The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Arabic Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Arabic Language over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Arabic Language
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 195
Contract jobs citing Arabic Language 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.091%
As % of the General category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Arabic Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1644 1837 2883
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 51.55% 52.77% 52.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1534 2241
Median daily rate £525 £515 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 29
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.81% +3.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.91 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Arabic Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Arabic Language as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Arabic Language in the City of London

Arabic Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Arabic Language in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Arabic Language in the City of London
City, London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago