Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 418 552 707
Rank change year-on-year +134 +155 -66
Contract jobs citing German Language 116 162 154
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.83% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 101 90
Median daily rate £450 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -11.11% +5.00%
10th Percentile £115 £140 £131
90th Percentile £578 £625 £556
UK median daily rate £420 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% - +1.79%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £18.13 £21.40 £106.50
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year -3.45% +1.75% +1.79%

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 13,969 24,157 36,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.85% 37.01% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,538 16,210 24,396
Median daily rate £500 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% - +2.63%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 733 916
Median hourly rate £25.02 £20.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.43% -1.90% -3.45%
10th Percentile £12.53 £12.44 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.43 £50.00 £47.88
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.06 £20.08
% change year-on-year +24.66% -0.10% -4.40%

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for German Language in England

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing German Language in England.

Daily rate trend for German Language in England

German Language
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing German Language in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for German Language in England

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing German Language in England.

Hourly rate trend for German Language in England

German Language
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing German Language in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 19 January 2021. 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 +79 56 £385 +33.91% 18
West Midlands +62 19 £115 -28.13% 1
Midlands +59 19 £115 -35.21% 1
East of England +57 7 £570 +31.79% 4
South East +120 6 £487 +38.38% 13
South West +96 5 £525 +100.00%
North of England +78 3 £350 - 4
North West +67 3 £350 - 1
German Language
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 35 (30.17%) French Language
2 29 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 28 (24.14%) Italian Language
4 26 (22.41%) Dutch Language
5 22 (18.97%) Finance
6 21 (18.10%) DevOps
7 18 (15.52%) SAP
7 18 (15.52%) Azure
8 16 (13.79%) Windows
9 15 (12.93%) Marketing
10 14 (12.07%) AWS
10 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.07%) Office 365
11 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (9.48%) Migration
12 11 (9.48%) Project Management
12 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
12 11 (9.48%) Mobile App
13 10 (8.62%) Windows 10
13 10 (8.62%) SQL
13 10 (8.62%) Degree
14 9 (7.76%) Manufacturing
14 9 (7.76%) Analytics
15 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
16 7 (6.03%) ITIL
16 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
16 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
16 7 (6.03%) Apple iOS

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 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.86%) Figma
5 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) Sketch
5 1 (0.86%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.72%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (1.72%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.72%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.72%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.72%) SAP QM
3 2 (1.72%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.86%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.86%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.86%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.86%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.52%) Azure
2 14 (12.07%) AWS
2 14 (12.07%) Office 365
3 5 (4.31%) Serverless
4 4 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.45%) GCP
4 4 (3.45%) GitHub
4 4 (3.45%) SaaS
5 3 (2.59%) PaaS
6 2 (1.72%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.72%) ServiceMax
7 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.86%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.86%) G Suite
7 1 (0.86%) IaaS
7 1 (0.86%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) VPN
1 4 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.59%) Skype
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.72%) LAN
3 2 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (0.86%) BGP
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.86%) DWDM
4 1 (0.86%) IPFIX
4 1 (0.86%) IPsec
4 1 (0.86%) SDH
4 1 (0.86%) SNMP
4 1 (0.86%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.86%) TACACS
4 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.86%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.86%) DataStage
2 1 (0.86%) Delta Lake
2 1 (0.86%) MS Access
2 1 (0.86%) MySQL
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.86%) Power BI
2 1 (0.86%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.86%) SQLPlus
2 1 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) fastlane
1 4 (3.45%) Mockito
2 3 (2.59%) JIRA
3 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.86%) Gradle
3 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.86%) JMeter
3 1 (0.86%) MSI
3 1 (0.86%) Terragrunt
3 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 35 (30.17%) French Language
2 29 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 28 (24.14%) Italian Language
4 26 (22.41%) Dutch Language
5 22 (18.97%) Finance
6 15 (12.93%) Marketing
7 9 (7.76%) Manufacturing
8 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
9 6 (5.17%) Electronics
9 6 (5.17%) Portuguese Language
9 6 (5.17%) Public Sector
9 6 (5.17%) Russian Language
10 5 (4.31%) Polish Language
11 4 (3.45%) Legal
11 4 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (2.59%) Games
12 3 (2.59%) Greek Language
12 3 (2.59%) Hebrew Language
13 2 (1.72%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (1.72%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Analyst
2 18 (15.52%) Service Analyst
3 14 (12.07%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.76%) Consultant
5 9 (7.76%) Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Architect
7 6 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Customer Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Service Desk Agent
9 4 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.59%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) ITSM Project Manager
10 3 (2.59%) SCCM Consultant
10 3 (2.59%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) RESTful
2 4 (3.45%) HTML
2 4 (3.45%) Lambda Expressions
2 4 (3.45%) Material Design
2 4 (3.45%) PowerMock
3 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.59%) CSS
3 3 (2.59%) HTML5
4 2 (1.72%) ADO
4 2 (1.72%) EDI
4 2 (1.72%) XML
5 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.86%) Node.js
5 1 (0.86%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.86%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) Blog
3 4 (3.45%) FMCG
3 4 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.59%) PMI
4 3 (2.59%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.72%) Life Science
5 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.72%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) Animation
6 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.86%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.86%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.86%) SCORM
6 1 (0.86%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Windows
2 10 (8.62%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.03%) Android
3 7 (6.03%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.59%) Linux
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.10%) DevOps
2 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (9.48%) Migration
3 11 (9.48%) Project Management
4 9 (7.76%) Analytics
5 7 (6.03%) ITIL
6 6 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (5.17%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.17%) User Stories
7 5 (4.31%) Change Management
7 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (4.31%) Scrum
7 5 (4.31%) Test Automation
7 5 (4.31%) Visualisation
8 4 (3.45%) ERP
8 4 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.62%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) Kotlin
2 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.59%) Java
3 3 (2.59%) Python
3 3 (2.59%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.86%) ABAP
4 1 (0.86%) C#
4 1 (0.86%) C++
4 1 (0.86%) Go
4 1 (0.86%) Java 8
4 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.86%) R
4 1 (0.86%) Ruby
4 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) MBA
2 3 (2.59%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.86%) CCIE
4 1 (0.86%) CCIE Data Center
4 1 (0.86%) CCNP
4 1 (0.86%) CCSE
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.86%) MCSE
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.86%) PMP
4 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (6.03%) Terraform
2 5 (4.31%) SCCM
3 4 (3.45%) Ansible
4 3 (2.59%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.86%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) SAP
2 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.17%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.59%) Ariba
5 3 (2.59%) BMC
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco
5 3 (2.59%) Concur
6 2 (1.72%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.72%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle
6 2 (1.72%) Samsung
7 1 (0.86%) BT
7 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.86%) Cognos
7 1 (0.86%) Huawei
7 1 (0.86%) Progress
7 1 (0.86%) Remedy
7 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.86%) Teradata