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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
German Language
England / West Midlands
Rank - 125 107
Contract jobs citing German Language 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the General category - 1.00% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £213 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

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
702 701 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.15% 26.79% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 418 379
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 52
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £15.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

German Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing German Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing German Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for German Language.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Banking

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Internal Audit
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft