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 27 June 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.

German Language
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 141 128
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13  
Contract jobs citing German Language 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.32% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £78 £326 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -76.19% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £328 £375
% change year-on-year -9.92% -12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -3.57%  

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 924 1282 1601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.11% 43.62% 54.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 695 801
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £9.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.79% -67.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.88 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.60 £62.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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 - 2 £78 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
German Language
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (100.00%) Italian Language
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Spanish Language
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (33.33%) French Language
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Ariba
5 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

German Language
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (100.00%) Italian Language
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (33.33%) French Language
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Order to Cash
2 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Ariba
2 1 (16.67%) SAP