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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 138 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing French Language 1 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.035% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.094% 0.10% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £11.75 £16.96
% change year-on-year
+70.21% -30.71%
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
1066 984 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.20% 34.75% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 494 447
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 66
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% +84.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.44 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (100.00%) ABAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) GxP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP R/3
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (100.00%) Spanish Language
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP R/3
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (100.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GxP
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP