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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 570 540 517
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -23
Contract jobs citing J2ME 13 17 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.091% 0.12% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 39
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
+117.14% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £43.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 -
J2ME
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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
14233 14232 14533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 29.24% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9178 9341 9068
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 246 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
South East +2 6 £350 -
London +13 5 £375 +15.38% 2
Yorkshire +1 1 £360 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
J2ME
UK

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (70.97%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Mobile App
3 13 (41.94%) Android
4 12 (38.71%) JSON
5 11 (35.48%) REST
5 11 (35.48%) XML
6 10 (32.26%) Android Development
7 9 (29.03%) TDD
8 8 (25.81%) WAP
8 8 (25.81%) Internet
9 7 (22.58%) Apache
9 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle
9 7 (22.58%) Spring
9 7 (22.58%) Use Case
9 7 (22.58%) Facebook
9 7 (22.58%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (19.35%) Twitter
10 6 (19.35%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (19.35%) Game Development
10 6 (19.35%) OAuth
10 6 (19.35%) Java ME
10 6 (19.35%) Google
10 6 (19.35%) Maven
10 6 (19.35%) Banking
10 6 (19.35%) Ant
10 6 (19.35%) HTML
10 6 (19.35%) SOA
10 6 (19.35%) Blackberry

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (22.58%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Internet
2 5 (16.13%) 2G
2 5 (16.13%) 3G
2 5 (16.13%) 4G
3 3 (9.68%) RTCP
3 3 (9.68%) RTP
4 2 (6.45%) RFID
4 2 (6.45%) GSM
4 2 (6.45%) SMS
4 2 (6.45%) NFC
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Maven
1 6 (19.35%) Ant
2 5 (16.13%) Toad
2 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
2 5 (16.13%) eggPlant
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Ivy
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Calabash
4 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
1 6 (19.35%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Android Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) JSON
2 11 (35.48%) REST
2 11 (35.48%) XML
3 8 (25.81%) WAP
4 7 (22.58%) Spring
5 6 (19.35%) OAuth
5 6 (19.35%) Java ME
5 6 (19.35%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) SOAP
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
7 3 (9.68%) J2SE
7 3 (9.68%) SyncML
8 2 (6.45%) JDBC
8 2 (6.45%) .NET
8 2 (6.45%) Flash
8 2 (6.45%) XHTML
8 2 (6.45%) KML
8 2 (6.45%) BREW
8 2 (6.45%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Mobile App
2 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
2 6 (19.35%) Handset
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (12.90%) iPhone
4 3 (9.68%) GIS
5 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.23%) Animation
6 1 (3.23%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Windows CE
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Android Development
2 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 7 (22.58%) Use Case
3 7 (22.58%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (19.35%) Rapid Prototyping
4 6 (19.35%) Game Development
4 6 (19.35%) SOA
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 2 (6.45%) E-business
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) C
6 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
1 7 (22.58%) Facebook
2 6 (19.35%) Twitter
2 6 (19.35%) Google
3 5 (16.13%) Sun
3 5 (16.13%) HP
3 5 (16.13%) Apple
4 3 (9.68%) ESRI
5 2 (6.45%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.23%) Symbian
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