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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 462 371 450
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +79
Contract jobs citing German Language 169 263 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.72% 1.21% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 73 47
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£381 £438 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £225 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £318 £165
% change year-on-year
-9.44% +92.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £20.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +26.19%

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
23450 21818 22632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.17% 38.59% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14884 13396 14035
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 527 595
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -55 154 £381 -10.29% 69
London -38 48 £425 -7.60% 35
South East -8 31 £250 -2.91% 12
Berkshire +5 26 £140 -41.66% 1
Reading +14 20 £650 +152.42% 1
City of London +13 13 £388 -8.82% 16
East of England +9 10 £463 +51.02% 5
North West -24 7 £150 -50.00% 1
South West - 7 £125 - 2
Bedfordshire +15 5 £463 - 2
Bracknell -6 5 £140 -30.00%
Cheshire - 5 £110 - 1
Middlesex - 5 £288 -
Bristol - 5 £125 - 1
Rickmansworth - 4 - -
Luton - 4 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 2
Chester - 3 - - 1
Scotland -12 2 - -
North East - 2 £495 - 8
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £495 - 8
Wiltshire - 2 £438 -
Feltham - 2 £200 -
Swindon - 2 £438 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £495 - 8
Manchester - 2 £225 -
Glasgow +11 1 - -
Birmingham +6 1 £110 -56.00% 3
West Midlands +6 1 £110 -56.00% 4
Edinburgh -14 1 - -

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 91 (29.35%) French Language
2 67 (21.61%) SAP
3 58 (18.71%) Italian Language
4 47 (15.16%) Microsoft
5 46 (14.84%) MS Office
6 44 (14.19%) Spanish Language
7 43 (13.87%) Windows
8 39 (12.58%) Project Management
9 37 (11.94%) Finance
10 31 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 30 (9.68%) Telecoms
12 28 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (8.39%) Automotive
14 25 (8.06%) Internet
14 25 (8.06%) SQL
15 23 (7.42%) ITIL
15 23 (7.42%) CRM
16 22 (7.10%) Oracle
16 22 (7.10%) Office 365
17 21 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (6.77%) ERP
17 21 (6.77%) Degree
18 20 (6.45%) Migration
18 20 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (6.13%) Retail
19 19 (6.13%) Windows 7
20 17 (5.48%) .NET
20 17 (5.48%) Marketing
21 16 (5.16%) XML

German Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (2.26%) SharePoint
1 7 (2.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.29%) CMS
2 4 (1.29%) Drupal
2 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 46 (14.84%) MS Office
2 31 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.65%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (4.19%) SAP Retail
2 5 (1.61%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.61%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.61%) SAP MM
3 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.29%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.29%) SAP APO
4 3 (0.97%) SAP SCM
4 3 (0.97%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.65%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.65%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.65%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.65%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.65%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.65%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.32%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.10%) Office 365
2 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.97%) SaaS
3 3 (0.97%) Yammer
4 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.06%) Internet
2 9 (2.90%) GSM
3 7 (2.26%) LAN
3 7 (2.26%) UMTS
3 7 (2.26%) LTE
4 6 (1.94%) SDH
5 4 (1.29%) VPN
5 4 (1.29%) 3G
5 4 (1.29%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (1.29%) Wireless
6 3 (0.97%) RNC
6 3 (0.97%) WAN
7 2 (0.65%) DNS
7 2 (0.65%) MPLS
7 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.65%) Intranet
7 2 (0.65%) Firewall
7 2 (0.65%) IPsec
7 2 (0.65%) 2G
7 2 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.61%) SAP BW
1 5 (1.61%) SAP BI
2 4 (1.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.97%) SAP HANA
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.65%) Big Data
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.32%) DataStage
5 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.32%) VLDB
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.26%) Subversion
1 7 (2.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.97%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.32%) GitLab
3 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
General
1 91 (29.35%) French Language
2 58 (18.71%) Italian Language
3 44 (14.19%) Spanish Language
4 37 (11.94%) Finance
5 30 (9.68%) Telecoms
6 26 (8.39%) Automotive
7 19 (6.13%) Retail
8 17 (5.48%) Marketing
9 13 (4.19%) Polish Language
10 12 (3.87%) Banking
11 11 (3.55%) Legal
11 11 (3.55%) Portuguese Language
12 10 (3.23%) Russian Language
12 10 (3.23%) Dutch Language
13 7 (2.26%) Games
14 6 (1.94%) Law
15 5 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (1.61%) Front Office
15 5 (1.61%) Hebrew Language
16 4 (1.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (16.77%) Analyst
2 38 (12.26%) Consultant
3 30 (9.68%) Developer
4 28 (9.03%) SAP Consultant
5 24 (7.74%) Project Manager
6 18 (5.81%) Support Analyst
7 17 (5.48%) Service Analyst
8 14 (4.52%) 1st Line Support
9 13 (4.19%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (3.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 8 (2.58%) Architect
12 8 (2.58%) Support Engineer
13 7 (2.26%) Bid Manager
13 7 (2.26%) SAP Retail Consultant
13 7 (2.26%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
14 6 (1.94%) Software Support Analyst
14 6 (1.94%) Applications Support
14 6 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (1.94%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.48%) .NET
2 16 (5.16%) XML
3 12 (3.87%) HTML
4 8 (2.58%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.94%) CSS
5 6 (1.94%) SOAP
5 6 (1.94%) EDI
6 4 (1.29%) HTML5
6 4 (1.29%) Java EE
7 2 (0.65%) Silverlight
7 2 (0.65%) CSS3
7 2 (0.65%) Middleware
7 2 (0.65%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.65%) J2EE
7 2 (0.65%) Spring
7 2 (0.65%) JSF
7 2 (0.65%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.65%) Web Services
8 1 (0.32%) Flash
8 1 (0.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.58%) Data Centre
3 6 (1.94%) PMI
4 5 (1.61%) Social Media
5 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.29%) Replication
5 4 (1.29%) Blog
6 3 (0.97%) Device Driver
6 3 (0.97%) Streaming Video
6 3 (0.97%) Telematics
6 3 (0.97%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.97%) iPhone
6 3 (0.97%) User Experience
7 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.65%) DTV
7 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.65%) STB
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.87%) Windows
2 19 (6.13%) Windows 7
3 15 (4.84%) UNIX
4 11 (3.55%) Linux
5 10 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 10 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.61%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.97%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.97%) Android
9 2 (0.65%) Solaris
9 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (12.58%) Project Management
2 28 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (7.42%) CRM
3 23 (7.42%) ITIL
4 21 (6.77%) ERP
5 20 (6.45%) Migration
5 20 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (3.87%) Waterfall
7 12 (3.87%) PRINCE2
8 9 (2.90%) E-Commerce
8 9 (2.90%) Change Management
8 9 (2.90%) Network Planning
9 8 (2.58%) Time Management
9 8 (2.58%) Data Mapping
10 7 (2.26%) Integration Testing
10 7 (2.26%) Business Analysis
10 7 (2.26%) Validation
11 6 (1.94%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.06%) SQL
2 16 (5.16%) Java
3 11 (3.55%) C#
4 10 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.90%) ABAP
6 7 (2.26%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.26%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.26%) Python
7 6 (1.94%) Perl
8 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.97%) PHP
9 3 (0.97%) C++
10 2 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.32%) Ruby
11 1 (0.32%) X++
11 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.32%) SystemTap
11 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 21 (6.77%) Degree
2 9 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.26%) HNC
3 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (1.94%) MCSE
4 6 (1.94%) ISEB
5 5 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.61%) CCNA
5 5 (1.61%) MCP
5 5 (1.61%) PMP
6 2 (0.65%) MBA
6 2 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.32%) MCDST
7 1 (0.32%) MCITP
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) CCVP
7 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.32%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.55%) QA
2 5 (1.61%) SLA
3 4 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.29%) COBIT
4 2 (0.65%) GMP
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) vSphere
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) KVM
4 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.65%) Puppet
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) OpenView
3 1 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.32%) Netcool
3 1 (0.32%) OVSD
3 1 (0.32%) Netcool/Proviso
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 67 (21.61%) SAP
2 47 (15.16%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.10%) Oracle
4 14 (4.52%) Huawei
5 10 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 10 (3.23%) Nokia
5 10 (3.23%) IBM
6 7 (2.26%) Siemens
6 7 (2.26%) Cramer
6 7 (2.26%) VMware
7 5 (1.61%) Amdocs
7 5 (1.61%) Remedy
7 5 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.97%) Symantec
8 3 (0.97%) HP
8 3 (0.97%) Ericsson
8 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.97%) ZTE
9 2 (0.65%) ComArch
9 2 (0.65%) Splunk
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