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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 171 209 189
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -20
Contract jobs citing French Language 29 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the General category 0.97% 0.45% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 24
Average daily rate
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£345 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £330 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £360 £273
% change year-on-year
-7.63% +32.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +24.00%
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
2986 4223 4740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.74% 58.26% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 3153 3586
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 63 68
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.93 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £54.00 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 17 (36.17%) Windows
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 11 (23.40%) MS Office
4 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
4 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
5 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
5 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.02%) Migration
6 8 (17.02%) Investment Banking
6 8 (17.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (17.02%) German Language
7 7 (14.89%) OO
7 7 (14.89%) IBM Notes
7 7 (14.89%) Windows XP
7 7 (14.89%) Lotus
7 7 (14.89%) Spanish Language
8 6 (12.77%) Legal
9 5 (10.64%) HTML
9 5 (10.64%) Oracle
9 5 (10.64%) Project Management
9 5 (10.64%) SWIFT
10 4 (8.51%) Java
10 4 (8.51%) PHP
10 4 (8.51%) SQL
10 4 (8.51%) ITIL
10 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.51%) Dell
10 4 (8.51%) JSON
10 4 (8.51%) Symfony

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (14.89%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Process Server
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Documentum
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Office
2 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
3 8 (17.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Agresso
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) SAP SCM
1 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) MSI
2 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Investment Banking
3 8 (17.02%) German Language
4 7 (14.89%) Spanish Language
5 6 (12.77%) Legal
6 3 (6.38%) Retail
6 3 (6.38%) Marketing
7 2 (4.26%) Italian Language
7 2 (4.26%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (2.13%) Advertising
8 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.13%) Front Office
8 1 (2.13%) Back Office
8 1 (2.13%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (2.13%) Russian Language
8 1 (2.13%) Dutch Language
8 1 (2.13%) Finnish Language
8 1 (2.13%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Service Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) 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 5 (10.64%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.89%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.51%) 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
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) OO
3 5 (10.64%) Project Management
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.51%) Kanban
4 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) iOS Development
5 3 (6.38%) OO PHP
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.38%) Workflow
5 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Cash Management
6 2 (4.26%) Analytics
6 2 (4.26%) Data Transformation
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Java
1 4 (8.51%) PHP
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ACCA
3 1 (2.13%) CIMA
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.13%) AIFMD
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
2 1 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Lotus
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Dell
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) NetApp
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Sybase
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Omniture
7 1 (2.13%) Google
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