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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Japanese Language
Rank 571 590 554
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -36
Contract jobs citing Japanese Language 22 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the General category 0.10% 0.041% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£140 £273 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.62% -5.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-72.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £11.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £11.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00

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
21659 21953 20759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.75% 38.94% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13328 13587 12480
Average daily rate £435 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 599 664
Average hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Japanese Language within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Japanese Language Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Japanese Language
Top 6 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 17 April 2015. 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 +9 22 £140 -48.62% 4
London +16 16 £363 +237.20% 4
City of London +21 2 £120 +26.31% 3
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Japanese Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (22.22%) MS Office
5 6 (22.22%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) WAN
6 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 4 (14.81%) Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.81%) CCNA
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (14.81%) LAN
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) C#
8 3 (11.11%) .NET
8 3 (11.11%) VoIP
8 3 (11.11%) DHCP
8 3 (11.11%) DNS
8 3 (11.11%) B2B
8 3 (11.11%) MCSA
8 3 (11.11%) Python
8 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (11.11%) A+ Certification

Japanese Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
1 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) VoIP
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) French Language
2 2 (7.41%) Korean Language
2 2 (7.41%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.70%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Deskside Support
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) COM
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Statistics
2 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.11%) Xbox
3 2 (7.41%) PDA
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) W3C
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Economics
4 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Analytics
2 3 (11.11%) B2B
2 3 (11.11%) Game Development
2 3 (11.11%) MapReduce
2 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (7.41%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.41%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) SEO
4 1 (3.70%) Customer Segmentation
4 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Econometrics
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) Scala
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Golang
3 2 (7.41%) R
4 1 (3.70%) VB6
4 1 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) CCNA
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (11.11%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) PhD
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Basel III
2 1 (3.70%) CRD IV
2 1 (3.70%) Basel II
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) Avaya
1 3 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (11.11%) Mitel
1 3 (11.11%) Netezza
1 3 (11.11%) Tableau
1 3 (11.11%) Vertica
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy