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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2ME over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 151 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2ME 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% - 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
J2ME
England

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
824 694 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.43% 22.64% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 414 338
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £437 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.96 £20.30 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £44.55 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

J2ME
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2ME across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

J2ME
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2ME within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire - 1 £365 - 1
J2ME
England

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) J2SE
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) WSDL
3 2 (50.00%) BPEL
3 2 (50.00%) Java ME
3 2 (50.00%) Java SE
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) STB
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SOA Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2SE
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 2 (50.00%) Java ME
2 2 (50.00%) Java SE
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) STB
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) BPEL
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle