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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 416 371 394
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +23
Contract jobs citing French Language 199 226 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.89% 1.01% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 98 90
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£388 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +30.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.00 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £23.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -4.00%

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
22349 22373 25622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 42.40% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13595 13890 15139
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 536 600 745
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -18.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -45 146 £394 +8.62% 67
London -6 77 £400 -3.03% 37
South East -22 22 £400 +11.11% 12
City of London +26 20 £340 -12.25% 17
Berkshire +10 10 £413 +13.79% 6
Bracknell +7 7 £430 +27.40%
Hampshire -17 5 £455 +13.75% 4
Reading +16 3 £245 -30.00% 3
Oxfordshire -10 3 £220 +37.50%
West Yorkshire +7 2 £120 -
Yorkshire 0 2 £120 - 1
Southampton -10 2 £455 -4.21% 3
North West -12 2 - - 1
South Wales - 2 £145 - 1
Wales - 2 £145 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £145 - 1
Cheshire +7 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £225 - 7
Edinburgh -4 1 - - 1
Cambridge -6 1 £225 - 7
Birmingham -7 1 £250 +121.23% 1
Scotland -15 1 - - 2
Surrey -17 1 £110 -69.55% 2
West Midlands -22 1 £250 +121.23% 1
East of England -23 1 £225 +95.65% 7
East Midlands - 1 £365 - 3
East Sussex - 1 £225 -
Brighton - 1 £225 -
Bristol - - - - 3
Aberdeen - - - -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (22.14%) Finance
2 82 (20.87%) Dutch Language
2 82 (20.87%) Windows
2 82 (20.87%) Microsoft
3 67 (17.05%) German Language
4 60 (15.27%) MS Excel
5 59 (15.01%) Banking
6 55 (13.99%) Active Directory
7 48 (12.21%) MS Office
8 47 (11.96%) Project Management
8 47 (11.96%) Spanish Language
9 46 (11.70%) Degree
10 42 (10.69%) SAP
11 41 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (9.67%) Windows 7
13 36 (9.16%) Marketing
14 35 (8.91%) Migration
15 34 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (7.89%) Oracle
17 30 (7.63%) LAN
18 29 (7.38%) E-Commerce
18 29 (7.38%) SQL
19 28 (7.12%) Windows XP
20 26 (6.62%) WAN
20 26 (6.62%) Cisco
20 26 (6.62%) PRINCE2
21 25 (6.36%) MS Exchange
21 25 (6.36%) Investment Banking
22 24 (6.11%) HTML
22 24 (6.11%) Java

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.36%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.09%) IBM Notes
3 17 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.29%) CMS
7 5 (1.27%) Magnolia
8 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (0.76%) Documentum
9 3 (0.76%) SAS
9 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.76%) CICS
9 3 (0.76%) Drupal
10 2 (0.51%) Jetty
10 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (15.27%) MS Excel
2 48 (12.21%) MS Office
3 21 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.53%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.27%) MS Project
6 4 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.76%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) SAP FI
1 6 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) SAP SCM
2 3 (0.76%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.76%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.76%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.51%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.51%) SAP CS
3 2 (0.51%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Force.com
1 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.63%) LAN
2 26 (6.62%) WAN
3 21 (5.34%) DNS
4 20 (5.09%) DHCP
4 20 (5.09%) Firewall
5 16 (4.07%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.82%) Internet
7 12 (3.05%) VoIP
8 10 (2.54%) SAN
9 9 (2.29%) MPLS
10 8 (2.04%) VPN
11 6 (1.53%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.53%) SDH
12 4 (1.02%) LDAP
12 4 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.02%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.76%) VPLS
13 3 (0.76%) Wireless
13 3 (0.76%) Intranet
13 3 (0.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.53%) MS Access
4 5 (1.27%) MySQL
5 4 (1.02%) DB2
5 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.76%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.51%) QlikView
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.51%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.51%) OLAP
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.51%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.04%) JIRA
3 4 (1.02%) MSI
4 3 (0.76%) Maven
4 3 (0.76%) Subversion
4 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.51%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.25%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
General
1 87 (22.14%) Finance
2 82 (20.87%) Dutch Language
3 67 (17.05%) German Language
4 59 (15.01%) Banking
5 47 (11.96%) Spanish Language
6 36 (9.16%) Marketing
7 25 (6.36%) Investment Banking
8 22 (5.60%) Advertising
9 21 (5.34%) Back Office
10 20 (5.09%) Italian Language
10 20 (5.09%) Legal
11 19 (4.83%) Telecoms
12 15 (3.82%) Retail
13 14 (3.56%) Mandarin Language
14 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
15 6 (1.53%) Swedish Language
15 6 (1.53%) Portuguese Language
16 5 (1.27%) Billing
16 5 (1.27%) Front Office
17 4 (1.02%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 93 (23.66%) Analyst
2 43 (10.94%) Project Manager
3 36 (9.16%) Consultant
4 33 (8.40%) Business Analyst
4 33 (8.40%) Developer
5 24 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 24 (6.11%) Architect
5 24 (6.11%) Service Analyst
6 18 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (4.07%) SAP Consultant
8 15 (3.82%) 1st Line Support
8 15 (3.82%) Applications Support
9 12 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (1.78%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (1.78%) Deployment Engineer
10 7 (1.78%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (1.78%) Support Analyst
10 7 (1.78%) Coordinator
10 7 (1.78%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (1.78%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.11%) HTML
2 15 (3.82%) HTML5
3 13 (3.31%) CSS
4 12 (3.05%) jQuery
5 11 (2.80%) JSON
5 11 (2.80%) Web Services
6 10 (2.54%) XML
7 9 (2.29%) .NET
8 8 (2.04%) CSS3
8 8 (2.04%) Middleware
9 7 (1.78%) REST
10 6 (1.53%) Symfony
11 5 (1.27%) Android SDK
12 4 (1.02%) SOAP
12 4 (1.02%) XSLT
12 4 (1.02%) J2EE
13 3 (0.76%) Spring
13 3 (0.76%) Java EE
13 3 (0.76%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.83%) SWIFT
3 17 (4.33%) User Experience
4 13 (3.31%) Blackberry
4 13 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.29%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.29%) Learning Management System
7 8 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.78%) Derivative
8 7 (1.78%) PMI
9 6 (1.53%) Social Media
9 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.27%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.02%) iPhone
11 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.02%) Physics
11 4 (1.02%) Chemistry
11 4 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.87%) Windows
2 38 (9.67%) Windows 7
3 28 (7.12%) Windows XP
4 14 (3.56%) Linux
5 12 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.05%) UNIX
6 8 (2.04%) Android
7 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.27%) AIX
8 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.76%) Solaris
11 2 (0.51%) zOS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
12 1 (0.25%) VMS
12 1 (0.25%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (11.96%) Project Management
2 41 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (8.91%) Migration
4 29 (7.38%) E-Commerce
5 26 (6.62%) PRINCE2
6 19 (4.83%) ERP
7 17 (4.33%) ITIL
8 16 (4.07%) CRM
8 16 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (3.82%) Change Management
10 14 (3.56%) Business Analysis
11 13 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (3.05%) Service Delivery
13 11 (2.80%) Workflow
14 10 (2.54%) OO
15 9 (2.29%) Logistics
15 9 (2.29%) B2C
16 8 (2.04%) Analytics
16 8 (2.04%) Service Management
16 8 (2.04%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.38%) SQL
2 24 (6.11%) Java
3 16 (4.07%) JavaScript
3 16 (4.07%) PHP
4 8 (2.04%) C#
5 7 (1.78%) Python
5 7 (1.78%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.27%) Perl
7 4 (1.02%) ABAP
8 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.51%) REXX
9 2 (0.51%) JCL
9 2 (0.51%) C++
10 1 (0.25%) COBOL
10 1 (0.25%) RPG
10 1 (0.25%) VBA
10 1 (0.25%) VB
10 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.25%) C
10 1 (0.25%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 46 (11.70%) Degree
2 17 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (4.33%) MCSE
3 8 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.76%) PMP
5 3 (0.76%) ACCA
5 3 (0.76%) CIMA
6 2 (0.51%) CISA
6 2 (0.51%) CISM
6 2 (0.51%) CISSP
6 2 (0.51%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.25%) CAPM
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) MBA
7 1 (0.25%) CCIE
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.27%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) Basel III
4 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.51%) MiFID
5 1 (0.25%) GxP
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) GAAP
5 1 (0.25%) EMIR
5 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.25%) FINREP
System Software
1 55 (13.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) XenApp
3 4 (1.02%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.51%) UAG
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.51%) XenServer
4 2 (0.51%) RACF
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.25%) NFS
5 1 (0.25%) NDS
5 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.25%) vCloud
5 1 (0.25%) KVM
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.80%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.04%) SCCM
3 5 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.76%) WSUS
4 3 (0.76%) OpenView
4 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.51%) SCOM
5 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.25%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.25%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.25%) Control-M
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 82 (20.87%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.69%) SAP
3 31 (7.89%) Oracle
4 26 (6.62%) Cisco
5 20 (5.09%) Lotus
6 17 (4.33%) Citrix
7 14 (3.56%) SolarWinds
7 14 (3.56%) VMware
8 13 (3.31%) IBM
9 9 (2.29%) HP
9 9 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.53%) EMC
10 6 (1.53%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.27%) Google
11 5 (1.27%) Brocade
11 5 (1.27%) Dell
11 5 (1.27%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.02%) Reuters
12 4 (1.02%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.76%) Fidessa
Birmingham
Volt
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Leake, Leicestershire
CIVIWEB
Posted: Yesterday
London
CIVIWEB
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £396 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 15 days ago