The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 135 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing German Language 5 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the General category 0.28% 0.80% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £585 £70
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +735.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £378 £238
% change year-on-year
-23.84% +58.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £11.65 £11.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +16.27%
German Language
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1761 1120 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 55.20% 40.58% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 536 528
Average daily rate £375 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 39
Average hourly rate £29.59 £11.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.97% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £30.80 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

German Language Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

German Language
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

German Language Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

German Language
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

German Language Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

German Language
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Edinburgh -9 4 - -
Glasgow +4 1 - -
German Language
UK

German Language
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) French Language
3 3 (25.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Email Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Taleo
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) French Language
3 3 (25.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (8.33%) Email Migration
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Lotus