The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Russian Language in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Russian Language over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Russian Language
Rank 604 563 586
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +23
Contract jobs citing Russian Language 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the General category 0.037% 0.049% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
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£475 £213 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.52% -27.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £176 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £393 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £26.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.76% +136.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.00

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
21491 22424 25623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.62% 42.58% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13179 13868 15252
Average daily rate £428 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 596 734
Average hourly rate £21.15 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.86% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.97 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Russian Language
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Russian Language within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Russian Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Russian Language
Daily Rate Trend

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

Russian Language Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Russian Language
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Russian Language within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Russian Language Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Russian Language
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Russian Language Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Russian Language
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Russian Language within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -15 8 £475 +123.52% 4
London +7 6 £475 +123.52% 3
City of London +20 1 £475 +37.68%
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Russian Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Russian 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 Russian Language.

1 5 (35.71%) German Language
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) French Language
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (14.29%) ECDL
4 2 (14.29%) Statistics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Polish Language
4 2 (14.29%) FMCG
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) MCT
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) MOS
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Games
5 1 (7.14%) MS Visio

Russian Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Russian 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 Russian Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
General
1 5 (35.71%) German Language
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) French Language
4 2 (14.29%) Polish Language
5 1 (7.14%) Swedish Language
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (7.14%) Games
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Trainer
1 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) IT Trainer
2 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Vendor Manager
2 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
1 2 (14.29%) FMCG
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCT
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ECDL
2 2 (14.29%) MOS
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Northgate
3 1 (7.14%) NorthgateArinso