The table below looks at the statistics for J2ME skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2ME over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 105 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing J2ME 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.048% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+32.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
468 531 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.68% 25.48% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 319 276
Average daily rate £351 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

J2ME
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2ME across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2ME Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

J2ME
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2ME across the West Midlands region.

J2ME Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

J2ME
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) VC++
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) BREW
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Syclo

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Mobility Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) BREW
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Syclo