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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Japanese Language
Rank 587 553 547
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -6
Contract jobs citing Japanese Language 5 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.033% 0.029%
As % of the General category 0.024% 0.081% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
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£300 £368 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +172.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +188.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +177.77%

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
20830 20959 19870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 40.94% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13634 13205 11680
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 572 758
Average hourly rate £21.79 £22.00 £21.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
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 24 December 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
London +9 5 £300 +13.42% 3
City of London +8 5 £300 +122.22% 2
England -38 5 £300 -10.44% 6
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Stirlingshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

Japanese Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Korean Language
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Mandarin Language
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
4 1 (9.09%) Swedish Language
4 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
4 1 (9.09%) Web Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) MS Visio

Japanese Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Korean Language
2 3 (27.27%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (9.09%) Danish Language
3 1 (9.09%) Dutch Language
3 1 (9.09%) Italian Language
3 1 (9.09%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
3 1 (9.09%) Swedish Language
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Web Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Web Editor
2 1 (9.09%) Web Producer
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Web Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle