The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Russian Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Russian Language over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Russian Language
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 - 150
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Russian Language 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.069% - 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.21% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £8.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +69.69% -41.07%  

Russian 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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 944 1256 1332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.55% 32.97% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 801 741
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 42
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £16.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +25.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.73 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Russian Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Russian Language in the North West

Russian Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Russian Language in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Russian Language in the North West

Russian Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Russian Language in the North West

Russian Language
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Russian Language within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Cheshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Russian Language
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Russian 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 North West region with a requirement for Russian Language.

1 2 (66.67%) Dutch Language
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
1 2 (66.67%) German Language
1 2 (66.67%) Italian Language
1 2 (66.67%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical

Russian Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Dutch Language
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
1 2 (66.67%) German Language
1 2 (66.67%) Italian Language
1 2 (66.67%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA