The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

German Language
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 152 189
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37  
Contract jobs citing German Language 4 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.22% 0.66% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Median daily rate £290 £234 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.06% -45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £175 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £460 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £321 £345
% change year-on-year -8.09% -6.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -3.57%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1781 1807 3060
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 53.97% 53.40% 52.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1514 2401
Median daily rate £538 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 41
Median hourly rate £15.32 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.03 £38.90 £39.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for German Language in the City of London

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing German Language in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for German Language in the City of London

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for German Language in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for German Language.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) French Language
2 2 (33.33%) CMDB
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) KYC
3 1 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (16.67%) FATCA
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports

German Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) Dutch Language
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Account Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) KYC Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) KYC
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) FATCA
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BEA
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Misys
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle