Period
to 23 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 612 683 681
Rank change year-on-year +71 -2 -53
Contract jobs citing German Language 224 227 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.69% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 117 62
UK median daily rate £423 £450 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +30.91% +5.77%
10th Percentile £134 £146 £135
90th Percentile £556 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £500 £370
% change year-on-year -48.00% +35.14% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 27
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £22.93 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.76% +52.87% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.49 £10.50 £7.86
90th Percentile £35.08 £111.25 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +3.57% +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 32,625 38,421 37,588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.44% 37.20% 39.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,089 25,031 24,599
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £307 £300 £280
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 892 888
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.34 £11.34
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -1.96% -7.27%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 +44 180 £425 -5.56% 54
London +42 102 £475 +8.57% 18
UK excluding London +44 82 £260 -48.00% 41
South East +7 46 £238 -52.50% 18
Scotland +24 12 £310 - 3
North West +27 10 - - 4
North of England +17 10 - - 7
Midlands +27 7 £350 -34.88% 4
West Midlands +22 5 £248 -45.45% 1
East of England +12 5 £438 +143.06% 6
East Midlands +18 2 £525 -12.50% 2
South West - 2 £350 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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 76 (33.93%) French Language
2 67 (29.91%) Microsoft
3 43 (19.20%) Spanish Language
3 43 (19.20%) Degree
4 41 (18.30%) Windows
5 40 (17.86%) Active Directory
6 38 (16.96%) Microsoft Office
7 35 (15.63%) Office 365
8 32 (14.29%) Italian Language
8 32 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (12.05%) Linux
9 27 (12.05%) MS Exchange
10 26 (11.61%) SharePoint
10 26 (11.61%) Configuration Management
11 25 (11.16%) Russian Language
12 24 (10.71%) Computer Science
12 24 (10.71%) Project Management
12 24 (10.71%) SAP
12 24 (10.71%) Finance
12 24 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (9.82%) Analytics
14 21 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
15 20 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
16 19 (8.48%) VPN
16 19 (8.48%) SQL
17 18 (8.04%) Python
17 18 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (7.59%) Oracle

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 27 (12.05%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.61%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.79%) Anypoint
4 4 (1.79%) Mule
4 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.89%) Confluence
6 2 (0.89%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (16.96%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.79%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.34%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.45%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.45%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (2.23%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.34%) SAP MM
2 3 (1.34%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.45%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.45%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.63%) Office 365
2 17 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.13%) GitHub
5 5 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.23%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.79%) Apigee
6 4 (1.79%) Boomi
6 4 (1.79%) iPaaS
7 3 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.89%) IaaS
8 2 (0.89%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Datadog
9 1 (0.45%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.45%) Slack
9 1 (0.45%) Smartsheet
9 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.48%) VPN
2 10 (4.46%) WAN
3 9 (4.02%) Internet
4 8 (3.57%) LAN
5 6 (2.68%) Skype
6 5 (2.23%) Firewall
6 5 (2.23%) Network Security
6 5 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.79%) DNS
7 4 (1.79%) MPLS
7 4 (1.79%) NAS
7 4 (1.79%) NFC
7 4 (1.79%) SDH
7 4 (1.79%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.34%) BGP
8 3 (1.34%) OSPF
8 3 (1.34%) VRRP
9 2 (0.89%) IPv6
9 2 (0.89%) SAN
9 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.23%) MS Access
3 5 (2.23%) Power BI
4 4 (1.79%) SSDT
5 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.89%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.89%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.45%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.79%) Maven
3 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.34%) JIRA
5 2 (0.89%) Gradle
5 2 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.45%) Hudson
6 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.45%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.45%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.45%) NWDS
6 1 (0.45%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (33.93%) French Language
2 43 (19.20%) Spanish Language
3 32 (14.29%) Italian Language
4 25 (11.16%) Russian Language
5 24 (10.71%) Finance
6 17 (7.59%) Banking
7 15 (6.70%) Dutch Language
8 11 (4.91%) Telecoms
9 10 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (4.46%) Portuguese Language
10 9 (4.02%) Marketing
11 8 (3.57%) Retail
12 7 (3.13%) Legal
13 6 (2.68%) Manufacturing
14 4 (1.79%) Billing
15 3 (1.34%) Automotive
15 3 (1.34%) Polish Language
16 2 (0.89%) Hindi Language
16 2 (0.89%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.89%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 32 (14.29%) Analyst
2 31 (13.84%) Developer
3 14 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
3 14 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 13 (5.80%) Consultant
5 12 (5.36%) Office 365 Engineer
5 12 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.91%) Administrator
7 9 (4.02%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (4.02%) Service Analyst
8 8 (3.57%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 8 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.13%) Architect
9 7 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (2.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (2.68%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (2.68%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.68%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.25%) .NET
1 14 (6.25%) Web Services
2 13 (5.80%) HTML
3 11 (4.91%) CSS
4 9 (4.02%) Middleware
4 9 (4.02%) REST
5 7 (3.13%) SOAP
6 6 (2.68%) XML
7 5 (2.23%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.23%) JSON
7 5 (2.23%) SAP PI
8 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.79%) jQuery
8 4 (1.79%) OAuth
8 4 (1.79%) OAuth2
8 4 (1.79%) React
8 4 (1.79%) Spring Boot
8 4 (1.79%) XSLT
9 3 (1.34%) SAML
9 3 (1.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.91%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.46%) User Experience
4 7 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.68%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.79%) Contactless
7 4 (1.79%) EMV
7 4 (1.79%) TM Forum
8 3 (1.34%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.34%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.34%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.89%) Clustering
9 2 (0.89%) FMCG
9 2 (0.89%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.45%) Fibre Optics
10 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.30%) Windows
2 27 (12.05%) Linux
3 12 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.68%) SUSE
6 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.79%) Solaris
7 3 (1.34%) Android
7 3 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.34%) Unix
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (11.61%) Configuration Management
3 24 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 24 (10.71%) Project Management
4 22 (9.82%) Analytics
5 20 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
6 18 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (6.25%) DevOps
9 14 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.80%) Test Automation
11 12 (5.36%) Data Management
12 11 (4.91%) ERP
13 10 (4.46%) Time Management
14 9 (4.02%) Migration
14 9 (4.02%) Scrum
14 9 (4.02%) SOA
15 8 (3.57%) CRM
15 8 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.48%) SQL
2 18 (8.04%) Python
3 11 (4.91%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.46%) C#
5 8 (3.57%) Java
6 7 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.13%) VB
7 6 (2.68%) Perl
8 5 (2.23%) Ruby
9 4 (1.79%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.79%) VB6
9 4 (1.79%) VBA
10 3 (1.34%) ABAP
11 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.89%) PHP
11 2 (0.89%) R
11 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (19.20%) Degree
2 14 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.23%) CCNA
4 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.79%) MCSE
5 4 (1.79%) RHCE
6 3 (1.34%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.34%) MCSA
6 3 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.34%) PMP
7 2 (0.89%) CISSP
7 2 (0.89%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.89%) RHCA
7 2 (0.89%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.89%) VCP6
7 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.45%) CCIE
8 1 (0.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.13%) PMO
1 7 (3.13%) QA
2 6 (2.68%) GDPR
3 4 (1.79%) GxP
3 4 (1.79%) ISO 15022
3 4 (1.79%) ISO 20022
4 3 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.89%) NIST
6 1 (0.45%) COBIT
6 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.80%) XenApp
2 13 (5.80%) XenDesktop
3 8 (3.57%) Docker
4 6 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.57%) Terraform
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.79%) SCCM
3 3 (1.34%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.34%) MaaS360
3 3 (1.34%) MobiControl
4 2 (0.89%) Nessus
4 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 67 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.71%) SAP
3 17 (7.59%) Oracle
4 13 (5.80%) Citrix
5 11 (4.91%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.91%) VMware
6 9 (4.02%) Cisco
7 8 (3.57%) Splunk
8 6 (2.68%) Adobe
8 6 (2.68%) IFS
8 6 (2.68%) Nokia
9 5 (2.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (2.23%) Ariba
9 5 (2.23%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.23%) HP
9 5 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.79%) Dell
10 4 (1.79%) Google
10 4 (1.79%) ProCurve
10 4 (1.79%) WSO2