Period
to 20 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 634 735 678
Rank change year-on-year +101 -57 -18
Contract jobs citing German Language 177 167 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.56% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 85 95
UK median daily rate £413 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.49% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £135 £118 £126
90th Percentile £600 £554 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £429 £370
% change year-on-year -24.20% +15.88% +15.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 27
UK median hourly rate £14.25 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.79% +3.70%
10th Percentile £13.44 £13.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £28.08 £97.00 £28.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

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 31,873 41,603 44,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.16% 39.98% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,420 27,077 29,532
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +2.82%
10th Percentile £281 £297 £270
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 1,119 1,102
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +6.43%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.98 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.73% -7.98% +7.32%

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019. 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 +101 160 £425 +14.86% 81
London +99 90 £425 +14.86% 20
UK excluding London +74 65 £325 -24.20% 66
South East +38 20 £400 -6.71% 32
Midlands +41 14 £190 -64.65% 9
East of England +42 13 £479 -16.74% 8
West Midlands +42 9 £163 -69.77% 5
Scotland +34 8 £175 -46.15% 4
North of England +19 8 - - 11
Yorkshire +39 5 - - 1
North West +1 3 - - 7
East Midlands +26 2 £525 - 4
South West -5 2 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 53 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 46 (25.99%) Windows
3 41 (23.16%) French Language
4 34 (19.21%) Degree
4 34 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
6 32 (18.08%) Spanish Language
7 29 (16.38%) Active Directory
8 28 (15.82%) Italian Language
9 27 (15.25%) Finance
10 26 (14.69%) Linux
11 24 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (12.43%) E-Commerce
14 21 (11.86%) Project Management
15 20 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
15 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (11.30%) Russian Language
16 19 (10.73%) Azure
16 19 (10.73%) Banking
16 19 (10.73%) SAP
17 18 (10.17%) Citrix
18 16 (9.04%) SDLC
19 15 (8.47%) JavaScript
19 15 (8.47%) SQL
20 14 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (7.91%) Migration
20 14 (7.91%) Office 365
21 13 (7.34%) XenApp
21 13 (7.34%) XenDesktop

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 11 (6.21%) Confluence
1 11 (6.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.82%) TYPO3
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.69%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.13%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.13%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.56%) SAP CO-OM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.56%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.73%) Azure
2 14 (7.91%) Office 365
3 7 (3.95%) AWS
4 5 (2.82%) IaaS
4 5 (2.82%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (2.26%) GCP
5 4 (2.26%) PaaS
5 4 (2.26%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.69%) Yammer
7 2 (1.13%) SaaS
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.56%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.56%) npm
8 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.56%) Serverless
8 1 (0.56%) Slack
8 1 (0.56%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) Wireshark
2 10 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (5.08%) VPN
4 8 (4.52%) LAN
5 7 (3.95%) DNS
5 7 (3.95%) Internet
6 6 (3.39%) Firewall
7 5 (2.82%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.82%) Skype
7 5 (2.82%) WAN
8 4 (2.26%) DWDM
8 4 (2.26%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.56%) DHCP
10 1 (0.56%) DOCSIS
10 1 (0.56%) HTTP
10 1 (0.56%) SDH
10 1 (0.56%) SNMP
10 1 (0.56%) VoIP
10 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.82%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.26%) Power BI
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.13%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (6.78%) JIRA
2 10 (5.65%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) GitLab
3 1 (0.56%) gulp
3 1 (0.56%) Hudson
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) jspm
3 1 (0.56%) Moq
3 1 (0.56%) NUnit
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.56%) Xcode
General
1 41 (23.16%) French Language
2 32 (18.08%) Spanish Language
3 28 (15.82%) Italian Language
4 27 (15.25%) Finance
5 20 (11.30%) Russian Language
6 19 (10.73%) Banking
7 13 (7.34%) Telecoms
8 9 (5.08%) Retail
9 6 (3.39%) Marketing
10 5 (2.82%) Dutch Language
10 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
10 5 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (2.26%) Electronics
11 4 (2.26%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (2.26%) Public Sector
12 3 (1.69%) Japanese Language
12 3 (1.69%) Polish Language
13 2 (1.13%) Hindi Language
13 2 (1.13%) Korean Language
13 2 (1.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 31 (17.51%) Analyst
2 18 (10.17%) Developer
3 15 (8.47%) Support Engineer
4 14 (7.91%) Consultant
5 13 (7.34%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.78%) Tester
7 10 (5.65%) Administrator
8 9 (5.08%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.08%) Graduate
8 9 (5.08%) Web Analyst
9 8 (4.52%) Architect
10 7 (3.95%) Graduate Tester
10 7 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.39%) Excel Analyst
11 6 (3.39%) IT Support
11 6 (3.39%) Junior
11 6 (3.39%) Senior Manager
11 6 (3.39%) Windows Administrator
11 6 (3.39%) Windows Engineer
12 5 (2.82%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.95%) .NET
2 6 (3.39%) AngularJS
2 6 (3.39%) OAuth
2 6 (3.39%) Web Services
3 5 (2.82%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.82%) Laravel
3 5 (2.82%) OAuth2
3 5 (2.82%) Symfony
4 4 (2.26%) React
4 4 (2.26%) SAML
5 3 (1.69%) CSS
5 3 (1.69%) HTML
5 3 (1.69%) REST
6 2 (1.13%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.13%) Velocity
7 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (0.56%) Kafka
7 1 (0.56%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.65%) Wiki
3 7 (3.95%) PMI
4 6 (3.39%) User Experience
5 4 (2.26%) Clustering
5 4 (2.26%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.26%) Video Editing
6 3 (1.69%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.13%) Social Media
7 2 (1.13%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.56%) Blog
8 1 (0.56%) Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) FMCG
8 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.99%) Windows
2 26 (14.69%) Linux
3 12 (6.78%) Windows 10
4 11 (6.21%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.65%) Android
5 10 (5.65%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.39%) SUSE
8 4 (2.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.43%) E-Commerce
4 21 (11.86%) Project Management
5 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (9.04%) SDLC
7 14 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (7.91%) Migration
8 12 (6.78%) Test Management
9 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
9 11 (6.21%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (5.65%) Defect Management
11 9 (5.08%) Decision-Making
11 9 (5.08%) ITIL
11 9 (5.08%) Test Automation
12 8 (4.52%) Analytics
12 8 (4.52%) Virtual Environments
13 7 (3.95%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.95%) Data Migration
13 7 (3.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.47%) JavaScript
1 15 (8.47%) SQL
2 10 (5.65%) Python
3 9 (5.08%) PHP
4 7 (3.95%) C#
5 6 (3.39%) Java
6 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.26%) R
8 1 (0.56%) ABAP
8 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) RPG
8 1 (0.56%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (19.21%) Degree
2 8 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.95%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.26%) CCNA
4 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.26%) MCITP
5 2 (1.13%) MCSA
5 2 (1.13%) MCSE
5 2 (1.13%) MCT
5 2 (1.13%) RHCA
5 2 (1.13%) RHCE
5 2 (1.13%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.13%) VCP6
5 2 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) CFA
6 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.56%) PMP
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.34%) QA
2 6 (3.39%) SLA
3 2 (1.13%) GDPR
3 2 (1.13%) MiFID
3 2 (1.13%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) EMIR
4 1 (0.56%) GxP
4 1 (0.56%) UCITS
System Software
1 29 (16.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.34%) XenApp
2 13 (7.34%) XenDesktop
3 5 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.26%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.65%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.95%) SCCM
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.13%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.13%) Ansible
4 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) Kibana
5 1 (0.56%) MIIS
5 1 (0.56%) PTC Integrity
5 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.73%) SAP
3 18 (10.17%) Citrix
4 10 (5.65%) HP
5 9 (5.08%) VMware
6 7 (3.95%) Ariba
6 7 (3.95%) Oracle
7 6 (3.39%) Cisco
7 6 (3.39%) Google
7 6 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.82%) Concur
8 5 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.82%) Zend
9 4 (2.26%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.69%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.69%) Intel
11 2 (1.13%) OpenText
11 2 (1.13%) Remedy
11 2 (1.13%) Sun
12 1 (0.56%) IBM