Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 515 495 628
Rank change year-on-year -20 +133 +19
Contract jobs citing German Language 163 153 227
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.54% 0.60% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 75 119
10th Percentile £115 £128 £131
25th Percentile £294 £158 £164
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +32.14% -12.50% -3.61%
75th Percentile £570 £444 £525
90th Percentile £600 £569 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £250
% change year-on-year +6.25% +60.00% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 18
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.63 £14.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £14.75
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.78% -
75th Percentile £23.75 £16.75 £24.44
90th Percentile £31.30 £28.38 £37.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.45% +3.57%

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 29,957 25,621 48,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 52.42% 50.81% 52.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,095 16,604 31,612
10th Percentile £300 £250 £280
25th Percentile £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £694 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +0.27% +1.80% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,108 1,050 1,396
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.42 £10.75
25th Percentile £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.95% +3.89%
75th Percentile £43.75 £40.63 £38.31
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.55 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.98 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.13% +5.56% +3.93%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 14 May 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 -24 103 £413 +17.86% 35
Work from Home -209 76 £500 +5.26% 18
London -56 48 £425 +136.11% 17
UK excluding London +30 40 £425 +6.25% 20
East of England +38 14 £425 - 6
South East +18 9 £350 -12.50% 3
North of England +34 7 £475 +265.38% 5
North West +15 7 £475 - 3
West Midlands +1 5 £115 -70.89% 2
Midlands 0 5 £115 -70.89% 4
South West +39 2 £475 +80.95%
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 61 (37.42%) Social Skills
2 53 (32.52%) French Language
3 39 (23.93%) SAP
4 35 (21.47%) Spanish Language
5 33 (20.25%) Italian Language
6 30 (18.40%) Project Management
7 23 (14.11%) Finance
7 23 (14.11%) Dutch Language
7 23 (14.11%) Microsoft 365
8 22 (13.50%) Marketing
9 21 (12.88%) Degree
9 21 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (12.27%) Analytics
10 20 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (11.66%) Azure
12 17 (10.43%) Migration
12 17 (10.43%) HTML
13 16 (9.82%) SQL
13 16 (9.82%) Python
14 15 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (8.59%) Java
15 14 (8.59%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (8.59%) Telecoms
16 13 (7.98%) Microsoft
16 13 (7.98%) Windows
16 13 (7.98%) AWS
17 12 (7.36%) SaaS
17 12 (7.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (7.36%) Manufacturing
18 11 (6.75%) 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 9 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.91%) CMS
2 8 (4.91%) Confluence
3 5 (3.07%) Apache
4 3 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.68%) AutoCAD
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.61%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (6.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (4.29%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.68%) SAP MM
4 4 (2.45%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (2.45%) SAP CO
4 4 (2.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.45%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.84%) SAP HR
5 3 (1.84%) SAP PM
5 3 (1.84%) SAP PP
5 3 (1.84%) SAP QM
5 3 (1.84%) SAP SCM
6 2 (1.23%) NetSuite
6 2 (1.23%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.61%) SAP EHS
7 1 (0.61%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.11%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (11.66%) Azure
3 13 (7.98%) AWS
4 12 (7.36%) SaaS
5 10 (6.13%) GCP
6 4 (2.45%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.84%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.23%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.61%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.61%) GitHub
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.61%) PaaS
9 1 (0.61%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.61%) Serverless
9 1 (0.61%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) HTTP
2 3 (1.84%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) Network Security
3 2 (1.23%) WebEx
4 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) MQTT
4 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.45%) BigQuery
2 4 (2.45%) Looker
2 4 (2.45%) Tableau
3 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.61%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) Flink
4 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.61%) MS Access
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.61%) Power BI
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.61%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (5.52%) JIRA
2 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) git-flow
3 1 (0.61%) GitLab
3 1 (0.61%) Maven
3 1 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 61 (37.42%) Social Skills
2 53 (32.52%) French Language
3 35 (21.47%) Spanish Language
4 33 (20.25%) Italian Language
5 23 (14.11%) Dutch Language
5 23 (14.11%) Finance
6 22 (13.50%) Marketing
7 21 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (8.59%) Telecoms
9 12 (7.36%) Manufacturing
9 12 (7.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (4.91%) Polish Language
11 7 (4.29%) Portuguese Language
12 5 (3.07%) Public Sector
13 4 (2.45%) Electronics
13 4 (2.45%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (2.45%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (1.84%) Automotive
14 3 (1.84%) Publishing
14 3 (1.84%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 24 (14.72%) Analyst
2 20 (12.27%) Consultant
3 14 (8.59%) Architect
3 14 (8.59%) Developer
3 14 (8.59%) Project Manager
3 14 (8.59%) Service Analyst
3 14 (8.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (4.91%) Marketing Manager
4 8 (4.91%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (3.68%) Civil Engineer
5 6 (3.68%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (3.07%) Digital Architect
6 5 (3.07%) Digital Developer
6 5 (3.07%) Digital Technical Architect
6 5 (3.07%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (3.07%) Technical Architect
7 4 (2.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (2.45%) Data Engineer
7 4 (2.45%) Marketing Automation Manager
7 4 (2.45%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.43%) HTML
2 11 (6.75%) CSS
3 9 (5.52%) Node.js
4 6 (3.68%) Web Services
5 5 (3.07%) OAuth
5 5 (3.07%) REST
5 5 (3.07%) SAML
6 4 (2.45%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (2.45%) React
7 3 (1.84%) Kafka
7 3 (1.84%) RESTful
7 3 (1.84%) XML
8 1 (0.61%) .NET
8 1 (0.61%) DOM
8 1 (0.61%) EDI
8 1 (0.61%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.61%) Java EE
8 1 (0.61%) Middleware
8 1 (0.61%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Virtual Team
2 7 (4.29%) User Experience
3 6 (3.68%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.68%) e-Learning
3 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.07%) Animation
4 5 (3.07%) Graphic Design
4 5 (3.07%) Learning Management System
4 5 (3.07%) SCORM
5 4 (2.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.45%) LIMS
5 4 (2.45%) Marketing Technology
5 4 (2.45%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.84%) FMCG
6 3 (1.84%) Life Science
6 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.84%) PMI
7 2 (1.23%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Windows
2 10 (6.13%) Linux
3 6 (3.68%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.40%) Project Management
2 20 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.27%) Analytics
3 17 (10.43%) Migration
4 15 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (6.13%) ERP
5 10 (6.13%) Scrum
6 9 (5.52%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.52%) DevOps
7 8 (4.91%) Data Analytics
7 8 (4.91%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.29%) CRM
8 7 (4.29%) Decision-Making
8 7 (4.29%) ITIL
8 7 (4.29%) Product Management
8 7 (4.29%) Programme Management
8 7 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.29%) Use Case
9 6 (3.68%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.82%) Python
1 16 (9.82%) SQL
2 14 (8.59%) Java
3 8 (4.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.68%) C#
4 6 (3.68%) Ruby
5 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.61%) Go
6 1 (0.61%) Perl
6 1 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.61%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.88%) Degree
2 7 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.07%) PMP
3 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) MCP
5 2 (1.23%) ACCA
5 2 (1.23%) CIMA
5 2 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.61%) AAT
6 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) IIBA
6 1 (0.61%) MBA
6 1 (0.61%) MCSA
6 1 (0.61%) MCSE
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) GMP
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.61%) PMO
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) AirWatch
1 5 (3.07%) NetBackup
1 5 (3.07%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.84%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.84%) Terraform
3 2 (1.23%) Ansible
3 2 (1.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.61%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.61%) Kubeflow
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (23.93%) SAP
2 14 (8.59%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (7.98%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.91%) Adobe
5 7 (4.29%) VMware
6 5 (3.07%) Ariba
6 5 (3.07%) Concur
6 5 (3.07%) OpenText
6 5 (3.07%) Oracle
7 4 (2.45%) Google
7 4 (2.45%) Marketo
7 4 (2.45%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.45%) Snow
8 3 (1.84%) Genesys
8 3 (1.84%) IBM
9 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.23%) Cadence
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco
9 2 (1.23%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.23%) Micro Focus