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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 449 354 386
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +32
Contract jobs citing German Language 150 256 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.70% 1.21% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 117 39
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£400 £450 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £341 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +36.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 22
Average hourly rate £13.25 £10.25 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.26% -64.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.25 £81.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £10.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+29.26% -67.96%

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
21562 21144 20390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 38.81% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13295 13134 12226
Average daily rate £435 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 576 631
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 27 April 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
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 27 April 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 -92 128 £400 -15.78% 67
London -89 44 £425 -15.00% 31
South East -37 25 £340 +2.25% 21
City of London -19 11 £372 -21.73% 16
East of England +13 8 £401 - 2
East Sussex - 8 £100 - 4
Scotland +6 7 - -
Berkshire 0 7 £438 +31.57% 7
Birmingham -3 7 £300 -
West Midlands -9 7 £300 -36.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £369 +154.31% 3
Brighton - 6 - - 3
Bedfordshire +8 5 £401 - 1
Milton Keynes 0 5 £400 +175.86% 1
East Midlands -1 4 £210 - 1
Edinburgh -5 4 - -
North West -19 4 - - 6
Nottinghamshire - 4 £210 -
Nottingham - 4 £210 -
Luton +6 3 £401 -
Cheshire -6 3 - - 4
Reading - 3 £400 - 3
Chester - 3 - - 3
Hertfordshire +2 2 - -
Glasgow -3 2 - -
Hampshire -9 2 £408 +30.40% 2
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £475 -
Bracknell +4 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 - - 1

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 72 (28.13%) French Language
2 48 (18.75%) MS Office
3 44 (17.19%) MS Excel
4 43 (16.80%) Microsoft
5 38 (14.84%) SAP
5 38 (14.84%) Finance
6 37 (14.45%) Project Management
6 37 (14.45%) Italian Language
7 32 (12.50%) Spanish Language
8 31 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (10.94%) Telecoms
10 26 (10.16%) Degree
11 25 (9.77%) Internet
12 24 (9.38%) Dutch Language
13 23 (8.98%) CRM
14 22 (8.59%) Windows
15 20 (7.81%) ITIL
15 20 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (7.42%) MS PowerPoint
17 18 (7.03%) Waterfall
18 15 (5.86%) Migration
18 15 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (5.86%) SQL
18 15 (5.86%) Retail
19 14 (5.47%) Marketing
19 14 (5.47%) Automotive
20 13 (5.08%) Publishing
20 13 (5.08%) .NET
20 13 (5.08%) Nokia
20 13 (5.08%) Active Directory

German Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.17%) Lync
2 3 (1.17%) FileNet
2 3 (1.17%) CMS
2 3 (1.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.78%) Jetty
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%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.78%) nginx
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.39%) Node.js
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.39%) JBoss
4 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (18.75%) MS Office
2 44 (17.19%) MS Excel
3 19 (7.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.17%) MS Project
6 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.95%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.56%) SAP APO
4 3 (1.17%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.17%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.17%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.17%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.17%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.78%) SAP LE
5 2 (0.78%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.78%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.39%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.39%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.39%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.78%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.39%) Taleo
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.77%) Internet
2 10 (3.91%) LTE
3 8 (3.13%) GSM
3 8 (3.13%) UMTS
4 6 (2.34%) SDH
5 5 (1.95%) VPN
5 5 (1.95%) RNC
6 4 (1.56%) 2G
6 4 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (1.56%) LAN
6 4 (1.56%) WAN
6 4 (1.56%) 3G
6 4 (1.56%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.17%) MPLS
7 3 (1.17%) DHCP
7 3 (1.17%) DNS
7 3 (1.17%) Firewall
7 3 (1.17%) WebEx
8 2 (0.78%) FlexRay
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.78%) SAP BI
2 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.78%) Big Data
2 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.78%) MySQL
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.39%) HBase
3 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.39%) DB2
3 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Subversion
2 7 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.39%) JUnit
5 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 72 (28.13%) French Language
2 38 (14.84%) Finance
3 37 (14.45%) Italian Language
4 32 (12.50%) Spanish Language
5 28 (10.94%) Telecoms
6 24 (9.38%) Dutch Language
7 15 (5.86%) Retail
8 14 (5.47%) Automotive
8 14 (5.47%) Marketing
9 13 (5.08%) Publishing
10 11 (4.30%) Banking
11 10 (3.91%) Russian Language
12 6 (2.34%) Legal
12 6 (2.34%) Electronics
13 5 (1.95%) Back Office
13 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.95%) Swedish Language
14 4 (1.56%) Turkish Language
14 4 (1.56%) Billing
15 3 (1.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (25.00%) Analyst
2 32 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 26 (10.16%) Developer
4 20 (7.81%) Consultant
5 19 (7.42%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.03%) Support Analyst
7 16 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (5.47%) Service Analyst
8 14 (5.47%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 11 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (3.91%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.52%) SAP Consultant
11 9 (3.52%) Applications Support
11 9 (3.52%) SAP Manager
12 7 (2.73%) Applications Support Analyst
13 6 (2.34%) Architect
13 6 (2.34%) Programme Manager
13 6 (2.34%) Software Support Analyst
14 5 (1.95%) iOS Developer
14 5 (1.95%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.08%) .NET
2 9 (3.52%) XML
3 8 (3.13%) HTML
4 7 (2.73%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.34%) CSS
6 5 (1.95%) HTML5
7 4 (1.56%) J2EE
7 4 (1.56%) JSON
8 3 (1.17%) XHTML
8 3 (1.17%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.78%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.78%) Web Services
9 2 (0.78%) CSS3
10 1 (0.39%) Gearman
10 1 (0.39%) REST
10 1 (0.39%) DOM
10 1 (0.39%) SOAP
10 1 (0.39%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.39%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.30%) Data Conversion
3 8 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.73%) User Experience
5 5 (1.95%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.56%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.78%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.78%) Equities
7 2 (0.78%) PMI
7 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.78%) Economics
7 2 (0.78%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.78%) Social Media
7 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.78%) FMCG
7 2 (0.78%) iPhone
7 2 (0.78%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.59%) Windows
2 10 (3.91%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.52%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.34%) Linux
4 6 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.95%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.17%) UNIX
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.45%) Project Management
2 31 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (8.98%) CRM
4 20 (7.81%) ITIL
5 18 (7.03%) Waterfall
6 15 (5.86%) Migration
6 15 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (5.08%) Business Analysis
8 12 (4.69%) Data Analysis
8 12 (4.69%) Data Mapping
9 11 (4.30%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.91%) PRINCE2
10 10 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (3.52%) ERP
11 9 (3.52%) Network Planning
12 8 (3.13%) Project Planning
12 8 (3.13%) UML
12 8 (3.13%) Change Management
13 7 (2.73%) Validation
13 7 (2.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.86%) SQL
2 11 (4.30%) Java
3 9 (3.52%) C#
4 8 (3.13%) VB
5 7 (2.73%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.17%) C++
6 3 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.17%) Python
6 3 (1.17%) C
7 2 (0.78%) ABAP
7 2 (0.78%) VBA
7 2 (0.78%) R
7 2 (0.78%) Perl
8 1 (0.39%) PHP
8 1 (0.39%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 26 (10.16%) Degree
2 8 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.73%) PMP
3 7 (2.73%) HNC
3 7 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (2.34%) ISEB
5 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.17%) CCNP
5 3 (1.17%) MBA
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.39%) PgMP
6 1 (0.39%) VTSP
6 1 (0.39%) MCP
6 1 (0.39%) CISM
6 1 (0.39%) CCNA
6 1 (0.39%) CCDP
6 1 (0.39%) CCIE
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.17%) SLA
2 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.17%) COBIT
3 2 (0.78%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Xen
4 1 (0.39%) NDS
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) OpenView
1 4 (1.56%) Netcool
1 4 (1.56%) OVSD
2 3 (1.17%) SCSM
2 3 (1.17%) SCCM
3 2 (0.78%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.78%) Puppet
3 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.78%) Ansible
3 2 (0.78%) Nagios
3 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Netcool/Proviso
4 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.39%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 43 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.84%) SAP
3 13 (5.08%) Nokia
4 12 (4.69%) Huawei
5 10 (3.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 9 (3.52%) Siemens
6 9 (3.52%) Oracle
6 9 (3.52%) HP
7 8 (3.13%) IBM
8 7 (2.73%) Cisco
8 7 (2.73%) Citrix
9 6 (2.34%) Intel
10 5 (1.95%) VMware
10 5 (1.95%) Apple
11 4 (1.56%) Google
12 3 (1.17%) ZTE
12 3 (1.17%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.78%) Symantec
13 2 (0.78%) Lotus
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