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 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
German Language
Rank 121 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing German Language 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.44% 0.075%
As % of the General category 0.36% 1.02% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £380 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
+52.27% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.50 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.00 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £10.50 £9.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £10.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+40.47% -16.00%
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
1101 1077 1350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.59% 43.31% 50.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 481 652
Average daily rate £413 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 37
Average hourly rate £26.25 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £21.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 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
Edinburgh -12 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
German Language
UK

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (25.00%) Lotus
1 4 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) French Language
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Email Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) SAPscript
4 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
4 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
4 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) ABAP
4 1 (6.25%) MS Office

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
1 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
General
1 4 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (18.75%) French Language
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
1 2 (12.50%) Email Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
2 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) ABAP
1 1 (6.25%) SAPscript
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft