The table below looks at the statistics for J2ME skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 404 417 383
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -34
Contract jobs citing J2ME 5 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.028% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.068% 0.087% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
+117.14% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 -
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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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7382 8002 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.41% 31.75% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5154 5785 5523
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 53 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.84 £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 London

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

J2ME Jobs Demand Trend in London

J2ME
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

J2ME Daily Rate Trend in London

J2ME
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2ME across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

J2ME Daily Rate Histogram in London

J2ME
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

J2ME Hourly Rate Trend in London

J2ME
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2ME within the London 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
City of London +30 2 - - 2
J2ME
England

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Android
3 8 (38.10%) Android Development
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) WAP
4 7 (33.33%) Apache
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
6 5 (23.81%) 4G
6 5 (23.81%) REST
6 5 (23.81%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (23.81%) eggPlant
6 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
6 5 (23.81%) JIRA
6 5 (23.81%) Selenium
6 5 (23.81%) Maven
6 5 (23.81%) Handset
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) 2G
6 5 (23.81%) 3G
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) Ant
6 5 (23.81%) SOAP

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) 4G
1 5 (23.81%) 2G
1 5 (23.81%) 3G
2 3 (14.29%) RTCP
2 3 (14.29%) RTP
3 2 (9.52%) GSM
3 2 (9.52%) SMS
3 2 (9.52%) RFID
3 2 (9.52%) NFC
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
1 5 (23.81%) Apache Ivy
1 5 (23.81%) eggPlant
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
1 5 (23.81%) Maven
1 5 (23.81%) Ant
1 5 (23.81%) Toad
1 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
2 2 (9.52%) Calabash
3 1 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Android Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Leader
4 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) WAP
2 5 (23.81%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) SyncML
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) JDBC
5 2 (9.52%) Flash
5 2 (9.52%) XHTML
5 2 (9.52%) J2SE
5 2 (9.52%) KML
6 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
6 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) BREW
6 1 (4.76%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 5 (23.81%) Handset
3 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (14.29%) iPhone
4 3 (14.29%) GIS
5 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
5 2 (9.52%) Device Driver
6 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows CE
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Android Development
2 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
2 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Scrum
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) E-business
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) DRM
6 1 (4.76%) Data Security
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Sun
2 5 (23.81%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Apple
3 3 (14.29%) ESRI
4 2 (9.52%) Mapinfo
5 1 (4.76%) Facebook
5 1 (4.76%) Symbian