Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Java ME skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java ME over the 6 months to 21 November 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 Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +870
Contract jobs citing Java ME 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java ME is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33044 31776 32166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.34% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23329 22020 22052
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 363 552
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.45 £14.36 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.74%

Java ME
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Java ME as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java ME in the UK

Java ME
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java ME in the UK

Java ME
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java ME over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java ME in the UK

Java ME
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java ME in the UK

Java ME
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java ME within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London - 3 £425 - 1
North of England - 2 £425 -
North West - 2 £425 -
England - 2 £425 - 2
Scotland - 1 £225 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java ME also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Java ME.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) STB
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) J2SE
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development

Java ME
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Core Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Android Developer
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (33.33%) GUI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) GUI Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java GUI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Mobile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2SE
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) STB
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin