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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 567 533 481
Rank change year-on-year -34 -52 +168
Contract jobs citing German Language 268 164 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.54% 0.53% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 82 66
10th Percentile £193 £115 £128
25th Percentile £408 £325 £158
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £344
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +38.18% -14.06%
75th Percentile £629 £581 £442
90th Percentile £688 £600 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £348
% change year-on-year +2.94% +22.30% +39.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 7
10th Percentile £11.21 £12.50 £14.70
25th Percentile £11.75 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £14.75 £23.75 £17.13
90th Percentile £29.08 £31.30 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.75% -5.00% +3.45%

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 49,458 30,849 24,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.47% 52.76% 51.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 34,287 20,657 15,943
10th Percentile £320 £300 £256
25th Percentile £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,417 1,146 1,012
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.45 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.22% +12.25% +6.95%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £40.52
90th Percentile £59.00 £56.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.63% +5.56%

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for German Language in the UK

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing German Language.

Daily rate trend for German Language in the UK

German Language
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing German Language over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing German Language.

Hourly rate trend for German Language in the UK

German Language
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing German Language over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Top 14 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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -67 181 £550 +29.41% 60
Work from Home -73 149 £525 +10.53% 42
London -78 87 £550 +15.79% 22
UK excluding London -31 65 £438 +2.94% 38
South East -33 20 £683 +95.00% 11
East of England -21 19 £438 +2.94% 3
North of England -30 19 £203 -57.37% 11
North West -30 18 £203 -57.37% 4
Midlands -44 5 £145 +26.09% 10
West Midlands -50 3 - - 3
East Midlands - 2 £145 - 7
Scotland -12 1 £130 - 1
South West -26 1 £350 -26.32% 2
North East - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 89 (33.21%) Social Skills
2 78 (29.10%) SAP
3 67 (25.00%) French Language
4 46 (17.16%) Finance
5 44 (16.42%) Degree
6 36 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (13.06%) Agile
8 34 (12.69%) SAP S/4HANA
9 33 (12.31%) Project Management
9 33 (12.31%) Spanish Language
10 31 (11.57%) Migration
11 30 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (11.19%) Marketing
11 30 (11.19%) Analytics
12 29 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (10.45%) Retail
14 27 (10.07%) Microsoft
15 24 (8.96%) Italian Language
16 23 (8.58%) Dutch Language
16 23 (8.58%) Microsoft Office
17 20 (7.46%) Windows
18 19 (7.09%) SQL
18 19 (7.09%) QA
19 17 (6.34%) Data Quality
19 17 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
19 17 (6.34%) Logistics
19 17 (6.34%) Manufacturing
20 16 (5.97%) Validation
21 15 (5.60%) ERP
21 15 (5.60%) ITSM

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 (2.99%) CMS
2 5 (1.87%) Confluence
3 3 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.12%) Camunda
4 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.75%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.37%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Pulsar
5 1 (0.37%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (8.58%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.61%) Chatbot
4 4 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.75%) CATIA
6 1 (0.37%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 34 (12.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (3.73%) SAP MDG
3 9 (3.36%) SAP Retail
4 8 (2.99%) SAP ERP
5 7 (2.61%) SAP FI
5 7 (2.61%) SAP MM
5 7 (2.61%) SAP SD
6 6 (2.24%) SAP CO
6 6 (2.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (1.87%) SAP MDG-S
7 5 (1.87%) SAP PP
7 5 (1.87%) Workday HCM
8 4 (1.49%) Oracle AML
8 4 (1.49%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 4 (1.49%) SAP CAR
8 4 (1.49%) SAP POS DM
9 3 (1.12%) SAP AFS
9 3 (1.12%) SAP EWM
10 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.75%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.85%) Adobe Analytics
2 8 (2.99%) AWS
3 7 (2.61%) Azure
3 7 (2.61%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (2.24%) Google Workspace
5 5 (1.87%) GitHub
6 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.12%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.12%) SaaS
7 2 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.75%) Pulumi
7 2 (0.75%) Slack
7 2 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.37%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) Network Security
1 4 (1.49%) WAN
2 3 (1.12%) HTTP
2 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.12%) VPN
3 2 (0.75%) DMZ
3 2 (0.75%) Firewall
3 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.75%) LAN
3 2 (0.75%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.75%) SSL
3 2 (0.75%) WebEx
3 2 (0.75%) Wireless
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.10%) Big Data
2 8 (2.99%) SAP BW
3 5 (1.87%) Metadata
3 5 (1.87%) MySQL
3 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.87%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.12%) Informix
5 3 (1.12%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.75%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.75%) Power BI
6 2 (0.75%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO EBX
Development Applications
1 13 (4.85%) JIRA
2 7 (2.61%) GitLab
3 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.37%) C++Builder
5 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.37%) Gradle
5 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.37%) Jaeger
5 1 (0.37%) JUnit
5 1 (0.37%) Log4j
5 1 (0.37%) Maven
5 1 (0.37%) PyCharm
5 1 (0.37%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (33.21%) Social Skills
2 67 (25.00%) French Language
3 46 (17.16%) Finance
4 33 (12.31%) Spanish Language
5 30 (11.19%) Marketing
6 29 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (10.45%) Retail
8 24 (8.96%) Italian Language
9 23 (8.58%) Dutch Language
10 17 (6.34%) Manufacturing
11 15 (5.60%) Polish Language
12 11 (4.10%) Legal
12 11 (4.10%) Portuguese Language
13 10 (3.73%) Billing
13 10 (3.73%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (2.99%) Banking
14 8 (2.99%) Influencing Skills
14 8 (2.99%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (2.61%) Automotive
15 7 (2.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 55 (20.52%) Consultant
2 48 (17.91%) Analyst
3 40 (14.93%) SAP Consultant
4 19 (7.09%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.97%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.60%) Developer
7 13 (4.85%) Service Analyst
7 13 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (4.48%) Architect
9 10 (3.73%) Data Consultant
9 10 (3.73%) SAP Data Consultant
10 9 (3.36%) Marketing Manager
10 9 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.99%) Functional Consultant
11 8 (2.99%) Process Analyst
11 8 (2.99%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 7 (2.61%) Data Analyst
12 7 (2.61%) IT Support
12 7 (2.61%) SAP MM Consultant
12 7 (2.61%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.24%) CSS
1 6 (2.24%) HTML
1 6 (2.24%) REST
2 4 (1.49%) ADO
2 4 (1.49%) PySpark
2 4 (1.49%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (1.12%) .NET
3 3 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.75%) gRPC
4 2 (0.75%) J2EE
4 2 (0.75%) JSON
4 2 (0.75%) Kafka
4 2 (0.75%) Lightning Web Components
4 2 (0.75%) OpenAPI
4 2 (0.75%) Protocol Buffers
4 2 (0.75%) Swagger
4 2 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.37%) ARM Templates
5 1 (0.37%) PyTorch
5 1 (0.37%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.99%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.24%) Digital Media
2 6 (2.24%) Legacy Systems
2 6 (2.24%) PMI
3 5 (1.87%) Taxonomies
4 4 (1.49%) User Experience
4 4 (1.49%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.75%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.37%) Social Media
7 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.46%) Windows
2 6 (2.24%) Linux
3 5 (1.87%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.49%) Android
5 3 (1.12%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
2 35 (13.06%) Agile
3 33 (12.31%) Project Management
4 31 (11.57%) Migration
5 30 (11.19%) Analytics
5 30 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (6.34%) Logistics
7 16 (5.97%) Validation
8 15 (5.60%) ERP
8 15 (5.60%) ITSM
9 14 (5.22%) B2B
9 14 (5.22%) CRM
9 14 (5.22%) DevOps
9 14 (5.22%) User Stories
10 13 (4.85%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (4.48%) Business Analysis
12 11 (4.10%) B2B Marketing
12 11 (4.10%) Data Cleansing
12 11 (4.10%) Matrix Organization
13 10 (3.73%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.09%) SQL
2 13 (4.85%) Java
3 11 (4.10%) ABAP
3 11 (4.10%) Python
4 7 (2.61%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.24%) R
6 5 (1.87%) Scala
7 3 (1.12%) C
7 3 (1.12%) C#
8 2 (0.75%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.75%) C++
8 2 (0.75%) Groovy
8 2 (0.75%) PHP
8 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.37%) Bash
9 1 (0.37%) Gremlin
9 1 (0.37%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.37%) Perl
9 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (16.42%) Degree
2 9 (3.36%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.49%) CCNA
3 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.49%) MBA
3 4 (1.49%) PMP
4 3 (1.12%) MCP
5 2 (0.75%) CISSP
5 2 (0.75%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.37%) CBAP
6 1 (0.37%) CEH
6 1 (0.37%) CISA
6 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.37%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.37%) MCSD
6 1 (0.37%) MCSE
6 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.09%) QA
2 17 (6.34%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.36%) SLA
4 4 (1.49%) GDPR
4 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.49%) PMO
5 3 (1.12%) GAAP
5 3 (1.12%) GRC
6 2 (0.75%) NCSC
System Software
1 7 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.61%) Terraform
2 6 (2.24%) Control-M
3 5 (1.87%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.87%) Prometheus
4 4 (1.49%) Grafana
5 3 (1.12%) Ansible
5 3 (1.12%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.75%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.37%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.37%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.37%) Istio
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.37%) SCCM
7 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.37%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 78 (29.10%) SAP
2 27 (10.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.22%) Adobe
4 12 (4.48%) Citrix
5 11 (4.10%) Oracle
5 11 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (3.73%) Ariba
7 7 (2.61%) Marketo
7 7 (2.61%) VMware
7 7 (2.61%) Workday
8 6 (2.24%) BMC
9 5 (1.87%) Cisco
9 5 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.87%) Splunk
10 4 (1.49%) New Relic
10 4 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.12%) Avaya
11 3 (1.12%) NetApp
11 3 (1.12%) Reuters
12 2 (0.75%) Ericsson