The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for J2ME skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2ME over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 619 631
Rank change year-on-year +26 +12  
Contract jobs citing J2ME 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.006% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.021% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £525 £375 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £363 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £498 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

J2ME is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13930 14333 14266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.22% 29.08% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37646 39873 36060
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 499 644
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £18.22 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.99 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2ME
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing J2ME as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for J2ME in England

J2ME
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2ME in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2ME in England

J2ME
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2ME in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2ME in England

J2ME
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2ME within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 1 £525 +40.00%
J2ME
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2ME also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for J2ME.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BREW
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Spread Betting

J2ME
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) BREW
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Spread Betting
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%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple