The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 237 221 216
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing German Language 25 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.74% 0.77% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 10
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£406 £288 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £76.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £13.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +20.45%
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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3369 3255 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.19% 35.44% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1738 1495
Average daily rate £400 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 111 137
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

German Language Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

German Language
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

German Language Daily Rate Trend in the South East

German Language
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing German Language across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

German Language Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

German Language
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

German Language Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

German Language
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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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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
Berkshire +2 14 £390 +62.50% 7
Middlesex - 5 £288 -
Surrey +3 2 - - 2
Hampshire -1 2 £463 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £633 -
German Language
England

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (44.00%) French Language
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.00%) Italian Language
3 13 (26.00%) Project Management
4 11 (22.00%) Spanish Language
5 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 10 (20.00%) ITIL
5 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.00%) Marketing
6 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.00%) MS Office
7 8 (16.00%) .NET
7 8 (16.00%) Internet
8 7 (14.00%) Office 365
8 7 (14.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (14.00%) Degree
8 7 (14.00%) Subversion
8 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (14.00%) XML
8 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (12.00%) SAP
9 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (12.00%) C#
9 6 (12.00%) SQL
9 6 (12.00%) Oracle
9 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (10.00%) Finance

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.00%) Lawson
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) Skype
3 1 (2.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) OSPF
3 1 (2.00%) BGP
3 1 (2.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) IPsec
3 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.00%) Junos
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (14.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
General
1 22 (44.00%) French Language
2 14 (28.00%) Italian Language
3 11 (22.00%) Spanish Language
4 9 (18.00%) Marketing
5 5 (10.00%) Finance
5 5 (10.00%) Hebrew Language
5 5 (10.00%) Polish Language
5 5 (10.00%) Russian Language
6 4 (8.00%) Retail
6 4 (8.00%) Automotive
6 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (6.00%) Legal
7 3 (6.00%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (4.00%) Dutch Language
9 1 (2.00%) Electronics
9 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 1 (2.00%) Publishing
9 1 (2.00%) Games
9 1 (2.00%) Japanese Language
9 1 (2.00%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Software Support Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Applications Support
4 6 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Bid Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.00%) Head of Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.00%) SAP XI
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) PMI
3 2 (4.00%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Xbox
4 1 (2.00%) W3C
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Project Management
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Analytics
8 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) Coaching
8 2 (4.00%) Software Licensing
8 2 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.00%) System Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (12.00%) C#
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
1 7 (14.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) MCDST
4 1 (2.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.00%) Symantec
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Siebel
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Huawei
5 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.00%) F5
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow