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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 172 178 168
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing German Language 12 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the General category 0.46% 0.70% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 16
Average daily rate
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£345 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £418 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £679 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.12% -46.21%
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
2627 3159 3295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.15% 54.46% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2305 2576
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 50 38
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.38 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% -5.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £14.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.61 £42.50 £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 10 (33.33%) French Language
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (23.33%) User Experience
4 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) SAP
5 5 (16.67%) Retail
5 5 (16.67%) JSON
5 5 (16.67%) Kanban
5 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) MS Office
7 3 (10.00%) Windchill
7 3 (10.00%) Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (6.67%) Russian Language
8 2 (6.67%) QA
8 2 (6.67%) Banking
8 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) Windchill
4 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) CTI
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.33%) Essbase
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (33.33%) French Language
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Russian Language
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.33%) Thai Language
4 1 (3.33%) Indonesian Language
4 1 (3.33%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.33%) Korean Language
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) CRM Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) TIBCO Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Games Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) DOM
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.33%) Psychology
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) OO
2 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.67%) Kanban
3 5 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 4 (13.33%) CRM
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.33%) Email Marketing
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MBA
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) SAP
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow