Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 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))
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 616 632 586
Rank change year-on-year +16 -46 -
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.018% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.012% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
London median daily rate £525 - £403
10th Percentile £429 - £391
90th Percentile £538 - £423
England median daily rate £525 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +23.53% +5.92% +33.75%
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 7,151 8,046 6,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.23% 17.27% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,575 5,328 4,514
London median daily rate £500 £495 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +7.61% +2.22%
10th Percentile £279 £258 £275
90th Percentile £675 £673 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 203 127
London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.00 £12.55
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.10 £50.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +1.99%

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 London region with a requirement for OCPJP.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) Java EE
3 6 (75.00%) XPath
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (75.00%) GlassFish
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) Sun
3 6 (75.00%) SAX
3 6 (75.00%) Sun Certification
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (75.00%) Control-M
3 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) JUnit
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) DOM
3 6 (75.00%) JMS
4 5 (62.50%) Ant
4 5 (62.50%) JDBC
4 5 (62.50%) Back Office
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) Middleware
4 5 (62.50%) FTP
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (75.00%) GlassFish
1 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (62.50%) JCAPS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 5 (62.50%) Ant
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Back Office
2 5 (62.50%) Wholesale Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) React Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JCAPS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SeeBeyond Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) DOM
2 6 (75.00%) Java EE
2 6 (75.00%) JMS
2 6 (75.00%) SAX
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) JDBC
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
5 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) React
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
7 1 (12.50%) Jest
7 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
7 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Equities
4 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) EAI
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) XPath
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Sun Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Sun
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) IBM