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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 476 385 400
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +15
Contract jobs citing German Language 133 210 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.61% 1.03% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 72 49
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £132 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.00%

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
21863 20425 21265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.84% 38.60% 43.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14045 12713 12943
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 555 635
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 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
England -64 118 £388 -6.06% 62
London -22 52 £400 -16.88% 37
South East -13 20 £350 +16.66% 13
East of England +7 11 £381 - 3
City of London -4 11 £425 -2.85% 16
Berkshire 0 9 £325 +26.21% 5
Reading +10 7 £400 -5.88% 4
Bedfordshire - 5 £463 -
Edinburgh 0 4 - -
Cheshire -2 4 £110 -
Scotland -7 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire -10 4 - - 2
North West -15 4 £110 -63.33% 1
Rickmansworth - 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 3 £633 +336.20% 4
Birmingham +5 3 £255 - 1
Milton Keynes +2 3 £633 +336.20% 2
West Midlands +2 3 £255 - 3
Chester - 3 - -
Surrey +4 2 - -
Hampshire +2 2 £463 +32.14% 1
Middlesex - 2 £350 - 2
Dunstable - 2 £463 -
Peterborough - 2 £300 -
Feltham - 2 £200 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £100 -
Leeds -18 1 £400 -26.26%
West Yorkshire -21 1 £400 -26.26%
Yorkshire -23 1 £400 -26.26%

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 88 (30.45%) French Language
2 57 (19.72%) Italian Language
3 53 (18.34%) Microsoft
4 51 (17.65%) MS Office
4 51 (17.65%) SAP
5 47 (16.26%) Project Management
6 40 (13.84%) Finance
7 39 (13.49%) Spanish Language
8 33 (11.42%) MS Excel
9 32 (11.07%) Windows
10 31 (10.73%) Telecoms
11 27 (9.34%) Internet
12 26 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (9.00%) Degree
13 25 (8.65%) Automotive
14 24 (8.30%) ITIL
15 23 (7.96%) CRM
16 22 (7.61%) Dutch Language
17 20 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (6.57%) Marketing
19 18 (6.23%) Windows 7
19 18 (6.23%) .NET
19 18 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (5.88%) SQL
21 16 (5.54%) Windows XP
22 15 (5.19%) Active Directory
22 15 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
23 14 (4.84%) Russian Language
23 14 (4.84%) QA
23 14 (4.84%) IBM

German Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.04%) FileNet
3 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.69%) CMS
4 2 (0.69%) Jetty
4 2 (0.69%) nginx
4 2 (0.69%) Apache
4 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.35%) JBoss
5 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.35%) Node.js
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 51 (17.65%) MS Office
2 33 (11.42%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.04%) MS Project
6 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.69%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) SAP APO
2 5 (1.73%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.73%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.73%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.73%) SAP SCM
3 4 (1.38%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.38%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.04%) SAP PM
4 3 (1.04%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.69%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.69%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.69%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.69%) SAP HUM
5 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.35%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.35%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.08%) Office 365
3 4 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.04%) Yammer
5 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.69%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.34%) Internet
2 9 (3.11%) LAN
3 7 (2.42%) GSM
3 7 (2.42%) UMTS
3 7 (2.42%) LTE
4 6 (2.08%) SDH
5 5 (1.73%) WAN
5 5 (1.73%) VPN
6 4 (1.38%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.38%) MPLS
7 3 (1.04%) Firewall
7 3 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.04%) RNC
7 3 (1.04%) DNS
7 3 (1.04%) DHCP
8 2 (0.69%) 3G
8 2 (0.69%) HTTP
8 2 (0.69%) Wireless
8 2 (0.69%) IPsec
8 2 (0.69%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.69%) DB2
2 2 (0.69%) SAP BI
2 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.69%) Big Data
2 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.69%) MySQL
3 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.35%) HBase
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (2.77%) Subversion
2 7 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.04%) JIRA
3 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.35%) JUnit
5 1 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.35%) Maven
General
1 88 (30.45%) French Language
2 57 (19.72%) Italian Language
3 40 (13.84%) Finance
4 39 (13.49%) Spanish Language
5 31 (10.73%) Telecoms
6 25 (8.65%) Automotive
7 22 (7.61%) Dutch Language
8 19 (6.57%) Marketing
9 14 (4.84%) Russian Language
10 12 (4.15%) Banking
11 11 (3.81%) Retail
12 10 (3.46%) Polish Language
13 9 (3.11%) Legal
14 8 (2.77%) Electronics
15 6 (2.08%) Games
15 6 (2.08%) Front Office
15 6 (2.08%) Turkish Language
16 5 (1.73%) Portuguese Language
16 5 (1.73%) Hebrew Language
16 5 (1.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (20.76%) Analyst
2 34 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 26 (9.00%) Developer
3 26 (9.00%) Consultant
4 20 (6.92%) Service Analyst
5 19 (6.57%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.23%) Support Analyst
7 15 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (5.19%) SAP Consultant
8 13 (4.50%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (3.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 8 (2.77%) Applications Support
10 8 (2.77%) Architect
11 7 (2.42%) Coordinator
11 7 (2.42%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.08%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.08%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (2.08%) SAP Manager
12 6 (2.08%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.23%) .NET
2 9 (3.11%) HTML
3 8 (2.77%) XML
3 8 (2.77%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.08%) CSS
4 6 (2.08%) HTML5
5 5 (1.73%) J2EE
6 3 (1.04%) Web Services
6 3 (1.04%) XHTML
7 2 (0.69%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.69%) CSS3
7 2 (0.69%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.35%) Gearman
8 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.35%) REST
8 1 (0.35%) Java EE
8 1 (0.35%) JSON
8 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.77%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.08%) User Experience
5 5 (1.73%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.38%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.04%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.04%) Replication
7 3 (1.04%) iPhone
7 3 (1.04%) Telematics
7 3 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.69%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.69%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.69%) Equities
8 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.07%) Windows
2 18 (6.23%) Windows 7
3 16 (5.54%) Windows XP
4 10 (3.46%) UNIX
4 10 (3.46%) Linux
5 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.04%) Android
7 3 (1.04%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.26%) Project Management
2 26 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (8.30%) ITIL
4 23 (7.96%) CRM
5 20 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (4.50%) Migration
8 12 (4.15%) PRINCE2
8 12 (4.15%) Waterfall
9 10 (3.46%) ERP
9 10 (3.46%) Change Management
10 9 (3.11%) E-Commerce
10 9 (3.11%) Time Management
11 8 (2.77%) Business Analysis
12 7 (2.42%) Network Planning
12 7 (2.42%) Validation
12 7 (2.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (2.08%) Quality Management
13 6 (2.08%) SOA
13 6 (2.08%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.88%) SQL
2 12 (4.15%) Java
3 9 (3.11%) C#
4 7 (2.42%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.38%) Python
5 4 (1.38%) ABAP
6 3 (1.04%) C++
6 3 (1.04%) C
6 3 (1.04%) PHP
7 2 (0.69%) VBA
7 2 (0.69%) R
8 1 (0.35%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.35%) X++
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (9.00%) Degree
2 8 (2.77%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.42%) PMP
3 7 (2.42%) HNC
3 7 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (2.08%) MCSE
4 6 (2.08%) MCP
5 5 (1.73%) CCNA
6 4 (1.38%) ISEB
6 4 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.69%) CCNP
7 2 (0.69%) MBA
7 2 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.35%) MCDST
8 1 (0.35%) MCITP
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) CCDP
8 1 (0.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.84%) QA
2 5 (1.73%) SLA
3 4 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.38%) COBIT
4 3 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.69%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.35%) GMP
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.69%) Xen
4 1 (0.35%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.38%) Netcool
1 4 (1.38%) Puppet
2 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.04%) OpenView
2 3 (1.04%) OVSD
3 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.69%) Nagios
3 2 (0.69%) Ansible
3 2 (0.69%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.35%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.35%) Netcool/Proviso
4 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 53 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 51 (17.65%) SAP
3 14 (4.84%) IBM
4 11 (3.81%) Oracle
4 11 (3.81%) Nokia
4 11 (3.81%) Huawei
5 8 (2.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (2.77%) HP
6 7 (2.42%) Cisco
6 7 (2.42%) Siemens
7 6 (2.08%) Citrix
8 5 (1.73%) Remedy
9 4 (1.38%) Google
9 4 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.04%) Ericsson
10 3 (1.04%) Juniper
10 3 (1.04%) Siebel
10 3 (1.04%) VMware
10 3 (1.04%) F5
10 3 (1.04%) ZTE
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