The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
Rank 112 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing J2ME 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.053% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.20% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
594 496 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.80% 26.29% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 262 274
Average daily rate £320 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 19
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2ME
England

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 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) JSON

J2ME
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C