The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 March 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 270
Contract jobs citing J2ME 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2096 2203 2357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.75% 23.75% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1479 1369
Median daily rate £400 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +2.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

J2ME
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

J2ME
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2ME in the South East

J2ME
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2ME in the South East