The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 197 190 205
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing German Language 11 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.36% 0.47% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
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£425 £438 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £279 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £534 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.00%
German Language
London

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

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3073 2998 3969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.63% 51.15% 57.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2401 2288 3037
Average daily rate £488 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 71
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.99 £40.29 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing German Language across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

German Language Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

German Language
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

German Language Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

German Language
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing German Language across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

German Language Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

German Language
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

German Language Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (37.50%) French Language
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) CRM
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Italian Language
5 4 (16.67%) COBIT
6 3 (12.50%) Front Office
6 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Spanish Language
6 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) User Experience
7 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
7 2 (8.33%) Polish Language
7 2 (8.33%) QA
7 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) HBase
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (37.50%) French Language
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Italian Language
4 3 (12.50%) Spanish Language
4 3 (12.50%) Front Office
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Polish Language
6 1 (4.17%) Russian Language
6 1 (4.17%) Korean Language
6 1 (4.17%) Thai Language
6 1 (4.17%) Billing
6 1 (4.17%) Indonesian Language
6 1 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) CRM Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Writer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Process Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) PMI
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.33%) Process Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MBA
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) COBIT
2 2 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) PMBOK
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Siebel
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix