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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
German Language
Rank 106 103 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing German Language 2 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.094% 0.28% 0.98%
As % of the General category 0.28% 0.85% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £396 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.47% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £82.00 £9.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+811.11% -73.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £39.80 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-64.82% +121.11%
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
704 708 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.05% 33.46% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 373 209
Average daily rate £375 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 68
Average hourly rate £27.79 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £56.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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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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
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
German Language
England

German Language
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) Sitecore
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Magento
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Sitecore Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Sitecore
2 2 (22.22%) SAP