The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Japanese Language in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Japanese Language over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Japanese Language
UK / England
Rank 569 597 571
Rank change year-on-year +28 -26  
Contract jobs citing Japanese Language 8 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.031% 0.042%
As % of the General category 0.051% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Median daily rate £110 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.15% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £140
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -18.42%  
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 England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15689 18407 18605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.03% 37.82% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10303 12172 11724
Median daily rate £465 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 465 444
Median hourly rate £26.13 £27.38 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +24.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Japanese Language
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Japanese Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Japanese Language in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Japanese Language in England

Japanese Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Japanese Language in England

Japanese Language
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Japanese Language within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 5 £110 -66.15% 5
South East - 3 - -
Japanese Language
UK

Japanese Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Japanese Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Japanese Language.

1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
4 5 (22.73%) Adobe
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) DHCP
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) German Language
5 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
6 3 (13.64%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) WebCenter
6 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Italian Language
6 3 (13.64%) Korean Language
6 3 (13.64%) Russian Language
6 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
6 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (13.64%) Publishing

Japanese Language
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) IGMP
3 1 (4.55%) InfiniBand
3 1 (4.55%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (18.18%) German Language
2 3 (13.64%) Italian Language
2 3 (13.64%) Korean Language
2 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 3 (13.64%) Russian Language
2 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Applications Support
1 6 (27.27%) Service Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Support
2 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Web Producer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Project Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Quality Management Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) W3C
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITSM
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Content Management
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.55%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.55%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Adobe
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 3 (13.64%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Canon
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Sun