The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank 175 185 179
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing French Language 21 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.76% 0.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 17
Average daily rate
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£345 £463 £182
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +154.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £185 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £595 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £358 £323
% change year-on-year
-41.25% +10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-29.87% -38.88%
French Language
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2752 3402 3419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.23% 54.39% 57.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2139 2491 2663
Average daily rate £475 £498 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.52% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 54 33
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.90 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £47.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing French Language across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

French Language
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing French Language across the City of London region.

French Language Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

French Language
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing French Language across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

French Language Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

French Language
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing French Language across the City of London region.

French Language Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing French Language also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited French Language.

1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 9 (23.68%) German Language
4 7 (18.42%) CRM
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.79%) Windows
5 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
5 6 (15.79%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) User Experience
6 5 (13.16%) Finance
6 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
6 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.16%) Citrix
6 5 (13.16%) MS Project
6 5 (13.16%) Spanish Language
6 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (13.16%) Retail
6 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (10.53%) JSON
7 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
7 4 (10.53%) Lync
7 4 (10.53%) Kanban
7 4 (10.53%) OO
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) Mobile Development

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing French Language also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited French Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) Lync
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Drupal
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (13.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) CTI
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.68%) German Language
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 5 (13.16%) Spanish Language
4 3 (7.89%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (7.89%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (5.26%) Automotive
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Front Office
6 1 (2.63%) Back Office
6 1 (2.63%) Russian Language
6 1 (2.63%) Thai Language
6 1 (2.63%) Indonesian Language
6 1 (2.63%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.63%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Trainer
5 4 (10.53%) iOS Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.26%) Procurement Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Procurement Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) CRM Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (5.26%) Business Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Economics
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) CRM
3 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.53%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) Kanban
4 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 4 (10.53%) Mobile Development
5 3 (7.89%) Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) ERP
6 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.26%) User Stories
7 1 (2.63%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) VB
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) VBA
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) PhD
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ACCA
3 1 (2.63%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) VMware
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) SunGard
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight