Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 676 670 628
Rank change year-on-year -6 -42 -27
Contract jobs citing German Language 227 181 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.48% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 63 139
UK median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £146 £138 £150
90th Percentile £650 £525 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £380 £300
% change year-on-year +31.58% +26.67% -11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 30
UK median hourly rate £16.81 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.08% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £10.48 £7.86 £9.45
90th Percentile £35.75 £47.37 £27.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% -3.57%

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 38,708 37,562 41,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.15% 39.43% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,218 24,585 27,170
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 892 973
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £27.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -8.65% +10.00%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Top 12 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 20 July 2018. 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 +8 193 £450 +26.32% 91
London -16 110 £438 +34.62% 43
UK excluding London -17 87 £500 +31.58% 54
South East -11 52 £500 +25.00% 18
North of England -14 15 £500 +66.67% 13
North West -10 9 - - 10
Scotland -41 9 - - 6
East of England -1 6 £180 -50.17% 9
Yorkshire -18 6 £500 +64.61% 2
Midlands -8 5 £538 +84.55% 5
East Midlands +5 3 £600 +627.27% 1
West Midlands -23 2 £454 -9.25% 4

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 with a requirement for German Language.

1 92 (40.53%) French Language
2 52 (22.91%) Finance
3 43 (18.94%) Italian Language
4 41 (18.06%) Degree
5 40 (17.62%) Spanish Language
5 40 (17.62%) Project Management
6 37 (16.30%) Microsoft
7 33 (14.54%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (14.54%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (13.66%) Windows
10 27 (11.89%) Active Directory
11 25 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
12 24 (10.57%) Migration
13 22 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (9.25%) SAP
14 21 (9.25%) Office 365
14 21 (9.25%) Computer Science
15 20 (8.81%) Oracle
15 20 (8.81%) Linux
15 20 (8.81%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (8.37%) ITIL
17 18 (7.93%) Retail
18 16 (7.05%) Marketing
19 15 (6.61%) Dutch Language
19 15 (6.61%) Banking
19 15 (6.61%) ERP
20 13 (5.73%) PRINCE2
20 13 (5.73%) Scrum
20 13 (5.73%) Russian Language

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 8 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.76%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.76%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.32%) CMS
3 3 (1.32%) Confluence
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) FileNet
5 1 (0.44%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (8.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.76%) Windchill
6 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.96%) SAP FI
2 8 (3.52%) SAP CO
3 7 (3.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.76%) Teamcenter
5 4 (1.76%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (1.32%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.32%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.88%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.44%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.25%) Office 365
2 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.52%) SaaS
4 6 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.20%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.76%) GitHub
6 4 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.44%) AdWords
8 1 (0.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.44%) G Suite
8 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.85%) Skype
2 10 (4.41%) VPN
3 8 (3.52%) Internet
4 7 (3.08%) DHCP
4 7 (3.08%) DNS
4 7 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.20%) VoIP
5 5 (2.20%) WAN
6 4 (1.76%) FTP
7 3 (1.32%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.88%) ADSL
8 2 (0.88%) BGP
8 2 (0.88%) Extranet
8 2 (0.88%) Intranet
8 2 (0.88%) MPLS
8 2 (0.88%) OSPF
8 2 (0.88%) VRRP
8 2 (0.88%) VXLAN
8 2 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.64%) DB2
2 4 (1.76%) Big Data
2 4 (1.76%) MySQL
3 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.88%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.88%) OLAP
4 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.44%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.44%) GIS
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Power BI
5 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.44%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.44%) CocoaPods
2 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) Xcode
General
1 92 (40.53%) French Language
2 52 (22.91%) Finance
3 43 (18.94%) Italian Language
4 40 (17.62%) Spanish Language
5 18 (7.93%) Retail
6 16 (7.05%) Marketing
7 15 (6.61%) Banking
7 15 (6.61%) Dutch Language
8 13 (5.73%) Russian Language
9 12 (5.29%) Manufacturing
9 12 (5.29%) Swedish Language
10 10 (4.41%) Telecoms
11 9 (3.96%) Automotive
11 9 (3.96%) Danish Language
11 9 (3.96%) Mandarin Language
12 8 (3.52%) Japanese Language
12 8 (3.52%) Legal
12 8 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (3.08%) Portuguese Language
14 5 (2.20%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 69 (30.40%) Analyst
2 33 (14.54%) Project Manager
3 22 (9.69%) Consultant
3 22 (9.69%) Service Analyst
4 16 (7.05%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (6.61%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.73%) IT Manager
7 9 (3.96%) Architect
7 9 (3.96%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (3.52%) Administrator
9 7 (3.08%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (2.64%) Active Directory Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) Developer
10 6 (2.64%) Office 365 Engineer
11 5 (2.20%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (2.20%) Coordinator
11 5 (2.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (2.20%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.20%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.76%) HTML
1 4 (1.76%) RESTful
2 3 (1.32%) CSS
3 2 (0.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.88%) EDI
3 2 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (0.88%) REST
3 2 (0.88%) XML
4 1 (0.44%) Akka
4 1 (0.44%) cXML
4 1 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.44%) GeoJSON
4 1 (0.44%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.44%) JSON
4 1 (0.44%) Meteor
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.44%) Spring
4 1 (0.44%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.54%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.25%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.29%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.08%) User Experience
6 5 (2.20%) Replication
6 5 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.76%) Social Media
8 3 (1.32%) AS400
8 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.32%) PMI
8 3 (1.32%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.44%) Equities
10 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.66%) Windows
2 20 (8.81%) Linux
3 9 (3.96%) Unix
4 8 (3.52%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.32%) Android
7 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.32%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (1.32%) VMS
8 2 (0.88%) HPUX
8 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.44%) AIX
9 1 (0.44%) OS/2
9 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.62%) Project Management
2 33 (14.54%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (10.57%) Migration
5 22 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (8.37%) ITIL
7 15 (6.61%) ERP
8 13 (5.73%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.73%) Scrum
9 12 (5.29%) Data Management
10 11 (4.85%) CRM
10 11 (4.85%) E-Commerce
10 11 (4.85%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.41%) Analytics
11 10 (4.41%) Change Management
12 9 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.96%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.96%) ITSM
13 8 (3.52%) Time Management
14 7 (3.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.85%) SQL
2 10 (4.41%) Python
3 8 (3.52%) Java
4 7 (3.08%) C
5 4 (1.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.32%) ABAP
6 3 (1.32%) C++
6 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.88%) Apple Swift
7 2 (0.88%) Perl
8 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.44%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.44%) Ruby
8 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) VB
8 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (18.06%) Degree
2 6 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.20%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.76%) HNC
4 4 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.32%) CISA
5 3 (1.32%) CRISC
6 2 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.88%) PMP
6 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.44%) CCNP
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.44%) CISM
7 1 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.44%) ISEB
7 1 (0.44%) MCSE
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) SLA
2 8 (3.52%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.20%) QA
4 4 (1.76%) GCP
4 4 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.88%) GDPR
5 2 (0.88%) PMO
5 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) GAAP
6 1 (0.44%) IFRS
System Software
1 27 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.20%) StorNext
3 3 (1.32%) Docker
3 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) vCloud
4 2 (0.88%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.88%) SCCM
3 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.88%) vRealize
4 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 37 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.25%) SAP
3 20 (8.81%) Oracle
4 11 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (4.41%) Adobe
6 9 (3.96%) ServiceNow
7 7 (3.08%) IBM
8 6 (2.64%) Google
9 5 (2.20%) VMware
10 4 (1.76%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.76%) Tableau
11 3 (1.32%) Cisco
11 3 (1.32%) hybris
11 3 (1.32%) JDA
11 3 (1.32%) Splunk
11 3 (1.32%) Tealium
11 3 (1.32%) Yardi
12 2 (0.88%) Juniper
12 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.88%) Sybase