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 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 348 317 329
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Contract jobs citing French Language 66 103 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.97% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 55
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£425 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £19.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £13.70 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%
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
11076 10610 12413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 47.03% 44.93% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8013 7402 8719
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 £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 139 191
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.22 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing French Language across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

French Language Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2015. 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 -20 7 £463 +39.09% 12
Feltham - 2 £200 -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 41 (28.67%) Microsoft
2 39 (27.27%) German Language
3 34 (23.78%) Finance
4 30 (20.98%) Spanish Language
5 27 (18.88%) Windows
6 25 (17.48%) Italian Language
7 21 (14.69%) SQL
7 21 (14.69%) Active Directory
8 19 (13.29%) Banking
9 18 (12.59%) CRM
10 17 (11.89%) MS Office
11 16 (11.19%) Front Office
12 15 (10.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (9.79%) Java
13 14 (9.79%) ERP
13 14 (9.79%) LAN
14 13 (9.09%) Project Management
15 12 (8.39%) C#
15 12 (8.39%) ITIL
15 12 (8.39%) Derivative
16 11 (7.69%) Degree
16 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (7.69%) .NET
16 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (6.99%) Internet
17 10 (6.99%) VBA
17 10 (6.99%) UNIX
17 10 (6.99%) MCSE
17 10 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.10%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.40%) FileNet
4 2 (1.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (11.89%) MS Office
2 8 (5.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.40%) InDesign
3 2 (1.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) SAP CRM
1 4 (2.80%) Summit
2 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.10%) Yammer
3 3 (2.10%) Office 365
4 2 (1.40%) Responsys
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.79%) LAN
2 10 (6.99%) Internet
3 8 (5.59%) WAN
4 5 (3.50%) VPN
4 5 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.10%) Firewall
5 3 (2.10%) HTTP
5 3 (2.10%) DNS
5 3 (2.10%) SAN
5 3 (2.10%) DHCP
6 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.40%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.70%) DWDM
7 1 (0.70%) FTP
7 1 (0.70%) CTI
7 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.40%) OLTP
4 1 (0.70%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.70%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) JIRA
2 2 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (27.27%) German Language
2 34 (23.78%) Finance
3 30 (20.98%) Spanish Language
4 25 (17.48%) Italian Language
5 19 (13.29%) Banking
6 16 (11.19%) Front Office
7 10 (6.99%) Dutch Language
8 9 (6.29%) Investment Banking
8 9 (6.29%) Marketing
9 5 (3.50%) Games
9 5 (3.50%) Automotive
9 5 (3.50%) Legal
10 4 (2.80%) Back Office
10 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.80%) Retail
10 4 (2.80%) Russian Language
11 3 (2.10%) Advertising
12 2 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (1.40%) Military
13 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (30.07%) Analyst
2 24 (16.78%) Business Analyst
3 16 (11.19%) Consultant
3 16 (11.19%) Developer
4 13 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.39%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (4.90%) Architect
6 7 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Desktop Support
7 6 (4.20%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.20%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) Applications Developer
8 5 (3.50%) RAD Developer
8 5 (3.50%) Cloud Consultant
8 5 (3.50%) Python Developer
8 5 (3.50%) Excel Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.10%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (2.10%) WPF
3 2 (1.40%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.40%) COM
4 1 (0.70%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) Middleware
4 1 (0.70%) Spring
4 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.70%) JSON
4 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.70%) HATEOAS
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.70%) LINQ
4 1 (0.70%) JPA
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.39%) Derivative
3 10 (6.99%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.90%) SWIFT
4 7 (4.90%) Equities
5 6 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.80%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.80%) User Experience
7 3 (2.10%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.10%) iPhone
7 3 (2.10%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.10%) Streaming Video
7 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.40%) EPoS
8 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.88%) Windows
2 10 (6.99%) UNIX
2 10 (6.99%) Android
3 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.59%) Windows XP
4 7 (4.90%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.90%) Linux
5 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.59%) CRM
2 15 (10.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (9.79%) ERP
4 13 (9.09%) Project Management
5 12 (8.39%) ITIL
6 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.29%) Scrum
8 9 (6.29%) Migration
8 9 (6.29%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.59%) Change Management
9 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.90%) Workflow
10 7 (4.90%) Time Management
11 6 (4.20%) Greeks
11 6 (4.20%) RAD
12 5 (3.50%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.50%) Regression Testing
12 5 (3.50%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.69%) SQL
2 14 (9.79%) Java
3 12 (8.39%) C#
4 10 (6.99%) VBA
5 9 (6.29%) Python
6 7 (4.90%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.20%) VB
8 5 (3.50%) VB6
9 4 (2.80%) C++
10 2 (1.40%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.70%) Go
11 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (7.69%) Degree
2 10 (6.99%) MCSE
3 5 (3.50%) CCNA
3 5 (3.50%) MCP
3 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.50%) MCITP
4 1 (0.70%) ACCA
4 1 (0.70%) CIMA
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) SLA
1 4 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (14.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.50%) vSphere
2 5 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.10%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.10%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (28.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.29%) Sybase
3 8 (5.59%) Cisco
4 7 (4.90%) VMware
5 6 (4.20%) SAP
6 5 (3.50%) Citrix
6 5 (3.50%) Remedy
7 3 (2.10%) NetSuite
7 3 (2.10%) IBM
7 3 (2.10%) Lotus
7 3 (2.10%) Dell
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle
7 3 (2.10%) Adobe
8 2 (1.40%) Murex
8 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.40%) Polycom
8 2 (1.40%) BT
8 2 (1.40%) Omniture
8 2 (1.40%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.70%) Kofax
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