The first table below looks at the demand for J2ME skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2ME over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 560 511 500
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -11
Contract jobs citing J2ME 27 33 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.069% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.26% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 58
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

J2ME
Jobs Demand Trend

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

J2ME Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

J2ME
Daily Rate Trend

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

J2ME Daily Rate Trend in the UK

J2ME
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2ME within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

J2ME Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

J2ME
Hourly Rate Trend

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

J2ME Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

J2ME
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2ME within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -96 21 £363 -3.33% 4
London -31 17 £431 +15.00% 2
City of London -17 6 £431 +23.21%
South Wales - 4 £400 -
Wales - 4 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
South East -13 1 £350 -6.66%
Hampshire - 1 £350 -
Basingstoke - 1 £350 -
Bradford - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newport - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 40 (68.97%) Java
2 31 (53.45%) Android
3 27 (46.55%) Mobile App
4 23 (39.66%) Android Development
5 18 (31.03%) HTML
5 18 (31.03%) SQL
6 16 (27.59%) REST
7 15 (25.86%) Oracle
7 15 (25.86%) Web Services
7 15 (25.86%) XML
7 15 (25.86%) JSON
7 15 (25.86%) Banking
8 14 (24.14%) iPhone
8 14 (24.14%) Apache
8 14 (24.14%) SOAP
8 14 (24.14%) WAP
9 13 (22.41%) Apple
9 13 (22.41%) Blackberry
9 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
10 12 (20.69%) JIRA
10 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
11 10 (17.24%) Finance
11 10 (17.24%) Scrum
11 10 (17.24%) J2EE
11 10 (17.24%) OO
11 10 (17.24%) Windows
11 10 (17.24%) Android SDK
12 9 (15.52%) eggPlant
12 9 (15.52%) Apache Ivy

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (24.14%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) 4G
1 9 (15.52%) 3G
1 9 (15.52%) 2G
2 5 (8.62%) RTCP
2 5 (8.62%) RTP
3 4 (6.90%) GSM
3 4 (6.90%) SMS
4 3 (5.17%) Internet
5 2 (3.45%) RFID
6 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.72%) HTTP
6 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.72%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) SQLite
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) Infinispan
3 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) JIRA
2 9 (15.52%) eggPlant
2 9 (15.52%) Apache Ivy
2 9 (15.52%) SoapUI
2 9 (15.52%) Ant
2 9 (15.52%) LoadRunner
2 9 (15.52%) Toad
2 9 (15.52%) Maven
2 9 (15.52%) Selenium
3 6 (10.34%) PhoneGap
4 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.90%) Xcode
6 2 (3.45%) Subversion
6 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.72%) Calabash
7 1 (1.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.72%) JUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (25.86%) Banking
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Android Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (10.34%) QA Leader
6 5 (8.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Mobile Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.72%) iOS Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Applications Architect
10 1 (1.72%) Senior Applications Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) HTML
2 16 (27.59%) REST
3 15 (25.86%) Web Services
3 15 (25.86%) XML
3 15 (25.86%) JSON
4 14 (24.14%) SOAP
4 14 (24.14%) WAP
5 10 (17.24%) J2EE
5 10 (17.24%) Android SDK
6 8 (13.79%) CSS
6 8 (13.79%) iOS SDK
7 7 (12.07%) HTML5
8 6 (10.34%) Cocoa
9 5 (8.62%) jQuery
10 4 (6.90%) SyncML
10 4 (6.90%) .NET
10 4 (6.90%) JDBC
11 3 (5.17%) Cocoa Touch
11 3 (5.17%) UIKit
11 3 (5.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 27 (46.55%) Mobile App
2 14 (24.14%) iPhone
3 13 (22.41%) Blackberry
4 9 (15.52%) Handset
5 7 (12.07%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (6.90%) GIS
6 4 (6.90%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.45%) Social Media
8 1 (1.72%) iPad
8 1 (1.72%) Open Source
8 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 31 (53.45%) Android
2 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
3 10 (17.24%) Windows
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.17%) UNIX
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.45%) Windows CE
6 2 (3.45%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Android Development
2 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) Scrum
3 10 (17.24%) OO
4 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
4 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
4 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
5 8 (13.79%) MVC
5 8 (13.79%) OOP
6 6 (10.34%) iOS Development
7 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.90%) E-business
9 3 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Data Security
10 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.45%) Memory Management
10 2 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (1.72%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) Java
2 18 (31.03%) SQL
3 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) Objective-C
5 6 (10.34%) PHP
5 6 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (5.17%) C
6 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 13 (22.41%) Apple
3 9 (15.52%) Sun
3 9 (15.52%) HP
4 7 (12.07%) Symbian
5 4 (6.90%) ESRI
6 3 (5.17%) SAP
6 3 (5.17%) Sybase
6 3 (5.17%) Adobe
6 3 (5.17%) Google
7 2 (3.45%) Mapinfo
7 2 (3.45%) JBoss
7 2 (3.45%) Sencha
London
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Rate: £500 per hour
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