The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 563 525 504
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -21
Contract jobs citing J2ME 20 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.058% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 15
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £302 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £638 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 15 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 30 January 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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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
England -26 19 £425 +13.33% 7
North West -6 7 £438 +27.27% 1
London -12 7 £303 -51.60% 4
West Yorkshire -11 2 - -
Yorkshire -12 2 - -
City of London +3 1 - -
South East -4 1 £425 +30.76% 2
Slough - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (81.48%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Android
3 15 (55.56%) J2EE
4 11 (40.74%) XML
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) Java ME
6 9 (33.33%) J2SE
6 9 (33.33%) SOA
6 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 9 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 9 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 8 (29.63%) Android Development
7 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
7 8 (29.63%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) BPEL
8 7 (25.93%) Java SE
8 7 (25.93%) Java EE
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
9 6 (22.22%) WSDL
9 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) JSON
10 5 (18.52%) OO
10 5 (18.52%) VC++
10 5 (18.52%) REST
10 5 (18.52%) Android SDK
10 5 (18.52%) Syclo

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.70%) GPRS
3 1 (3.70%) GSM
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Android Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Gradle
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Android Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 6 (22.22%) SOA Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Mobility Architect
7 1 (3.70%) SOA Designer
7 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) J2EE
2 11 (40.74%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) Java ME
3 9 (33.33%) J2SE
4 7 (25.93%) Java SE
4 7 (25.93%) Java EE
4 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) WSDL
6 5 (18.52%) JSON
6 5 (18.52%) REST
6 5 (18.52%) Android SDK
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) BREW
9 2 (7.41%) RESTful
9 2 (7.41%) OAuth
9 2 (7.41%) SOAP
9 2 (7.41%) Spring
10 1 (3.70%) MIDP
10 1 (3.70%) CLDC
10 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Handset
3 2 (7.41%) STB
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Android
2 9 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) webOS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) SOA
2 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 8 (29.63%) Android Development
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) BPEL
5 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) OO
7 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 2 (7.41%) System Testing
9 2 (7.41%) OWASP
9 2 (7.41%) Game Development
9 2 (7.41%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) VC++
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Syclo
3 4 (14.81%) Apple
4 3 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
5 2 (7.41%) Facebook
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter
6 1 (3.70%) Symbian
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