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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 460 358 382
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +24
Contract jobs citing German Language 116 228 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.57% 1.12% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 99 42
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£400 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £245 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £630 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.10 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.73 £58.34 £81.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.12% -46.21%

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
20530 20268 18681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.06% 39.65% 41.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12798 12320 11299
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 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 624 604
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -121 106 £400 -5.88% 73
London -43 44 £400 -21.95% 34
South East -33 17 £375 +15.38% 18
City of London -7 11 £345 -41.02% 8
Berkshire +6 10 £300 -9.77% 11
East of England +10 6 £401 - 6
North West -8 6 - - 2
West Midlands +2 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £400 +185.71% 2
Milton Keynes -8 5 £400 +185.71% 2
Cheshire - 5 - - 1
Birmingham -1 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 £401 - 2
East Midlands -3 3 £210 - 2
Nottingham - 3 £210 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £210 - 1
Luton - 3 £401 - 2
Bracknell - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Reading +2 1 - - 4
Yorkshire -9 1 £135 -66.08% 1
Manchester -14 1 - - 1
South West -15 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Kenilworth - - - -

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 74 (29.02%) French Language
2 45 (17.65%) SAP
3 42 (16.47%) MS Excel
4 39 (15.29%) Project Management
5 38 (14.90%) Microsoft
6 36 (14.12%) Italian Language
7 34 (13.33%) MS Office
8 33 (12.94%) Finance
9 32 (12.55%) Spanish Language
10 29 (11.37%) Degree
11 26 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (9.41%) Windows
13 23 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (8.63%) Dutch Language
15 20 (7.84%) E-Commerce
16 19 (7.45%) Telecoms
17 18 (7.06%) CRM
17 18 (7.06%) Retail
18 17 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
19 16 (6.27%) Publishing
20 15 (5.88%) Marketing
21 14 (5.49%) ERP
21 14 (5.49%) Java
21 14 (5.49%) SQL
22 13 (5.10%) Oracle
22 13 (5.10%) Data Analysis
22 13 (5.10%) User Experience
23 12 (4.71%) Business Analysis
23 12 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
23 12 (4.71%) OO

German Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.57%) CMS
2 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.18%) Lync
2 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.18%) FileNet
3 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.78%) IIS
3 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.78%) Apache
3 2 (0.78%) nginx
3 2 (0.78%) Jetty
4 1 (0.39%) WordPress
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.39%) Node.js
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.39%) JBoss
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 42 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 34 (13.33%) MS Office
3 17 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.57%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.18%) Windchill
7 2 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.96%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.96%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.57%) SAP SCM
3 4 (1.57%) SAP WM
4 3 (1.18%) SAP APO
4 3 (1.18%) SAP R/3
4 3 (1.18%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.18%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.78%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.78%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.78%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.78%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.39%) SAP HUM
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Office 365
2 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.78%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.39%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.53%) Internet
2 5 (1.96%) Firewall
3 4 (1.57%) LTE
3 4 (1.57%) LAN
3 4 (1.57%) WAN
4 3 (1.18%) 3GPP
4 3 (1.18%) VPN
4 3 (1.18%) 3G
4 3 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.18%) 2G
4 3 (1.18%) RNC
5 2 (0.78%) Extranet
5 2 (0.78%) Network Security
5 2 (0.78%) MPLS
5 2 (0.78%) DNS
5 2 (0.78%) SAN
5 2 (0.78%) DHCP
5 2 (0.78%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.78%) FTP
5 2 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.96%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.18%) MySQL
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.78%) DB2
4 2 (0.78%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.39%) Essbase
5 1 (0.39%) IMS/DB
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.18%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) Maven
3 1 (0.39%) JUnit
3 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 74 (29.02%) French Language
2 36 (14.12%) Italian Language
3 33 (12.94%) Finance
4 32 (12.55%) Spanish Language
5 22 (8.63%) Dutch Language
6 19 (7.45%) Telecoms
7 18 (7.06%) Retail
8 16 (6.27%) Publishing
9 15 (5.88%) Marketing
10 9 (3.53%) Banking
10 9 (3.53%) Russian Language
11 8 (3.14%) Automotive
11 8 (3.14%) Legal
12 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.57%) Electronics
12 4 (1.57%) Billing
12 4 (1.57%) Swedish Language
13 3 (1.18%) Turkish Language
13 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
13 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (19.22%) Analyst
2 33 (12.94%) Project Manager
3 32 (12.55%) Consultant
4 31 (12.16%) Developer
5 18 (7.06%) Business Analyst
6 16 (6.27%) SAP Consultant
7 13 (5.10%) Service Analyst
8 10 (3.92%) Data Analyst
8 10 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (3.53%) SAP Manager
10 7 (2.75%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.35%) Programme Manager
12 5 (1.96%) Architect
12 5 (1.96%) SAP Project Manager
12 5 (1.96%) Team Leader
12 5 (1.96%) iOS Developer
13 4 (1.57%) Sitecore Developer
13 4 (1.57%) IT Project Manager
13 4 (1.57%) SAP WM Consultant
13 4 (1.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.31%) HTML
1 11 (4.31%) .NET
2 8 (3.14%) CSS
3 7 (2.75%) XML
4 6 (2.35%) HTML5
5 5 (1.96%) Web Services
5 5 (1.96%) JSON
5 5 (1.96%) J2EE
6 4 (1.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.18%) CSS3
7 3 (1.18%) XSLT
7 3 (1.18%) XHTML
7 3 (1.18%) LAMP
8 2 (0.78%) XSD
8 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (0.78%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.78%) jQuery
8 2 (0.78%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.39%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.10%) User Experience
3 11 (4.31%) Data Conversion
4 7 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.96%) Open Source
7 4 (1.57%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.57%) Psychology
7 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.18%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.18%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.78%) Social Media
9 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.78%) Equities
9 2 (0.78%) Derivative
9 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.41%) Windows
2 11 (4.31%) Linux
3 9 (3.53%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.96%) UNIX
5 5 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.39%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.29%) Project Management
2 26 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (7.84%) E-Commerce
4 18 (7.06%) CRM
5 14 (5.49%) ERP
6 13 (5.10%) Data Analysis
7 12 (4.71%) Business Analysis
7 12 (4.71%) OO
7 12 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (4.31%) Migration
8 11 (4.31%) Waterfall
9 10 (3.92%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.92%) Project Planning
10 9 (3.53%) Data Mapping
10 9 (3.53%) Analytics
11 8 (3.14%) UML
11 8 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (2.75%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.75%) Change Management
12 7 (2.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.49%) Java
1 14 (5.49%) SQL
2 8 (3.14%) VB
2 8 (3.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.96%) ABAP
3 5 (1.96%) PHP
4 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.18%) VBA
4 3 (1.18%) Python
4 3 (1.18%) C
4 3 (1.18%) C++
5 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.78%) R
5 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.39%) Korn
6 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.39%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (11.37%) Degree
2 6 (2.35%) ISEB
2 6 (2.35%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.96%) CCNP
3 5 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.57%) PMP
4 4 (1.57%) VCP4
5 3 (1.18%) MBA
5 3 (1.18%) CCNA
5 3 (1.18%) CCIE
6 2 (0.78%) CISSP
6 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) CISM
7 1 (0.39%) VTSP
7 1 (0.39%) PgMP
7 1 (0.39%) CCA
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.96%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.18%) SLA
3 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.78%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Xen
4 1 (0.39%) NDS
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.39%) XenApp
4 1 (0.39%) XenServer
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) OpenView
1 3 (1.18%) Netcool
1 3 (1.18%) OVSD
1 3 (1.18%) SCCM
1 3 (1.18%) SCSM
2 2 (0.78%) Ansible
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.78%) Nagios
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.39%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (17.65%) SAP
2 38 (14.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.10%) Oracle
4 10 (3.92%) Cisco
4 10 (3.92%) HP
5 8 (3.14%) Citrix
6 7 (2.75%) IBM
6 7 (2.75%) VMware
7 6 (2.35%) Intel
8 5 (1.96%) Google
8 5 (1.96%) Apple
8 5 (1.96%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.57%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.57%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.57%) Nokia
9 4 (1.57%) Adobe
9 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.18%) Actix
10 3 (1.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 3 (1.18%) ArcSight
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