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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
German Language
Rank 378 420 440
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +20
Contract jobs citing German Language 242 169 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the General category 1.08% 0.77% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 79
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£413 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £148 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
+46.59% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.25 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.25 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £10.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+40.47% -16.00%

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
22326 22025 25607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 42.36% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13593 13654 15130
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 536 596 745
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -17.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +30 199 £400 +33.33% 54
London -3 68 £450 +44.00% 33
South East +5 33 £288 +74.24% 13
Berkshire +21 21 £258 - 9
City of London +24 13 £425 +41.66% 15
East of England -22 9 £269 - 5
Bracknell - 7 £200 -
Hampshire -8 6 - - 2
Reading +13 5 £375 - 5
Yorkshire +7 4 £335 - 1
North West -10 4 £305 -26.06% 2
Scotland -27 4 - - 1
Manchester -8 3 £310 -24.84% 2
West Midlands -24 3 £250 +92.30%
Surrey +2 2 £274 -31.56% 2
Edinburgh -13 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1
Nottingham +13 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +10 1 - -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £225 - 4
Cambridge -3 1 £225 - 4
Birmingham -8 1 £250 +108.33%
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £435 -
Oxfordshire -17 1 £400 +150.00%
Milton Keynes - 1 £435 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 88 (19.91%) SAP
2 73 (16.52%) Finance
3 67 (15.16%) French Language
4 55 (12.44%) Project Management
5 52 (11.76%) Telecoms
6 45 (10.18%) Microsoft
7 41 (9.28%) Retail
8 38 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (8.14%) Migration
9 36 (8.14%) Windows
9 36 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (7.92%) SQL
11 32 (7.24%) MS Excel
12 31 (7.01%) Oracle
13 30 (6.79%) E-Commerce
14 28 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (6.33%) MS Office
14 28 (6.33%) Degree
15 25 (5.66%) Linux
16 24 (5.43%) SQL Server
16 24 (5.43%) Java
16 24 (5.43%) Banking
17 21 (4.75%) Change Management
17 21 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (4.75%) Spanish Language
18 20 (4.52%) Italian Language
18 20 (4.52%) Active Directory
19 19 (4.30%) Cisco
19 19 (4.30%) ERP
20 18 (4.07%) Windows XP

German Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.39%) IBM Notes
2 10 (2.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.26%) CMS
3 6 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.90%) Magnolia
6 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.45%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.23%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) Site Server
8 1 (0.23%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.23%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 32 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.33%) MS Office
3 9 (2.04%) MS Project
4 8 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.81%) Mathematica
5 5 (1.13%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.90%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.07%) SAP CO
2 17 (3.85%) SAP FI
3 16 (3.62%) SAP SD
4 15 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (2.49%) SAP ERP
6 7 (1.58%) SAP MM
7 6 (1.36%) SAP PP
8 5 (1.13%) SAP Retail
8 5 (1.13%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.90%) SAP WM
9 4 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.90%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.90%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.68%) SAP QM
10 3 (0.68%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.68%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.68%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.68%) CA Clarity
11 2 (0.45%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.94%) Internet
2 12 (2.71%) DHCP
2 12 (2.71%) DNS
3 7 (1.58%) Network Security
4 6 (1.36%) LTE
4 6 (1.36%) BOOTP
4 6 (1.36%) Firewall
4 6 (1.36%) WAN
4 6 (1.36%) SDH
5 4 (0.90%) LAN
5 4 (0.90%) BGP
6 3 (0.68%) Extranet
6 3 (0.68%) 3G
6 3 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.68%) ATM
6 3 (0.68%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (0.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.58%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.36%) DB2
5 6 (1.36%) PowerCenter
6 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.90%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.90%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.90%) Big Data
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.68%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.68%) MySQL
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.45%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.81%) JIRA
3 5 (1.13%) Subversion
4 4 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.45%) LSMW
6 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) Hudson
7 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.23%) eCATT
7 1 (0.23%) MagicDraw
7 1 (0.23%) MSI
7 1 (0.23%) NUnit
