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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 511 502 482
Rank change year-on-year -9 -20  
Contract jobs citing German Language 94 146 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.71% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 50
Median daily rate £395 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £147 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £339
% change year-on-year +33.33% -11.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.22 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.89 £25.00 £19.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

German Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17247 20529 20942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.13% 38.14% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11277 13345 12829
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 509 489
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.38 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +24.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.76 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing German Language as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 81 £400 +23.07% 37
London +34 32 £363 -11.85% 22
South East -4 26 £400 +33.33% 6
Berkshire +4 19 £450 +50.00% 4
Reading +5 17 £450 +77.33% 2
Milton Keynes +1 5 £400 -6.97%
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £400 -6.97% 1
East of England -14 5 £408 +103.75% 3
Hackney - 5 - -
North West +26 4 £300 +172.72% 2
Hertfordshire -9 4 £408 - 3
Hatfield - 4 £408 - 3
Scotland +23 3 £325 -30.06%
Edinburgh +16 3 £325 -30.06%
City of London -1 3 £556 - 5
Manchester +18 2 £300 +172.72%
Leeds - 2 £304 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £304 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £304 - 1
Cheshire +23 1 - - 2
Hampshire +12 1 £390 -
Chester +4 1 - -
West Midlands +4 1 £500 +233.33%
Surrey +1 1 £425 -
South West -6 1 £150 -62.96% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £500 -
Southampton - 1 £390 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 50 (26.46%) Finance
2 45 (23.81%) French Language
3 34 (17.99%) SAP
4 33 (17.46%) Spanish Language
5 32 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (15.87%) Italian Language
7 27 (14.29%) Oracle
7 27 (14.29%) Project Management
8 23 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (11.64%) SQL
10 21 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 21 (11.11%) Degree
11 20 (10.58%) Marketing
12 19 (10.05%) Analytics
12 19 (10.05%) Java
12 19 (10.05%) Windows
13 18 (9.52%) Banking
14 17 (8.99%) Retail
14 17 (8.99%) JavaScript
15 16 (8.47%) MS Excel
16 15 (7.94%) ERP
16 15 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (7.94%) HTML
17 14 (7.41%) ITIL
18 13 (6.88%) Dutch Language
19 12 (6.35%) CSS
19 12 (6.35%) C#
20 11 (5.82%) Scrum
20 11 (5.82%) Computer Science
21 10 (5.29%) Office 365

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 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.65%) CMS
3 4 (2.12%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.06%) SAS
4 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.76%) MS Office
3 6 (3.17%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.59%) MS Project
6 2 (1.06%) Mathematica
6 2 (1.06%) SPSS
7 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.53%) ImageReady
7 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.23%) SAP MM
2 6 (3.17%) SAP Retail
2 6 (3.17%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.06%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.06%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.06%) SAP GRC
4 2 (1.06%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.53%) BPCS
5 1 (0.53%) Kondor
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.53%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.29%) Office 365
2 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.59%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.59%) Yammer
5 2 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.06%) G Suite
5 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) IaaS
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) Internet
2 4 (2.12%) Firewall
2 4 (2.12%) Skype
3 3 (1.59%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.59%) MPLS
3 3 (1.59%) VoIP
3 3 (1.59%) VPN
4 2 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.06%) DSL
4 2 (1.06%) Frame Relay
4 2 (1.06%) LDAP
4 2 (1.06%) Wireless
5 1 (0.53%) BGP
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
5 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) SDH
5 1 (0.53%) SMS
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.65%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.59%) Big Data
5 3 (1.59%) DB2
5 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.06%) GIS
6 2 (1.06%) Informix
6 2 (1.06%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.06%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.06%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (2.12%) JIRA
1 4 (2.12%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.59%) Selenium
2 3 (1.59%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.06%) FitNesse
3 2 (1.06%) Gatling
3 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.06%) JMeter
3 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 50 (26.46%) Finance
2 45 (23.81%) French Language
3 33 (17.46%) Spanish Language
4 30 (15.87%) Italian Language
5 20 (10.58%) Marketing
6 18 (9.52%) Banking
7 17 (8.99%) Retail
8 13 (6.88%) Dutch Language
9 9 (4.76%) Automotive
10 8 (4.23%) Swedish Language
11 7 (3.70%) Financial Institution
11 7 (3.70%) Portuguese Language
11 7 (3.70%) Russian Language
11 7 (3.70%) Telecoms
12 5 (2.65%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (2.12%) Advertising
13 4 (2.12%) Japanese Language
13 4 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (1.59%) Electronics
14 3 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (18.52%) Analyst
2 25 (13.23%) Consultant
3 23 (12.17%) Developer
4 18 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.94%) SAP Consultant
6 14 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.82%) Architect
8 8 (4.23%) Marketing Manager
8 8 (4.23%) Service Analyst
8 8 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (2.65%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.65%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.65%) Rollout Manager
9 5 (2.65%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.12%) Digital Marketing Manager
10 4 (2.12%) Help Desk Engineer
10 4 (2.12%) IT Support
10 4 (2.12%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.12%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.94%) HTML
2 12 (6.35%) CSS
3 9 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 8 (4.23%) jQuery
5 6 (3.17%) .NET
6 5 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.12%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (2.12%) Entity Framework
7 4 (2.12%) Fluent NHibernate
7 4 (2.12%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (2.12%) REST
8 3 (1.59%) Kafka
8 3 (1.59%) Spring
8 3 (1.59%) WebCenter
8 3 (1.59%) XML
9 2 (1.06%) Java EE
9 2 (1.06%) JSON
9 2 (1.06%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.82%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.65%) Derivative
4 5 (2.65%) Equities
4 5 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.65%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.12%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.12%) User Experience
6 3 (1.59%) W3C
7 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.06%) PKI
7 2 (1.06%) PMI
7 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.05%) Windows
2 7 (3.70%) Unix
3 6 (3.17%) Linux
4 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.29%) Project Management
2 23 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (10.05%) Analytics
4 15 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (7.94%) ERP
5 14 (7.41%) ITIL
6 11 (5.82%) Scrum
7 10 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.23%) Migration
8 8 (4.23%) OO
8 8 (4.23%) Web Development
9 7 (3.70%) Business Analysis
9 7 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.70%) Information Management
9 7 (3.70%) Online Marketing
9 7 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.70%) Service Management
9 7 (3.70%) TDD
9 7 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.17%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.64%) SQL
2 19 (10.05%) Java
3 17 (8.99%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.35%) C#
5 9 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.23%) ABAP
7 4 (2.12%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.12%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.59%) Python
8 3 (1.59%) R
8 3 (1.59%) Scala
9 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.06%) C
9 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.53%) C++
10 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.06%) APMP
4 2 (1.06%) CCNP
4 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ACCA
5 1 (0.53%) CCNA
5 1 (0.53%) CIMA
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.59%) PMO
4 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.06%) MiFID
4 2 (1.06%) SLA
5 1 (0.53%) EMIR
5 1 (0.53%) FATCA
5 1 (0.53%) GAAP
5 1 (0.53%) ISO26262
System Software
1 10 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Docker
2 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.53%) etcd
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Control-M
1 2 (1.06%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) PowerBroker
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (17.99%) SAP
2 27 (14.29%) Oracle
3 21 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.70%) Informatica
5 6 (3.17%) Adobe
5 6 (3.17%) Google
6 5 (2.65%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (2.12%) Cisco
7 4 (2.12%) Citrix
8 3 (1.59%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.06%) Ariba
9 2 (1.06%) Avaya
9 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.06%) Concur
9 2 (1.06%) IBM
9 2 (1.06%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.06%) Lotus
9 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.06%) Remedy
9 2 (1.06%) Sybase