The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
German Language
Rank 67 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing German Language 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the General category 1.21% 0.75% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £1,125 £110 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+922.72% -56.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £288 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +14.00%
German Language
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
248 267 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.17% 35.74% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 187 146
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £20.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.24% -39.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing German Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

German Language Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

German Language
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing German Language across the Birmingham region.

German Language Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

German Language
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

German Language Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing German 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for German Language.

1 14 (82.35%) Avaya
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) MS Project
5 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.76%) SLA
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) MS Office
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.88%) Nortel
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (5.88%) Sun
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) French Language
7 1 (5.88%) Swedish Language
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) Management Information System

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (23.53%) MS Project
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) LAN
1 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Support Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Voice Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Product Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Avaya
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Nortel
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Sun