Period
to 21 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited German Language over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 523 681 644
Rank change year-on-year +158 -37 +9
Contract jobs citing German Language 159 165 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.70% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 100 111
England median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £135 £131 £180
90th Percentile £654 £551 £575
UK median daily rate £350 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 38
England median hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -3.39% +9.26%
10th Percentile £14.48 £13.25 £10.24
90th Percentile £16.75 £23.00 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year +15.79% -3.39% +9.26%

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

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 22,813 36,095 38,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.80% 39.77% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,693 24,006 26,114
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £304 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £478 £470
% change year-on-year -0.52% +1.60% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 780 998 1,016
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.00
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £11.74
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.13
UK median hourly rate £22.36 £22.00 £21.85
% change year-on-year +1.64% +0.71% +4.02%

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing German Language as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for German Language in England

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for German Language in England

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing German Language in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for German Language in England

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for German Language in England

German Language
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +127 85 £263 -34.38% 27
South East +72 23 £404 -12.12% 21
East of England +42 17 £433 -24.78% 7
Midlands +73 12 £160 -1.54% 3
West Midlands +52 7 £160 -1.54% 1
North of England +66 6 - - 8
East Midlands - 5 - - 2
North West +30 3 - - 6
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
South West +29 2 £263 - 3
German Language
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing German Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for German Language.

1 42 (26.42%) French Language
2 32 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (19.50%) Italian Language
4 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 26 (16.35%) Finance
6 25 (15.72%) Degree
6 25 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (15.09%) Spanish Language
8 23 (14.47%) SAP
9 22 (13.84%) Azure
10 21 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
11 20 (12.58%) Windows
11 20 (12.58%) Microsoft Excel
11 20 (12.58%) SDLC
12 19 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (11.32%) Linux
14 17 (10.69%) Office 365
15 16 (10.06%) QA
15 16 (10.06%) Android
15 16 (10.06%) E-Commerce
16 15 (9.43%) JIRA
17 14 (8.81%) Wireshark
17 14 (8.81%) SQL
17 14 (8.81%) Apple iOS
18 13 (8.18%) Test Management
18 13 (8.18%) PHP
18 13 (8.18%) Project Management
19 12 (7.55%) SharePoint
19 12 (7.55%) HP
19 12 (7.55%) Telecoms

German Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (7.55%) Confluence
1 12 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.66%) TYPO3
3 4 (2.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (12.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.89%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.89%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.26%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.63%) SAP CO-OM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.63%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.63%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.84%) Azure
2 17 (10.69%) Office 365
3 7 (4.40%) AWS
4 6 (3.77%) Yammer
5 5 (3.14%) OneDrive
5 5 (3.14%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.52%) GCP
6 4 (2.52%) IaaS
6 4 (2.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.63%) npm
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) Wireshark
2 10 (6.29%) Firewall
2 10 (6.29%) Skype
2 10 (6.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.03%) WAN
4 7 (4.40%) LAN
4 7 (4.40%) MPLS
5 6 (3.77%) BGP
5 6 (3.77%) SNMP
6 5 (3.14%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (3.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (3.14%) HSRP
6 5 (3.14%) IPsec
6 5 (3.14%) OSPF
6 5 (3.14%) VLAN
6 5 (3.14%) Wireless
7 3 (1.89%) DHCP
7 3 (1.89%) DNS
7 3 (1.89%) NFC
7 3 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.63%) Big Data
3 1 (0.63%) DB2
3 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (9.43%) JIRA
2 12 (7.55%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.63%) gulp
3 1 (0.63%) jspm
3 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.63%) Moq
3 1 (0.63%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.63%) NUnit
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.63%) Xcode
General
1 42 (26.42%) French Language
2 31 (19.50%) Italian Language
3 26 (16.35%) Finance
4 24 (15.09%) Spanish Language
5 12 (7.55%) Telecoms
6 10 (6.29%) Retail
7 8 (5.03%) Banking
8 6 (3.77%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.77%) Marketing
9 5 (3.14%) Dutch Language
10 4 (2.52%) Legal
10 4 (2.52%) Public Sector
10 4 (2.52%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.89%) Electronics
11 3 (1.89%) Games
11 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.89%) Russian Language
12 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.26%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (13.21%) Analyst
1 21 (13.21%) Consultant
2 16 (10.06%) Tester
3 13 (8.18%) Developer
4 9 (5.66%) Change Manager
4 9 (5.66%) Network Engineer
4 9 (5.66%) Web Analyst
5 8 (5.03%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.40%) Architect
6 7 (4.40%) Graduate
6 7 (4.40%) Graduate Tester
6 7 (4.40%) Junior
6 7 (4.40%) Manual Tester
6 7 (4.40%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (4.40%) Support Engineer
7 6 (3.77%) Excel Analyst
7 6 (3.77%) Scrum Master
8 5 (3.14%) Communications Manager
8 5 (3.14%) Junior Tester
8 5 (3.14%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.66%) Laravel
1 9 (5.66%) Symfony
2 8 (5.03%) .NET
3 6 (3.77%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.14%) Velocity
4 5 (3.14%) Web Services
5 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.89%) Middleware
5 3 (1.89%) REST
6 2 (1.26%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.26%) EDI
6 2 (1.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.26%) HTML
6 2 (1.26%) jQuery
6 2 (1.26%) JSON
6 2 (1.26%) OAuth
6 2 (1.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.55%) Wiki
3 6 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.14%) PMI
5 4 (2.52%) Clustering
5 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.52%) Video Editing
5 4 (2.52%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.89%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (1.89%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.89%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.89%) User Experience
7 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.26%) EPoS
8 1 (0.63%) BYOD
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.58%) Windows
2 18 (11.32%) Linux
3 16 (10.06%) Android
4 14 (8.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.52%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (12.58%) SDLC
4 16 (10.06%) E-Commerce
5 13 (8.18%) Project Management
5 13 (8.18%) Test Management
6 12 (7.55%) Defect Management
7 11 (6.92%) Migration
7 11 (6.92%) MVC
7 11 (6.92%) Scrum
8 10 (6.29%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (6.29%) OOP
9 9 (5.66%) API Development
9 9 (5.66%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (5.66%) Requirements Engineering
9 9 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.03%) Change Management
10 8 (5.03%) Decision-Making
10 8 (5.03%) DevOps
10 8 (5.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.81%) SQL
2 13 (8.18%) PHP
3 8 (5.03%) C#
4 7 (4.40%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.14%) Python
6 4 (2.52%) R
7 2 (1.26%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.63%) ABAP
8 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.63%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.63%) C
8 1 (0.63%) Java
8 1 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.63%) REXX
8 1 (0.63%) RPG
8 1 (0.63%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (15.72%) Degree
2 8 (5.03%) CCNP
2 8 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.40%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.89%) MCT
5 3 (1.89%) PMP
6 2 (1.26%) MCP
6 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CCNA
7 1 (0.63%) CIPD
7 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.06%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) EMIR
4 1 (0.63%) MiFID
4 1 (0.63%) NIST
4 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.40%) SCCM
3 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.26%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.26%) Ansible
5 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.26%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) Kibana
6 1 (0.63%) MIIS
6 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.47%) SAP
3 12 (7.55%) HP
4 10 (6.29%) Cisco
5 9 (5.66%) Zend
6 7 (4.40%) Oracle
6 7 (4.40%) Palo Alto
7 6 (3.77%) Workday
8 5 (3.14%) Ariba
8 5 (3.14%) Arista
8 5 (3.14%) Aruba
8 5 (3.14%) Concur
9 4 (2.52%) Google
9 4 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.89%) Ingenico
11 2 (1.26%) AppNeta
11 2 (1.26%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.26%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.26%) VMware