The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
German Language
Rank 108 93 104
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing German Language 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.83% 0.88% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £64.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+481.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £43.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.33% +150.28%
German Language
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
726 683 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.20% 32.02% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 377 245
Average daily rate £360 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £217 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 65
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £45.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing German Language across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

German Language Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

German Language
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing German Language across the West Midlands region.

German Language Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

German Language
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing German Language across the West Midlands region.

German Language Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

German Language
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry - 4 - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
German Language
England

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) Sitecore
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) French Language
4 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Capita
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Magento
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Sitecore Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Capita