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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 456 368 394
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +26
Contract jobs citing French Language 158 222 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the General category 0.70% 1.01% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 101 93
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£394 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £160 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £360 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +25.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -39.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.80 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.80 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -

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
22515 21985 24123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.57% 41.91% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14065 13876 14323
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 583 735
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.96 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 2014.

French Language Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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 -77 124 £400 +6.66% 67
London -45 75 £408 -4.11% 40
South East -34 24 £363 - 16
City of London +6 16 £374 -37.66% 12
Berkshire +16 10 £405 +11.72% 8
Bracknell +4 7 £420 +24.44% 2
Hampshire -20 7 £455 +18.18%
Reading +11 3 £245 - 2
East of England -14 3 £225 +95.65% 3
Southampton -7 2 £455 +13.75%
Bedford - 2 £225 -
Havant - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £225 -
Brighton -3 1 £225 -
Edinburgh -4 1 - - 1
Scotland -6 1 - - 1
East Sussex -9 1 £225 -
Surrey -16 1 £110 -69.65% 3
East Midlands - 1 £365 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £365 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £130 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £225 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £130 -
Cambridge - 1 £225 - 1
Crawley - - - - 2
Derby - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Barnsley - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 78 (21.37%) Dutch Language
2 74 (20.27%) Microsoft
3 70 (19.18%) Windows
3 70 (19.18%) Finance
4 63 (17.26%) German Language
5 51 (13.97%) MS Excel
6 50 (13.70%) Banking
7 48 (13.15%) SAP
8 47 (12.88%) Spanish Language
8 47 (12.88%) Degree
9 44 (12.05%) MS Office
10 43 (11.78%) Active Directory
11 38 (10.41%) Project Management
12 35 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (9.32%) Migration
14 33 (9.04%) Marketing
15 31 (8.49%) Oracle
16 30 (8.22%) E-Commerce
17 27 (7.40%) Windows 7
18 26 (7.12%) SQL
19 25 (6.85%) Java
19 25 (6.85%) Cisco
20 24 (6.58%) ERP
21 23 (6.30%) LAN
22 22 (6.03%) HTML
23 21 (5.75%) MS Exchange
24 20 (5.48%) Windows XP
24 20 (5.48%) PRINCE2
24 20 (5.48%) Investment Banking

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (5.75%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.93%) IBM Notes
3 16 (4.38%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.47%) CMS
7 6 (1.64%) Lync
8 5 (1.37%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.10%) Magnolia
10 3 (0.82%) Drupal
10 3 (0.82%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
10 3 (0.82%) Documentum
10 3 (0.82%) SAS
10 3 (0.82%) CICS
10 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.55%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 51 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 44 (12.05%) MS Office
3 15 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.82%) MS Project
6 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.55%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.37%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.82%) SAP SCM
4 3 (0.82%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.82%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.82%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.82%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.55%) Demantra
5 2 (0.55%) JDE World
5 2 (0.55%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.55%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.55%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.55%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.55%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.30%) LAN
2 19 (5.21%) WAN
3 15 (4.11%) Firewall
4 14 (3.84%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.84%) DNS
4 14 (3.84%) Internet
5 13 (3.56%) DHCP
6 11 (3.01%) SAN
7 7 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.64%) VPN
8 6 (1.64%) VoIP
9 4 (1.10%) MPLS
10 3 (0.82%) DWDM
10 3 (0.82%) Softphone
10 3 (0.82%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.82%) SDH
10 3 (0.82%) Wireless
10 3 (0.82%) NAS
11 2 (0.55%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.64%) MySQL
4 4 (1.10%) DB2
5 3 (0.82%) MS Access
5 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.82%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.55%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.27%) QlikView
7 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.27%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.92%) JIRA
3 4 (1.10%) Maven
4 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.82%) Subversion
5 2 (0.55%) ChangeMan
5 2 (0.55%) MSI
5 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.55%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.27%) Ant
6 1 (0.27%) JUnit
6 1 (0.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 78 (21.37%) Dutch Language
2 70 (19.18%) Finance
3 63 (17.26%) German Language
4 50 (13.70%) Banking
5 47 (12.88%) Spanish Language
6 33 (9.04%) Marketing
7 20 (5.48%) Investment Banking
8 19 (5.21%) Advertising
9 18 (4.93%) Legal
9 18 (4.93%) Mandarin Language
10 17 (4.66%) Back Office
11 14 (3.84%) Retail
11 14 (3.84%) Italian Language
12 13 (3.56%) Telecoms
13 11 (3.01%) Portuguese Language
14 5 (1.37%) General Ledger
14 5 (1.37%) Swedish Language
14 5 (1.37%) Front Office
14 5 (1.37%) Billing
14 5 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (21.64%) Analyst
2 38 (10.41%) Project Manager
2 38 (10.41%) Consultant
3 34 (9.32%) Business Analyst
4 31 (8.49%) Developer
5 26 (7.12%) Architect
6 19 (5.21%) SAP Consultant
7 17 (4.66%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (4.66%) Applications Support
7 17 (4.66%) Service Analyst
8 16 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.29%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (2.74%) Trainer
12 7 (1.92%) Support Analyst
13 6 (1.64%) Coordinator
13 6 (1.64%) Senior Consultant
13 6 (1.64%) Support Engineer
13 6 (1.64%) Administrator
13 6 (1.64%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.03%) HTML
2 14 (3.84%) HTML5
3 12 (3.29%) jQuery
3 12 (3.29%) CSS
4 10 (2.74%) XML
5 9 (2.47%) Web Services
6 8 (2.19%) .NET
6 8 (2.19%) JSON
7 7 (1.92%) CSS3
7 7 (1.92%) Middleware
8 6 (1.64%) Symfony
9 5 (1.37%) REST
9 5 (1.37%) SOAP
10 4 (1.10%) XSLT
10 4 (1.10%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.10%) Spring
10 4 (1.10%) JPA
10 4 (1.10%) Java EE
11 3 (0.82%) iOS SDK
11 3 (0.82%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.21%) SWIFT
3 13 (3.56%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.56%) User Experience
4 10 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.74%) Learning Management System
5 9 (2.47%) Mainframe
5 9 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.92%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.64%) Derivative
7 6 (1.64%) Social Media
8 5 (1.37%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.37%) PMI
8 5 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.10%) Physics
9 4 (1.10%) Chemistry
10 3 (0.82%) Equities
10 3 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.18%) Windows
2 27 (7.40%) Windows 7
3 20 (5.48%) Windows XP
4 16 (4.38%) Linux
5 11 (3.01%) UNIX
6 10 (2.74%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.19%) Android
8 7 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.64%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.82%) AIX
12 2 (0.55%) Solaris
12 2 (0.55%) zOS
13 1 (0.27%) CentOS
13 1 (0.27%) SUSE
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.27%) VMS
13 1 (0.27%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (10.41%) Project Management
2 34 (9.32%) Migration
2 34 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (8.22%) E-Commerce
4 24 (6.58%) ERP
5 20 (5.48%) PRINCE2
6 18 (4.93%) CRM
7 16 (4.38%) ITIL
7 16 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (3.56%) Business Analysis
10 12 (3.29%) Change Management
11 10 (2.74%) Workflow
11 10 (2.74%) B2C
11 10 (2.74%) Analytics
12 9 (2.47%) OO
12 9 (2.47%) Service Delivery
13 8 (2.19%) Validation
13 8 (2.19%) Service Management
13 8 (2.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.12%) SQL
2 25 (6.85%) Java
3 16 (4.38%) PHP
4 12 (3.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.92%) Python
6 4 (1.10%) ABAP
6 4 (1.10%) C#
7 3 (0.82%) Perl
8 2 (0.55%) C++
8 2 (0.55%) C
8 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.55%) REXX
8 2 (0.55%) JCL
9 1 (0.27%) Korn
9 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.27%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.27%) VBA
9 1 (0.27%) COBOL
9 1 (0.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 47 (12.88%) Degree
2 14 (3.84%) MCSE
2 14 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.82%) ACCA
5 3 (0.82%) CIMA
6 2 (0.55%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.55%) PMP
6 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) PgMP
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CCIE
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) CCA
7 1 (0.27%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.66%) SLA
2 4 (1.10%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) Basel III
3 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.55%) MiFID
4 1 (0.27%) GxP
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) GAAP
4 1 (0.27%) EMIR
System Software
1 43 (11.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.37%) XenApp
4 2 (0.55%) XenServer
4 2 (0.55%) UAG
4 2 (0.55%) RACF
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.27%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.27%) NDS
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) vCloud
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.47%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.37%) SCCM
3 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.82%) OpenView
4 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.55%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.27%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.27%) Control-M
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) DameWare
5 1 (0.27%) WSUS
5 1 (0.27%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 74 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.15%) SAP
3 31 (8.49%) Oracle
4 25 (6.85%) Cisco
5 18 (4.93%) Lotus
6 16 (4.38%) VMware
7 13 (3.56%) Citrix
8 12 (3.29%) SolarWinds
9 10 (2.74%) HP
10 8 (2.19%) IBM
10 8 (2.19%) JD Edwards
10 8 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.92%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.64%) Dell
12 6 (1.64%) Brocade
13 5 (1.37%) EMC
13 5 (1.37%) Business Objects
14 4 (1.10%) Sybase
14 4 (1.10%) Reuters
14 4 (1.10%) Symantec
London
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
Belfast
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 20 hours ago
Belfast
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £70.00 - £100.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 10-12 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £12 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Personnel IT
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago