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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Japanese Language
Rank 602 584 579
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing Japanese Language 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the General category 0.039% 0.042% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£425 £270 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -31.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £142 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £414 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
22862 21185 21939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.07% 38.72% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14671 13092 13417
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 546 639
Average hourly rate £22.18 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 28 July 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
Top 7 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 8 £425 +57.40% 10
London +1 5 £325 +20.37% 8
South East -17 2 £525 -
Surrey +3 1 £525 -
City of London -10 1 - - 4
Middlesex - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £525 -

Japanese Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
4 7 (24.14%) WAN
5 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 5 (17.24%) MS Office
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) VPN
7 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.79%) CCNA
7 4 (13.79%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) LAN
7 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (13.79%) VMware
7 4 (13.79%) Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) Go
8 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
8 3 (10.34%) Xbox
8 3 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
8 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (10.34%) Scala
8 3 (10.34%) Game Development
8 3 (10.34%) MapReduce

Japanese Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (6.90%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) WAN
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) VoIP
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (10.34%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) French Language
2 2 (6.90%) Korean Language
2 2 (6.90%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.45%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
4 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Deskside Support
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Statistics
2 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.34%) Xbox
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) PDA
4 1 (3.45%) W3C
4 1 (3.45%) Economics
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Analytics
3 3 (10.34%) Game Development
3 3 (10.34%) MapReduce
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.34%) B2B
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (6.90%) Test Management
4 2 (6.90%) Anomaly Detection
4 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.90%) SDLC
4 2 (6.90%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) User Stories
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) Scala
2 3 (10.34%) Go
3 2 (6.90%) R
4 1 (3.45%) VB6
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) A+ Certification
3 3 (10.34%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (10.34%) MCSA
4 2 (6.90%) PhD
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Basel II
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) Basel III
1 1 (3.45%) CRD IV
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Citrix
1 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Mitel
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Avaya
2 3 (10.34%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (10.34%) Netezza
2 3 (10.34%) Tableau
2 3 (10.34%) Vertica
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Google
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