Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 528 658 638
Rank change year-on-year +130 -20 +32
Contract jobs citing German Language 168 227 265
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.73% 0.59% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 126 156
Median daily rate £350 £374 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.35% -9.94% +3.75%
10th Percentile £134 £131 £156
90th Percentile £675 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £310 £413
% change year-on-year +37.10% -24.85% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 38
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.55 £13.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £16.75 £39.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% -

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 22,994 38,365 42,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.34% 39.80% 41.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,456 25,181 27,511
Median daily rate £480 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +1.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £281
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 837 1,024 1,101
Median hourly rate £24.35 £22.50 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.22% +2.74% +1.86%
10th Percentile £12.92 £12.00 £11.52
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £48.17
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.59 £21.24
% change year-on-year -0.39% +1.62% +5.25%

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 4 April 2020.

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
Top 14 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 4 April 2020. 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 +143 155 £350 -9.97% 40
London +111 77 £256 -35.94% 18
UK excluding London +118 61 £425 +37.10% 23
South East +78 22 £450 +80.00% 11
Work from Home +9 20 £475 +31.03% 2
East of England +34 15 £425 -26.09% 2
Midlands +71 12 £395 +16.61% 3
North of England +67 9 £130 - 4
West Midlands +65 7 £395 +16.61% 2
East Midlands - 5 - - 1
North West +25 4 - - 3
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
South West +31 3 £263 - 2
North East - 1 £130 -

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 44 (26.19%) French Language
2 36 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (20.24%) SAP
3 34 (20.24%) Microsoft
4 29 (17.26%) Italian Language
5 28 (16.67%) Finance
6 23 (13.69%) Spanish Language
6 23 (13.69%) Office 365
7 22 (13.10%) Azure
7 22 (13.10%) Degree
7 22 (13.10%) Windows
8 21 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 19 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (10.71%) Scrum
11 17 (10.12%) JIRA
11 17 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (8.93%) SDLC
13 15 (8.93%) QA
14 14 (8.33%) Linux
14 14 (8.33%) SharePoint
15 13 (7.74%) PHP
15 13 (7.74%) SQL
15 13 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (7.74%) Android
15 13 (7.74%) Skype
16 12 (7.14%) DevOps
16 12 (7.14%) Migration
16 12 (7.14%) Project Management
16 12 (7.14%) Cisco

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 14 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.36%) Confluence
2 9 (5.36%) TYPO3
3 7 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.19%) UserZoom
5 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.55%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.79%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.19%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.19%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.19%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.60%) SAP CO-OM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.60%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.60%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.69%) Office 365
2 22 (13.10%) Azure
3 6 (3.57%) AWS
3 6 (3.57%) Yammer
4 5 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.98%) IaaS
4 5 (2.98%) OneDrive
4 5 (2.98%) PaaS
4 5 (2.98%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (2.38%) GCP
5 4 (2.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.60%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) Skype
2 10 (5.95%) Wireshark
3 9 (5.36%) Firewall
4 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.76%) WAN
5 7 (4.17%) MPLS
6 6 (3.57%) BGP
6 6 (3.57%) LAN
7 5 (2.98%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (2.98%) HSRP
7 5 (2.98%) IPsec
7 5 (2.98%) OSPF
7 5 (2.98%) SNMP
7 5 (2.98%) VLAN
7 5 (2.98%) Wireless
8 4 (2.38%) DNS
9 3 (1.79%) Bluetooth
9 3 (1.79%) DHCP
9 3 (1.79%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.60%) Big Data
4 1 (0.60%) DB2
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.12%) JIRA
2 9 (5.36%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.60%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.60%) Subversion
3 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 44 (26.19%) French Language
2 29 (17.26%) Italian Language
3 28 (16.67%) Finance
4 23 (13.69%) Spanish Language
5 10 (5.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.36%) Banking
6 9 (5.36%) Retail
7 7 (4.17%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.57%) Dutch Language
8 6 (3.57%) Legal
8 6 (3.57%) Marketing
8 6 (3.57%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.98%) Investment Banking
10 4 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.38%) Public Sector
10 4 (2.38%) Russian Language
11 3 (1.79%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (1.19%) Games
12 2 (1.19%) Polish Language
12 2 (1.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (11.90%) Analyst
1 20 (11.90%) Consultant
2 13 (7.74%) Developer
2 13 (7.74%) Tester
3 9 (5.36%) Change Manager
3 9 (5.36%) Network Engineer
3 9 (5.36%) Support Engineer
4 8 (4.76%) Administrator
5 7 (4.17%) Architect
5 7 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 6 (3.57%) Scrum Master
6 6 (3.57%) Web Analyst
7 5 (2.98%) Data Administrator
7 5 (2.98%) Desktop Support
7 5 (2.98%) Graduate
7 5 (2.98%) Graduate Tester
7 5 (2.98%) Manual Tester
7 5 (2.98%) Support Analyst
8 4 (2.38%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.36%) Laravel
1 9 (5.36%) Symfony
2 7 (4.17%) .NET
3 6 (3.57%) Velocity
4 5 (2.98%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.38%) SAP Basis
5 4 (2.38%) Web Services
6 3 (1.79%) Middleware
7 2 (1.19%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.19%) EDI
8 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.60%) HTML
8 1 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.60%) LDAP
8 1 (0.60%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.60%) SAML
8 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.36%) Wiki
3 6 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.57%) User Experience
4 5 (2.98%) Learning Management System
4 5 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.38%) Clustering
5 4 (2.38%) Video Editing
6 3 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (1.79%) PMI
6 3 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.19%) EPoS
8 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.10%) Windows
2 14 (8.33%) Linux
3 13 (7.74%) Android
4 11 (6.55%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.98%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (10.71%) Scrum
4 15 (8.93%) SDLC
5 13 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.14%) DevOps
6 12 (7.14%) Migration
6 12 (7.14%) Project Management
7 11 (6.55%) E-Commerce
7 11 (6.55%) OOP
7 11 (6.55%) Test Management
8 10 (5.95%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (5.95%) MVC
9 9 (5.36%) API Development
9 9 (5.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (5.36%) Change Management
9 9 (5.36%) Defect Management
9 9 (5.36%) Requirements Engineering
10 8 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.17%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.74%) PHP
1 13 (7.74%) SQL
2 9 (5.36%) C#
3 6 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.98%) ABAP
4 5 (2.98%) Python
5 4 (2.38%) R
6 3 (1.79%) Java
7 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.19%) VB
7 2 (1.19%) VB6
8 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.60%) REXX
8 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.10%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) CCNP
2 7 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.98%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.79%) PMP
5 2 (1.19%) CCA
5 2 (1.19%) MCP
5 2 (1.19%) MCT
5 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CIPD
6 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) QA
2 5 (2.98%) SLA
3 3 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.19%) PMO
5 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.60%) GDPR
5 1 (0.60%) NIST
System Software
1 10 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.60%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (3.57%) SCCM
3 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (20.24%) Microsoft
1 34 (20.24%) SAP
2 12 (7.14%) Cisco
3 9 (5.36%) HP
3 9 (5.36%) Zend
4 8 (4.76%) Oracle
5 7 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 6 (3.57%) Workday
7 5 (2.98%) Arista
7 5 (2.98%) Aruba
7 5 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.38%) Google
8 4 (2.38%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.79%) Ariba
9 3 (1.79%) Concur
9 3 (1.79%) Ingenico
10 2 (1.19%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.19%) AppNeta
10 2 (1.19%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.19%) Snow