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 27 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.

Arabic Language
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 652 -
Rank change year-on-year +46 -  
Contract jobs citing Arabic Language 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.004% -
As % of the General category 0.022% 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £275 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
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 18515 19860 21849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.30% 36.79% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12137 13269 14020
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £630 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 469 530
Median hourly rate £27.16 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Arabic Language.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Arabic Language in the UK

Arabic Language
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Arabic Language within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +24 4 £275 -18.51% 5
London +4 3 £275 -18.51% 4
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2 (40.00%) German Language
2 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (20.00%) Swedish Language
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (20.00%) Office Automation
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
2 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall

Arabic Language
Co-occurring 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%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) German Language
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Swedish Language
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
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%) Manual Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Manual Tester
1 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Office Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 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