The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 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)
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 424 432
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs citing J2ME 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.042% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £525 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -31.81%  
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7469 7068 7228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.88% 32.45% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5550 5424 5248
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 49
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing J2ME as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2ME in London

J2ME
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2ME in London

J2ME
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2ME in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London 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 London 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