The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 137 128 138
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing French Language 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.20% 0.77% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
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- £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £360 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.58% +30.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -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 North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
986 1043 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.06% 35.05% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 517 638
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 67 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £10.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.78 £43.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

French Language
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

French Language Daily Rate Trend in the North West

French Language
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

French Language Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

French Language
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 16 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +7 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (66.67%) Dutch Language
2 3 (50.00%) Norwegian Language
2 3 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (50.00%) Swedish Language
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) NorthgateArinso
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Northgate
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) German Language
4 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CTI
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) RPG

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) CTI
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Dutch Language
2 3 (50.00%) Norwegian Language
2 3 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (50.00%) Swedish Language
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Russian Language
3 1 (16.67%) German Language
3 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Change Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Business Change Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) PMO Lead
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Northgate
1 1 (16.67%) NorthgateArinso