The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
German Language
Rank 90 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing German Language 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.41% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £378 £333
% change year-on-year
-20.52% +13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £10.25
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +29.26%
German Language
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
964 796 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 62.84% 55.05% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 423 282
Average daily rate £446 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 10
Average hourly rate £31.00 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £9.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

German Language Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

German Language
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

German Language Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

German Language
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

German Language Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Process Management
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Captiva
5 1 (11.11%) JPA
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) EJB
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (11.11%) Captiva
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Pensions Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) EJB
1 1 (11.11%) JPA
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Avaya
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP