The table below looks at the statistics for J2ME skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2ME over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
England / North West
Rank - - 149
Contract jobs citing J2ME 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £438
% change year-on-year
- -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
822 1064 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.69% 27.82% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 694 535
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 52 26
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

J2ME
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing J2ME as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2ME Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

J2ME
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

J2ME Daily Rate Trend in the North West

J2ME
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

J2ME Hourly Rate Trend in the North West