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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
German Language
Rank 515 492 390
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -102
Contract jobs citing German Language 111 120 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.56% 0.60% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 59 89
Average daily rate £403 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £401 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.93% +5.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £39.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -64.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £28.66 £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £39.80
% change year-on-year
- -64.82%

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
19873 20114 20062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.63% 38.84% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12747 12764 12386
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 453 620
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.60 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.77% +0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -19 93 £400 -6.97% 70
South East +17 29 £363 -19.44% 20
London -11 28 £424 -3.14% 36
Berkshire +22 21 £363 +31.81% 11
East of England +8 12 £170 -57.55% 6
Reading - 12 £165 - 9
Hertfordshire +16 11 - - 2
Rickmansworth +7 11 - -
Scotland -1 8 £430 +230.38%
North West -14 8 £538 - 6
Cheshire -3 7 £538 - 3
Edinburgh -8 7 £430 -
Chester +3 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £400 +1.58% 1
Milton Keynes +2 3 £419 +6.34%
Bracknell 0 3 £410 - 1
City of London +23 2 £510 +26.70% 11
Birmingham -2 2 - -
West Midlands -14 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £175 - 3
South West +5 1 £405 - 1
Bristol 0 1 £405 - 1
East Midlands -16 1 £375 +78.57%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £170 -
Leicester - 1 £375 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 55 (22.92%) Windows
2 53 (22.08%) MS Office
3 52 (21.67%) French Language
4 47 (19.58%) Microsoft
5 38 (15.83%) MS Excel
6 33 (13.75%) SAP
7 31 (12.92%) Finance
8 29 (12.08%) Active Directory
9 28 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (11.67%) Italian Language
10 27 (11.25%) Degree
11 25 (10.42%) Spanish Language
12 24 (10.00%) Retail
12 24 (10.00%) Windows 7
12 24 (10.00%) Office 365
12 24 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (9.58%) ERP
14 22 (9.17%) SQL
15 21 (8.75%) Dutch Language
16 20 (8.33%) Project Management
16 20 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (6.67%) Windows XP
17 16 (6.67%) Citrix
17 16 (6.67%) SAP Retail
18 14 (5.83%) Telecoms
18 14 (5.83%) Blackberry
19 13 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (5.42%) MCSE
19 13 (5.42%) ITIL
19 13 (5.42%) MCDST

German Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.75%) CMS
2 9 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.67%) Drupal
6 2 (0.83%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.83%) SAS
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) Captiva
7 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.42%) Node.js
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (22.08%) MS Office
2 38 (15.83%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.33%) MS Project
5 3 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (6.67%) SAP Retail
2 7 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.08%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.67%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.83%) Maximo
5 2 (0.83%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.42%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.42%) Radian6
6 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.00%) Office 365
2 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.83%) Yammer
4 1 (0.42%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.58%) Internet
2 9 (3.75%) Skype
3 6 (2.50%) LAN
3 6 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.50%) WAN
4 5 (2.08%) Firewall
4 5 (2.08%) SDH
4 5 (2.08%) Wireless
5 4 (1.67%) DWDM
5 4 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.25%) 3G
6 3 (1.25%) MPLS
6 3 (1.25%) SAN
6 3 (1.25%) VLAN
6 3 (1.25%) VPN
7 2 (0.83%) 2G
7 2 (0.83%) DSLAM
7 2 (0.83%) Intranet
7 2 (0.83%) RNC
7 2 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.50%) SAP HANA
1 6 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.67%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.83%) MySQL
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) Impala
4 1 (0.42%) Mahout
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.42%) SAS EBI
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.42%) GitLab
2 1 (0.42%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.42%) Maven
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (21.67%) French Language
2 31 (12.92%) Finance
3 28 (11.67%) Italian Language
4 25 (10.42%) Spanish Language
5 24 (10.00%) Retail
6 21 (8.75%) Dutch Language
7 14 (5.83%) Telecoms
8 12 (5.00%) Marketing