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
General
1 73 (16.52%) Finance
2 67 (15.16%) French Language
3 52 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 41 (9.28%) Retail
5 24 (5.43%) Banking
6 21 (4.75%) Spanish Language
7 20 (4.52%) Italian Language
8 15 (3.39%) Marketing
8 15 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (2.71%) Investment Banking
10 11 (2.49%) Dutch Language
11 10 (2.26%) Automotive
12 8 (1.81%) Legal
12 8 (1.81%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.81%) Publishing
13 5 (1.13%) Russian Language
14 4 (0.90%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.90%) Front Office
15 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.68%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (17.42%) Consultant
2 52 (11.76%) Analyst
3 46 (10.41%) Developer
4 41 (9.28%) SAP Consultant
5 34 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 32 (7.24%) Architect
7 22 (4.98%) Business Analyst
8 17 (3.85%) Programme Manager
9 13 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (2.94%) Product Manager
10 11 (2.49%) Trainer
11 10 (2.26%) Junior
11 10 (2.26%) Business Manager
12 9 (2.04%) Informatica Consultant
12 9 (2.04%) Coordinator
12 9 (2.04%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.04%) SAP Trainer
12 9 (2.04%) SAP SD Consultant
13 8 (1.81%) Team Leader
13 8 (1.81%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.39%) XML
2 14 (3.17%) .NET
3 13 (2.94%) HTML
4 12 (2.71%) Web Services
4 12 (2.71%) JSON
5 10 (2.26%) J2EE
6 8 (1.81%) REST
7 7 (1.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.36%) Mason
8 6 (1.36%) JSP
8 6 (1.36%) SOAP
8 6 (1.36%) Spring
9 5 (1.13%) Middleware
9 5 (1.13%) Android SDK
10 4 (0.90%) jQuery
10 4 (0.90%) Zend Framework
10 4 (0.90%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.90%) CSS
11 3 (0.68%) Struts
11 3 (0.68%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.39%) User Experience
3 11 (2.49%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.58%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.36%) PMI
5 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.36%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.36%) Social Media
6 5 (1.13%) Open Source
6 5 (1.13%) FMCG
7 4 (0.90%) Informatics
7 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (0.68%) Psychology
8 3 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.68%) Replication
8 3 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.14%) Windows
2 25 (5.66%) Linux
3 18 (4.07%) Windows XP
4 14 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.26%) UNIX
6 9 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.36%) Android
8 6 (1.36%) Solaris
9 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) zOS
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (12.44%) Project Management
2 38 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (8.14%) Migration
4 30 (6.79%) E-Commerce
5 28 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (4.75%) Change Management
6 21 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (4.30%) ERP
8 18 (4.07%) ITIL
8 18 (4.07%) Programme Management
9 16 (3.62%) Business Analysis
9 16 (3.62%) Analytics
9 16 (3.62%) Mentoring
10 15 (3.39%) Service Delivery
11 14 (3.17%) OO
11 14 (3.17%) Logistics
12 13 (2.94%) Validation
12 13 (2.94%) CRM
12 13 (2.94%) PRINCE2
13 11 (2.49%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.92%) SQL
2 24 (5.43%) Java
3 14 (3.17%) PL/SQL
4 13 (2.94%) ABAP
5 9 (2.04%) C#
6 8 (1.81%) Perl
6 8 (1.81%) PHP
7 7 (1.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.36%) C++
8 6 (1.36%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.90%) C
10 3 (0.68%) PL/1
10 3 (0.68%) SAPscript
10 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.45%) VB
11 2 (0.45%) VB6
11 2 (0.45%) Korn
11 2 (0.45%) Python
11 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (6.33%) Degree
2 7 (1.58%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.36%) CCNP
3 6 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.90%) CCIE
6 3 (0.68%) MCP
6 3 (0.68%) CCNA
6 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.45%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.45%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.45%) CCDP
7 2 (0.45%) PMP
7 2 (0.45%) ACCA
7 2 (0.45%) CIMA
8 1 (0.23%) MBA
8 1 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.17%) QA
2 12 (2.71%) SLA
3 8 (1.81%) GxP
4 4 (0.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.45%) GAAP
7 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.13%) XenApp
4 4 (0.90%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.68%) MetaFrame
5 3 (0.68%) vSphere
5 3 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.45%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.23%) Squid
7 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.13%) Control-M
2 4 (0.90%) SCCM
2 4 (0.90%) SCOM
3 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.23%) Nagios
4 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 88 (19.91%) SAP
2 45 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.01%) Oracle
4 19 (4.30%) Cisco
5 15 (3.39%) IBM
5 15 (3.39%) Lotus
6 13 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.04%) Informatica
7 9 (2.04%) HP
7 9 (2.04%) Google
8 8 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (1.58%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.58%) Juniper
9 7 (1.58%) VMware
10 6 (1.36%) Infoblox
10 6 (1.36%) Adobe
11 5 (1.13%) Citrix
11 5 (1.13%) NetApp
12 4 (0.90%) Avaya
12 4 (0.90%) Siebel
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