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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
German Language
Rank 442 415 456
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +41
Contract jobs citing German Language 172 166 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.76% 0.76% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 57
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£420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £156 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £218 £269
% change year-on-year
+56.55% -19.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £33.35 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.00%

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
22515 21985 24123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.57% 41.91% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14065 13876 14323
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 £273 £272 £275
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 530 583 735
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.96 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -15 146 £419 +19.64% 89
London -31 58 £450 +20.00% 48
South East -13 21 £375 +134.37% 24
City of London +14 13 £444 +47.91% 10
Berkshire +20 12 £345 - 10
East of England -8 8 £244 - 5
West Midlands -23 6 - - 2
Reading +12 5 £341 - 2
North West -9 5 £313 -24.24% 4
Hampshire -9 5 - - 1
Nottingham +12 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +8 4 - -
East Midlands +5 4 - -
Yorkshire +1 4 £335 - 4
Manchester -1 4 £311 -24.54% 2
Surrey -8 2 £318 - 5
Scotland -11 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £225 -
Bedford - 2 £225 -
Havant - 2 - -
Cheshire +4 1 £450 - 2
Bracknell -1 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £435 - 1
Edinburgh -10 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £225 - 3
Glasgow - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £435 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £225 - 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 3

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 90 (22.17%) SAP
2 63 (15.52%) French Language
3 58 (14.29%) Finance
4 49 (12.07%) Project Management
5 45 (11.08%) Telecoms
6 44 (10.84%) Microsoft
7 39 (9.61%) Retail
8 35 (8.62%) Windows
9 33 (8.13%) SQL
10 30 (7.39%) Oracle
10 30 (7.39%) E-Commerce
10 30 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (7.14%) Linux
11 29 (7.14%) Migration
12 28 (6.90%) MS Office
12 28 (6.90%) Java
13 27 (6.65%) MS Excel
13 27 (6.65%) Degree
14 26 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (5.67%) ERP
17 21 (5.17%) SQL Server
17 21 (5.17%) Spanish Language
18 19 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (4.68%) .NET
18 19 (4.68%) Cisco
19 18 (4.43%) Italian Language
19 18 (4.43%) Analytics
20 17 (4.19%) Mentoring
20 17 (4.19%) Banking

German Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.69%) IBM Notes
2 9 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.22%) CMS
3 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.99%) Magnolia
5 2 (0.49%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.25%) Site Server
6 1 (0.25%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (6.90%) MS Office
2 27 (6.65%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.97%) Mathematica
4 7 (1.72%) MS Project
5 6 (1.48%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.99%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.74%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (4.19%) SAP SD
2 15 (3.69%) SAP ERP
3 9 (2.22%) SAP MM
3 9 (2.22%) SAP CO
4 8 (1.97%) SAP FI
4 8 (1.97%) SAP PP
5 7 (1.72%) SAP WM
6 6 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (1.48%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (1.23%) SAP QM
7 5 (1.23%) SAP Retail
7 5 (1.23%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.74%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.74%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.74%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.74%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.49%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.49%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.69%) Internet
2 11 (2.71%) DHCP
2 11 (2.71%) DNS
3 7 (1.72%) Firewall
3 7 (1.72%) LTE
4 6 (1.48%) Network Security
4 6 (1.48%) WAN
4 6 (1.48%) SDH
5 5 (1.23%) BOOTP
6 4 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (0.99%) LAN
6 4 (0.99%) BGP
6 4 (0.99%) 3G
7 3 (0.74%) Extranet
7 3 (0.74%) SAN
7 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.74%) 2G
7 3 (0.74%) ATM
7 3 (0.74%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.97%) SAP BW
4 7 (1.72%) DB2
4 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.48%) PowerCenter
5 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.99%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.99%) Big Data
7 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.99%) MySQL
7 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.74%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.74%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.72%) JIRA
3 4 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (0.99%) Subversion
4 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.49%) LSMW
6 1 (0.25%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.25%) MSI
6 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.25%) eCATT
6 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.25%) Hudson
General
1 63 (15.52%) French Language
2 58 (14.29%) Finance
3 45 (11.08%) Telecoms
4 39 (9.61%) Retail
5 21 (5.17%) Spanish Language
6 18 (4.43%) Italian Language
7 17 (4.19%) Banking
8 14 (3.45%) Marketing
9 13 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (2.46%) Publishing
11 9 (2.22%) Dutch Language
12 8 (1.97%) Legal
13 7 (1.72%) Investment Banking
14 6 (1.48%) Manufacturing
14 6 (1.48%) Automotive
15 5 (1.23%) Russian Language
16 3 (0.74%) Polish Language
16 3 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
16 3 (0.74%) Swedish Language
16 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (19.46%) Consultant
2 47 (11.58%) Developer
3 45 (11.08%) Analyst
4 42 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
5 40 (9.85%) Project Manager
6 25 (6.16%) Architect
7 19 (4.68%) Business Analyst
8 13 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (2.22%) Programme Manager
9 9 (2.22%) Junior
9 9 (2.22%) Team Leader
9 9 (2.22%) Informatica Consultant
10 8 (1.97%) Support Analyst
10 8 (1.97%) Java Developer
10 8 (1.97%) SAP SD Consultant
11 7 (1.72%) Support Engineer
11 7 (1.72%) Coordinator
11 7 (1.72%) SAP Manager
12 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Consultant
12 6 (1.48%) Project Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.68%) .NET
2 16 (3.94%) XML
3 15 (3.69%) HTML
4 12 (2.96%) Web Services
5 10 (2.46%) J2EE
6 9 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.97%) JSON
8 6 (1.48%) Spring
8 6 (1.48%) Middleware
8 6 (1.48%) SOAP
8 6 (1.48%) REST
9 5 (1.23%) CSS
9 5 (1.23%) JSP
10 4 (0.99%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.99%) Zend Framework
11 3 (0.74%) Java EE
11 3 (0.74%) Mason
11 3 (0.74%) iOS SDK
11 3 (0.74%) Android SDK
11 3 (0.74%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.94%) User Experience
3 12 (2.96%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.72%) Open Source
5 6 (1.48%) Social Media
5 6 (1.48%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.48%) PMI
5 6 (1.48%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.23%) FMCG
7 4 (0.99%) Psychology
7 4 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.99%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.99%) Graphic Design
7 4 (0.99%) Informatics
8 3 (0.74%) Replication
8 3 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.49%) Wiki
9 2 (0.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.62%) Windows
2 29 (7.14%) Linux
3 12 (2.96%) Windows XP
3 12 (2.96%) Windows 7
4 11 (2.71%) UNIX
5 8 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.23%) Solaris
8 3 (0.74%) Android
9 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (12.07%) Project Management
2 30 (7.39%) E-Commerce
3 29 (7.14%) Migration
4 26 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (5.67%) ERP
7 19 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (4.43%) Analytics
9 17 (4.19%) Mentoring
9 17 (4.19%) ITIL
9 17 (4.19%) Change Management
10 15 (3.69%) Service Delivery
10 15 (3.69%) Logistics
11 14 (3.45%) OO
12 12 (2.96%) CRM
12 12 (2.96%) SEO
12 12 (2.96%) Business Analysis
13 11 (2.71%) Scrum
13 11 (2.71%) PRINCE2
13 11 (2.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.13%) SQL
2 28 (6.90%) Java
3 15 (3.69%) ABAP
4 13 (3.20%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.22%) PHP
6 8 (1.97%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.72%) Perl
7 7 (1.72%) C#
8 6 (1.48%) C++
8 6 (1.48%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.99%) PL/1
10 3 (0.74%) SAPscript
10 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.74%) Korn
11 2 (0.49%) VB6
11 2 (0.49%) Python
11 2 (0.49%) VB
11 2 (0.49%) C
12 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (6.65%) Degree
2 7 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (1.72%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.48%) CCNP
4 4 (0.99%) CCIE
5 3 (0.74%) MCP
5 3 (0.74%) CCNA
5 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.49%) CIMA
6 2 (0.49%) JNCIA
6 2 (0.49%) JNCIS
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.49%) CCDP
6 2 (0.49%) CISSP
6 2 (0.49%) ACCA
7 1 (0.25%) CISA
7 1 (0.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.45%) QA
2 12 (2.96%) SLA
3 5 (1.23%) GxP
4 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) GAAP
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.23%) XenApp
4 4 (0.99%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.74%) MetaFrame
5 3 (0.74%) vSphere
5 3 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.49%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.25%) Squid
7 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.23%) Control-M
2 4 (0.99%) SCCM
2 4 (0.99%) SCOM
3 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 90 (22.17%) SAP
2 44 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.39%) Oracle
4 19 (4.68%) Cisco
5 15 (3.69%) IBM
5 15 (3.69%) Lotus
6 10 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.46%) TIBCO
6 10 (2.46%) Informatica
6 10 (2.46%) HP
6 10 (2.46%) Google
7 9 (2.22%) VMware
8 8 (1.97%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (1.48%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.23%) Infoblox
10 5 (1.23%) NetApp
10 5 (1.23%) Citrix
10 5 (1.23%) Adobe
11 4 (0.99%) Siebel
11 4 (0.99%) Juniper
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