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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 401 394 360
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -34
Contract jobs citing J2ME 4 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 13
Average daily rate
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£525 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £210 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -3.03%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6835 7031 6284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.57% 30.19% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4853 5113 4572
Average daily rate £425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 4 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Android
2 9 (81.82%) Android Development
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
3 6 (54.55%) Android SDK
4 4 (36.36%) Android Studio
4 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) J2EE
4 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Publishing
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Google
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Social Media
6 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
6 2 (18.18%) OWASP
6 2 (18.18%) webOS
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (18.18%) CMS
6 2 (18.18%) Handset
6 2 (18.18%) MIDP
6 2 (18.18%) CLDC
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (18.18%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) GPRS
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQLite
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Android Studio
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Android Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Android SDK
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) MIDP
3 2 (18.18%) CLDC
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Handset
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) webOS
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Android Development
2 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
2 4 (36.36%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) OWASP
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
3 1 (9.09%) Apple