Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OCPJP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 392 380
Contract jobs citing OCPJP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.019% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
South East median daily rate - £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +53.85% -13.33%
England median daily rate £370 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -17.78% +9.09% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4079 5144 5123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 25.20% 27.58% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2335 3142 2842
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.75% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £240
90th Percentile £540 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 194 232
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.42 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £47.34
England median hourly rate £29.50 £27.50 £22.43
% change year-on-year +7.27% +22.63% +12.13%

OCPJP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OCPJP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OCPJP in the South East

OCPJP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OCPJP in the South East