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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 600 556 532
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -24
Contract jobs citing J2ME 12 18 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.034% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.078% 0.12% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 39
Average daily rate
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£368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £415 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £43.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
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
15477 15084 15543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.81% 28.64% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 9697 9556
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 18 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 28 August 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
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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 -23 11 £360 +10.76% 6
South East -5 6 £350 -
London +3 3 £375 +15.38% 2
City of London +21 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +2 1 £360 - 1
West Yorkshire +1 1 £360 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -

J2ME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (60.53%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) Mobile App
3 17 (44.74%) REST
4 14 (36.84%) Android
4 14 (36.84%) WAP
5 13 (34.21%) Apache
5 13 (34.21%) Oracle
5 13 (34.21%) JSON
6 12 (31.58%) Scrum
6 12 (31.58%) Maven
6 12 (31.58%) Ant
6 12 (31.58%) Web Services
6 12 (31.58%) Handset
7 11 (28.95%) 2G
7 11 (28.95%) SOAP
7 11 (28.95%) Regression Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Toad
7 11 (28.95%) Sun
7 11 (28.95%) HP
7 11 (28.95%) LoadRunner
7 11 (28.95%) Apple
7 11 (28.95%) 3G
7 11 (28.95%) XML
7 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.95%) JIRA
7 11 (28.95%) Selenium
7 11 (28.95%) Manual Testing
7 11 (28.95%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (28.95%) Test Automation

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (34.21%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) 3G
1 11 (28.95%) 2G
1 11 (28.95%) 4G
2 8 (21.05%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) RTCP
3 3 (7.89%) RTP
4 2 (5.26%) RFID
4 2 (5.26%) GSM
4 2 (5.26%) SMS
4 2 (5.26%) NFC
5 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Ant
1 12 (31.58%) Maven
2 11 (28.95%) JIRA
2 11 (28.95%) Selenium
2 11 (28.95%) SoapUI
2 11 (28.95%) Toad
2 11 (28.95%) LoadRunner
2 11 (28.95%) Apache Ivy
2 11 (28.95%) eggPlant
3 2 (5.26%) Calabash
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Android Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Test Leader
4 6 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (15.79%) QA Leader
5 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) REST
2 14 (36.84%) WAP
3 13 (34.21%) JSON
4 12 (31.58%) Web Services
5 11 (28.95%) XML
5 11 (28.95%) SOAP
6 7 (18.42%) HTML
6 7 (18.42%) Spring
7 6 (15.79%) OAuth
7 6 (15.79%) Java ME
8 5 (13.16%) J2EE
9 3 (7.89%) J2SE
9 3 (7.89%) SyncML
9 3 (7.89%) Android SDK
10 2 (5.26%) BREW
10 2 (5.26%) HTML5
10 2 (5.26%) iOS SDK
10 2 (5.26%) KML
10 2 (5.26%) .NET
10 2 (5.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 12 (31.58%) Handset
3 7 (18.42%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
5 4 (10.53%) iPhone
6 3 (7.89%) GIS
7 2 (5.26%) Device Driver
7 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
8 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
8 1 (2.63%) Streaming Music
8 1 (2.63%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Windows CE
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Scrum
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Regression Testing
2 11 (28.95%) Manual Testing
2 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
2 11 (28.95%) Android Development
3 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) Use Case
4 7 (18.42%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (18.42%) Automation Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Game Development
5 6 (15.79%) Rapid Prototyping
5 6 (15.79%) SOA
6 5 (13.16%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) OOP
8 2 (5.26%) E-business
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.63%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) C
6 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Sun
2 11 (28.95%) HP
2 11 (28.95%) Apple
3 7 (18.42%) Facebook
4 6 (15.79%) Twitter
4 6 (15.79%) Google
5 3 (7.89%) ESRI
6 2 (5.26%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.63%) Symbian