The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Japanese 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 Japanese Language over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

Japanese Language
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 156 191
Contract jobs citing Japanese Language 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.060% 0.058%
As % of the General category - 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £450 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +114.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £140
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £19.00

Japanese 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 1530 1810 2711
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 50.75% 54.42% 52.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 1467 2098
Median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 18
Median hourly rate £18.27 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.80% +25.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.26 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.07 £55.00 £47.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Japanese Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Japanese Language in the City of London

Japanese 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 Japanese Language in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Japanese Language in the City of London

Japanese Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Japanese Language in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Japanese Language in the City of London
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago