The table below looks at the statistics for J2ME skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2ME over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 642 629 595
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -34
Contract jobs citing J2ME 5 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.047% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 18
Median daily rate £463 £463 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £383 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - £383 £400
% change year-on-year
- -4.37%
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15308 14976 14857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.54% 26.82% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10705 9692 9726
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 203 204
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

J2ME
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 4 May 2016.

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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2ME within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 3 £463 - 1
London -11 2 £463 -11.90%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Essex - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2ME also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for J2ME.

1 12 (100.00%) Android
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) Android Development
4 9 (75.00%) Android SDK
4 9 (75.00%) OO
5 8 (66.67%) J2EE
6 7 (58.33%) J2SE
6 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
7 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (50.00%) JSON
7 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (41.67%) HTML
8 5 (41.67%) JIRA
8 5 (41.67%) QA
8 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
8 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
8 5 (41.67%) IntelliJ
8 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (41.67%) iOS SDK
8 5 (41.67%) HTML5
8 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
8 5 (41.67%) Bitbucket
8 5 (41.67%) Confluence
8 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 5 (41.67%) Android Studio
8 5 (41.67%) User Experience
8 5 (41.67%) Data Structures
9 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (33.33%) Analytics
9 4 (33.33%) Retail

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Android Studio
1 5 (41.67%) Bitbucket
1 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) IntelliJ
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Android Developer
3 4 (33.33%) iOS Android Developer
3 4 (33.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Android SDK
2 8 (66.67%) J2EE
3 7 (58.33%) J2SE
4 6 (50.00%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) iOS SDK
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) Swing
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (41.67%) Data Structures
2 5 (41.67%) User Experience
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Android
2 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Android Development
2 9 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
5 4 (33.33%) Analytics
5 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (8.33%) OOD
8 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Google