Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 568 691 628
Rank change year-on-year +123 -63 +18
Contract jobs citing German Language 169 181 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 102 126
UK median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +3.63%
10th Percentile £152 £131 £172
90th Percentile £654 £556 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £475 £388
% change year-on-year -12.71% +22.58% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 41
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £15.05 £13.25 £10.34
90th Percentile £27.70 £23.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +17.86% - +3.70%

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 25,645 39,176 42,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.41% 40.11% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,274 25,596 28,123
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +2.67% +3.89%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £430 £413
% change year-on-year - +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1,111 1,127
UK median hourly rate £22.32 £22.00 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +0.46% +4.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.80 £11.35
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.39 £20.25 £21.70
% change year-on-year +0.73% -6.71% +8.50%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Top 12 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 February 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 +147 155 £350 -15.15% 73
London +114 82 £263 -34.38% 30
UK excluding London +97 59 £415 -12.71% 47
South East +62 21 £425 -9.17% 23
East of England +46 17 £433 -24.78% 6
Midlands +70 13 £163 - 3
West Midlands +57 8 £163 - 1
North of England +61 6 - - 8
East Midlands - 5 - - 2
Yorkshire - 4 - - 2
North West +29 2 - - 5
South West +19 2 £263 - 3

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 42 (24.85%) French Language
2 36 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (18.93%) SAP
3 32 (18.93%) Microsoft
4 29 (17.16%) Italian Language
5 28 (16.57%) Finance
6 25 (14.79%) Spanish Language
7 24 (14.20%) Windows
7 24 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (13.61%) Degree
8 23 (13.61%) Azure
9 22 (13.02%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (11.24%) JIRA
11 18 (10.65%) Office 365
11 18 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (10.65%) SDLC
11 18 (10.65%) Linux
11 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (8.88%) E-Commerce
12 15 (8.88%) Active Directory
12 15 (8.88%) SQL
12 15 (8.88%) Project Management
12 15 (8.88%) Scrum
13 14 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (8.28%) Wireshark
13 14 (8.28%) QA
13 14 (8.28%) Android
14 13 (7.69%) Test Management
14 13 (7.69%) DevOps
14 13 (7.69%) PHP

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 13 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.10%) Confluence
3 9 (5.33%) TYPO3
4 5 (2.96%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.59%) CMS
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (13.02%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.78%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.78%) SAP PM
2 3 (1.78%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.59%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.59%) SAP CO-OM
4 1 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.59%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.59%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.59%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.61%) Azure
2 18 (10.65%) Office 365
3 7 (4.14%) AWS
3 7 (4.14%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (4.14%) Yammer
4 5 (2.96%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.37%) GCP
5 4 (2.37%) IaaS
5 4 (2.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.59%) npm
6 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.28%) Wireshark
2 11 (6.51%) Firewall
2 11 (6.51%) Skype
2 11 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.33%) WAN
4 8 (4.73%) LAN
5 7 (4.14%) MPLS
6 6 (3.55%) BGP
6 6 (3.55%) SNMP
7 5 (2.96%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (2.96%) HSRP
7 5 (2.96%) IPsec
7 5 (2.96%) OSPF
7 5 (2.96%) VLAN
7 5 (2.96%) VPN
7 5 (2.96%) Wireless
8 4 (2.37%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.14%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.59%) Big Data
3 1 (0.59%) DB2
3 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.59%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (11.24%) JIRA
2 12 (7.10%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.59%) gulp
3 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.59%) jspm
3 1 (0.59%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.59%) Moq
3 1 (0.59%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.59%) NUnit
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.59%) Subversion
3 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.59%) Xcode
General
1 42 (24.85%) French Language
2 29 (17.16%) Italian Language
3 28 (16.57%) Finance
4 25 (14.79%) Spanish Language
5 12 (7.10%) Telecoms
6 11 (6.51%) Retail
7 9 (5.33%) Banking
8 6 (3.55%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.96%) Marketing
10 4 (2.37%) Legal
10 4 (2.37%) Public Sector
10 4 (2.37%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.78%) Dutch Language
11 3 (1.78%) Electronics
11 3 (1.78%) Games
11 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
12 2 (1.18%) Environmental Health
12 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.18%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (13.02%) Consultant
2 21 (12.43%) Analyst
3 14 (8.28%) Developer
3 14 (8.28%) Tester
4 10 (5.92%) Change Manager
4 10 (5.92%) Network Engineer
5 9 (5.33%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.73%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.73%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (4.73%) Web Analyst
7 7 (4.14%) Architect
7 7 (4.14%) Graduate
7 7 (4.14%) Graduate Tester
7 7 (4.14%) Manual Tester
8 6 (3.55%) Excel Analyst
8 6 (3.55%) Scrum Master
9 5 (2.96%) Administrator
9 5 (2.96%) Communications Manager
9 5 (2.96%) Junior
9 5 (2.96%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.33%) Laravel
1 9 (5.33%) Symfony
2 8 (4.73%) .NET
3 6 (3.55%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.96%) Velocity
4 5 (2.96%) Web Services
5 4 (2.37%) SAP Basis
6 3 (1.78%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.78%) Middleware
6 3 (1.78%) REST
7 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.18%) EDI
7 2 (1.18%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.18%) HTML
7 2 (1.18%) jQuery
7 2 (1.18%) JSON
7 2 (1.18%) OAuth
7 2 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.10%) Wiki
3 6 (3.55%) PMI
3 6 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.37%) Clustering
4 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.37%) User Experience
4 4 (2.37%) Video Editing
4 4 (2.37%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.78%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (1.78%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.78%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.18%) EPoS
6 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.59%) BYOD
7 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.20%) Windows
2 18 (10.65%) Linux
3 14 (8.28%) Android
4 12 (7.10%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.96%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.37%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (10.65%) SDLC
4 15 (8.88%) E-Commerce
4 15 (8.88%) Project Management
4 15 (8.88%) Scrum
5 14 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (7.69%) DevOps
6 13 (7.69%) Migration
6 13 (7.69%) Test Management
7 12 (7.10%) Defect Management
8 11 (6.51%) MVC
8 11 (6.51%) OOP
9 10 (5.92%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (5.92%) ITIL
10 9 (5.33%) API Development
10 9 (5.33%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (5.33%) Change Management
10 9 (5.33%) Requirements Engineering
11 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.88%) SQL
2 13 (7.69%) PHP
3 9 (5.33%) C#
4 7 (4.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.55%) Python
6 5 (2.96%) ABAP
7 4 (2.37%) R
8 3 (1.78%) Java
9 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.18%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.59%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.59%) C
10 1 (0.59%) Perl
10 1 (0.59%) REXX
10 1 (0.59%) RPG
10 1 (0.59%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.61%) Degree
2 8 (4.73%) CCNP
2 8 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.73%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.78%) MCT
6 2 (1.18%) MCITP
6 2 (1.18%) MCP
6 2 (1.18%) PMP
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.59%) CCNA
7 1 (0.59%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.59%) EMIR
4 1 (0.59%) MiFID
4 1 (0.59%) NIST
4 1 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.18%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.59%) Docker
4 1 (0.59%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (7.10%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.55%) SCCM
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.18%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.18%) Ansible
4 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.18%) Puppet
5 1 (0.59%) Kibana
5 1 (0.59%) MIIS
5 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (18.93%) Microsoft
1 32 (18.93%) SAP
2 12 (7.10%) Cisco
2 12 (7.10%) HP
3 9 (5.33%) Zend
4 8 (4.73%) Oracle
5 7 (4.14%) Palo Alto
6 6 (3.55%) Ariba
6 6 (3.55%) Concur
6 6 (3.55%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.55%) Workday
7 5 (2.96%) Arista
7 5 (2.96%) Aruba
8 4 (2.37%) Google
8 4 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.78%) Citrix
9 3 (1.78%) Ingenico
9 3 (1.78%) VMware
10 2 (1.18%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.18%) Dynatrace