The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Arabic Language in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Arabic 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
Arabic Language
England / London
Rank - 415 391
Contract jobs citing Arabic Language 0 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.018% 0.086%
As % of the General category - 0.041% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £394 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £46.50
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 London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8599 9806 9646
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 44.77% 44.58% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 7100 6820
Median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 105 115
Median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +25.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £53.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Arabic Language
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Arabic Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Arabic Language in London

Arabic Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Arabic Language in London