Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 657 640 606
Rank change year-on-year -17 -34 -82
Contract jobs citing German Language 222 257 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.54% 0.67% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 127 114
UK median daily rate £360 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -9.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £126 £143 £130
90th Percentile £575 £662 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £321 £188
% change year-on-year +15.26% +71.20% -44.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 23
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -1.20%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.80 £9.40
90th Percentile £25.45 £15.35 £14.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -22.22%

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 40908 38591 45958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.79% 36.42% 39.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27057 25636 29251
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 892 947 1224
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £48.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.47 £25.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +3.80% -1.92% +15.56%

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 17 November 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 17 November 2017.

Contractor 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 17 November 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 -7 195 £350 +4.48% 31
London 0 105 £350 - 17
UK excluding London +13 88 £370 +15.26% 16
South East +1 45 £410 +32.26% 6
North of England +60 20 £300 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +39 10 £300 - 1
North West +15 9 £263 -22.22% 2
East of England -23 9 £241 +75.45% 3
Midlands +25 7 £343 -42.92% 1
Scotland -13 7 £78 -75.86% 2
West Midlands +19 4 £135 -88.00%
East Midlands +3 3 £550 -6.38% 1
North East +65 1 £450 -
South West - 1 £370 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 67 (30.18%) French Language
2 52 (23.42%) Italian Language
3 48 (21.62%) Finance
4 40 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (17.57%) Spanish Language
6 36 (16.22%) Marketing
7 31 (13.96%) SAP
8 30 (13.51%) Degree
9 29 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (12.61%) Windows
11 27 (12.16%) Retail
11 27 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (10.81%) SQL
13 23 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
13 23 (10.36%) Dutch Language
14 22 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
14 22 (9.91%) Microsoft
15 20 (9.01%) Telecoms
16 18 (8.11%) Java
17 16 (7.21%) Oracle
18 15 (6.76%) Project Management
18 15 (6.76%) Office 365
19 14 (6.31%) Polish Language
19 14 (6.31%) Ariba
19 14 (6.31%) ITIL
19 14 (6.31%) Banking
19 14 (6.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
20 13 (5.86%) Advertising
20 13 (5.86%) Change Management
20 13 (5.86%) Derivative

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 7 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.90%) CMS
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Captiva
4 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.45%) Documentum
4 1 (0.45%) Drupal
4 1 (0.45%) FileNet
4 1 (0.45%) JBoss
4 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.05%) Photoshop
5 6 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.80%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.80%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (1.35%) Simulink
8 2 (0.90%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.45%) ImageReady
9 1 (0.45%) InVision
9 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Maximo
2 8 (3.60%) SAP ERP
3 7 (3.15%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 5 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (2.25%) SAP PM
5 3 (1.35%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.90%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.90%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.45%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.45%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.76%) Office 365
2 10 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.25%) G Suite
4 3 (1.35%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.90%) AdWords
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.90%) GitHub
5 2 (0.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (0.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.45%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.95%) Internet
2 10 (4.50%) Firewall
3 9 (4.05%) DHCP
4 8 (3.60%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.15%) VPN
6 6 (2.70%) DNS
7 4 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.80%) Network Security
7 4 (1.80%) SAN
7 4 (1.80%) Wireless
8 3 (1.35%) IPv4
8 3 (1.35%) IPv6
8 3 (1.35%) MPLS
8 3 (1.35%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.35%) WAN
9 2 (0.90%) BGP
9 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.90%) HTTP
9 2 (0.90%) OSPF
9 2 (0.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 12 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (5.41%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.35%) Big Data
4 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.90%) MySQL
5 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.90%) QlikView
5 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.90%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.90%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.45%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (2.25%) JIRA
2 4 (1.80%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.90%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.90%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.45%) Ant
4 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.45%) GitLab
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 67 (30.18%) French Language
2 52 (23.42%) Italian Language
3 48 (21.62%) Finance
4 39 (17.57%) Spanish Language
5 36 (16.22%) Marketing
6 27 (12.16%) Retail
7 23 (10.36%) Dutch Language
8 20 (9.01%) Telecoms
9 14 (6.31%) Banking
9 14 (6.31%) Polish Language
10 13 (5.86%) Advertising
11 9 (4.05%) Manufacturing
11 9 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (3.60%) Portuguese Language
13 7 (3.15%) Automotive
13 7 (3.15%) Russian Language
14 6 (2.70%) Japanese Language
15 5 (2.25%) Investment Banking
15 5 (2.25%) Legal
16 4 (1.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (18.02%) Analyst
2 21 (9.46%) Consultant
2 21 (9.46%) Project Manager
3 13 (5.86%) Developer
4 12 (5.41%) Architect
5 11 (4.95%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.50%) Coordinator
7 9 (4.05%) Designer
7 9 (4.05%) Project Coordinator
8 8 (3.60%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (3.60%) Data Architect
8 8 (3.60%) SAP Consultant
8 8 (3.60%) Service Analyst
8 8 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (3.15%) Technical Design Leader
9 7 (3.15%) Technical Leader
10 6 (2.70%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.70%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.25%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (2.25%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.95%) HTML
2 9 (4.05%) CSS
3 5 (2.25%) REST
4 4 (1.80%) .NET
4 4 (1.80%) EDI
4 4 (1.80%) J2EE
4 4 (1.80%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.80%) Spring
5 3 (1.35%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.35%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.35%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.90%) D3.js
6 2 (0.90%) JPA
6 2 (0.90%) LINQ
6 2 (0.90%) SOAP
6 2 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.90%) XML
7 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.86%) Derivative
3 12 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.41%) Equities
4 10 (4.50%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.60%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.60%) User Experience
6 7 (3.15%) PMI
7 6 (2.70%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.80%) AS400
8 4 (1.80%) Social Media
8 4 (1.80%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.35%) W3C
10 2 (0.90%) CMDB
10 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.61%) Windows
2 10 (4.50%) Unix
3 7 (3.15%) Android
4 6 (2.70%) Linux
5 5 (2.25%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.80%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.90%) Solaris
7 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (6.76%) Project Management
4 14 (6.31%) ITIL
5 13 (5.86%) Change Management
5 13 (5.86%) Procure-to-Pay
6 12 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.95%) Time Management
8 10 (4.50%) Analytics
8 10 (4.50%) Business Analysis
8 10 (4.50%) ERP
9 9 (4.05%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (4.05%) Migration
10 8 (3.60%) B2B
10 8 (3.60%) Contract Management
10 8 (3.60%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.60%) Data Management
10 8 (3.60%) Order to Cash
11 7 (3.15%) CRM
11 7 (3.15%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.81%) SQL
2 18 (8.11%) Java
3 10 (4.50%) C#
4 7 (3.15%) Python
5 6 (2.70%) C
5 6 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.80%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.35%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.90%) ABAP
8 2 (0.90%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.90%) PHP
8 2 (0.90%) R
8 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (13.51%) Degree
2 8 (3.60%) PMI Certification
2 8 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.70%) MCSE
5 5 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.90%) MCSD
7 2 (0.90%) PMP
8 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CCNA
8 1 (0.45%) CCNP
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.45%) MCSA
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.50%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.05%) QA
2 9 (4.05%) SLA
3 4 (1.80%) GDPR
3 4 (1.80%) PMO
4 2 (0.90%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.90%) MISRA
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.35%) Cacti
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) OpenView
3 1 (0.45%) OVSD
3 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (13.96%) SAP
2 22 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.21%) Oracle
4 14 (6.31%) Ariba
5 8 (3.60%) Informatica
6 7 (3.15%) OpenText
7 6 (2.70%) Google
8 5 (2.25%) IBM
9 4 (1.80%) Adobe
9 4 (1.80%) Cisco
9 4 (1.80%) EMC
9 4 (1.80%) NetApp
9 4 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.35%) Capita
11 2 (0.90%) Apple
11 2 (0.90%) Arista
11 2 (0.90%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.90%) HP
11 2 (0.90%) Pega
11 2 (0.90%) Sybase