Period
to 19 October 2020

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 19 October 2020 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
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 422 653 719
Rank change year-on-year +231 +66 -21
Contract jobs citing German Language 106 167 180
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.81% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 102 104
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +25.98%
10th Percentile £138 £135 £143
90th Percentile £575 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £288 £475
% change year-on-year +82.61% -39.47% +46.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.76% +63.79%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.44 £13.90
90th Percentile £27.50 £27.53 £111.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year - -1.75% +1.79%

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 13,053 32,771 41,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.87% 38.79% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,384 20,963 27,041
Median daily rate £500 £478 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +0.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £290 £290
90th Percentile £706 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 968 1,152
Median hourly rate £29.45 £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.84% +4.76% -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.94 £12.44 £11.85
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.70
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -13.04%

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 19 October 2020.

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 19 October 2020.

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 19 October 2020. 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 +232 80 £420 -1.18% 30
Work from Home -60 46 £400 -16.23% 5
London +168 43 £250 -41.86% 7
UK excluding London +228 23 £525 +82.61% 22
Midlands +82 8 - - 5
West Midlands +72 8 - - 2
North of England +113 4 - - 5
East of England +88 4 £338 -25.00% 2
South East +165 3 £478 +66.39% 8
South West +114 3 £525 +16.67% 2
North West +92 3 - - 2
Yorkshire +71 1 - - 3
Scotland +66 1 £110 -37.14%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, 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 40 (37.74%) French Language
2 23 (21.70%) Spanish Language
3 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
4 20 (18.87%) Italian Language
5 19 (17.92%) Dutch Language
6 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (16.04%) Degree
6 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (13.21%) Project Management
7 14 (13.21%) Finance
8 13 (12.26%) Azure
9 12 (11.32%) SAP
10 11 (10.38%) Windows
10 11 (10.38%) Migration
11 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.43%) Office 365
12 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (8.49%) Change Management
12 9 (8.49%) JIRA
13 8 (7.55%) Portuguese Language
13 8 (7.55%) Marketing
13 8 (7.55%) SQL
13 8 (7.55%) DevOps
14 7 (6.60%) Windows 10
14 7 (6.60%) Mobile Device Management
14 7 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (6.60%) Russian Language
14 7 (6.60%) Computer Science

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 (5.66%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.94%) Avid Media Composer
4 1 (0.94%) Figma
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) Sketch
4 1 (0.94%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Bloomberg AIM
1 2 (1.89%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.94%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.94%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.94%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Azure
2 10 (9.43%) Office 365
3 4 (3.77%) AWS
3 4 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.83%) OneDrive
4 3 (2.83%) PaaS
5 2 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.89%) G Suite
5 2 (1.89%) IaaS
5 2 (1.89%) SaaS
5 2 (1.89%) Serverless
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.94%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.94%) GCP
6 1 (0.94%) GitHub
6 1 (0.94%) Logic Apps
6 1 (0.94%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Skype
1 5 (4.72%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.77%) Broadband
2 4 (3.77%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) VPN
3 3 (2.83%) LAN
3 3 (2.83%) WAN
4 2 (1.89%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.94%) BGP
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.94%) DWDM
5 1 (0.94%) IPFIX
5 1 (0.94%) IPsec
5 1 (0.94%) SDH
5 1 (0.94%) SNMP
5 1 (0.94%) TACACS
5 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.94%) VLAN
5 1 (0.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.89%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.89%) Informix
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.94%) DataStage
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) C++Builder
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.94%) Gradle
3 1 (0.94%) JMeter
3 1 (0.94%) MSI
3 1 (0.94%) Terragrunt
3 1 (0.94%) Toad
General
1 40 (37.74%) French Language
2 23 (21.70%) Spanish Language
3 20 (18.87%) Italian Language
4 19 (17.92%) Dutch Language
5 14 (13.21%) Finance
6 8 (7.55%) Marketing
6 8 (7.55%) Portuguese Language
7 7 (6.60%) Russian Language
8 5 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (3.77%) Hebrew Language
9 4 (3.77%) Legal
9 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
9 4 (3.77%) Polish Language
10 3 (2.83%) Banking
10 3 (2.83%) Electronics
10 3 (2.83%) Greek Language
10 3 (2.83%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (2.83%) Public Sector
10 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.89%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) Analyst
2 16 (15.09%) Consultant
3 9 (8.49%) Service Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Architect
5 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Customer Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Azure Architect
8 3 (2.83%) Classification Specialist
8 3 (2.83%) ITSM Project Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.83%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) SCCM Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Web Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Windows Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Web Services
2 4 (3.77%) CSS
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.83%) HTML
3 3 (2.83%) HTML5
4 2 (1.89%) ADO
4 2 (1.89%) EDI
4 2 (1.89%) RESTful
4 2 (1.89%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.94%) LDAP
5 1 (0.94%) Node.js
5 1 (0.94%) OAuth
5 1 (0.94%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.94%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.94%) OpenID
5 1 (0.94%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.94%) SAML
5 1 (0.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.77%) Social Media
3 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.89%) FMCG
4 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.94%) Blog
5 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.94%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.94%) Mashup
5 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.94%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.83%) Android
3 3 (2.83%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.21%) Project Management
3 11 (10.38%) Migration
4 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
5 9 (8.49%) Change Management
6 8 (7.55%) DevOps
7 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
7 7 (6.60%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (5.66%) Requirements Gathering
8 6 (5.66%) Scrum
9 5 (4.72%) Decision-Making
9 5 (4.72%) Document Management
9 5 (4.72%) Escalation Management
9 5 (4.72%) ITIL
9 5 (4.72%) ITSM
9 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.72%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.72%) Resource Management
9 5 (4.72%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.55%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) C++
2 4 (3.77%) Python
2 4 (3.77%) TypeScript
3 3 (2.83%) C#
3 3 (2.83%) Java
3 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.89%) Go
4 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.94%) ABAP
5 1 (0.94%) C
5 1 (0.94%) Erlang
5 1 (0.94%) Java 8
5 1 (0.94%) R
5 1 (0.94%) Ruby
5 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.72%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.72%) PMP
3 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.89%) CCIE
4 2 (1.89%) CCNP
4 2 (1.89%) CCSE
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.94%) CCA
5 1 (0.94%) CCIE Data Center
5 1 (0.94%) HNC
5 1 (0.94%) MBA
5 1 (0.94%) MCSD
5 1 (0.94%) MCSE
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) SCCM
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.77%) Terraform
3 3 (2.83%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.94%) Ansible
4 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.94%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) SAP
3 4 (3.77%) BMC
3 4 (3.77%) Cisco
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle
4 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.83%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.89%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.89%) Databricks
5 2 (1.89%) Pega
6 1 (0.94%) BT
6 1 (0.94%) Huawei
6 1 (0.94%) Instagram
6 1 (0.94%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.94%) Okta
6 1 (0.94%) PTC
6 1 (0.94%) Teradata
6 1 (0.94%) VMware
6 1 (0.94%) YouTube