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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 409 357 366
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +9
Contract jobs citing French Language 204 231 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.95% 1.02% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 87 100
Average daily rate
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£358 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £260
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.55 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +24.00%

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
21466 22755 25994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.61% 42.63% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13168 14056 15439
Average daily rate £428 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 603 749
Average hourly rate £21.37 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.97 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 August 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 27 August 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
England -35 152 £365 -2.66% 64
London -3 85 £350 -15.15% 40
City of London +29 27 £325 -21.21% 16
South East -42 19 £389 +7.98% 15
Berkshire +14 11 £420 +12.00% 7
Bracknell +9 7 £430 +27.40%
Yorkshire +8 3 £118 - 1
West Yorkshire +7 3 £118 -
Oxfordshire -6 3 £220 +37.50%
Reading +11 2 £90 -80.54% 2
Middlesex -9 2 - -
North West -12 2 - - 2
Wales - 2 £145 -
Cardiff - 2 £145 -
South Wales - 2 £145 -
Bradford +1 1 - -
Cheshire -2 1 - - 1
Birmingham -4 1 £250 +92.30%
West Midlands -6 1 £250 +92.30%
Edinburgh -12 1 - -
Surrey -17 1 £110 -69.44% 4
Hampshire -18 1 - - 1
Scotland -26 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £225 -
East Midlands - 1 £365 -
Brighton - 1 £225 -
Slough - 1 £450 - 1
Southampton - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 87 (21.91%) Finance
1 87 (21.91%) Dutch Language
2 82 (20.65%) Windows
3 76 (19.14%) Microsoft
4 65 (16.37%) German Language
5 55 (13.85%) Banking
6 54 (13.60%) Active Directory
7 51 (12.85%) MS Excel
7 51 (12.85%) Project Management
8 49 (12.34%) Spanish Language
9 48 (12.09%) Degree
10 43 (10.83%) SAP
11 41 (10.33%) MS Office
12 38 (9.57%) Marketing
12 38 (9.57%) Migration
13 35 (8.82%) Windows 7
14 32 (8.06%) E-Commerce
15 31 (7.81%) Oracle
16 29 (7.30%) SQL
16 29 (7.30%) LAN
17 28 (7.05%) PRINCE2
18 25 (6.30%) WAN
18 25 (6.30%) MS Exchange
18 25 (6.30%) Cisco
19 24 (6.05%) HTML
19 24 (6.05%) Advertising
19 24 (6.05%) Italian Language
20 23 (5.79%) Windows XP
21 22 (5.54%) Java
21 22 (5.54%) Investment Banking

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (6.30%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (4.03%) IBM Notes
3 16 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.78%) CMS
5 7 (1.76%) Magnolia
6 4 (1.01%) SAS
6 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.76%) Documentum
7 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (0.76%) CICS
7 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.76%) Drupal
8 2 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.50%) Apache
8 2 (0.50%) IIS
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (12.85%) MS Excel
2 41 (10.33%) MS Office
3 17 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.02%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.51%) MS Project
5 6 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.76%) SAP SCM
3 3 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.76%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.76%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.50%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.50%) SAP CS
4 2 (0.50%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.25%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.30%) LAN
2 25 (6.30%) WAN
3 21 (5.29%) DNS
4 20 (5.04%) Firewall
4 20 (5.04%) DHCP
5 17 (4.28%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.78%) Internet
7 10 (2.52%) SAN
7 10 (2.52%) VoIP
8 8 (2.02%) MPLS
9 7 (1.76%) LDAP
10 6 (1.51%) SDH
10 6 (1.51%) VPN
10 6 (1.51%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.01%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.76%) Intranet
12 3 (0.76%) DWDM
12 3 (0.76%) Extranet
12 3 (0.76%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.51%) MySQL
3 6 (1.51%) DB2
4 4 (1.01%) MS Access
5 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.76%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.50%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.50%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.50%) QlikView
6 2 (0.50%) OLAP
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.25%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 10 (2.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.02%) JIRA
3 5 (1.26%) MSI
4 4 (1.01%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.50%) ChangeMan
6 2 (0.50%) Subversion
6 2 (0.50%) Maven
6 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 87 (21.91%) Finance
1 87 (21.91%) Dutch Language
2 65 (16.37%) German Language
3 55 (13.85%) Banking
4 49 (12.34%) Spanish Language
5 38 (9.57%) Marketing
6 24 (6.05%) Italian Language
6 24 (6.05%) Advertising
7 22 (5.54%) Investment Banking
8 21 (5.29%) Back Office
9 17 (4.28%) Telecoms
9 17 (4.28%) Legal
10 16 (4.03%) Retail
11 14 (3.53%) Mandarin Language
12 7 (1.76%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.51%) Front Office
13 6 (1.51%) Portuguese Language
13 6 (1.51%) Swedish Language
14 5 (1.26%) Multimedia
14 5 (1.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (22.42%) Analyst
2 49 (12.34%) Project Manager
3 33 (8.31%) Business Analyst
3 33 (8.31%) Consultant
4 31 (7.81%) Developer
5 23 (5.79%) Architect
6 21 (5.29%) Service Analyst
6 21 (5.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 19 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (3.78%) Applications Support
8 15 (3.78%) SAP Consultant
9 14 (3.53%) 1st Line Support
10 13 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.27%) Coordinator
12 8 (2.02%) Designer
12 8 (2.02%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 7 (1.76%) PMO Analyst
13 7 (1.76%) Help Desk Analyst
13 7 (1.76%) Deployment Engineer
14 6 (1.51%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.05%) HTML
2 15 (3.78%) HTML5
3 13 (3.27%) .NET
3 13 (3.27%) CSS
4 12 (3.02%) jQuery
5 10 (2.52%) Web Services
5 10 (2.52%) JSON
6 8 (2.02%) XML
6 8 (2.02%) CSS3
7 7 (1.76%) REST
7 7 (1.76%) Middleware
8 5 (1.26%) Symfony
8 5 (1.26%) Android SDK
9 4 (1.01%) SOAP
10 3 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.76%) WCF
10 3 (0.76%) XSLT
10 3 (0.76%) J2EE
10 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.76%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.03%) SWIFT
2 13 (3.27%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.02%) Mainframe
4 10 (2.52%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.27%) Learning Management System
6 8 (2.02%) PMI
7 6 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.51%) Social Media
8 5 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.26%) Derivative
9 4 (1.01%) Physics
9 4 (1.01%) Chemistry
9 4 (1.01%) Blog
9 4 (1.01%) iPhone
10 3 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.76%) Economics
10 3 (0.76%) Equities
10 3 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.65%) Windows
2 35 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 23 (5.79%) Windows XP
4 14 (3.53%) Linux
5 11 (2.77%) UNIX
5 11 (2.77%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.02%) Android
7 7 (1.76%) AIX
8 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.51%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.76%) Solaris
11 2 (0.50%) zOS
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.25%) VMS
12 1 (0.25%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (12.85%) Project Management
2 38 (9.57%) Migration
3 32 (8.06%) E-Commerce
4 28 (7.05%) PRINCE2
5 21 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (5.29%) Business Analysis
6 18 (4.53%) ERP
7 17 (4.28%) CRM
8 16 (4.03%) ITIL
8 16 (4.03%) Change Management
9 13 (3.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (3.02%) Content Management
11 10 (2.52%) B2C
11 10 (2.52%) Service Delivery
11 10 (2.52%) Workflow
11 10 (2.52%) Analytics
12 9 (2.27%) B2B
12 9 (2.27%) OO
13 8 (2.02%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.30%) SQL
2 22 (5.54%) Java
3 19 (4.79%) JavaScript
4 15 (3.78%) PHP
5 10 (2.52%) C#
6 7 (1.76%) Perl
6 7 (1.76%) Python
7 6 (1.51%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.26%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.76%) ABAP
10 2 (0.50%) C
10 2 (0.50%) C++
10 2 (0.50%) COBOL
10 2 (0.50%) REXX
10 2 (0.50%) JCL
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
11 1 (0.25%) VB
11 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.25%) RPG
11 1 (0.25%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 48 (12.09%) Degree
2 16 (4.03%) MCSE
2 16 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.52%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.26%) PMP
6 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.76%) ACCA
7 3 (0.76%) CIMA
8 2 (0.50%) CISSP
8 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.50%) CISA
8 2 (0.50%) CISM
9 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) CCA
9 1 (0.25%) CAPM
9 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.02%) SLA
2 5 (1.26%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) Basel III
3 3 (0.76%) MiFID
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.50%) EMIR
4 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) GAAP
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) GxP
5 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.25%) FINREP
5 1 (0.25%) AIFMD
System Software
1 54 (13.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.26%) XenApp
4 4 (1.01%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.50%) RACF
5 2 (0.50%) XenServer
5 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.50%) UAG
6 1 (0.25%) vCloud
6 1 (0.25%) KVM
6 1 (0.25%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.25%) NFS
6 1 (0.25%) NDS
Systems Management
1 13 (3.27%) Tivoli
2 9 (2.27%) SCCM
3 5 (1.26%) WSUS
4 4 (1.01%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.76%) OpenView
5 3 (0.76%) SCOM
6 2 (0.50%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.25%) Puppet
7 1 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.25%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.25%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.25%) Control-M
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
7 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 76 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.83%) SAP
3 31 (7.81%) Oracle
4 25 (6.30%) Cisco
5 16 (4.03%) Lotus
5 16 (4.03%) VMware
6 15 (3.78%) Citrix
7 14 (3.53%) SolarWinds
8 13 (3.27%) IBM
9 9 (2.27%) HP
10 8 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.51%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.51%) EMC
12 5 (1.26%) NetApp
12 5 (1.26%) Dell
12 5 (1.26%) Google
12 5 (1.26%) Brocade
13 4 (1.01%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.01%) Reuters
14 3 (0.76%) JD Edwards
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