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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 343 301 308
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +7
Contract jobs citing French Language 76 120 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.69% 0.96% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 65 55
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £235 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £29.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.59% +13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.70 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £36.30 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.63 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+58.41% +5.20%
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
11072 12464 12491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.06% 49.93% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8077 8849 8698
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 153 181
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.17% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £51.25 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +15 17 £325 -45.83% 12
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 43 (25.15%) Finance
1 43 (25.15%) Banking
2 40 (23.39%) Windows
3 39 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 33 (19.30%) German Language
5 30 (17.54%) Active Directory
6 29 (16.96%) MS Excel
7 28 (16.37%) Spanish Language
8 25 (14.62%) MS Office
9 22 (12.87%) Degree
10 19 (11.11%) SWIFT
10 19 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (10.53%) Windows 7
12 17 (9.94%) Investment Banking
13 16 (9.36%) IBM Notes
13 16 (9.36%) Lotus
14 15 (8.77%) Project Management
14 15 (8.77%) SAP
14 15 (8.77%) HTML
14 15 (8.77%) PHP
14 15 (8.77%) LAN
14 15 (8.77%) WAN
14 15 (8.77%) Advertising
15 14 (8.19%) Migration
15 14 (8.19%) Windows XP
15 14 (8.19%) Java
15 14 (8.19%) Mandarin Language
16 13 (7.60%) HTML5
16 13 (7.60%) ERP
16 13 (7.60%) Cisco

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 16 (9.36%) IBM Notes
2 11 (6.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.34%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.75%) Lync
6 3 (1.75%) LiveLink
6 3 (1.75%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.17%) CICS
7 2 (1.17%) SAS
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.58%) Documentum
Applications
1 29 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 25 (14.62%) MS Office
3 12 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.17%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.17%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.58%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.58%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.58%) Agresso
3 1 (0.58%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.77%) LAN
1 15 (8.77%) WAN
2 11 (6.43%) DHCP
2 11 (6.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.43%) DNS
2 11 (6.43%) Firewall
3 6 (3.51%) Internet
3 6 (3.51%) VPN
4 3 (1.75%) Softphone
4 3 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.17%) SNA
5 2 (1.17%) VoIP
6 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.75%) DB2
3 2 (1.17%) MS Access
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.58%) OLTP
4 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.17%) ChangeMan
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
General
1 43 (25.15%) Finance
1 43 (25.15%) Banking
2 33 (19.30%) German Language
3 28 (16.37%) Spanish Language
4 17 (9.94%) Investment Banking
5 15 (8.77%) Advertising
6 14 (8.19%) Mandarin Language
7 13 (7.60%) Legal
8 12 (7.02%) Back Office
8 12 (7.02%) Marketing
9 9 (5.26%) Retail
10 8 (4.68%) Italian Language
11 6 (3.51%) Dutch Language
12 4 (2.34%) General Ledger
12 4 (2.34%) Front Office
13 3 (1.75%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
14 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
14 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (25.15%) Analyst
2 18 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 16 (9.36%) Developer
3 16 (9.36%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.60%) Architect
6 12 (7.02%) Consultant
7 11 (6.43%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (6.43%) Service Analyst
7 11 (6.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.68%) Trainer
11 6 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (2.92%) iOS Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.92%) Banking Business Analyst
12 5 (2.92%) PHP Developer
13 4 (2.34%) Rollout Engineer
13 4 (2.34%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.77%) HTML
2 13 (7.60%) HTML5
3 8 (4.68%) JSON
3 8 (4.68%) CSS
4 7 (4.09%) CSS3
4 7 (4.09%) jQuery
5 6 (3.51%) Symfony
6 4 (2.34%) REST
7 3 (1.75%) Android SDK
7 3 (1.75%) iOS SDK
7 3 (1.75%) Web Services
7 3 (1.75%) XML
7 3 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.75%) Middleware
8 2 (1.17%) SOAP
8 2 (1.17%) .NET
8 2 (1.17%) ISPF
9 1 (0.58%) JAX-RS
9 1 (0.58%) JPA
9 1 (0.58%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.11%) SWIFT
2 10 (5.85%) Learning Management System
3 8 (4.68%) User Experience
4 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.09%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.92%) Derivative
7 4 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.75%) iPad
8 3 (1.75%) Equities
8 3 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.75%) Physics
8 3 (1.75%) Chemistry
8 3 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.17%) Social Network
9 2 (1.17%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.39%) Windows
2 18 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 14 (8.19%) Windows XP
4 8 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.51%) Android
6 5 (2.92%) Linux
7 4 (2.34%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.75%) UNIX
9 2 (1.17%) zOS
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.58%) SUSE
10 1 (0.58%) NetWare
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (8.77%) Project Management
3 14 (8.19%) Migration
4 13 (7.60%) ERP
5 12 (7.02%) E-Commerce
6 9 (5.26%) OO
7 8 (4.68%) Workflow
7 8 (4.68%) CRM
7 8 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (3.51%) ITIL
8 6 (3.51%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.51%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.51%) Data Migration
8 6 (3.51%) Cash Management
9 5 (2.92%) iOS Development
9 5 (2.92%) Kanban
10 4 (2.34%) Business Analysis
10 4 (2.34%) Change Management
10 4 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.77%) PHP
2 14 (8.19%) Java
3 12 (7.02%) SQL
4 9 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.75%) Python
6 2 (1.17%) REXX
6 2 (1.17%) C#
6 2 (1.17%) C++
6 2 (1.17%) ABAP
6 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.58%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 22 (12.87%) Degree
2 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.85%) MCSE
4 3 (1.75%) CIMA
4 3 (1.75%) ACCA
5 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.58%) CISA
6 1 (0.58%) CISM
6 1 (0.58%) PMP
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) MiFID
3 1 (0.58%) GAAP
System Software
1 30 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.17%) RACF
4 1 (0.58%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (0.58%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.58%) SCSM
3 1 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.58%) DameWare
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.36%) Lotus
3 15 (8.77%) SAP
4 13 (7.60%) Cisco
5 12 (7.02%) Oracle
6 10 (5.85%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.51%) Citrix
8 5 (2.92%) VMware
8 5 (2.92%) Dell
8 5 (2.92%) IBM
9 4 (2.34%) Reuters
9 4 (2.34%) Google
10 3 (1.75%) Altiris
10 3 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.75%) Fidessa
10 3 (1.75%) HP
10 3 (1.75%) Avaya
11 2 (1.17%) Adobe
11 2 (1.17%) CA
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