The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 Merseyside 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 25 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing French Language 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.09% 0.49% 1.10%
As % of the General category 8.51% 2.27% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £108 - -
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 £13.50 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +163.82%
General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 44 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.61% 21.36% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 44
Average daily rate £409 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £125 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
French Language
North West

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

French Language
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

French Language Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

French Language
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

French Language Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

French Language
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +5 1 - -
French Language
North West

French Language
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (100.00%) Italian Language
1 8 (100.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
General
1 8 (100.00%) Italian Language
1 8 (100.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft