The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 398 359 357
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -2
Contract jobs citing French Language 202 228 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the General category 0.96% 1.04% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 88 98
Average daily rate
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£376 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £164 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.90 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21094 21965 25794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.55% 42.97% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12991 13432 15344
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 618 732
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%

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 31 July 2014.

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
Top 30 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 31 July 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
England -44 149 £387 -3.25% 64
London +23 95 £387 -6.18% 32
City of London +33 29 £333 -21.76% 13
South East -35 16 £413 +14.58% 22
Berkshire +4 11 £420 +20.00% 15
Bracknell +10 7 £420 - 2
North West -8 4 £275 -28.57% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £118 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £118 - 1
Slough +5 2 £450 +136.84% 2
Cheshire +2 2 £250 - 2
Middlesex -7 2 - -
Scotland -27 2 £128 -
Chester +7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £400 -
Glasgow -6 1 £128 -
Surrey -17 1 £120 -66.66% 4
Hampshire -18 1 £203 -49.37% 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Newport - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - - 7
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 95 (23.23%) Windows
2 94 (22.98%) Finance
3 82 (20.05%) Dutch Language
4 75 (18.34%) Microsoft
5 73 (17.85%) German Language
6 61 (14.91%) Active Directory
6 61 (14.91%) Project Management
7 55 (13.45%) Spanish Language
8 52 (12.71%) MS Excel
9 47 (11.49%) Degree
9 47 (11.49%) Banking
10 41 (10.02%) Migration
10 41 (10.02%) MS Office
11 40 (9.78%) SAP
12 37 (9.05%) Marketing
12 37 (9.05%) Windows 7
13 33 (8.07%) E-Commerce
13 33 (8.07%) LAN
14 32 (7.82%) Cisco
15 31 (7.58%) Oracle
16 30 (7.33%) Italian Language
17 29 (7.09%) SQL
17 29 (7.09%) WAN
18 28 (6.85%) PRINCE2
18 28 (6.85%) Business Analysis
19 27 (6.60%) Windows XP
19 27 (6.60%) MS Exchange
20 26 (6.36%) Advertising
21 24 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
22 23 (5.62%) Firewall

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 27 (6.60%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (4.16%) IBM Notes
6 16 (3.91%) CMS
7 14 (3.42%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.20%) Magnolia
9 5 (1.22%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.98%) SAS
11 3 (0.73%) CICS
11 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.73%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (0.73%) Documentum
11 3 (0.73%) Drupal
12 2 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.49%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.24%) Apache
13 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 41 (10.02%) MS Office
3 17 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.22%) MS Project
6 5 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.49%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.73%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.73%) SAP PS
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.73%) SAP PM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.73%) SAP SCM
2 3 (0.73%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.49%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.24%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.07%) LAN
2 29 (7.09%) WAN
3 23 (5.62%) Firewall
4 22 (5.38%) DHCP
4 22 (5.38%) DNS
5 19 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.91%) Internet
7 10 (2.44%) VoIP
8 8 (1.96%) MPLS
9 7 (1.71%) SAN
10 6 (1.47%) VPN
10 6 (1.47%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.47%) SDH
10 6 (1.47%) LDAP
11 4 (0.98%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.98%) Intranet
12 3 (0.73%) DWDM
12 3 (0.73%) VPLS
12 3 (0.73%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.47%) DB2
4 5 (1.22%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.98%) MySQL
6 3 (0.73%) MS Access
6 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.73%) OLAP
6 3 (0.73%) Data Mart
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.49%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.24%) Informix
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.22%) MSI
3 4 (0.98%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.98%) JIRA
4 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.49%) ChangeMan
5 2 (0.49%) Subversion
5 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
General
1 94 (22.98%) Finance
2 82 (20.05%) Dutch Language
3 73 (17.85%) German Language
4 55 (13.45%) Spanish Language
5 47 (11.49%) Banking
6 37 (9.05%) Marketing
7 30 (7.33%) Italian Language
8 26 (6.36%) Advertising
9 22 (5.38%) Investment Banking
10 17 (4.16%) Mandarin Language
10 17 (4.16%) Telecoms
10 17 (4.16%) Back Office
11 16 (3.91%) Retail
12 15 (3.67%) Legal
13 12 (2.93%) Financial Institution
14 7 (1.71%) Manufacturing
15 6 (1.47%) Front Office
15 6 (1.47%) Swedish Language
16 5 (1.22%) Russian Language
16 5 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 101 (24.69%) Analyst
2 59 (14.43%) Project Manager
3 38 (9.29%) Business Analyst
4 33 (8.07%) Consultant
5 26 (6.36%) Developer
6 24 (5.87%) Service Analyst
6 24 (5.87%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
8 22 (5.38%) Architect
9 15 (3.67%) SAP Consultant
10 14 (3.42%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 10 (2.44%) Applications Support
14 9 (2.20%) Coordinator
15 7 (1.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 7 (1.71%) Support Engineer
15 7 (1.71%) Help Desk Analyst
15 7 (1.71%) Infrastructure Manager
15 7 (1.71%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.40%) HTML
2 13 (3.18%) .NET
2 13 (3.18%) HTML5
3 11 (2.69%) CSS
3 11 (2.69%) jQuery
4 8 (1.96%) Web Services
4 8 (1.96%) CSS3
5 7 (1.71%) XML
5 7 (1.71%) Middleware
5 7 (1.71%) JSON
6 5 (1.22%) Symfony
6 5 (1.22%) REST
7 4 (0.98%) Android SDK
7 4 (0.98%) XSLT
8 3 (0.73%) J2EE
8 3 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.49%) Java EE
9 2 (0.49%) SOAP
9 2 (0.49%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.40%) Mobile App
2 10 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 10 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 10 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.20%) Learning Management System
3 9 (2.20%) SWIFT
4 6 (1.47%) Blog
4 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.47%) PMI
5 5 (1.22%) Derivative
5 5 (1.22%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.22%) Physics
5 5 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.98%) Chemistry
6 4 (0.98%) Social Media
6 4 (0.98%) iPad
6 4 (0.98%) iPhone
7 3 (0.73%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.73%) FMCG
7 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 95 (23.23%) Windows
2 37 (9.05%) Windows 7
3 27 (6.60%) Windows XP
4 15 (3.67%) Linux
5 10 (2.44%) UNIX
6 8 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.71%) Android
7 7 (1.71%) AIX
8 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.47%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.49%) Solaris
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.49%) zOS
11 1 (0.24%) VMS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (14.91%) Project Management
2 41 (10.02%) Migration
3 33 (8.07%) E-Commerce
4 28 (6.85%) PRINCE2
4 28 (6.85%) Business Analysis
5 24 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (4.16%) Change Management
7 16 (3.91%) ITIL
8 15 (3.67%) ERP
8 15 (3.67%) CRM
9 12 (2.93%) B2C
9 12 (2.93%) Analytics
10 11 (2.69%) B2B
11 10 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (2.44%) Content Management
11 10 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (2.20%) Integration Testing
12 9 (2.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (2.20%) Risk Management
12 9 (2.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.09%) SQL
2 22 (5.38%) Java
3 19 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.40%) PHP
5 10 (2.44%) C#
6 8 (1.96%) Perl
7 7 (1.71%) Python
7 7 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.22%) C++
10 4 (0.98%) ABAP
11 2 (0.49%) C
11 2 (0.49%) REXX
11 2 (0.49%) JCL
11 2 (0.49%) COBOL
12 1 (0.24%) VBScript
12 1 (0.24%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.24%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 47 (11.49%) Degree
2 19 (4.65%) MCSE
2 19 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (2.69%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.96%) PMP
5 4 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.73%) CIMA
6 3 (0.73%) ACCA
6 3 (0.73%) CISSP
7 2 (0.49%) CISA
7 2 (0.49%) CISM
7 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) CAPM
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.24%) CCIE
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.96%) SLA
2 5 (1.22%) QA
3 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.98%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.49%) Basel III
4 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.49%) EMIR
4 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) GAAP
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.24%) FINREP
5 1 (0.24%) GxP
System Software
1 61 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.98%) XenApp
3 4 (0.98%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.49%) RACF
4 2 (0.49%) XenServer
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.49%) UAG
5 1 (0.24%) KVM
5 1 (0.24%) NFS
5 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (2.69%) Tivoli
2 10 (2.44%) SCCM
3 4 (0.98%) WSUS
3 4 (0.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.73%) SCOM
5 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.24%) OpenView
6 1 (0.24%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.24%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.24%) Control-M
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.78%) SAP
3 32 (7.82%) Cisco
4 31 (7.58%) Oracle
5 17 (4.16%) Lotus
5 17 (4.16%) SolarWinds
6 14 (3.42%) Citrix
7 13 (3.18%) VMware
8 12 (2.93%) IBM
9 10 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.96%) NetApp
11 7 (1.71%) HP
12 5 (1.22%) Dell
12 5 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.98%) EMC
13 4 (0.98%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.98%) Google
13 4 (0.98%) Brocade
14 3 (0.73%) Infoblox
14 3 (0.73%) Riverbed
London
Red Commerce
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £160.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + Travel and accomodation (International Travel)
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago