The table below looks at the statistics for J2ME skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2ME over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 544 511 476
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -35
Contract jobs citing J2ME 19 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.063% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 18
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£325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £304 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £638 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+32.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12629 12201 11596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.35% 27.41% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8623 7863 7476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 262 316
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.80 £42.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

J2ME
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

J2ME Jobs Demand Trend in England

J2ME
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

J2ME Daily Rate Trend in England

J2ME
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2ME across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

J2ME Daily Rate Histogram in England

J2ME
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

J2ME Hourly Rate Trend in England

J2ME
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2ME within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +3 7 £438 +27.27%
London -6 6 £300 -52.00% 4
Yorkshire -14 2 - -
South East -24 2 £375 +15.38%
South West - - - -
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UK

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (84.62%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) J2EE
3 14 (53.85%) Android
4 12 (46.15%) XML
5 10 (38.46%) SOA
5 10 (38.46%) Java ME
5 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
6 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
6 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) J2SE
7 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 7 (26.92%) Java SE
8 7 (26.92%) Java EE
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (26.92%) BPEL
8 7 (26.92%) Scrum
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) .NET
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
9 6 (23.08%) Android Development
9 6 (23.08%) REST
9 6 (23.08%) WSDL
9 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) JSON
10 5 (19.23%) OO
10 5 (19.23%) VC++
10 5 (19.23%) Syclo
11 4 (15.38%) Android Studio

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (26.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Wireless
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) GPRS
2 1 (3.85%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Android Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) Gradle
General
1 3 (11.54%) Publishing
1 3 (11.54%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Android Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 6 (23.08%) SOA Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Mobility Architect
6 1 (3.85%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) J2EE
2 12 (46.15%) XML
3 10 (38.46%) Java ME
4 9 (34.62%) J2SE
5 7 (26.92%) Java SE
5 7 (26.92%) Java EE
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) REST
6 6 (23.08%) WSDL
7 5 (19.23%) JSON
8 4 (15.38%) Android SDK
9 3 (11.54%) BREW
9 3 (11.54%) Spring
9 3 (11.54%) Web Services
9 3 (11.54%) OAuth
10 2 (7.69%) SOAP
11 1 (3.85%) WAP
11 1 (3.85%) Android NDK
11 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) Smartphone
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) STB
3 2 (7.69%) Handset
4 1 (3.85%) Tandem
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Android
2 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) webOS
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) SOA
2 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) BPEL
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) Android Development
5 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 5 (19.23%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Use Case
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) Game Development
8 3 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (11.54%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
9 2 (7.69%) System Testing
9 2 (7.69%) OWASP
9 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) VC++
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Syclo
3 4 (15.38%) Apple
3 4 (15.38%) Google
4 3 (11.54%) Facebook
4 3 (11.54%) Twitter
5 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.85%) Symbian
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