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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 482 371 404
Rank change year-on-year
-111 +33
Contract jobs citing German Language 101 186 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.95% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 81 42
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £160 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £390 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.40 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.34% +107.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.52 £61.32 £66.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £39.80 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-64.82% +121.11%

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
19845 19654 18048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.89% 40.81% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12710 12215 10738
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 589 676
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -89 95 £438 +9.37% 68
London -40 46 £438 +6.06% 31
South East +5 30 £444 +36.53% 13
Oxfordshire - 17 £503 -
City of London +10 16 £438 -2.77% 10
Oxford - 15 £503 -
Berkshire +6 8 £288 -28.12% 7
Milton Keynes -11 4 £394 +181.25%
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £394 +89.75%
North West -11 3 - - 4
Cheshire - 3 - - 2
Scotland - 3 £130 -
West Midlands +1 2 £375 +134.37% 6
Glasgow - 2 £130 -
East of England 0 1 - - 10
Yorkshire -9 1 £135 -68.82%
South West -16 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 7
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - - 3
Edinburgh - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Kenilworth - - - - 1

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (23.48%) French Language
2 51 (19.32%) SAP
3 41 (15.53%) Microsoft
4 40 (15.15%) MS Excel
5 36 (13.64%) Finance
6 32 (12.12%) MS Office
7 30 (11.36%) Project Management
8 29 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (10.23%) Windows
10 26 (9.85%) Telecoms
11 25 (9.47%) Degree
12 24 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (8.71%) Spanish Language
14 22 (8.33%) Italian Language
14 22 (8.33%) E-Commerce
15 21 (7.95%) Retail
16 16 (6.06%) Publishing
16 16 (6.06%) Java
16 16 (6.06%) Oracle
17 15 (5.68%) Linux
17 15 (5.68%) CRM
17 15 (5.68%) Dutch Language
18 14 (5.30%) Data Analysis
18 14 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
18 14 (5.30%) OO
18 14 (5.30%) SQL
18 14 (5.30%) User Experience
19 13 (4.92%) ERP
19 13 (4.92%) Cisco
20 12 (4.55%) Migration

German Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.14%) Lync
3 3 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.76%) IIS
4 2 (0.76%) Apache
4 2 (0.76%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.76%) CMS
4 2 (0.76%) nginx
4 2 (0.76%) Jetty
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.38%) WordPress
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.38%) Node.js
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 40 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.12%) MS Office
3 14 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.14%) Mathematica
5 3 (1.14%) Windchill
5 3 (1.14%) MS Project
5 3 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.03%) SAP SD
2 7 (2.65%) SAP ERP
3 6 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.89%) SAP WM
5 4 (1.52%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.52%) SAP MM
5 4 (1.52%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.14%) SAP R/3
6 3 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.76%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.76%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.76%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.76%) Google App Engine
1 2 (0.76%) Office 365
1 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.79%) Internet
2 6 (2.27%) Firewall
3 5 (1.89%) LTE
3 5 (1.89%) DHCP
3 5 (1.89%) DNS
4 4 (1.52%) LAN
4 4 (1.52%) WAN
4 4 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.14%) Network Security
5 3 (1.14%) RNC
5 3 (1.14%) 3G
5 3 (1.14%) 2G
5 3 (1.14%) Extranet
5 3 (1.14%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.76%) SAN
6 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.76%) VPN
6 2 (0.76%) FTP
6 2 (0.76%) HTTP
7 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.27%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.14%) SAP BI
3 3 (1.14%) PowerCenter
3 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.14%) MySQL
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.76%) DB2
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.76%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.38%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.38%) IMS/DB
5 1 (0.38%) Essbase
5 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.14%) Subversion
3 2 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.38%) LSMW
4 1 (0.38%) Maven
4 1 (0.38%) MSI
4 1 (0.38%) JUnit
General
1 62 (23.48%) French Language
2 36 (13.64%) Finance
3 26 (9.85%) Telecoms
4 23 (8.71%) Spanish Language
5 22 (8.33%) Italian Language
6 21 (7.95%) Retail
7 16 (6.06%) Publishing
8 15 (5.68%) Dutch Language
9 10 (3.79%) Marketing
10 9 (3.41%) Legal
11 7 (2.65%) Banking
12 5 (1.89%) Russian Language
13 4 (1.52%) Investment Banking
13 4 (1.52%) Swedish Language
14 3 (1.14%) Billing
14 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
14 3 (1.14%) Automotive
15 2 (0.76%) Law
15 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.76%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 45 (17.05%) Analyst
2 41 (15.53%) Consultant
3 37 (14.02%) Developer
4 27 (10.23%) Project Manager
5 19 (7.20%) SAP Consultant
6 18 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 9 (3.41%) Service Analyst
7 9 (3.41%) Support Analyst
8 8 (3.03%) Architect
8 8 (3.03%) SAP Manager
9 7 (2.65%) iOS Developer
9 7 (2.65%) Data Analyst
10 6 (2.27%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (2.27%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.27%) Programme Manager
11 5 (1.89%) Sitecore Developer
11 5 (1.89%) .NET Developer
12 4 (1.52%) Coordinator
12 4 (1.52%) Junior
12 4 (1.52%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.17%) .NET
2 10 (3.79%) HTML
3 9 (3.41%) XML
4 8 (3.03%) JSON
5 6 (2.27%) CSS
5 6 (2.27%) J2EE
6 5 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.89%) Web Services
7 4 (1.52%) REST
8 3 (1.14%) CSS3
8 3 (1.14%) HTML5
8 3 (1.14%) LAMP
8 3 (1.14%) XSLT
9 2 (0.76%) JSP
9 2 (0.76%) XSD
9 2 (0.76%) Middleware
9 2 (0.76%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.76%) Spring
9 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.76%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.30%) User Experience
3 11 (4.17%) Data Conversion
4 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.89%) Open Source
4 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.52%) PMI
5 4 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.52%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.52%) Psychology
5 4 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.76%) Replication
7 2 (0.76%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.76%) Social Media
7 2 (0.76%) Informatics
7 2 (0.76%) Wiki
7 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.23%) Windows
2 15 (5.68%) Linux
3 10 (3.79%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.89%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.14%) UNIX
7 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.76%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.36%) Project Management
2 29 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 15 (5.68%) CRM
5 14 (5.30%) Data Analysis
5 14 (5.30%) OO
6 13 (4.92%) ERP
7 12 (4.55%) Migration
7 12 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 11 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 11 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 10 (3.79%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.79%) Change Management
9 10 (3.79%) Project Planning
10 9 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.03%) UML
11 8 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.03%) Information Security
11 8 (3.03%) Logistics
11 8 (3.03%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.06%) Java
2 14 (5.30%) SQL
3 9 (3.41%) ABAP
3 9 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.65%) VB
5 5 (1.89%) PHP
6 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.76%) C
7 2 (0.76%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.38%) Korn
8 1 (0.38%) PL/1
8 1 (0.38%) C#
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (9.47%) Degree
2 7 (2.65%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.27%) CCNP
3 6 (2.27%) ISEB
3 6 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.52%) CCIE
5 4 (1.52%) CCNA
6 3 (1.14%) PMP
6 3 (1.14%) MCP
7 2 (0.76%) CISSP
7 2 (0.76%) CISM
7 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) VTSP
8 1 (0.38%) PgMP
8 1 (0.38%) MBA
8 1 (0.38%) CCDP
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.17%) SLA
2 6 (2.27%) QA
3 4 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.38%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.52%) XenApp
4 3 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.14%) vSphere
4 3 (1.14%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.14%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.76%) Xen
5 2 (0.76%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) XenServer
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) Squid
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.38%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.27%) SCCM
2 3 (1.14%) SCSM
2 3 (1.14%) SCOM
2 3 (1.14%) Control-M
3 2 (0.76%) OpenView
3 2 (0.76%) OVSD
3 2 (0.76%) Puppet
3 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (19.32%) SAP
2 41 (15.53%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.06%) Oracle
4 13 (4.92%) Cisco
5 11 (4.17%) VMware
6 10 (3.79%) HP
7 6 (2.27%) Citrix
7 6 (2.27%) Google
8 5 (1.89%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.89%) Intel
8 5 (1.89%) Adobe
8 5 (1.89%) Apple
9 4 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.52%) NetApp
9 4 (1.52%) Nokia
9 4 (1.52%) Informatica
9 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.52%) IBM
9 4 (1.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 3 (1.14%) ArcSight
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