The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 124 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing French Language 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the General category 0.091% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +30.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.00%
French Language
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1101 1077 1350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.59% 43.31% 50.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 481 652
Average daily rate £413 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 37
Average hourly rate £26.25 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £21.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

French Language
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

French Language Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

French Language
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

French Language Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

French Language
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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
Edinburgh -5 1 - - 2
Aberdeen - - - -
French Language
UK

French Language
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (60.00%) German Language
2 2 (40.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) EMIR
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) Equity Derivative

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 3 (60.00%) German Language
2 2 (40.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Lotus