The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 / North West
Rank 124 149 143
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6  
Contract jobs citing German Language 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.63% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £110 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +172.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £378
% change year-on-year +23.07% -13.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 837 1269 1320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.62% 33.07% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 781 686
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 66
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.27% +26.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.85 £55.00
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 North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for German Language in the North West

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for German Language in the North West

German Language
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West 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
Manchester +15 2 £300 +172.72% 1
Cheshire +27 1 - - 4
German Language
England

German Language
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for German Language.

1 8 (72.73%) French Language
2 4 (36.36%) Portuguese Language
2 4 (36.36%) Russian Language
2 4 (36.36%) Spanish Language
3 3 (27.27%) Dutch Language
3 3 (27.27%) Italian Language
4 2 (18.18%) Swedish Language
4 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
4 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
5 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Hindi Language
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
General
1 8 (72.73%) French Language
2 4 (36.36%) Portuguese Language
2 4 (36.36%) Russian Language
2 4 (36.36%) Spanish Language
3 3 (27.27%) Dutch Language
3 3 (27.27%) Italian Language
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (18.18%) Swedish Language
5 1 (9.09%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Service Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) ERP
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
1 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
1 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP