The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited German Language over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 129 120
Contract jobs citing German Language 0 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.40% 0.12%
As % of the General category - 1.53% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £200 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £323 £345
% change year-on-year -14.08% -6.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -3.57%  

German Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 579 784 812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.55% 26.06% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 482 484
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 43
Median hourly rate £28.25 £31.75 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.02% +10.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing German Language as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for German Language in the West Midlands

German Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing German Language in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for German Language in the West Midlands

German Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing German Language in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for German Language in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for German Language.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

German Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management