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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank 197 177 205
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +28
Contract jobs citing French Language 7 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.53% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.22% 1.03% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 16
Average daily rate
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£463 £333 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £160 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £528 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%
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
3130 3004 4139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.66% 50.92% 58.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2442 2259 3113
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 78
Average hourly rate £20.36 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 29 July 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 6 (33.33%) German Language
2 5 (27.78%) Spanish Language
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Italian Language
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Legal
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) CTI
1 1 (5.56%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) German Language
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Spanish Language
3 4 (22.22%) Italian Language
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Front Office
5 1 (5.56%) Back Office
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.56%) Korean Language
5 1 (5.56%) Russian Language
5 1 (5.56%) Indonesian Language
5 1 (5.56%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Procurement Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Procurement Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Writer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) JPA
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.56%) HATEOAS
2 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) B2B
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ACCA
1 1 (5.56%) CIMA
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) SunGard
2 1 (5.56%) Wall Street Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP