Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 562 478 632
Rank change year-on-year -84 +154 +66
Contract jobs citing German Language 187 94 226
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.49% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 40 114
10th Percentile £201 £128 £135
25th Percentile £368 £134 £208
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £486 £253 £400
Median % change year-on-year +92.57% -36.88% -3.61%
75th Percentile £578 £439 £525
90th Percentile £600 £488 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £213 £250
% change year-on-year +100.00% -15.00% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 20
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.23 £13.49
25th Percentile £12.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -
75th Percentile £23.75 £17.31 £25.14
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.35 £33.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +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 38,321 19,112 47,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.02% 52.31% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,628 12,637 31,058
10th Percentile £306 £263 £275
25th Percentile £405 £385 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £613 £597 £575
90th Percentile £700 £700 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,307 723 1,475
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.36 £10.82
25th Percentile £13.38 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.56 £19.32
Median % change year-on-year -5.13% +6.39% +7.33%
75th Percentile £40.00 £40.75 £38.75
90th Percentile £56.50 £53.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -104 134 £425 +88.89% 76
Work from Home -213 77 £500 +14.29% 28
London -117 69 £500 +165.25% 22
UK excluding London -40 45 £425 +100.00% 57
South East -36 14 £100 -50.00% 21
East of England -9 11 £425 +36.00% 2
North West -30 8 £500 - 10
North of England -31 8 £500 +284.62% 20
Midlands -54 6 - - 9
Scotland - 5 - - 2
West Midlands -40 3 - - 6
East Midlands - 3 - - 3
South West -12 1 £600 - 2

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 67 (35.83%) Social Skills
2 63 (33.69%) French Language
3 39 (20.86%) Project Management
4 37 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (19.25%) SAP
6 35 (18.72%) Degree
7 34 (18.18%) Italian Language
8 32 (17.11%) Spanish Language
9 29 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (14.97%) HTML
11 27 (14.44%) Marketing
12 25 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (13.37%) Java
13 24 (12.83%) Python
13 24 (12.83%) Migration
13 24 (12.83%) Azure
14 23 (12.30%) Finance
14 23 (12.30%) Salesforce.com
15 22 (11.76%) Analytics
16 19 (10.16%) Microsoft 365
16 19 (10.16%) Adobe
17 18 (9.63%) CSS
17 18 (9.63%) Dutch Language
18 17 (9.09%) Microsoft
18 17 (9.09%) CMS
19 16 (8.56%) VMware
20 15 (8.02%) Web Services
20 15 (8.02%) HTTP
20 15 (8.02%) Computer Science
20 15 (8.02%) Digital Marketing

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 17 (9.09%) CMS
2 7 (3.74%) Apache
3 6 (3.21%) Confluence
3 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.07%) IIS
5 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.53%) Mule
6 1 (0.53%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.28%) AutoCAD
3 6 (3.21%) Chatbot
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.53%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.07%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.07%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.07%) SAP MDG
3 2 (1.07%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.07%) SAP VC
3 2 (1.07%) Shopify
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.53%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.53%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.53%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.53%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.53%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.83%) Azure
2 19 (10.16%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (7.49%) AWS
4 12 (6.42%) SaaS
5 6 (3.21%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (3.21%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (3.21%) GCP
6 3 (1.60%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.07%) GitHub
7 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.53%) Attraqt
8 1 (0.53%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.53%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) npm
8 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.53%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.02%) HTTP
2 6 (3.21%) VPN
3 5 (2.67%) FTP
4 4 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.14%) Firewall
4 4 (2.14%) Internet
4 4 (2.14%) Wireless
5 3 (1.60%) WAN
6 2 (1.07%) BGP
6 2 (1.07%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.07%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (1.07%) DMZ
6 2 (1.07%) DNS
6 2 (1.07%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.07%) IPsec
6 2 (1.07%) L2TP
6 2 (1.07%) MPLS
6 2 (1.07%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.67%) Tableau
2 4 (2.14%) BigQuery
2 4 (2.14%) Looker
2 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.07%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.07%) MySQL
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.53%) Flink
4 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) JIRA
2 2 (1.07%) Maven
3 1 (0.53%) Gatling
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) GitLab
3 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) JMeter
3 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 67 (35.83%) Social Skills
2 63 (33.69%) French Language
3 37 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (18.18%) Italian Language
5 32 (17.11%) Spanish Language
6 27 (14.44%) Marketing
7 23 (12.30%) Finance
8 18 (9.63%) Dutch Language
9 10 (5.35%) Telecoms
10 9 (4.81%) Polish Language
11 8 (4.28%) Organisational Skills
11 8 (4.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (3.74%) Portuguese Language
13 6 (3.21%) Presentation Skills
13 6 (3.21%) Russian Language
14 5 (2.67%) Banking
15 4 (2.14%) Influencing Skills
15 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
15 4 (2.14%) Romanian Language
16 3 (1.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (16.58%) Analyst
2 28 (14.97%) Consultant
3 16 (8.56%) Marketing Manager
4 15 (8.02%) Architect
5 13 (6.95%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.42%) Service Analyst
6 12 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (4.81%) Developer
7 9 (4.81%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (4.28%) Civil Engineer
8 8 (4.28%) Marketing Automation Manager
8 8 (4.28%) Technical Architect
8 8 (4.28%) Telecoms Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) IT Analyst
10 6 (3.21%) Digital Architect
10 6 (3.21%) Digital Technical Architect
10 6 (3.21%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (3.21%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.67%) EDI Consultant
11 5 (2.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.97%) HTML
2 18 (9.63%) CSS
3 15 (8.02%) Web Services
4 13 (6.95%) REST
5 12 (6.42%) Node.js
6 9 (4.81%) OAuth
6 9 (4.81%) SAML
7 8 (4.28%) .NET
8 5 (2.67%) EDI
8 5 (2.67%) EDIFACT
9 4 (2.14%) Apache NiFi
9 4 (2.14%) React
10 3 (1.60%) Spring
11 2 (1.07%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.07%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.07%) J2EE
11 2 (1.07%) Java EE
11 2 (1.07%) Kafka
11 2 (1.07%) RESTful
11 2 (1.07%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.35%) Data Structures
2 10 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.28%) Marketing Technology
4 7 (3.74%) e-Learning
4 7 (3.74%) User Experience
4 7 (3.74%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.14%) Animation
6 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.14%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.14%) Learning Management System
6 4 (2.14%) LIMS
6 4 (2.14%) SCORM
7 3 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.60%) Life Science
8 2 (1.07%) FMCG
8 2 (1.07%) Social Media
8 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.49%) Linux
2 9 (4.81%) Windows
3 6 (3.21%) Android
4 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.86%) Project Management
2 29 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (12.83%) Migration
5 22 (11.76%) Analytics
6 15 (8.02%) Computer Science
6 15 (8.02%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (7.49%) B2B
7 14 (7.49%) Time Management
8 13 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.95%) CRM
9 12 (6.42%) Decision-Making
9 12 (6.42%) Product Management
10 11 (5.88%) SEO
11 10 (5.35%) Customer Engagement
11 10 (5.35%) Email Marketing
11 10 (5.35%) ERP
11 10 (5.35%) Process Management
11 10 (5.35%) Use Case
12 9 (4.81%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.37%) Java
2 24 (12.83%) Python
3 14 (7.49%) C#
4 13 (6.95%) Ruby
5 12 (6.42%) SQL
6 9 (4.81%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.21%) PHP
8 5 (2.67%) ActionScript
8 5 (2.67%) ActionScript 2.0
8 5 (2.67%) C++
8 5 (2.67%) Perl
9 4 (2.14%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.53%) ABAP
11 1 (0.53%) COBOL
11 1 (0.53%) Go
11 1 (0.53%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.53%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (18.72%) Degree
2 8 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.28%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.67%) MCSA
3 5 (2.67%) MCSE
3 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.14%) MCP
4 4 (2.14%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.14%) PMP
5 3 (1.60%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.07%) ACCA
6 2 (1.07%) CIMA
6 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) AAT
7 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) IIBA
7 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) PMO
2 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.07%) QA
3 2 (1.07%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) Docker
3 2 (1.07%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.28%) AirWatch
1 8 (4.28%) NetBackup
1 8 (4.28%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.60%) Ansible
2 3 (1.60%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.60%) SCCM
3 2 (1.07%) Cisco CME
3 2 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.07%) QRadar
3 2 (1.07%) Terraform
4 1 (0.53%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.53%) Kubeflow
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (19.25%) SAP
2 23 (12.30%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (10.16%) Adobe
4 17 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 16 (8.56%) VMware
6 14 (7.49%) Marketo
7 8 (4.28%) OpenText
8 6 (3.21%) Google
9 5 (2.67%) Cisco
9 5 (2.67%) Intel
9 5 (2.67%) Oracle
10 4 (2.14%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.14%) Snow
11 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.07%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.07%) F5
12 2 (1.07%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.07%) Splunk
12 2 (1.07%) Tandberg
12 2 (1.07%) WatchGuard