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 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
Russian Language
Rank 576 584 550
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Contract jobs citing Russian Language 17 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.027% 0.029%
As % of the General category 0.078% 0.068% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
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£353 £700 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.57% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £700 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £700 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £625
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - -

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%

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
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 13 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 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 -2 16 £353 -49.57% 3
London +7 10 £353 -49.57% 2
North West - 3 - -
City of London +21 1 £319 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Exeter - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Devon - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1

Russian Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (38.46%) German Language
2 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) B2B
3 7 (26.92%) Time Management
4 6 (23.08%) French Language
4 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 5 (19.23%) VB
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Dutch Language
6 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) Spanish Language
8 2 (7.69%) Italian Language
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) SAP
8 2 (7.69%) iPhone
8 2 (7.69%) Turkish Language
9 1 (3.85%) Network Security
9 1 (3.85%) Computer Security
9 1 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (3.85%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) EJB
9 1 (3.85%) JSP
9 1 (3.85%) Servlets
9 1 (3.85%) Struts

Russian Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) JMeter
1 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 10 (38.46%) German Language
2 6 (23.08%) French Language
3 4 (15.38%) Dutch Language
4 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 3 (11.54%) Spanish Language
5 2 (7.69%) Turkish Language
5 2 (7.69%) Italian Language
6 1 (3.85%) Korean Language
6 1 (3.85%) Polish Language
6 1 (3.85%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (3.85%) Legal
6 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.85%) Thai Language
6 1 (3.85%) Indonesian Language
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Writer
6 1 (3.85%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) EJB
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
1 1 (3.85%) Servlets
1 1 (3.85%) Struts
1 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.85%) JSF
1 1 (3.85%) Ajax
1 1 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Time Management
1 7 (26.92%) B2B
2 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Security
3 1 (3.85%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
3 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
3 1 (3.85%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Perforce