The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank 437 395 378
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -17
Contract jobs citing French Language 176 207 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the General category 0.77% 0.98% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 85 80
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22862 21185 21939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.07% 38.72% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14671 13092 13417
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 546 639
Average hourly rate £22.18 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend

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

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

French Language
Daily Rate Trend

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

French Language Daily Rate Trend in the UK

French Language
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing French Language within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

French Language Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

French Language
Hourly Rate Trend

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

French Language Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

French Language
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing French Language within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

French Language Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

French Language
Top 28 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
England -26 155 £388 +3.33% 57
London -32 68 £450 +20.00% 28
South East -9 23 £309 -18.21% 12
East of England - 18 £375 - 5
Berkshire +13 17 £390 -10.34% 6
Reading - 16 £650 - 6
Hertfordshire - 10 - - 1
City of London -32 8 £475 +42.85% 11
Rickmansworth - 8 - -
Bedfordshire - 5 - - 1
North West -20 4 - - 3
Middlesex +5 3 £269 -
Cheshire -3 3 - - 1
Chester -5 3 - -
Luton - 3 - -
Feltham - 2 £200 -
Essex - 2 £375 - 1
Slough +1 1 £130 -71.11%
Hampshire -1 1 £330 +38.21%
Manchester -16 1 - - 2
Peterborough - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £330 -
Bristol - 1 £125 - 2
Chelmsford - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Rochdale - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
South West - 1 £125 - 4

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 92 (27.54%) German Language
2 78 (23.35%) Microsoft
3 76 (22.75%) Dutch Language
4 67 (20.06%) Finance
5 62 (18.56%) Windows
6 54 (16.17%) Italian Language
7 53 (15.87%) MS Office
8 50 (14.97%) Spanish Language
9 41 (12.28%) Project Management
10 40 (11.98%) Active Directory
11 38 (11.38%) SQL
11 38 (11.38%) Degree
12 35 (10.48%) MS Excel
13 30 (8.98%) Java
14 29 (8.68%) CRM
15 26 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (7.49%) .NET
16 25 (7.49%) Banking
16 25 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (6.89%) Marketing
18 22 (6.59%) SAP
18 22 (6.59%) ITIL
18 22 (6.59%) ERP
18 22 (6.59%) Internet
19 21 (6.29%) Oracle
19 21 (6.29%) C#
20 20 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
21 19 (5.69%) Windows XP
22 18 (5.39%) SharePoint

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 18 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.50%) CMS
3 5 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.20%) Lync
4 4 (1.20%) SAS
4 4 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.60%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.60%) FileNet
6 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) Drupal
7 1 (0.30%) Confluence
7 1 (0.30%) Papyrus
7 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.30%) Documentum
7 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 53 (15.87%) MS Office
2 35 (10.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.60%) InDesign
4 2 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.20%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.20%) Summit
3 3 (0.90%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.90%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.90%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.60%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.30%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.30%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.30%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.39%) Office 365
2 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.20%) Yammer
5 2 (0.60%) Responsys
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.30%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.59%) Internet
2 17 (5.09%) LAN
3 12 (3.59%) WAN
4 9 (2.69%) VPN
4 9 (2.69%) DNS
5 6 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.80%) Firewall
6 5 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.50%) DHCP
7 4 (1.20%) SAN
7 4 (1.20%) Intranet
8 3 (0.90%) VoIP
8 3 (0.90%) HTTP
9 2 (0.60%) FTP
9 2 (0.60%) 3G
9 2 (0.60%) Network Security
9 2 (0.60%) Skype
9 2 (0.60%) IPsec
9 2 (0.60%) 2G
9 2 (0.60%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.69%) DB2
3 8 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.20%) OLAP
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.90%) MySQL
7 3 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.60%) OLTP
8 2 (0.60%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.60%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.20%) JIRA
3 3 (0.90%) MSTest
3 3 (0.90%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.90%) Toad
3 3 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (0.90%) ERwin
4 2 (0.60%) Subversion
4 2 (0.60%) Maven
4 2 (0.60%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) JUnit
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.30%) Moq
5 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.30%) ChangeMan
5 1 (0.30%) NUnit
General
1 92 (27.54%) German Language
2 76 (22.75%) Dutch Language
3 67 (20.06%) Finance
4 54 (16.17%) Italian Language
5 50 (14.97%) Spanish Language
6 25 (7.49%) Banking
7 23 (6.89%) Marketing
8 16 (4.79%) Front Office
9 15 (4.49%) Legal
10 14 (4.19%) Russian Language
11 12 (3.59%) Telecoms
12 9 (2.69%) Investment Banking
12 9 (2.69%) Polish Language
12 9 (2.69%) Automotive
13 8 (2.40%) Portuguese Language
14 6 (1.80%) Games
14 6 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (1.80%) Back Office
15 5 (1.50%) Retail
15 5 (1.50%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 93 (27.84%) Analyst
2 37 (11.08%) Consultant
3 30 (8.98%) Developer
3 30 (8.98%) Business Analyst
4 28 (8.38%) Project Manager
5 21 (6.29%) Architect
6 20 (5.99%) Service Analyst
7 19 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (5.09%) Support Engineer
9 13 (3.89%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.29%) Help Desk Analyst
11 10 (2.99%) Java Developer
12 9 (2.69%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (2.40%) 1st Line Support
13 8 (2.40%) SAP Consultant
13 8 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (2.10%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 7 (2.10%) Project Coordinator
14 7 (2.10%) Coordinator
14 7 (2.10%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.49%) .NET
2 10 (2.99%) HTML
3 8 (2.40%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.40%) CSS
4 7 (2.10%) XML
5 6 (1.80%) Middleware
6 5 (1.50%) WPF
6 5 (1.50%) jQuery
6 5 (1.50%) HTML5
7 4 (1.20%) WCF
7 4 (1.20%) JSON
7 4 (1.20%) EDI
8 3 (0.90%) SAML
8 3 (0.90%) SOAP
8 3 (0.90%) J2EE
8 3 (0.90%) ADO.NET
8 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.90%) Java EE
8 3 (0.90%) Spring
8 3 (0.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.89%) Derivative
4 8 (2.40%) SWIFT
5 7 (2.10%) User Experience
5 7 (2.10%) Equities
5 7 (2.10%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.10%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.20%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.20%) PMI
7 4 (1.20%) Replication
7 4 (1.20%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.20%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.90%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.56%) Windows
2 19 (5.69%) Windows XP
3 18 (5.39%) UNIX
4 17 (5.09%) Linux
4 17 (5.09%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.29%) Android
5 11 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.80%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.90%) Solaris
8 2 (0.60%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.30%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.30%) Fedora
9 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (12.28%) Project Management
2 29 (8.68%) CRM
3 26 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (6.59%) ERP
5 22 (6.59%) ITIL
6 20 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (4.79%) Migration
9 15 (4.49%) PRINCE2
10 14 (4.19%) Scrum
11 11 (3.29%) Business Analysis
11 11 (3.29%) Change Management
11 11 (3.29%) Coaching
12 10 (2.99%) Workflow
12 10 (2.99%) Validation
13 9 (2.69%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (2.40%) Service Delivery
14 8 (2.40%) Technical Analysis
15 7 (2.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.38%) SQL
2 30 (8.98%) Java
3 21 (6.29%) C#
4 13 (3.89%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.29%) VBA
6 9 (2.69%) Python
7 8 (2.40%) COBOL
8 7 (2.10%) C++
9 6 (1.80%) VB
9 6 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.50%) VB6
11 4 (1.20%) Perl
12 2 (0.60%) PHP
12 2 (0.60%) ABAP
12 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.60%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.30%) R
13 1 (0.30%) Go
13 1 (0.30%) JCL
Qualifications
1 38 (11.38%) Degree
2 14 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.29%) MCSE
4 7 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.10%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.80%) MCP
5 6 (1.80%) CCNA
5 6 (1.80%) MCITP
6 4 (1.20%) PMP
7 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.60%) CCNP
8 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) CCIE
9 1 (0.30%) CCDA
9 1 (0.30%) CCDP
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.80%) SLA
1 6 (1.80%) QA
2 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) GxP
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 40 (11.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.50%) vSphere
3 5 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.90%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.30%) Docker
5 1 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.60%) OpenView
2 2 (0.60%) OVSD
2 2 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) Cacti
3 1 (0.30%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.30%) Nagios
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.30%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 78 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.59%) SAP
3 21 (6.29%) Oracle
4 14 (4.19%) Cisco
4 14 (4.19%) Citrix
5 12 (3.59%) VMware
6 9 (2.69%) IBM
6 9 (2.69%) Sybase
7 6 (1.80%) HP
8 5 (1.50%) Adobe
8 5 (1.50%) Remedy
9 4 (1.20%) Lotus
9 4 (1.20%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.90%) Cognos
10 3 (0.90%) Dell
11 2 (0.60%) Juniper
11 2 (0.60%) Murex
11 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
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Coal IT Services
Rate: £125 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago