The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
German Language
Rank 361 417 392
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -25
Contract jobs citing German Language 232 154 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the General category 1.11% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 71
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £147 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £27.20 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £11.00 £13.84
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -20.49%
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20885 21936 25773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.79% 43.03% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12906 13420 15327
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 £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 639 731
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +58 187 £420 +12.00% 52
London +19 78 £461 +23.00% 27
South East +2 25 £288 +21.05% 17
Berkshire +11 17 £240 +26.31% 10
City of London +35 15 £400 +10.34% 12
Scotland -18 9 £468 +567.85%
Bracknell +12 6 £200 - 2
Edinburgh -25 5 £585 +735.71%
East of England -22 4 - - 2
Hampshire -16 3 - -
Reading +10 2 £425 +21.42% 5
Surrey 0 2 £431 +7.81% 2
North West -6 2 £300 +20.00% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £543 -
Yorkshire - 2 £543 -
Essex - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £543 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Cheshire +6 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
Birmingham +1 1 £250 - 1
Maidenhead -6 1 - - 1
West Midlands -20 1 £250 - 2
North East -23 1 £130 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £130 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £130 - 1
Newport - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Oxford - - - -

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 123 (24.75%) Finance
2 92 (18.51%) SAP
3 88 (17.71%) Project Management
4 76 (15.29%) French Language
5 63 (12.68%) Telecoms
6 49 (9.86%) Migration
7 47 (9.46%) Oracle
8 43 (8.65%) SQL
8 43 (8.65%) Retail
9 42 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (8.05%) Microsoft
10 40 (8.05%) Banking
11 36 (7.24%) Programme Management
11 36 (7.24%) Italian Language
12 35 (7.04%) Degree
12 35 (7.04%) Windows
13 34 (6.84%) Business Analysis
14 33 (6.64%) Java
15 32 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (5.84%) MS Office
17 28 (5.63%) MS Excel
18 27 (5.43%) Spanish Language
19 25 (5.03%) Change Management
20 24 (4.83%) SQL Server
21 23 (4.63%) Linux
21 23 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
22 22 (4.43%) E-Commerce
22 22 (4.43%) Agile Software Development
23 21 (4.23%) ERP
24 19 (3.82%) PL/SQL

German Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (3.02%) IBM Notes
2 11 (2.21%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.01%) CMS
4 7 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.01%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.80%) Magnolia
7 3 (0.60%) SAS
7 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.40%) MTS
8 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.40%) Drupal
8 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 29 (5.84%) MS Office
2 28 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.81%) MS Project
4 7 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.01%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.01%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.80%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.20%) CATIA
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.42%) SAP FI
1 17 (3.42%) SAP CO
2 15 (3.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (2.82%) SAP SRM
4 13 (2.62%) SAP ERP
5 12 (2.41%) SAP SD
6 8 (1.61%) SAP MM
7 7 (1.41%) SAP PP
8 5 (1.01%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.01%) SAP Retail
8 5 (1.01%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.80%) SAP APO
9 4 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.80%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.60%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.60%) CA Clarity
10 3 (0.60%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.40%) SAP ECC
11 2 (0.40%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.60%) IaaS
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.41%) SDH
2 10 (2.01%) Internet
2 10 (2.01%) LTE
3 8 (1.61%) Firewall
4 6 (1.21%) BGP
4 6 (1.21%) LAN
4 6 (1.21%) DHCP
4 6 (1.21%) DNS
4 6 (1.21%) VLAN
5 5 (1.01%) Network Security
5 5 (1.01%) WAN
5 5 (1.01%) BOOTP
6 4 (0.80%) 3G
6 4 (0.80%) MPLS
6 4 (0.80%) VPN
7 3 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.60%) Multicast
7 3 (0.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.41%) DB2
5 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.80%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.80%) MySQL
6 4 (0.80%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.60%) Big Data
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.40%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 9 (1.81%) JIRA
2 8 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.60%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.60%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) Maven
5 1 (0.20%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.20%) eCATT
5 1 (0.20%) Hudson
5 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.20%) Toad
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.20%) ERwin
5 1 (0.20%) NUnit
5 1 (0.20%) LSMW
General
1 123 (24.75%) Finance
2 76 (15.29%) French Language
3 63 (12.68%) Telecoms
4 43 (8.65%) Retail
5 40 (8.05%) Banking
6 36 (7.24%) Italian Language
7 27 (5.43%) Spanish Language
8 18 (3.62%) Marketing
9 16 (3.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (2.82%) Dutch Language
10 14 (2.82%) Investment Banking
11 11 (2.21%) Retail Banking
12 10 (2.01%) Automotive
13 9 (1.81%) Legal
14 8 (1.61%) Manufacturing
14 8 (1.61%) Publishing
14 8 (1.61%) Russian Language
15 7 (1.41%) Polish Language
16 5 (1.01%) Portuguese Language
16 5 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 81 (16.30%) Consultant
2 64 (12.88%) Analyst
3 48 (9.66%) Project Manager
4 43 (8.65%) Developer
5 39 (7.85%) SAP Consultant
6 35 (7.04%) Architect
7 34 (6.84%) Business Analyst
8 33 (6.64%) Programme Manager
9 20 (4.02%) Business Manager
10 15 (3.02%) Junior
11 14 (2.82%) SAP Manager
12 13 (2.62%) Coordinator
12 13 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.41%) Java Developer
13 12 (2.41%) Product Manager
14 10 (2.01%) Contracts Manager
15 9 (1.81%) SAP Trainer
15 9 (1.81%) Trainer
15 9 (1.81%) Support Analyst
15 9 (1.81%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.62%) .NET
2 16 (3.22%) J2EE
3 13 (2.62%) XML
4 11 (2.21%) HTML
4 11 (2.21%) Web Services
4 11 (2.21%) Spring
5 9 (1.81%) Hibernate
6 8 (1.61%) JSON
6 8 (1.61%) JSP
7 7 (1.41%) EJB
7 7 (1.41%) Mason
8 6 (1.21%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.21%) jQuery
8 6 (1.21%) SOAP
9 5 (1.01%) Servlets
9 5 (1.01%) Middleware
9 5 (1.01%) REST
10 4 (0.80%) Zend Framework
10 4 (0.80%) CSS
10 4 (0.80%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.01%) Mobile App
2 9 (1.81%) FMCG
3 7 (1.41%) Social Media
3 7 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.41%) PMI
4 5 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.01%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (0.80%) Open Source
5 4 (0.80%) iPad
6 3 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (0.60%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.60%) Handset
7 2 (0.40%) Derivative
7 2 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.40%) Informatics
7 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.40%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.40%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.04%) Windows
2 23 (4.63%) Linux
3 14 (2.82%) Windows XP
4 12 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.81%) UNIX
6 8 (1.61%) Solaris
7 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.01%) Android
9 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) zOS
10 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (17.71%) Project Management
2 49 (9.86%) Migration
3 42 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (7.24%) Programme Management
5 34 (6.84%) Business Analysis
6 32 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (5.03%) Change Management
8 22 (4.43%) E-Commerce
8 22 (4.43%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (4.23%) ERP
10 18 (3.62%) ITIL
11 17 (3.42%) PRINCE2
12 15 (3.02%) Data Modelling
12 15 (3.02%) Logistics
12 15 (3.02%) Analytics
13 14 (2.82%) Data Management
13 14 (2.82%) CRM
14 13 (2.62%) GAP Analysis
14 13 (2.62%) Validation
15 12 (2.41%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 43 (8.65%) SQL
2 33 (6.64%) Java
3 19 (3.82%) PL/SQL
4 13 (2.62%) C#
5 11 (2.21%) C
6 10 (2.01%) C++
7 9 (1.81%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.61%) ABAP
9 7 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.21%) Perl
10 6 (1.21%) PHP
11 5 (1.01%) VB
12 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.60%) PL/1
14 2 (0.40%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.40%) VB6
14 2 (0.40%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.20%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (7.04%) Degree
2 8 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.21%) PMP
4 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.60%) CISSP
6 3 (0.60%) CCIE
6 3 (0.60%) CCNP
6 3 (0.60%) CCDP
6 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.40%) CIPD
7 2 (0.40%) ACCA
7 2 (0.40%) VTSP
7 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.40%) PhD
7 2 (0.40%) CIMA
8 1 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.82%) QA
2 6 (1.21%) GxP
2 6 (1.21%) SLA
3 4 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.80%) AIFMD
4 3 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.40%) GAAP
6 1 (0.20%) CDISC
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.20%) XenApp
3 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.20%) Nagios
2 1 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.20%) SCCM
2 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (18.51%) SAP
2 47 (9.46%) Oracle
3 40 (8.05%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.02%) Lotus
4 15 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.82%) Cisco
6 13 (2.62%) IBM
7 11 (2.21%) Informatica
8 10 (2.01%) HP
8 10 (2.01%) Google
9 8 (1.61%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.61%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.41%) Juniper
10 7 (1.41%) Huawei
11 5 (1.01%) Infoblox
11 5 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.80%) Siemens
12 4 (0.80%) Siebel
12 4 (0.80%) F5
12 4 (0.80%) CheckPoint
Central London / West End
Salt
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £470 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £395.67 - £633.06 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MRP Global
Rate: Excellent rates / salaries offered
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €700 per day
Posted: 20 days ago