The table below looks at the statistics for Java ME skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java ME over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME)
UK
Rank - 627 612
Contract jobs citing Java ME 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.007% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £340 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £340 £438
% change year-on-year
- -22.28%
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
14134 14852 14129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.15% 28.54% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9839 10231 9344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 249 192
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

Java ME
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Java ME as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java ME Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java ME
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java ME within the UK.

Java ME Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java ME
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java ME within the UK.

Java ME Hourly Rate Trend in the UK