Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for OCPJP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 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))
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 622 608 619
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.097% 0.041% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
London median daily rate £438 £370 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -8.92% -2.99%
10th Percentile £393 £352 £389
90th Percentile £503 £380 £418
England median daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,240 7,305 7,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.04% 16.61% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,698 4,803 5,201
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £283 £290 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 160 93
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -12.20%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.31 £13.31
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £35.49
England median hourly rate £24.08 £28.08 £25.50
% change year-on-year -14.25% +10.12% +13.33%

OCPJP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OCPJP in London

OCPJP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OCPJP in London

OCPJP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCPJP within the London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Central London - 2 - -
OCPJP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for OCPJP.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 4 (57.14%) React
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) DOM
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Advertising
4 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
4 3 (42.86%) Equities
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Sun
4 3 (42.86%) SAX
4 3 (42.86%) Sun Certification
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (42.86%) Control-M
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software

OCPJP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (42.86%) GlassFish
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) JCAPS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) ERwin
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) React Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Middleware Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) React
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 3 (42.86%) DOM
3 3 (42.86%) Java EE
3 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) SAX
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Jest
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (42.86%) Equities
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Sun Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle