The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
French Language
England / South West
Rank - 144 146
Contract jobs citing French Language 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.033% 0.031%
As % of the General category - 0.10% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+19.64% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
887 986 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.21% 32.67% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 680 680
Median daily rate £390 £375 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 34
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £21.00 £23.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £57.00 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing French Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

French Language
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

French Language Daily Rate Trend in the South West

French Language
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

French Language Hourly Rate Trend in the South West