The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
German Language
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 53 56
Contract jobs citing German Language 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.77% 0.79%
As % of the General category - 2.33% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £339
% change year-on-year +23.07% -4.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

German Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 183 215 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 29.14% 33.28% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 130 132
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £6.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +411.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing German Language as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for German Language in Birmingham

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing German Language in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for German Language in Birmingham

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for German Language in Birmingham