The first table below looks at the demand for J2ME skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2ME over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 204 187 214
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Contract jobs citing J2ME 6 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Average daily rate £431 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £325 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2ME
London

J2ME
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2ME across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2ME Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

J2ME
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2ME across the City of London region.

J2ME Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

J2ME
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2ME across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

J2ME Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

J2ME
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2ME across the City of London region.

J2ME Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing J2ME also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2ME.

1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) iPhone
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) 2G
6 2 (13.33%) Handset
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (13.33%) eggPlant
6 2 (13.33%) Android Development
6 2 (13.33%) Maven
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (13.33%) 4G
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) Windows

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing J2ME also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2ME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) 2G
1 2 (13.33%) 4G
1 2 (13.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (13.33%) eggPlant
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Toad
2 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XHTML
2 2 (13.33%) J2SE
2 2 (13.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) iPhone
3 2 (13.33%) Handset
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Scrum
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Android Development
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Symbian
1 2 (13.33%) Sun
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Apple