The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
German Language
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 120 123
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3  
Contract jobs citing German Language 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.79% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £325 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £389
% change year-on-year +12.28% -8.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £47.23 £22.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.68% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.81%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 701 1268 1288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.52% 49.22% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 642 660
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 23
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.50 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +100.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £49.60 £54.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for German Language in Scotland

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for German Language in Scotland

German Language
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Edinburgh +13 3 £325 -24.33%
German Language
UK

German Language
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for German Language.

1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Italian Language
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management

German Language
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (75.00%) Italian Language
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft