The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Japanese Language in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Japanese Language over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Japanese Language
Rank 627 637 594
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -43
Contract jobs citing Japanese Language 16 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the General category 0.081% 0.039% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Median daily rate £110 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% +57.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.25 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-43.10% -23.68%

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
19814 22811 20639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.62% 40.06% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13131 14617 12765
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 478 566 534
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.81 £49.19 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Japanese Language
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Japanese Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Japanese Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Japanese Language
Daily Rate Trend

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

Japanese Language Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Japanese Language
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Japanese Language within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Japanese Language Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Japanese Language
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Japanese Language Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Japanese Language
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 Japanese Language within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 16 £110 -74.11% 4
London +11 15 £110 -66.15% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 3

Japanese Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Japanese Language 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 Japanese Language.

1 12 (42.86%) Windows
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
2 10 (35.71%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (32.14%) Banking
4 7 (25.00%) ITSM
4 7 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 7 (25.00%) DHCP
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) VPN
4 7 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) MS Office
5 6 (21.43%) International Banking
6 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
7 4 (14.29%) Italian Language
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) SLA
8 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
8 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
8 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
8 3 (10.71%) Russian Language
8 3 (10.71%) Finance
8 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 2 (7.14%) Data Centre

Japanese Language
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (25.00%) DHCP
2 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) BGP
3 2 (7.14%) Multicast
3 2 (7.14%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 9 (32.14%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) International Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Italian Language
4 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 3 (10.71%) Russian Language
5 2 (7.14%) German Language
5 2 (7.14%) Malay Language
5 2 (7.14%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (7.14%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
6 1 (3.57%) Automotive
6 1 (3.57%) French Language
6 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITSM
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus