The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT contracts advertised for the 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 343 337 301
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -36
Contract jobs citing French Language 77 97 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.70% 0.76% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 53 51
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +30.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.75 £23.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.74% -9.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -4.00%
French Language
England

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

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11019 12735 13522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.99% 50.67% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7766 8967 9260
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
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 147 175 249
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in London

French Language
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

French Language Daily Rate Trend in London

French Language
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing French Language across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

French Language Daily Rate Histogram in London

French Language
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

French Language Hourly Rate Trend in London

French Language
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 20 £340 -12.25% 15
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 52 (27.96%) Banking
2 50 (26.88%) Finance
3 47 (25.27%) Windows
4 46 (24.73%) Microsoft
5 39 (20.97%) MS Excel
6 38 (20.43%) Active Directory
7 31 (16.67%) German Language
8 30 (16.13%) Spanish Language
9 28 (15.05%) MS Office
9 28 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (14.52%) Degree
11 25 (13.44%) Windows 7
12 24 (12.90%) Investment Banking
12 24 (12.90%) LAN
12 24 (12.90%) WAN
13 20 (10.75%) DHCP
13 20 (10.75%) DNS
13 20 (10.75%) Firewall
14 19 (10.22%) MS PowerPoint
14 19 (10.22%) Windows XP
14 19 (10.22%) SWIFT
15 18 (9.68%) Project Management
15 18 (9.68%) Lotus
15 18 (9.68%) IBM Notes
16 17 (9.14%) Advertising
16 17 (9.14%) Marketing
16 17 (9.14%) MS Exchange
16 17 (9.14%) Cisco
17 16 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2003
18 15 (8.06%) Back Office

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (9.68%) IBM Notes
2 17 (9.14%) MS Exchange
3 16 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.15%) CMS
6 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.08%) Magnolia
7 2 (1.08%) CICS
7 2 (1.08%) SAS
8 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.54%) Documentum
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 28 (15.05%) MS Office
3 19 (10.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.08%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.54%) Agresso
3 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.90%) LAN
1 24 (12.90%) WAN
2 20 (10.75%) DHCP
2 20 (10.75%) DNS
2 20 (10.75%) Firewall
3 15 (8.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.30%) VoIP
4 8 (4.30%) VPN
5 7 (3.76%) Internet
6 5 (2.69%) MPLS
7 3 (1.61%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.61%) SDH
7 3 (1.61%) Extranet
7 3 (1.61%) Intranet
7 3 (1.61%) VPLS
8 2 (1.08%) LDAP
9 1 (0.54%) HTTP
9 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.69%) MS Access
1 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.61%) DB2
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.08%) OLAP
4 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.08%) ChangeMan
2 2 (1.08%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.08%) MSI
3 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 52 (27.96%) Banking
2 50 (26.88%) Finance
3 31 (16.67%) German Language
4 30 (16.13%) Spanish Language
5 24 (12.90%) Investment Banking
6 17 (9.14%) Advertising
6 17 (9.14%) Marketing
7 15 (8.06%) Back Office
8 14 (7.53%) Legal
8 14 (7.53%) Mandarin Language
9 13 (6.99%) Retail
10 9 (4.84%) Dutch Language
11 8 (4.30%) Italian Language
12 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
13 4 (2.15%) Front Office
14 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
14 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
14 3 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (1.08%) Danish Language
15 2 (1.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 50 (26.88%) Analyst
2 19 (10.22%) Business Analyst
3 18 (9.68%) Service Analyst
3 18 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (9.14%) Developer
5 15 (8.06%) Applications Support
6 14 (7.53%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) Architect
7 13 (6.99%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (5.91%) Consultant
9 9 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.76%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) Deployment Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) iOS Developer
12 5 (2.69%) Network Engineer
12 5 (2.69%) PHP Developer
12 5 (2.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 5 (2.69%) Android Developer
13 4 (2.15%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.53%) HTML
2 12 (6.45%) HTML5
3 11 (5.91%) JSON
4 7 (3.76%) CSS
4 7 (3.76%) jQuery
4 7 (3.76%) CSS3
5 6 (3.23%) REST
5 6 (3.23%) Symfony
6 5 (2.69%) Android SDK
7 4 (2.15%) Middleware
8 3 (1.61%) .NET
8 3 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.61%) iOS SDK
9 2 (1.08%) ISPF
9 2 (1.08%) Web Services
9 2 (1.08%) XML
10 1 (0.54%) ActiveX
10 1 (0.54%) WSDL
10 1 (0.54%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) SWIFT
2 13 (6.99%) User Experience
3 9 (4.84%) Learning Management System
3 9 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.30%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.69%) Derivative
8 4 (2.15%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.15%) Physics
8 4 (2.15%) Chemistry
8 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.61%) Equities
9 3 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.61%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.08%) PMI
10 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.27%) Windows
2 25 (13.44%) Windows 7
3 19 (10.22%) Windows XP
4 9 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.69%) Linux
5 5 (2.69%) Android
6 4 (2.15%) UNIX
7 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.08%) zOS
8 2 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (0.54%) NetWare
9 1 (0.54%) SUSE
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (9.68%) Project Management
3 15 (8.06%) E-Commerce
4 13 (6.99%) Migration
5 12 (6.45%) ERP
6 10 (5.38%) OO
7 9 (4.84%) Workflow
8 8 (4.30%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.30%) CRM
9 7 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.76%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.23%) Cash Management
10 6 (3.23%) iOS Development
10 6 (3.23%) Software Deployment
10 6 (3.23%) Kanban
10 6 (3.23%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.23%) Change Management
10 6 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.53%) Java
1 14 (7.53%) PHP
1 14 (7.53%) SQL
2 10 (5.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.15%) Python
4 3 (1.61%) C#
5 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.08%) REXX
5 2 (1.08%) ABAP
5 2 (1.08%) C++
5 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.08%) Perl
6 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.54%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 27 (14.52%) Degree
2 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.06%) MCSE
3 3 (1.61%) ACCA
3 3 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.61%) CIMA
4 2 (1.08%) CISA
4 2 (1.08%) CISM
4 2 (1.08%) CISSP
4 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.08%) PMP
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.76%) SLA
2 5 (2.69%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) GAAP
4 1 (0.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 38 (20.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.08%) RACF
3 1 (0.54%) NDS
3 1 (0.54%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Tivoli
1 5 (2.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.15%) SCCM
3 3 (1.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (1.08%) WSUS
4 2 (1.08%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.54%) Nagios
5 1 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 46 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.68%) Lotus
3 17 (9.14%) Cisco
4 15 (8.06%) SAP
5 14 (7.53%) SolarWinds
6 13 (6.99%) Oracle
7 10 (5.38%) IBM
8 6 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.69%) Citrix
9 5 (2.69%) Google
10 4 (2.15%) HP
10 4 (2.15%) Dell
10 4 (2.15%) Reuters
11 3 (1.61%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.61%) Fidessa
11 3 (1.61%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.61%) Infoblox
12 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
12 2 (1.08%) VMware
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