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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 608 592 552
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -40
Contract jobs citing J2ME 12 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.035% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
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£431 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £175
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +128.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.50

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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 17 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 31 July 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 -28 12 £431 +19.79% 13
South West - 5 £413 -
London -7 3 £513 +36.66% 1
East of England +1 2 £450 - 3
Essex - 2 £450 -
City of London -10 1 £525 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 6
West Midlands - 1 - -

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (89.47%) Android
2 16 (84.21%) Android Development
3 15 (78.95%) Java
4 11 (57.89%) Android SDK
5 10 (52.63%) Mobile App
5 10 (52.63%) JSON
6 9 (47.37%) XML
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) OO
7 8 (42.11%) SOAP
7 8 (42.11%) REST
8 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
8 7 (36.84%) Programme Management
9 6 (31.58%) J2EE
9 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
9 6 (31.58%) Mobile Development
10 5 (26.32%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (26.32%) Marketing
10 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 5 (26.32%) SAP
10 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
10 5 (26.32%) Electronics
10 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
10 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (26.32%) DTV
10 5 (26.32%) HTML
11 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (21.05%) Banking

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) iBeacon
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Xcode
2 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) VisualAge
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Android Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
3 5 (26.32%) Electronics
3 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (26.32%) Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
5 3 (15.79%) Publishing
6 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Android Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Android SDK
2 10 (52.63%) JSON
3 9 (47.37%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) SOAP
4 8 (42.11%) REST
5 6 (31.58%) J2EE
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) HTML5
8 3 (15.79%) iOS SDK
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
9 2 (10.53%) Dojo
9 2 (10.53%) MooTools
9 2 (10.53%) XML-RPC
9 2 (10.53%) Spring
9 2 (10.53%) Ajax
9 2 (10.53%) EJB
9 2 (10.53%) JSP
9 2 (10.53%) Servlets
9 2 (10.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 5 (26.32%) DTV
3 4 (21.05%) Social Media
4 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience
5 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Android
2 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Android Development
2 8 (42.11%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) Programme Management
4 6 (31.58%) Mobile Development
5 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) OOD
7 3 (15.79%) OOP
8 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (10.53%) EAI
8 2 (10.53%) RDF
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Process Management
8 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 2 (10.53%) UML
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Google
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