Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OCPJP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Certified Professional Java SE Programmer (formerly Sun Certified Java Programmer, SCJP)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 761 852 860
Rank change year-on-year +91 +8 +21
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.084% 0.023% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
England median daily rate £540 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.91% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £423 £391 £413
90th Percentile £552 £469 £438
UK median daily rate £540 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

OCPJP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,519 17,573 17,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.43% 18.77% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,569 10,410 10,922
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £231
90th Percentile £650 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 728 840 829
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -0.48% -1.49%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +40.00% -4.76% -

OCPJP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OCPJP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OCPJP in England

OCPJP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OCPJP in England

OCPJP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OCPJP in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OCPJP in England

OCPJP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OCPJP in England

OCPJP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +43 8 £540 -
London +76 5 - -
OCPJP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OCPJP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for OCPJP.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Spring
3 11 (84.62%) AWS
3 11 (84.62%) Spring Boot
4 10 (76.92%) Microservices
4 10 (76.92%) User Stories
4 10 (76.92%) Oracle Database
4 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (76.92%) Unix
4 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
4 10 (76.92%) MySQL
5 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (61.54%) Sun Certification
6 8 (61.54%) Sun
6 8 (61.54%) JUnit
7 7 (53.85%) SOAP
7 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
7 7 (53.85%) TDD
7 7 (53.85%) Scrum
7 7 (53.85%) BDD
7 7 (53.85%) SoapUI
7 7 (53.85%) JIRA
7 7 (53.85%) CentOS
7 7 (53.85%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 7 (53.85%) Epics
8 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (38.46%) Python

OCPJP
Co-occurring 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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (15.38%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
4 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 8 (61.54%) JUnit
3 7 (53.85%) JIRA
3 7 (53.85%) SoapUI
4 4 (30.77%) Ant
4 4 (30.77%) Maven
5 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (7.69%) Gradle
6 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
6 1 (7.69%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Lead Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Spring
1 11 (84.62%) Spring Boot
2 7 (53.85%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) Java EE
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) React
5 1 (7.69%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Microservices
1 10 (76.92%) User Stories
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) Epics
3 7 (53.85%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Sprint Planning
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Sun Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCTS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) RHCSA
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Salt
2 1 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Sun
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) TIBCO