Period
to 23 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited German Language over the 6 months to 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 686 629 607
Rank change year-on-year -57 -22 -105
Contract jobs citing German Language 196 263 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.49% 0.69% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 140 111
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £135 £158 £130
90th Percentile £575 £655 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £321 £220
% change year-on-year +1.25% +45.91% -34.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 26
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.63
90th Percentile £22.85 £16.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -30.00%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 39992 38331 45768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.92% 36.37% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26524 25483 29177
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 965 1209
UK median hourly rate £26.40 £23.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.34% -2.08% +11.63%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.25 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £25.66
% change year-on-year +11.00% -2.57% +13.19%

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for German Language in the UK

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for German Language in the UK

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing German Language over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for German Language in the UK

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing German Language over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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
England -38 174 £325 -4.41% 23
London -5 95 £325 -14.92% 11
UK excluding London -6 74 £325 +1.25% 13
South East -13 37 £410 +31.20% 8
North of England +64 20 £300 -11.11%
Yorkshire +31 10 £300 -
North West +19 10 £263 -22.22%
East of England -31 7 £309 +5.11% 3
Midlands +21 5 £550 -4.35% 1
Scotland +2 5 £304 -5.37%
East Midlands 0 3 £550 -6.38%
West Midlands +23 2 £550 +175.00% 1
South West - 1 £370 -

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

1 66 (33.67%) French Language
2 44 (22.45%) Italian Language
3 39 (19.90%) Finance
4 36 (18.37%) Spanish Language
5 35 (17.86%) Marketing
6 34 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (13.78%) SAP
8 26 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (13.27%) Dutch Language
9 24 (12.24%) Windows
10 23 (11.73%) Degree
11 22 (11.22%) SQL
12 21 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
13 19 (9.69%) Java
13 19 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (9.69%) Microsoft
14 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
14 17 (8.67%) Retail
15 14 (7.14%) Change Management
15 14 (7.14%) Oracle
15 14 (7.14%) Polish Language
15 14 (7.14%) Office 365
16 13 (6.63%) Derivative
16 13 (6.63%) Time Management
16 13 (6.63%) Project Management
17 12 (6.12%) Equities
18 11 (5.61%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (5.61%) ITIL
18 11 (5.61%) Analytics
19 10 (5.10%) Data Quality

German Language
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Captiva
4 1 (0.51%) Documentum
4 1 (0.51%) Drupal
4 1 (0.51%) FileNet
4 1 (0.51%) JBoss
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.59%) Photoshop
4 7 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (2.04%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (2.04%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (1.53%) Simulink
7 2 (1.02%) ImageReady
7 2 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.02%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.51%) InVision
8 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Maximo
2 6 (3.06%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (2.55%) SAP PM
4 4 (2.04%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (1.53%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.02%) Pega PRPC
6 2 (1.02%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.02%) SAP Retail
6 2 (1.02%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.51%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.51%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.14%) Office 365
2 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.04%) G Suite
4 2 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.02%) GitHub
4 2 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) Firewall
1 9 (4.59%) Internet
2 8 (4.08%) DHCP
3 7 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.55%) DNS
4 5 (2.55%) VPN
5 3 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.53%) IPv4
5 3 (1.53%) IPv6
5 3 (1.53%) MPLS
5 3 (1.53%) Network Security
5 3 (1.53%) SAN
5 3 (1.53%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.53%) WAN
5 3 (1.53%) Wireless
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.02%) FlexRay
6 2 (1.02%) SMTP
6 2 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 7 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (3.57%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.02%) Big Data
5 2 (1.02%) MySQL
5 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.02%) QlikView
5 2 (1.02%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.02%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.51%) MS Access
6 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.06%) JIRA
2 4 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.02%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.02%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.51%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.51%) Ant
4 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.51%) GitLab
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 66 (33.67%) French Language
2 44 (22.45%) Italian Language
3 39 (19.90%) Finance
4 36 (18.37%) Spanish Language
5 35 (17.86%) Marketing
6 26 (13.27%) Dutch Language
7 17 (8.67%) Retail
8 14 (7.14%) Polish Language
9 11 (5.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (5.10%) Banking
11 9 (4.59%) Manufacturing
11 9 (4.59%) Portuguese Language
12 8 (4.08%) Advertising
12 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
13 7 (3.57%) Automotive
13 7 (3.57%) Russian Language
14 6 (3.06%) Legal
15 5 (2.55%) Investment Banking
15 5 (2.55%) Japanese Language
16 4 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (17.86%) Analyst
2 19 (9.69%) Project Manager
3 16 (8.16%) Consultant
4 13 (6.63%) Developer
5 12 (6.12%) Architect
6 11 (5.61%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.08%) Data Architect
8 7 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (3.57%) Designer
8 7 (3.57%) Service Analyst
8 7 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (3.57%) Technical Design Leader
8 7 (3.57%) Technical Leader
9 5 (2.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (2.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (2.55%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (2.55%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.55%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.55%) Support Analyst
9 5 (2.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.08%) CSS
1 8 (4.08%) HTML
2 5 (2.55%) REST
3 4 (2.04%) EDI
4 3 (1.53%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.53%) J2EE
4 3 (1.53%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.53%) Spring
5 2 (1.02%) .NET
5 2 (1.02%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.02%) D3.js
5 2 (1.02%) Flash
5 2 (1.02%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.02%) LINQ
5 2 (1.02%) SOAP
5 2 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.02%) Velocity
5 2 (1.02%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.02%) XML
6 1 (0.51%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.63%) Derivative
3 12 (6.12%) Equities
4 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.10%) Fixed Income
5 8 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.06%) Reference Data
7 5 (2.55%) Social Media
8 4 (2.04%) PMI
8 4 (2.04%) Taxonomies
8 4 (2.04%) User Experience
9 3 (1.53%) AS400
9 3 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.02%) CMDB
10 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.02%) EPoS
10 2 (1.02%) W3C
11 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.24%) Windows
2 10 (5.10%) Unix
3 8 (4.08%) Android
4 6 (3.06%) Linux
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.53%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.02%) Solaris
7 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (7.14%) Change Management
4 13 (6.63%) Project Management
4 13 (6.63%) Time Management
5 11 (5.61%) Analytics
5 11 (5.61%) ITIL
6 9 (4.59%) Business Analysis
6 9 (4.59%) CRM
6 9 (4.59%) Data Analysis
6 9 (4.59%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (4.59%) Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (4.08%) ERP
7 8 (4.08%) Migration
8 7 (3.57%) B2B
8 7 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 7 (3.57%) Logistics
8 7 (3.57%) SDLC
9 6 (3.06%) Data Management
9 6 (3.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.22%) SQL
2 19 (9.69%) Java
3 9 (4.59%) C#
4 8 (4.08%) C
5 7 (3.57%) Python
6 5 (2.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.53%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.02%) ABAP
8 2 (1.02%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.02%) R
9 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (11.73%) Degree
2 5 (2.55%) MCSE
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.02%) MCSD
5 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.59%) QA
3 7 (3.57%) SLA
4 4 (2.04%) GDPR
5 2 (1.02%) ISO 26262
5 2 (1.02%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.02%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) Cacti
1 3 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (13.78%) SAP
2 19 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.14%) Oracle
4 9 (4.59%) Ariba
5 8 (4.08%) Informatica
6 6 (3.06%) IBM
7 4 (2.04%) Cisco
7 4 (2.04%) OpenText
8 3 (1.53%) Adobe
8 3 (1.53%) EMC
8 3 (1.53%) NetApp
8 3 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.02%) Apple
9 2 (1.02%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.02%) Brocade
9 2 (1.02%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.02%) Google
9 2 (1.02%) Pega
9 2 (1.02%) Splunk
9 2 (1.02%) Sybase