9 8 (3.33%) Banking
10 6 (2.50%) Back Office
10 6 (2.50%) Turkish Language
11 5 (2.08%) Automotive
11 5 (2.08%) Danish Language
11 5 (2.08%) Norwegian Language
11 5 (2.08%) Polish Language
11 5 (2.08%) Portuguese Language
11 5 (2.08%) Russian Language
12 4 (1.67%) Law
12 4 (1.67%) Legal
13 3 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (25.00%) Analyst
2 34 (14.17%) Consultant
3 29 (12.08%) Service Analyst
4 26 (10.83%) Developer
5 23 (9.58%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (9.17%) SAP Consultant
7 19 (7.92%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.42%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 11 (4.58%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.75%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
11 9 (3.75%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Architect
13 7 (2.92%) Desktop Support
13 7 (2.92%) Onboarding Engineer
14 6 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
14 6 (2.50%) Onboarding Manager
15 5 (2.08%) Help Desk Analyst
15 5 (2.08%) IT Manager
15 5 (2.08%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.17%) CSS
2 9 (3.75%) HTML
3 8 (3.33%) .NET
4 7 (2.92%) jQuery
5 6 (2.50%) Web Services
6 5 (2.08%) EDI
6 5 (2.08%) XML
7 4 (1.67%) REST
8 3 (1.25%) HTML5
8 3 (1.25%) SOAP
8 3 (1.25%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.83%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.83%) CSS3
9 2 (0.83%) EDIFACT
9 2 (0.83%) J2EE
9 2 (0.83%) Java EE
9 2 (0.83%) JSON
9 2 (0.83%) Modernizr
9 2 (0.83%) OAuth
9 2 (0.83%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.83%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.92%) Social Media
4 6 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.25%) Blog
6 3 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.83%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.83%) Derivative
7 2 (0.83%) EMV
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.42%) BBC
8 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.42%) iDTV
8 1 (0.42%) PMI
8 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.92%) Windows
2 24 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 9 (3.75%) Linux
5 7 (2.92%) Windows Vista
6 6 (2.50%) Unix
7 5 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.67%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.25%) Android
9 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.83%) CentOS
11 1 (0.42%) AIX
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (9.58%) ERP
4 20 (8.33%) Project Management
5 13 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (5.42%) ITIL
6 9 (3.75%) CRM
7 8 (3.33%) Validation
8 7 (2.92%) E-Commerce
9 6 (2.50%) Business Analysis
9 6 (2.50%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.50%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.08%) Asset Management
10 5 (2.08%) Data Analysis
10 5 (2.08%) Data Modelling
10 5 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (2.08%) Migration
10 5 (2.08%) Software Delivery
11 4 (1.67%) Analytics
11 4 (1.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.17%) SQL
2 12 (5.00%) Java
3 8 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.67%) Apex Code
4 4 (1.67%) C
4 4 (1.67%) C#
5 3 (1.25%) ABAP
5 3 (1.25%) C++
5 3 (1.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.83%) PHP
6 2 (0.83%) Python
6 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.42%) Formula Language
7 1 (0.42%) LotusScript
7 1 (0.42%) R
7 1 (0.42%) Ruby
7 1 (0.42%) VB
7 1 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (11.25%) Degree
2 13 (5.42%) MCDST
2 13 (5.42%) MCSE
2 13 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.17%) MCITP
4 5 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.67%) CCNA
5 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.25%) MCP
6 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.83%) ISEB
7 2 (0.83%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) ACCA
8 1 (0.42%) CCIE
8 1 (0.42%) CCNP
8 1 (0.42%) CIMA
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.92%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.42%) GAAP
3 1 (0.42%) ISO13485
System Software
1 29 (12.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) SCCM
2 3 (1.25%) OpenView
3 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.83%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.83%) OVSD
3 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.42%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.42%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) Oozie
4 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.75%) SAP
3 16 (6.67%) Citrix
4 10 (4.17%) Cisco
4 10 (4.17%) Huawei
4 10 (4.17%) Oracle
5 5 (2.08%) Remedy
5 5 (2.08%) VMware
6 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.25%) Adobe
7 3 (1.25%) Avaya
7 3 (1.25%) HP
7 3 (1.25%) IBM
7 3 (1.25%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.25%) Juniper
7 3 (1.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (0.83%) Ciena
8 2 (0.83%) Lotus
8 2 (0.83%) Nokia
8 2 (0.83%) Nortel
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