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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 620 592 558
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -34
Contract jobs citing J2ME 6 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.039% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.041% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 22
Average daily rate £325 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £463 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £438 £344
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +27.27%
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 7 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -16 6 £325 -23.52% 7
South West - 5 £325 -
Somerset - 4 £325 -
Street - 2 £331 -
London +1 1 £225 -25.61%
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - 1 £225 -

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Android
3 14 (82.35%) Android Development
4 12 (70.59%) JSON
5 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
6 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (47.06%) HTML
7 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 8 (47.06%) OO
7 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
7 8 (47.06%) Android SDK
8 7 (41.18%) Android Studio
8 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
8 7 (41.18%) J2EE
8 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
9 6 (35.29%) J2SE
9 6 (35.29%) CSS
9 6 (35.29%) Retail
9 6 (35.29%) Analytics
10 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
10 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
10 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
10 5 (29.41%) User Experience
10 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
10 5 (29.41%) Mobile Development
10 5 (29.41%) Confluence
10 5 (29.41%) JIRA
10 5 (29.41%) QA
10 5 (29.41%) XML
10 5 (29.41%) IntelliJ

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (29.41%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (23.53%) SAP HANA
2 2 (11.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Android Studio
1 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
2 5 (29.41%) IntelliJ
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Gradle
3 2 (11.76%) VisualAge
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) Android Developer
3 5 (29.41%) iOS Android Developer
3 5 (29.41%) iOS Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior iOS Android Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) JSON
2 8 (47.06%) Android SDK
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) J2EE
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) J2SE
5 5 (29.41%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
7 3 (17.65%) Swing
8 2 (11.76%) EJB
8 2 (11.76%) JAXP
8 2 (11.76%) JSP
8 2 (11.76%) RSS
8 2 (11.76%) SAX
8 2 (11.76%) Servlets
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
2 5 (29.41%) User Experience
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.88%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Android
2 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Android Development
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
5 5 (29.41%) Mobile Development
6 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) OOD
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
8 2 (11.76%) AOP
8 2 (11.76%) BPEL
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Data Management
8 2 (11.76%) EAI
8 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) SOA
8 2 (11.76%) UML
8 2 (11.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Google