JUnit
2 3 (33.33%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) JSP
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) Node.js
3 3 (33.33%) EJB
3 3 (33.33%) JMS
3 3 (33.33%) JPA
3 3 (33.33%) JSTL
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) Servlets
3 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle