The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
German Language
Rank 401 416 431
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing German Language 213 175 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.94% 0.78% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 60 76
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£436 £323 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.27% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £150 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.30 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £23.90 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £10.75 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+30.23% -8.51%

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22594 22428 25814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.93% 42.48% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13706 14000 15251
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 519 591 752
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend

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

German Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

German Language
Daily Rate Trend

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

German Language Daily Rate Trend in the UK

German Language
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing German Language within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

German Language Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

German Language
Hourly Rate Trend

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

German Language Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

German Language
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing German Language within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

German Language Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

German Language
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 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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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
England +7 169 £419 +35.08% 60
London +7 62 £450 +20.00% 33
South East -13 22 £375 +127.27% 15
City of London +31 13 £394 +31.25% 14
Berkshire +13 11 £325 - 6
East of England -11 10 £263 - 4
Hampshire -13 6 - - 2
Yorkshire -5 4 £335 - 1
Reading +25 3 £350 - 3
North West -12 3 £310 -24.84% 3
Manchester -13 3 £310 -24.84% 2
Scotland -19 3 - - 1
West Midlands -29 3 £250 +92.30% 2
Bracknell - 3 £175 -
Surrey 0 2 £274 -31.56% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £225 -
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1
Bedford - 2 £225 -
Nottingham +10 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +8 1 - -
East Midlands +5 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £435 - 3
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £225 - 3
Cambridge -5 1 £225 - 3
Edinburgh -8 1 - - 1
Birmingham -11 1 £250 +108.33% 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £435 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 81 (19.33%) SAP
2 62 (14.80%) Finance
2 62 (14.80%) French Language
3 51 (12.17%) Telecoms
4 48 (11.46%) Project Management
4 48 (11.46%) Microsoft
5 40 (9.55%) Retail
6 35 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (8.35%) Windows
7 34 (8.11%) SQL
8 32 (7.64%) MS Excel
8 32 (7.64%) Migration
8 32 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (7.16%) Oracle
9 30 (7.16%) MS Office
10 28 (6.68%) E-Commerce
11 26 (6.21%) Java
11 26 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (5.97%) Linux
13 24 (5.73%) Degree
14 22 (5.25%) SQL Server
15 21 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (4.77%) Banking
16 20 (4.77%) Change Management
16 20 (4.77%) Spanish Language
17 19 (4.53%) Cisco
17 19 (4.53%) ERP
18 18 (4.30%) Active Directory
18 18 (4.30%) ITIL
18 18 (4.30%) Italian Language

German Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (3.82%) IBM Notes
2 10 (2.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.39%) CMS
3 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.95%) Magnolia
6 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.48%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.24%) Site Server
8 1 (0.24%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.24%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.16%) MS Office
3 9 (2.15%) MS Project
4 8 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.91%) Mathematica
5 5 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.95%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.58%) SAP SD
2 11 (2.63%) SAP CO
2 11 (2.63%) SAP ERP
3 10 (2.39%) SAP FI
4 8 (1.91%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (1.67%) SAP MM
6 6 (1.43%) SAP PP
7 5 (1.19%) SAP Retail
7 5 (1.19%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.95%) SAP WM
8 4 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.95%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.72%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.72%) SAP QM
9 3 (0.72%) SAP APO
9 3 (0.72%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.72%) CA Clarity
10 2 (0.48%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.10%) Internet
2 12 (2.86%) DHCP
2 12 (2.86%) DNS
3 7 (1.67%) Network Security
3 7 (1.67%) LTE
4 6 (1.43%) WAN
4 6 (1.43%) SDH
4 6 (1.43%) BOOTP
5 5 (1.19%) Firewall
6 4 (0.95%) 3G
6 4 (0.95%) LAN
6 4 (0.95%) BGP
6 4 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.72%) ATM
7 3 (0.72%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.72%) Extranet
7 3 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.72%) 2G
8 2 (0.48%) RNC
8 2 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.43%) DB2
5 6 (1.43%) PowerCenter
6 5 (1.19%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.95%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.95%) Big Data
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.72%) MySQL
8 3 (0.72%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.72%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.91%) JIRA
3 4 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (0.95%) Subversion
4 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.48%) LSMW
6 1 (0.24%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.24%) MSI
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.24%) eCATT
6 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.24%) Hudson
6 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 62 (14.80%) Finance
1 62 (14.80%) French Language
2 51 (12.17%) Telecoms
3 40 (9.55%) Retail
4 20 (4.77%) Banking
4 20 (4.77%) Spanish Language
5 18 (4.30%) Italian Language
6 15 (3.58%) Marketing
6 15 (3.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.39%) Automotive
8 9 (2.15%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.91%) Dutch Language
9 8 (1.91%) Publishing
10 7 (1.67%) Legal
10 7 (1.67%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.19%) Russian Language
12 4 (0.95%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.72%) Polish Language
13 3 (0.72%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.72%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (18.14%) Consultant
2 52 (12.41%) Analyst
3 44 (10.50%) Developer
4 40 (9.55%) SAP Consultant
5 32 (7.64%) Project Manager
6 27 (6.44%) Architect
7 23 (5.49%) Business Analyst
8 15 (3.58%) Programme Manager
9 13 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.15%) Junior
10 9 (2.15%) Coordinator
10 9 (2.15%) Support Analyst
10 9 (2.15%) Business Manager
10 9 (2.15%) Informatica Consultant
11 8 (1.91%) Java Developer
11 8 (1.91%) SAP SD Consultant
11 8 (1.91%) Team Leader
11 8 (1.91%) Product Manager
12 7 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 7 (1.67%) Project Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.58%) XML
2 13 (3.10%) .NET
3 12 (2.86%) HTML
3 12 (2.86%) JSON
4 11 (2.63%) Web Services
4 11 (2.63%) J2EE
5 8 (1.91%) REST
6 7 (1.67%) JSP
6 7 (1.67%) Spring
7 6 (1.43%) SOAP
7 6 (1.43%) Mason
7 6 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.19%) Android SDK
8 5 (1.19%) Middleware
8 5 (1.19%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.95%) Zend Framework
10 3 (0.72%) jQuery
10 3 (0.72%) Java EE
10 3 (0.72%) Ajax
10 3 (0.72%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.58%) User Experience
3 12 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.43%) Open Source
5 6 (1.43%) Social Media
6 5 (1.19%) FMCG
6 5 (1.19%) PMI
6 5 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.95%) Informatics
7 4 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (0.72%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.72%) Psychology
8 3 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.72%) Replication
8 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.35%) Windows
2 25 (5.97%) Linux
3 17 (4.06%) Windows XP
4 14 (3.34%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.39%) UNIX
6 9 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.43%) Solaris
9 5 (1.19%) Android
10 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) zOS
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (11.46%) Project Management
2 35 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (7.64%) Migration
4 28 (6.68%) E-Commerce
5 26 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (4.77%) Change Management
8 19 (4.53%) ERP
9 18 (4.30%) ITIL
10 16 (3.82%) Programme Management
10 16 (3.82%) Analytics
10 16 (3.82%) Mentoring
11 15 (3.58%) Service Delivery
12 14 (3.34%) OO
12 14 (3.34%) Logistics
13 13 (3.10%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.10%) Validation
14 12 (2.86%) PRINCE2
15 11 (2.63%) CRM
15 11 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.11%) SQL
2 26 (6.21%) Java
3 14 (3.34%) PL/SQL
4 13 (3.10%) ABAP
5 8 (1.91%) Perl
5 8 (1.91%) PHP
6 7 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.67%) C#
7 6 (1.43%) C++
7 6 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.95%) C
9 3 (0.72%) PL/1
9 3 (0.72%) SAPscript
10 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.48%) VB
10 2 (0.48%) VB6
10 2 (0.48%) Korn
10 2 (0.48%) Python
10 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (5.73%) Degree
2 6 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (1.43%) CCNP
2 6 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.95%) CCIE
3 4 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.72%) MCP
4 3 (0.72%) CCNA
5 2 (0.48%) CCDP
5 2 (0.48%) ACCA
5 2 (0.48%) CIMA
5 2 (0.48%) JNCIA
5 2 (0.48%) JNCIS
5 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.24%) MBA
6 1 (0.24%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.34%) QA
2 12 (2.86%) SLA
3 8 (1.91%) GxP
4 4 (0.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.48%) GAAP
7 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.19%) XenApp
4 4 (0.95%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.72%) MetaFrame
5 3 (0.72%) vSphere
5 3 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.48%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.24%) Squid
7 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.19%) Control-M
2 4 (0.95%) SCCM
2 4 (0.95%) SCOM
3 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.24%) Nagios
4 1 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 81 (19.33%) SAP
2 48 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.16%) Oracle
4 19 (4.53%) Cisco
5 16 (3.82%) Lotus
6 15 (3.58%) IBM
7 13 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.15%) HP
8 9 (2.15%) Informatica
8 9 (2.15%) Google
9 8 (1.91%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (1.67%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.67%) VMware
11 6 (1.43%) Infoblox
11 6 (1.43%) Adobe
12 5 (1.19%) Citrix
12 5 (1.19%) NetApp
13 4 (0.95%) Siebel
13 4 (0.95%) Avaya
13 4 (0.95%) Juniper
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £525 - £526 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Lands' End
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20.00 - £26.00 per hour + none
Posted: Yesterday
London
TK Maxx
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 26 days ago