The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Japanese Language in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Japanese Language over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Japanese Language
Rank 184 207 191
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Contract jobs citing Japanese Language 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.017% 0.053%
As % of the General category 0.23% 0.030% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£300 £135 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -49.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Japanese Language
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2635 3354 3240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.08% 56.08% 56.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 2542 2514
Average daily rate £475 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 47 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.49 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -13.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.60 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £42.50 £49.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Japanese Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Japanese Language across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Japanese Language Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Japanese Language
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Japanese Language across the City of London region.

Japanese Language Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Japanese Language
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Japanese Language across the City of London region.

Japanese Language Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Japanese Language
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Japanese Language 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 Japanese Language.

1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum

Japanese Language
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Japanese Language 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 Japanese Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory