Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 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
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 444 557 705
Rank change year-on-year +113 +148 -45
Contract jobs citing German Language 179 176 182
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.94% 0.70% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 109 103
Median daily rate £450 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £115 £135 £131
90th Percentile £600 £645 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £415 £460
% change year-on-year +25.84% -9.86% +18.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 5 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +15.79% -1.72%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.55 £13.25
90th Percentile £27.88 £24.70 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

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 19,108 25,281 39,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.44% 37.27% 40.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,873 16,655 26,099
Median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +1.06%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £300
90th Percentile £697 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £433 £433
% change year-on-year -1.77% +0.04% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 699 766 1,021
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.44 £11.50
90th Percentile £56.27 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -2.44%

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021. 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 +84 115 £435 +24.29% 45
Work from Home -164 75 £430 -9.47% 14
London +39 54 £385 +33.91% 19
UK excluding London +137 44 £522 +25.84% 29
Midlands +59 16 £115 -28.13% 3
West Midlands +42 16 £115 -28.13% 3
East of England +52 8 £570 +31.79% 3
South West +83 6 £525 +100.00% 3
South East +80 6 £487 +20.53% 14
North of England +71 5 £438 - 5
North West +51 5 £438 - 2
Scotland - 2 £110 - 3
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 (29.61%) French Language
2 40 (22.35%) Spanish Language
3 34 (18.99%) SAP
4 33 (18.44%) Italian Language
5 31 (17.32%) Dutch Language
6 25 (13.97%) Finance
7 23 (12.85%) DevOps
8 21 (11.73%) SQL
8 21 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.73%) Azure
8 21 (11.73%) Microsoft 365
9 20 (11.17%) Project Management
10 19 (10.61%) Windows
10 19 (10.61%) Migration
11 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
12 17 (9.50%) Marketing
12 17 (9.50%) Degree
13 16 (8.94%) AWS
14 15 (8.38%) Analytics
15 14 (7.82%) Active Directory
15 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
15 14 (7.82%) Scrum
16 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (6.15%) GCP
17 11 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (5.59%) SharePoint
18 10 (5.59%) ERP
18 10 (5.59%) Java
18 10 (5.59%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (5.59%) Manufacturing

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 10 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.91%) Confluence
3 6 (3.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.23%) Apache
5 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.56%) Figma
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Sketch
5 1 (0.56%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (5.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (3.91%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.79%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.68%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.68%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.68%) SAP MDG
4 3 (1.68%) SAP SCM
4 3 (1.68%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.12%) Bloomberg AIM
5 2 (1.12%) SAP PM
5 2 (1.12%) SAP PP
5 2 (1.12%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.56%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.56%) SAP MDG-M
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.73%) Azure
1 21 (11.73%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (8.94%) AWS
3 11 (6.15%) GCP
4 5 (2.79%) Serverless
5 4 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.23%) GitHub
5 4 (2.23%) SaaS
6 3 (1.68%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.68%) PaaS
7 2 (1.12%) ServiceMax
7 2 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.56%) G Suite
8 1 (0.56%) Logic Apps
8 1 (0.56%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.12%) Firewall
2 2 (1.12%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) LAN
2 2 (1.12%) Skype
2 2 (1.12%) VPN
2 2 (1.12%) WAN
2 2 (1.12%) WebEx
3 1 (0.56%) BGP
3 1 (0.56%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (0.56%) DWDM
3 1 (0.56%) FTP
3 1 (0.56%) IPFIX
3 1 (0.56%) IPsec
3 1 (0.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) SDH
3 1 (0.56%) SNMP
3 1 (0.56%) TACACS
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.23%) BigQuery
2 4 (2.23%) Looker
2 4 (2.23%) Tableau
3 3 (1.68%) MySQL
3 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.12%) Informix
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.56%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.56%) Delta Lake
5 1 (0.56%) MS Access
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Power BI
5 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.56%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (5.59%) JIRA
2 4 (2.23%) fastlane
2 4 (2.23%) Mockito
3 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.12%) C++Builder
4 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.56%) git-flow
5 1 (0.56%) Gradle
5 1 (0.56%) Terragrunt
5 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 53 (29.61%) French Language
2 40 (22.35%) Spanish Language
3 33 (18.44%) Italian Language
4 31 (17.32%) Dutch Language
5 25 (13.97%) Finance
6 17 (9.50%) Marketing
7 10 (5.59%) Manufacturing
7 10 (5.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (5.59%) Polish Language
8 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
9 7 (3.91%) Portuguese Language
9 7 (3.91%) Russian Language
10 5 (2.79%) Public Sector
11 4 (2.23%) Automotive
11 4 (2.23%) Electronics
11 4 (2.23%) Legal
11 4 (2.23%) Mandarin Language
11 4 (2.23%) Retail
12 3 (1.68%) Games
12 3 (1.68%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 35 (19.55%) Analyst
2 22 (12.29%) Service Analyst
3 21 (11.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (10.61%) Consultant
5 17 (9.50%) Developer
6 15 (8.38%) Project Manager
7 14 (7.82%) Architect
8 8 (4.47%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.91%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (2.79%) Android Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.23%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) Data Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) Service Desk Agent
11 4 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.23%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.23%) Windows Engineer
12 3 (1.68%) Digital Developer
12 3 (1.68%) ITSM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.03%) RESTful
2 7 (3.91%) HTML
3 5 (2.79%) CSS
4 4 (2.23%) .NET
4 4 (2.23%) Apache NiFi
4 4 (2.23%) Lambda Expressions
4 4 (2.23%) Material Design
4 4 (2.23%) PowerMock
4 4 (2.23%) XML
5 3 (1.68%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.68%) HTML5
6 2 (1.12%) Kafka
6 2 (1.12%) Node.js
6 2 (1.12%) React
6 2 (1.12%) Web Services
7 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.56%) React Native
7 1 (0.56%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.59%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.59%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.23%) Blog
3 4 (2.23%) e-Learning
3 4 (2.23%) LIMS
3 4 (2.23%) PMI
3 4 (2.23%) User Experience
4 3 (1.68%) Animation
4 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.68%) FMCG
4 3 (1.68%) Graphic Design
4 3 (1.68%) Learning Management System
4 3 (1.68%) SCORM
5 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.12%) Life Science
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.61%) Windows
2 8 (4.47%) Android
2 8 (4.47%) Linux
2 8 (4.47%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.85%) DevOps
2 21 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.17%) Project Management
4 19 (10.61%) Migration
5 15 (8.38%) Analytics
6 14 (7.82%) Scrum
7 11 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.59%) ERP
9 9 (5.03%) User Stories
9 9 (5.03%) Visualisation
10 8 (4.47%) Data Analytics
10 8 (4.47%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (3.91%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.91%) Programme Management
11 7 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.35%) Change Management
12 6 (3.35%) Computer Science
12 6 (3.35%) ITIL
12 6 (3.35%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (3.35%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.73%) SQL
2 10 (5.59%) Java
3 7 (3.91%) Python
4 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.23%) Kotlin
5 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.23%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.68%) C#
6 3 (1.68%) C++
7 2 (1.12%) ABAP
7 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.12%) Go
8 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.56%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.50%) Degree
2 5 (2.79%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.23%) Master's Degree
3 4 (2.23%) MBA
3 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) MCSE
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.12%) PMP
6 1 (0.56%) CCIE
6 1 (0.56%) CCIE Data Center
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) CCSE
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) HNC
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.56%) MCP
6 1 (0.56%) MCSD
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.12%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.56%) GMP
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (7.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) Terraform
2 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.23%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.23%) Ansible
4 3 (1.68%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.68%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.56%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 34 (18.99%) SAP
2 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.91%) Ariba
3 7 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.35%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.79%) Oracle
6 4 (2.23%) Concur
6 4 (2.23%) Google
6 4 (2.23%) VMware
7 3 (1.68%) BMC
7 3 (1.68%) Cisco
7 3 (1.68%) Genesys
7 3 (1.68%) OpenText
7 3 (1.68%) Pega
8 2 (1.12%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.12%) Infor
8 2 (1.12%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.56%) Huawei
9 1 (0.56%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds