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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 191 197 194
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing French Language 16 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 16
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£374 £600 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.66% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £300 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £360 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +25.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
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
3081 4099 4191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.49% 56.37% 59.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3046 3134
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 65 58
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £52.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Banking
4 9 (19.15%) Migration
4 9 (19.15%) MS Office
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.02%) OO
5 8 (17.02%) Spanish Language
6 7 (14.89%) German Language
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
7 6 (12.77%) SWIFT
7 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
7 6 (12.77%) IBM Notes
7 6 (12.77%) Lotus
7 6 (12.77%) Investment Banking
7 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (10.64%) JSON
8 5 (10.64%) Kanban
8 5 (10.64%) Legal
8 5 (10.64%) Oracle
8 5 (10.64%) HTML
8 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
8 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
8 5 (10.64%) iOS Development
8 5 (10.64%) User Experience
9 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (12.77%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Process Server
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) Lync
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Agresso
1 1 (2.13%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) VoIP
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
1 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Spanish Language
4 7 (14.89%) German Language
5 6 (12.77%) Investment Banking
6 5 (10.64%) Legal
7 4 (8.51%) Retail
8 3 (6.38%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (6.38%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (6.38%) Marketing
8 3 (6.38%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (4.26%) Dutch Language
9 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (2.13%) Front Office
10 1 (2.13%) Back Office
10 1 (2.13%) Advertising
10 1 (2.13%) Russian Language
10 1 (2.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Service Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.64%) iOS Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.51%) Trainer
5 4 (8.51%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
1 5 (10.64%) JSON
2 4 (8.51%) Symfony
2 4 (8.51%) HTML5
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.13%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) SWIFT
2 5 (10.64%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.64%) Kanban
5 5 (10.64%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Cash Management
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.38%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.26%) Data Transformation
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow
8 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Java
1 4 (8.51%) PHP
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ACCA
2 1 (2.13%) CIMA
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Lotus
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Dell
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Sybase
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) CODA
7 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.13%) VMware