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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank 339 303 272
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -31
Contract jobs citing French Language 64 92 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the General category 0.62% 0.89% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 60 70
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£500 £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £185 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £26.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -52.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.60 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £18.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -12.79%
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
10245 10316 11299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.22% 45.59% 51.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7303 7357 7896
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 140 158
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.58 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.14% -21.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 8 £538 +30.30% 10
Chiswick - 1 £130 -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (27.67%) Finance
2 36 (22.64%) German Language
3 30 (18.87%) SQL
3 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.09%) MS Excel
6 23 (14.47%) Project Management
7 22 (13.84%) Windows
7 22 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (13.84%) Spanish Language
8 21 (13.21%) Italian Language
8 21 (13.21%) CRM
9 18 (11.32%) SharePoint
9 18 (11.32%) Java
10 17 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (10.69%) Banking
11 16 (10.06%) VMware
11 16 (10.06%) Derivative
11 16 (10.06%) PRINCE2
11 16 (10.06%) Front Office
11 16 (10.06%) Telecoms
12 15 (9.43%) Citrix
13 14 (8.81%) MS Project
13 14 (8.81%) Degree
13 14 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (8.18%) Active Directory
15 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (6.92%) MS Visio
16 11 (6.92%) MS Office

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.52%) CMS
3 3 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.26%) FileNet
4 2 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.63%) Lync
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.81%) MS Project
3 11 (6.92%) MS Visio
3 11 (6.92%) MS Office
4 10 (6.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Summit
2 4 (2.52%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.89%) Yammer
3 2 (1.26%) Responsys
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.26%) VPN
2 2 (1.26%) LAN
2 2 (1.26%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) WebEx
3 1 (0.63%) FTP
3 1 (0.63%) CTI
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.26%) OLTP
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) RequisitePro
General
1 44 (27.67%) Finance
2 36 (22.64%) German Language
3 22 (13.84%) Spanish Language
4 21 (13.21%) Italian Language
5 17 (10.69%) Banking
6 16 (10.06%) Front Office
6 16 (10.06%) Telecoms
7 11 (6.92%) Marketing
7 11 (6.92%) Dutch Language
8 10 (6.29%) Retail
9 9 (5.66%) Legal
10 8 (5.03%) Investment Banking
11 7 (4.40%) Automotive
12 5 (3.14%) Games
12 5 (3.14%) Back Office
13 4 (2.52%) Russian Language
14 3 (1.89%) Advertising
15 2 (1.26%) Swedish Language
15 2 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.63%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 46 (28.93%) Analyst
2 34 (21.38%) Project Manager
3 32 (20.13%) Business Analyst
4 19 (11.95%) Developer
5 8 (5.03%) Consultant
6 6 (3.77%) Java Developer
6 6 (3.77%) RAD Developer
7 5 (3.14%) Python Developer
7 5 (3.14%) Excel Developer
7 5 (3.14%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (3.14%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.14%) Architect
7 5 (3.14%) Applications Developer
8 4 (2.52%) Applications Support
8 4 (2.52%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (2.52%) CRM Business Analyst
8 4 (2.52%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (2.52%) CRM Analyst
9 3 (1.89%) Transformation Project Manager
9 3 (1.89%) Business Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) .NET
2 3 (1.89%) JSON
3 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.63%) REST
3 1 (0.63%) JPA
3 1 (0.63%) HATEOAS
3 1 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.63%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.63%) Spring
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Derivative
2 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) SWIFT
3 8 (5.03%) User Experience
4 6 (3.77%) Equities
4 6 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.52%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (2.52%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.89%) iPhone
7 3 (1.89%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.26%) EPoS
8 2 (1.26%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.26%) Economics
8 2 (1.26%) Social Media
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.84%) Windows
2 8 (5.03%) Android
3 7 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.40%) UNIX
4 3 (1.89%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.26%) Solaris
5 2 (1.26%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.47%) Project Management
3 22 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (13.21%) CRM
5 17 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (10.06%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.66%) ITIL
8 9 (5.66%) Scrum
8 9 (5.66%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.03%) Migration
9 8 (5.03%) Workflow
10 7 (4.40%) ERP
10 7 (4.40%) RAD
10 7 (4.40%) Regression Testing
11 6 (3.77%) Change Management
11 6 (3.77%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.77%) OO
11 6 (3.77%) Greeks
11 6 (3.77%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.87%) SQL
2 18 (11.32%) Java
3 11 (6.92%) VBA
4 10 (6.29%) Python
5 9 (5.66%) VB
6 8 (5.03%) C#
7 7 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.14%) VB6
9 4 (2.52%) C++
10 3 (1.89%) PHP
11 2 (1.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) Go
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) Degree
2 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.26%) ACCA
3 2 (1.26%) CIMA
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) SLA
1 2 (1.26%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) GAAP
System Software
1 14 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
3 1 (0.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.06%) VMware
3 15 (9.43%) Citrix
4 10 (6.29%) SAP
5 8 (5.03%) Sybase
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle
6 3 (1.89%) Adobe
6 3 (1.89%) Cisco
6 3 (1.89%) IBM
7 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.26%) BT
7 2 (1.26%) SunGard
7 2 (1.26%) Omniture
7 2 (1.26%) Google
7 2 (1.26%) ExactTarget
7 2 (1.26%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.63%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
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