Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 651 618 564
Rank change year-on-year -33 -54 -104
Contract jobs citing German Language 184 272 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.49% 0.68% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 138 108
UK median daily rate £338 £328 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.05% -15.48% -11.43%
10th Percentile £132 £150 £129
90th Percentile £640 £760 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £300 £294
% change year-on-year +23.33% +2.13% -12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 27
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +17.39%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.80
90th Percentile £47.26 £26.09 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.89% +23.26%

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 37912 39710 44614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.47% 36.73% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24886 26382 28171
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 851 960 1162
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £24.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.12% +1.47%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.92 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £25.00 £26.85
% change year-on-year +7.32% -6.87% +7.38%

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 23 August 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 23 August 2017.

Contractor 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 23 August 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 -42 158 £350 +12.00% 54
London -1 78 £338 -8.47% 23
UK excluding London -28 72 £370 +23.33% 30
South East -8 42 £385 +83.33% 7
North of England +58 11 £413 +83.33% 12
North West +24 10 £300 +33.33% 9
Scotland +30 8 £325 +1.25% 1
East of England -24 8 £323 +12.17% 6
Midlands +6 3 £291 +45.63% 2
West Midlands +27 2 £500 +166.67% 1
Yorkshire +33 1 £525 - 2
East Midlands -13 1 £83 -85.96% 1
South West - 1 £370 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 59 (32.07%) French Language
2 37 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (19.57%) Italian Language
3 36 (19.57%) Marketing
4 35 (19.02%) Finance
5 30 (16.30%) SQL
6 28 (15.22%) SAP
6 28 (15.22%) Spanish Language
7 25 (13.59%) Oracle
8 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
8 24 (13.04%) Degree
9 23 (12.50%) Dutch Language
10 21 (11.41%) Java
11 19 (10.33%) Microsoft
11 19 (10.33%) Retail
12 18 (9.78%) Analytics
13 17 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (8.70%) Windows
15 15 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (7.61%) Unix
17 13 (7.07%) Polish Language
17 13 (7.07%) Derivative
18 12 (6.52%) Computer Science
18 12 (6.52%) Time Management
18 12 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
18 12 (6.52%) Equities
19 11 (5.98%) Change Management
19 11 (5.98%) Project Management
19 11 (5.98%) CRM
20 10 (5.43%) CSS

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 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.09%) CMS
3 2 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.54%) Captiva
4 1 (0.54%) Documentum
4 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.54%) FileNet
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.89%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.63%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (1.63%) ImageReady
7 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.09%) SPSS
8 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.54%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Maximo
2 5 (2.72%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.72%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.17%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.17%) SAP PM
3 4 (2.17%) SAP Retail
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.09%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.09%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.09%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.54%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.54%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.54%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.54%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.54%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.35%) Office 365
2 4 (2.17%) G Suite
3 3 (1.63%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.09%) GitHub
4 2 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.09%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) Firewall
2 6 (3.26%) Internet
3 5 (2.72%) DHCP
3 5 (2.72%) VPN
4 4 (2.17%) MPLS
4 4 (2.17%) WAN
5 3 (1.63%) IPv4
5 3 (1.63%) IPv6
5 3 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.63%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.63%) VoIP
5 3 (1.63%) Wireless
6 2 (1.09%) DNS
6 2 (1.09%) HTTP
6 2 (1.09%) LAN
6 2 (1.09%) OSPF
6 2 (1.09%) SMS
6 2 (1.09%) SMTP
6 2 (1.09%) VXLAN
6 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (2.72%) DB2
1 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
1 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.63%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.63%) Informix
3 3 (1.63%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.09%) MySQL
4 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.09%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Dreamweaver
1 6 (3.26%) JIRA
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.09%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.54%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 59 (32.07%) French Language
2 36 (19.57%) Italian Language
2 36 (19.57%) Marketing
3 35 (19.02%) Finance
4 28 (15.22%) Spanish Language
5 23 (12.50%) Dutch Language
6 19 (10.33%) Retail
7 13 (7.07%) Polish Language
8 10 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (4.89%) Banking
10 8 (4.35%) Russian Language
11 7 (3.80%) Financial Institution
11 7 (3.80%) Manufacturing
11 7 (3.80%) Portuguese Language
12 6 (3.26%) Automotive
12 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
13 5 (2.72%) Japanese Language
14 4 (2.17%) Advertising
14 4 (2.17%) Korean Language
14 4 (2.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (21.74%) Analyst
2 19 (10.33%) Consultant
3 18 (9.78%) Developer
4 15 (8.15%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.52%) Architect
5 12 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.43%) Data Architect
6 10 (5.43%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (4.35%) Marketing Manager
8 6 (3.26%) Designer
8 6 (3.26%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (3.26%) Support Analyst
9 5 (2.72%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.72%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.17%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (2.17%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.17%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.17%) Technical Support
10 4 (2.17%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.43%) CSS
2 8 (4.35%) HTML
3 3 (1.63%) Entity Framework
3 3 (1.63%) Flash
3 3 (1.63%) J2EE
3 3 (1.63%) REST
3 3 (1.63%) SAML
3 3 (1.63%) WebCenter
4 2 (1.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.09%) D3.js
4 2 (1.09%) LINQ
4 2 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.09%) Velocity
5 1 (0.54%) EDI
5 1 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.54%) JSF
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.54%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.07%) Derivative
3 12 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.52%) Equities
4 10 (5.43%) Fixed Income
5 9 (4.89%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.26%) Reference Data
6 6 (3.26%) Social Media
7 5 (2.72%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.17%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.63%) W3C
10 2 (1.09%) CMDB
10 2 (1.09%) EPoS
10 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.09%) PMI
11 1 (0.54%) Blog
11 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.70%) Windows
2 14 (7.61%) Unix
3 8 (4.35%) Linux
4 6 (3.26%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (9.78%) Analytics
2 17 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (6.52%) Time Management
5 11 (5.98%) Change Management
5 11 (5.98%) CRM
5 11 (5.98%) Project Management
6 10 (5.43%) Data Analysis
7 9 (4.89%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (4.89%) ITIL
8 8 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 8 (4.35%) Logistics
9 7 (3.80%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.80%) ERP
9 7 (3.80%) ETL
9 7 (3.80%) Information Management
9 7 (3.80%) Online Marketing
9 7 (3.80%) Order to Cash
9 7 (3.80%) Programme Management
9 7 (3.80%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.30%) SQL
2 21 (11.41%) Java
3 9 (4.89%) C#
4 8 (4.35%) C
4 8 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.26%) ABAP
6 5 (2.72%) Python
7 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.63%) R
9 2 (1.09%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.09%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.54%) Scala
10 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) CCIE
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.54%) PMP
5 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.89%) QA
3 4 (2.17%) SLA
4 2 (1.09%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.54%) GAAP
5 1 (0.54%) GDPR
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Cacti
2 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (15.22%) SAP
2 25 (13.59%) Oracle
3 19 (10.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.89%) Informatica
5 7 (3.80%) IBM
6 5 (2.72%) Google
7 4 (2.17%) Adobe
7 4 (2.17%) Ariba
7 4 (2.17%) Cisco
7 4 (2.17%) Sybase
8 3 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.09%) Arista
9 2 (1.09%) Brocade
9 2 (1.09%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.54%) F5
10 1 (0.54%) IronPort
10 1 (0.54%) Nuxeo
10 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.54%) Tableau