The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
German Language
England / East of England
Rank 123 109 119
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10  
Contract jobs citing German Language 5 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.69% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.81% 2.27% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £408 £200 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +103.75% -50.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £378
% change year-on-year +23.07% -13.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.49% -5.55%  
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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 618 750 786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.01% 30.53% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 395 458
Median daily rate £400 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 46
Median hourly rate £32.25 £22.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.59% -32.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for German Language in the East of England

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for German Language in the East of England

German Language
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing German Language within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 4 £408 - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
German Language
England

German Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for German Language.

1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) French Language
2 4 (40.00%) Dutch Language
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Skype
4 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) PMI
4 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Lotus
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) DSL
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) VPN

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (10.00%) ImageReady
3 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (20.00%) DSL
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Frame Relay
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) MPLS
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (50.00%) French Language
2 4 (40.00%) Dutch Language
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless Product Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Finance Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Flash
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) PMI
2 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (10.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ACCA
2 1 (10.00%) CIMA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Lotus
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) SAP