The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Birmingham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
German Language
Rank 57 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing German Language 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.63% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £250 £138
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +81.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £32.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-68.70% +87.14%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
211 158 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.65% 30.92% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 85 130
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £167 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £34.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +98.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
German Language
West Midlands

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 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) SAP PP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP WM
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) Polish Language
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP PP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP WM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP PP Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP QM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) SAP WM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware