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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Japanese Language over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Japanese Language
Rank 605 577 599
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs citing Japanese Language 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the General category 0.031% 0.040% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£190 £390 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.28% +32.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £390 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £390 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £260
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-49.33% -

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
22349 22373 25622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 42.40% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13595 13890 15139
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 600 745
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -18.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Japanese Language
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Japanese Language within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Japanese Language within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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 7 £190 -51.28% 9
London +11 4 £190 -51.28% 5
City of London +24 2 £270 -30.76% 4
South East +5 2 - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1

Japanese Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Analytics
3 6 (40.00%) Korean Language
4 4 (26.67%) Axway
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) COM
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (26.67%) DataStage
4 4 (26.67%) TIBCO
4 4 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (26.67%) Spotfire
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) WebCenter
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (20.00%) Adobe
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory

Japanese Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DataStage
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (26.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (40.00%) Korean Language
2 4 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (20.00%) Danish Language
3 3 (20.00%) Dutch Language
3 3 (20.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (20.00%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 3 (20.00%) Swedish Language
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Applications Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Services Delivery Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Web Producer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) COM
2 3 (20.00%) WebCenter
2 3 (20.00%) JSP
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) Web Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Axway
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (26.67%) TIBCO
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe