The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Arabic Language in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Rank 598 624 603
Rank change year-on-year +26 -21  
Contract jobs citing Arabic Language 1 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.034%
As % of the General category 0.006% 0.020% 0.088%
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 with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16995 20187 20567
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.00% 38.22% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11109 13089 12633
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 505 479
Median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Arabic Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Arabic Language in the UK

Arabic Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Arabic Language in the UK

Arabic Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Military
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) LESS
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Office Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Handlebars
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) CSS

Arabic Language
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) DOM
1 1 (20.00%) Handlebars
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) LESS
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Office Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) SEO
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CommVault
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) OpenText
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP