The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Japanese Language in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Japanese Language over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Japanese Language
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 632 621
Rank change year-on-year +41 -11  
Contract jobs citing Japanese Language 12 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.023% 0.036%
As % of the General category 0.066% 0.062% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Median daily rate £110 £375 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.66% +167.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £140
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -20.51%  
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 with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18155 20945 21569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.51% 37.49% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11863 13798 13300
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 473 535
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% +16.00%  

Japanese Language
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Japanese Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Japanese Language in the UK

Japanese Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Japanese Language in the UK

Japanese Language
Top 5 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 +40 11 £110 -70.66% 5
London +21 8 £110 -70.66% 4
Reading - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 with a requirement for Japanese Language.

1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Adobe
4 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) Italian Language
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) DHCP
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
5 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
6 3 (13.04%) W3C
6 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
6 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
6 3 (13.04%) Korean Language

Japanese 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (17.39%) Italian Language
2 3 (13.04%) German Language
2 3 (13.04%) Korean Language
2 3 (13.04%) Publishing
2 3 (13.04%) Russian Language
2 3 (13.04%) Spanish Language
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Service Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Applications Support
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint Support
3 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Producer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Project Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Quality Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) ITSM
2 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Content Management
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
4 1 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
1 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Canon
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy