Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 564 823 855
Rank change year-on-year +259 +32 -36
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 8 19 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.022% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.092% 0.12% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
Median daily rate £484 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.86% +10.53% +23.38%
10th Percentile £461 £475 £438
90th Percentile £500 £540 £513
UK median daily rate £495 £533 £475
% change year-on-year -7.04% +12.11% +23.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 8,740 16,278 17,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.91% 18.98% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,280 9,894 10,647
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £250
90th Percentile £645 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 726 849
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £57.50 £50.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +45.83% -20.00%

OCPJP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for OCPJP in England

OCPJP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OCPJP in England.

Daily rate trend for OCPJP in England

OCPJP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OCPJP in England.

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 12 July 2020. 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 +68 7 £484 -10.42%
London +201 1 - -
OCPJP
UK

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Sun
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) Kanban
2 7 (87.50%) AWS
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Confluence
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) User Stories
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Microservices
2 7 (87.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (87.50%) Spring Boot
2 7 (87.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Java 8
2 7 (87.50%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (87.50%) Epics
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Pair Programming
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) J2SE
2 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
4 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements

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 7 (87.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) J2SE
2 7 (87.50%) Spring Boot
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) DOM
3 1 (12.50%) FpML
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) JDBC
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) SAX
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
1 7 (87.50%) Epics
1 7 (87.50%) Kanban
1 7 (87.50%) Microservices
1 7 (87.50%) Pair Programming
1 7 (87.50%) Problem-Solving
1 7 (87.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Java 8
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle