Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 843 869
Rank change year-on-year 0 +26 -13
Contract jobs citing Japanese Language 32 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the General category 0.082% 0.054% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 7
UK median daily rate £550 £135 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +307.41% -58.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £480 £104 £217
90th Percentile £675 £471 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £250 £313
% change year-on-year +160.00% -20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £34.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.88% +134.48% +16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £34.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -55.88% +134.48% -

Japanese Language is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 39,025 35,220 42,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.93% 36.47% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,882 23,377 26,893
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £279 £263 £263
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 888 1,154
UK median hourly rate £26.11 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -5.66% +17.78%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £49.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.87 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.46% -9.09% +5.77%

Japanese Language
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Japanese Language as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Japanese Language over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 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 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 32 £550 +307.41% 4
London -23 24 £550 +400.00% 2
UK excluding London +5 8 £650 +160.00% 2
South East -18 7 £650 -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) HTML
3 16 (50.00%) Content Management
4 15 (46.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (46.88%) Project Management
5 14 (43.75%) CSS
5 14 (43.75%) CMS
6 10 (31.25%) Marketing
7 9 (28.13%) Finance
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (25.00%) Front End Development
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) Adobe
10 5 (15.63%) Python
10 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
10 5 (15.63%) TDD
10 5 (15.63%) Ruby
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (15.63%) Kanban
10 5 (15.63%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (15.63%) Go
10 5 (15.63%) Cloud Native
10 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.63%) Open Source
10 5 (15.63%) JIRA
10 5 (15.63%) Hindi Language
11 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 4 (12.50%) Collaborative Working

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 14 (43.75%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (31.25%) Marketing
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Hindi Language
4 4 (12.50%) German Language
5 3 (9.38%) Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Italian Language
5 3 (9.38%) Korean Language
5 3 (9.38%) Publishing
5 3 (9.38%) Russian Language
5 3 (9.38%) Spanish Language
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
7 1 (3.13%) Law
7 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (3.13%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Project Manager
2 14 (43.75%) Digital Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Producer
6 1 (3.13%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Research Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Cloud Native
1 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) W3C
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Content Management
3 15 (46.88%) Project Management
3 15 (46.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Kanban
5 5 (15.63%) Open Source
5 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.38%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (9.38%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Go
1 5 (15.63%) Python
1 5 (15.63%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GDPR
1 1 (3.13%) IFRS
1 1 (3.13%) MiFID
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Adobe
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow