The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 187 173 177
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing French Language 23 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the General category 0.67% 0.68% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 26
Average daily rate £456 £274 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £108 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +163.82%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3450 3516 4918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.46% 56.42% 60.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2719 3655
Average daily rate £485 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 74
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
French Language
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) German Language
4 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
4 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
5 7 (20.00%) MS Office
6 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco
7 5 (14.29%) ISO 9001
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) IBM Notes
7 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 5 (14.29%) Lotus
7 5 (14.29%) iPad
7 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (14.29%) Hungarian Language
7 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 5 (14.29%) Finnish Language
8 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
8 4 (11.43%) Workflow
8 4 (11.43%) Banking
8 4 (11.43%) Spanish Language
8 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (8.57%) CRM
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) C#
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (8.57%) Front Office
9 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Summit
1 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.86%) Movex
2 1 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) MPLS
2 1 (2.86%) OSPF
2 1 (2.86%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) DB2
1 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
1 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) German Language
3 5 (14.29%) Hungarian Language
3 5 (14.29%) Finnish Language
4 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Spanish Language
5 3 (8.57%) Front Office
5 3 (8.57%) Legal
6 2 (5.71%) Dutch Language
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.86%) Italian Language
7 1 (2.86%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (2.86%) Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Rollout Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.86%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Recruitment Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (5.71%) Grid Computing
2 2 (5.71%) Derivative
2 2 (5.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 2 (5.71%) Social Media
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) New Media
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) iSeries
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.43%) Workflow
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) ERP
7 1 (2.86%) UML
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) Market Research
7 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Lotus
3 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.57%) NetApp
4 2 (5.71%) Omniture
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Facebook
5 1 (2.86%) Twitter