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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 58 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing German Language 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.13% 0.89%
As % of the General category 0.38% 0.41% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£110 £250 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £318 £165
% change year-on-year
-9.44% +92.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +26.19%
German Language
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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
260 244 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.28% 31.57% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 152 129
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £25.25 £30.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £21.01 £20.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £60.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing German Language across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing German Language also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited German Language.

1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) FlexRay
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing German Language also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited German Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FlexRay
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft