Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 641 642 643
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -76
Contract jobs citing German Language 236 222 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.63% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 108 96
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96% -13.71%
10th Percentile £174 £130 £125
90th Percentile £575 £591 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £220
% change year-on-year +10.29% +54.55% -37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 20
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -17.09%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.20 £9.10
90th Percentile £29.83 £14.45 £14.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -35.00%

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 39,025 35,220 42,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.93% 36.47% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,882 23,377 26,893
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £279 £263 £263
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 888 1,154
UK median hourly rate £26.11 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -5.66% +17.78%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £49.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.87 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.46% -9.09% +5.77%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +4 210 £386 -3.44% 133
London 0 115 £400 -8.47% 64
UK excluding London +4 95 £375 +10.29% 72
South East -32 43 £400 +6.67% 15
North of England +37 23 £300 +60.00% 14
Midlands +12 16 £370 -6.03% 21
North West +9 12 £600 +220.00% 10
Yorkshire +31 10 £300 - 4
West Midlands +12 10 £168 - 14
East of England -10 9 £160 +16.36% 14
East Midlands +7 6 £550 +39.68% 7
Scotland -11 4 £78 -83.24% 2
North East +54 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 77 (32.63%) French Language
2 53 (22.46%) Italian Language
3 48 (20.34%) Finance
4 41 (17.37%) Spanish Language
4 41 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (13.14%) SAP
7 29 (12.29%) Marketing
8 28 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
8 28 (11.86%) Retail
9 27 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (10.59%) Project Management
10 25 (10.59%) Microsoft
11 24 (10.17%) Windows
11 24 (10.17%) Degree
12 22 (9.32%) Dutch Language
12 22 (9.32%) Telecoms
13 18 (7.63%) SQL
13 18 (7.63%) Oracle
13 18 (7.63%) Internet
14 16 (6.78%) HTML
14 16 (6.78%) Banking
15 15 (6.36%) Migration
15 15 (6.36%) Procure-to-Pay
16 14 (5.93%) Analytics
16 14 (5.93%) Advertising
16 14 (5.93%) ERP
16 14 (5.93%) SAP BW
16 14 (5.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 13 (5.51%) Ariba

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 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.12%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.85%) CMS
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.42%) Drupal
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
4 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.39%) Photoshop
5 5 (2.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.69%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.69%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.85%) Simulink
8 2 (0.85%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.42%) InVision
9 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.81%) Maximo
2 7 (2.97%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 7 (2.97%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (2.12%) SAP PM
4 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.85%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.85%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.85%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.42%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.51%) Office 365
2 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.97%) AdWords
3 7 (2.97%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.69%) SaaS
5 3 (1.27%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.42%) G Suite
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.63%) Internet
2 10 (4.24%) VPN
3 9 (3.81%) Skype
4 8 (3.39%) DHCP
4 8 (3.39%) Firewall
4 8 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.12%) DNS
6 4 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.69%) Network Security
6 4 (1.69%) SAN
7 3 (1.27%) IPv4
7 3 (1.27%) IPv6
7 3 (1.27%) Wireless
8 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.85%) FlexRay
8 2 (0.85%) HTTP
8 2 (0.85%) WebEx
9 1 (0.42%) VoIP
9 1 (0.42%) VXLAN
9 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.93%) SAP BW
2 13 (5.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 12 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.27%) Big Data
6 2 (0.85%) QlikView
6 2 (0.85%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.85%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.42%) DB2
7 1 (0.42%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.42%) MS Access
7 1 (0.42%) MySQL
7 1 (0.42%) OLAP
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.85%) Ant
2 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.85%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Maven
2 2 (0.85%) VectorCAST
3 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.42%) GitLab
3 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.42%) XMLSpy
General
1 77 (32.63%) French Language
2 53 (22.46%) Italian Language
3 48 (20.34%) Finance
4 41 (17.37%) Spanish Language
5 29 (12.29%) Marketing
6 28 (11.86%) Retail
7 22 (9.32%) Dutch Language
7 22 (9.32%) Telecoms
8 16 (6.78%) Banking
9 14 (5.93%) Advertising
10 12 (5.08%) Portuguese Language
11 11 (4.66%) Polish Language
12 10 (4.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (3.81%) Russian Language
14 7 (2.97%) Legal
14 7 (2.97%) Manufacturing
15 5 (2.12%) Automotive
15 5 (2.12%) Swedish Language
16 4 (1.69%) Billing
16 4 (1.69%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 35 (14.83%) Analyst
2 26 (11.02%) Project Manager
3 21 (8.90%) Consultant
4 12 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (5.08%) Developer
5 10 (4.24%) Coordinator
5 10 (4.24%) Project Coordinator
5 10 (4.24%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (3.81%) Designer
6 9 (3.81%) Technical Leader
7 8 (3.39%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (2.97%) Architect
8 7 (2.97%) Business Analyst
8 7 (2.97%) Performance Specialist
8 7 (2.97%) Service Analyst
8 7 (2.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (2.97%) Support Analyst
8 7 (2.97%) Technical Design Leader
9 6 (2.54%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.54%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.78%) HTML
2 9 (3.81%) XML
3 6 (2.54%) CSS
3 6 (2.54%) EDI
4 5 (2.12%) REST
4 5 (2.12%) Spring
5 4 (1.69%) .NET
5 4 (1.69%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.69%) J2EE
5 4 (1.69%) SOAP
5 4 (1.69%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.27%) JSON
6 3 (1.27%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.85%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.85%) JPA
8 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.42%) HTML5
8 1 (0.42%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.42%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.39%) User Experience
5 7 (2.97%) PMI
6 5 (2.12%) Derivative
7 4 (1.69%) AS400
7 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.69%) Equities
7 4 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.27%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.27%) Social Media
8 3 (1.27%) W3C
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.42%) Life Science
10 1 (0.42%) Replication
10 1 (0.42%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.17%) Windows
2 7 (2.97%) Android
3 5 (2.12%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.12%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.69%) Linux
4 4 (1.69%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.42%) HPUX
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (10.59%) Project Management
4 15 (6.36%) Migration
4 15 (6.36%) Procure-to-Pay
5 14 (5.93%) Analytics
5 14 (5.93%) ERP
6 13 (5.51%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.66%) Time Management
8 10 (4.24%) ITIL
9 9 (3.81%) B2B
9 9 (3.81%) Change Management
9 9 (3.81%) Order to Cash
9 9 (3.81%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.39%) Contract Management
10 8 (3.39%) Data Management
10 8 (3.39%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.39%) Waterfall
11 7 (2.97%) CRM
11 7 (2.97%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.63%) SQL
2 10 (4.24%) Java
2 10 (4.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.54%) Python
4 4 (1.69%) C
4 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.27%) C#
5 3 (1.27%) PHP
6 2 (0.85%) ABAP
6 2 (0.85%) Assembly Language
6 2 (0.85%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.85%) Perl
6 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.85%) R
6 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (10.17%) Degree
2 14 (5.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (4.24%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.54%) MCSE
6 5 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.69%) PMP
8 2 (0.85%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.85%) CCNA
8 2 (0.85%) CCNP
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.85%) MCSA
8 2 (0.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.08%) SLA
2 10 (4.24%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.97%) PMO
3 7 (2.97%) QA
4 5 (2.12%) GDPR
5 4 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.85%) ISO 26262
6 2 (0.85%) MISRA
7 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.27%) Cacti
3 2 (0.85%) OpenView
3 2 (0.85%) OVSD
4 1 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (13.14%) SAP
2 25 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.63%) Oracle
4 13 (5.51%) Ariba
5 12 (5.08%) Google
6 7 (2.97%) OpenText
7 5 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.69%) Adobe
8 4 (1.69%) EMC
8 4 (1.69%) NetApp
9 3 (1.27%) Capita
9 3 (1.27%) Sybase
9 3 (1.27%) Workday
10 2 (0.85%) Avaya
10 2 (0.85%) Cisco
10 2 (0.85%) HP
10 2 (0.85%) IBM
10 2 (0.85%) Pega
10 2 (0.85%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.85%) Splunk