The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Arabic Language in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Arabic Language over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Arabic Language
Rank 593 577 562
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing Arabic Language 9 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.047%
As % of the General category 0.041% 0.026% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 21
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£356 £475 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +65.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £209 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £143 £550
% change year-on-year
+148.24% -74.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21807 22720 25643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.57% 42.55% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13391 14063 15265
Average daily rate £429 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 603 733
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.97 £47.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

Arabic Language
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Arabic Language within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Arabic Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Arabic Language
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Arabic Language within the UK.

Arabic Language Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Arabic Language
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Arabic Language within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Arabic Language Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Arabic Language
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Arabic Language within the UK.

Arabic Language Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Arabic Language
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Arabic Language within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 9 £356 -25.00% 5
London +3 7 £356 -25.00% 5
City of London - 1 - - 2
South East - 1 £220 -
Hampshire - - - -

Arabic Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Arabic 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 Arabic Language.

1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (20.00%) SEO
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Adobe
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) MVNO
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Confluence
6 1 (6.67%) Social Media
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) SAP EWM
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) French Language

Arabic Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Arabic 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 Arabic Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP WM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (6.67%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (6.67%) French Language
4 1 (6.67%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Product Owner
2 3 (20.00%) Content Manager
3 2 (13.33%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Training Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Web Content Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) SEO
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft