The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
German Language
Rank 136 130 140
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing German Language 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.27% 0.031%
As % of the General category 0.10% 0.78% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£300 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £165 £261
% change year-on-year
+103.03% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £10.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -16.00%
German Language
England

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

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1000 1028 1166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.31% 35.31% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 509 635
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 57 52
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

German Language Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

German Language
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

German Language Daily Rate Trend in the North West

German Language
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

German Language Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

German Language
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing German Language within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
German Language
England

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) WFM
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (25.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Dutch Language
3 1 (25.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Implementation Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Business Change Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Change Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) WFM
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) NetIQ