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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank 442 383 294
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -89
Contract jobs citing French Language 158 222 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the General category 0.73% 1.05% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 108 92
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£450 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £333 £288
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 20
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £26.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -20.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £27.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.14% -31.66%

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
21562 21144 20390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 38.81% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13295 13134 12226
Average daily rate £435 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 576 631
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 April 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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 -50 132 £450 +20.00% 81
London -26 76 £500 +25.78% 41
South East -52 13 £205 -38.34% 21
East of England +11 12 £401 +186.07% 5
City of London -4 10 £500 +11.11% 15
Berkshire -13 10 £185 -52.56% 5
Scotland +8 6 - -
Edinburgh -3 6 - -
Nottingham - 4 £210 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £401 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £210 -
East Midlands - 4 £210 - 4
Essex 0 3 £135 -3.57%
Slough -2 3 £168 -11.84% 1
Chelmsford -6 3 £135 -3.57%
North West -23 3 - - 4
Luton - 3 £401 -
Reading +7 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire +1 2 - - 1
West Midlands -14 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £500 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £500 -
Chester - 2 - - 2
Surrey -3 1 £110 - 4
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £225 +55.17% 5
Manchester -11 1 - - 1
Hampshire -14 1 £340 +23.63% 3
North East - 1 - - 1

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 72 (24.49%) German Language
2 63 (21.43%) Finance
3 51 (17.35%) Dutch Language
4 48 (16.33%) Windows
5 45 (15.31%) Microsoft
6 37 (12.59%) Project Management
7 36 (12.24%) MS Excel
7 36 (12.24%) SQL
8 35 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (11.22%) Spanish Language
10 31 (10.54%) MS Office
10 31 (10.54%) SAP
10 31 (10.54%) Active Directory
11 29 (9.86%) CRM
12 28 (9.52%) Italian Language
13 26 (8.84%) Java
14 25 (8.50%) Citrix
14 25 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (8.16%) Telecoms
15 24 (8.16%) Degree
16 23 (7.82%) PRINCE2
17 21 (7.14%) SharePoint
18 20 (6.80%) VMware
19 19 (6.46%) Banking
20 18 (6.12%) Marketing
20 18 (6.12%) MS Project
21 17 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
21 17 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (5.44%) SQL Server
22 16 (5.44%) Business Intelligence

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 21 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.72%) CMS
3 5 (1.70%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.36%) Lync
5 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.68%) Drupal
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.68%) FileNet
6 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.68%) Documentum
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 36 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 31 (10.54%) MS Office
3 18 (6.12%) MS Project
4 14 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (4.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.04%) Summit
3 5 (1.70%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.70%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.36%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.36%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.02%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.68%) SAP PP-PI
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.34%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.34%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.02%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.10%) Internet
2 7 (2.38%) VPN
3 5 (1.70%) WAN
4 4 (1.36%) LAN
4 4 (1.36%) DNS
4 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.02%) VoIP
6 2 (0.68%) DHCP
6 2 (0.68%) SSL
6 2 (0.68%) IPsec
6 2 (0.68%) WebEx
6 2 (0.68%) HTTP
6 2 (0.68%) Firewall
7 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) SNMP
7 1 (0.34%) 2G
7 1 (0.34%) IGMP
7 1 (0.34%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.34%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.36%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.68%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.68%) OLTP
6 2 (0.68%) OLAP
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.36%) Maven
2 4 (1.36%) JIRA
2 4 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.68%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.68%) Toad
4 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Ant
General
1 72 (24.49%) German Language
2 63 (21.43%) Finance
3 51 (17.35%) Dutch Language
4 33 (11.22%) Spanish Language
5 28 (9.52%) Italian Language
6 24 (8.16%) Telecoms
7 19 (6.46%) Banking
8 18 (6.12%) Marketing
9 14 (4.76%) Legal
10 13 (4.42%) Front Office
11 10 (3.40%) Retail
12 9 (3.06%) Automotive
13 7 (2.38%) Investment Banking
13 7 (2.38%) Back Office
14 6 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (2.04%) Russian Language
15 5 (1.70%) Manufacturing
16 4 (1.36%) Portuguese Language
16 4 (1.36%) Swedish Language
17 3 (1.02%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 81 (27.55%) Analyst
2 56 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 37 (12.59%) Business Analyst
4 29 (9.86%) Consultant
4 29 (9.86%) Developer
5 19 (6.46%) Service Analyst
5 19 (6.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (6.46%) Support Analyst
6 13 (4.42%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (3.74%) SAP Consultant
7 11 (3.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 9 (3.06%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.06%) Architect
9 8 (2.72%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (2.04%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (2.04%) RAD Developer
11 5 (1.70%) Data Analyst
11 5 (1.70%) Programme Manager
11 5 (1.70%) Desktop Support
11 5 (1.70%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.74%) HTML
2 9 (3.06%) .NET
3 8 (2.72%) XML
4 7 (2.38%) CSS
5 6 (2.04%) Web Services
6 5 (1.70%) HTML5
7 4 (1.36%) JSON
7 4 (1.36%) EDI
7 4 (1.36%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.36%) SOAP
8 3 (1.02%) XHTML
8 3 (1.02%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.02%) Spring
8 3 (1.02%) Java EE
9 2 (0.68%) SAML
9 2 (0.68%) JDBC
9 2 (0.68%) J2EE
10 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.34%) XSD
10 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.42%) Derivative
3 10 (3.40%) User Experience
4 8 (2.72%) SWIFT
4 8 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.04%) Equities
5 6 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.36%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (1.36%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.02%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.02%) iPhone
9 2 (0.68%) Open Source
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.68%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.68%) EPoS
9 2 (0.68%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.33%) Windows
2 13 (4.42%) UNIX
3 12 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.40%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.06%) Linux
6 6 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.04%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.70%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.36%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.36%) Android
9 3 (1.02%) Solaris
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.34%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.34%) Fedora
10 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (12.59%) Project Management
2 35 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (9.86%) CRM
4 25 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (7.82%) PRINCE2
6 16 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (4.76%) ITIL
8 13 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (3.74%) Business Analysis
9 11 (3.74%) ERP
9 11 (3.74%) Migration
10 9 (3.06%) Scrum
11 8 (2.72%) E-Commerce
12 7 (2.38%) RAD
12 7 (2.38%) Validation
12 7 (2.38%) Change Management
12 7 (2.38%) Software Delivery
13 6 (2.04%) Greeks
13 6 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (2.04%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.24%) SQL
2 26 (8.84%) Java
3 11 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.40%) C#
5 9 (3.06%) VB
6 8 (2.72%) VBA
6 8 (2.72%) Python
7 6 (2.04%) Perl
8 5 (1.70%) VB6
9 4 (1.36%) PHP
9 4 (1.36%) C++
10 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.02%) ABAP
11 2 (0.68%) C
11 2 (0.68%) Delphi
11 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) Go
12 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (8.16%) Degree
2 15 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.02%) PMP
3 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.68%) ACCA
4 2 (0.68%) CIMA
4 2 (0.68%) CCNP
4 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CCNA
5 1 (0.34%) CCDA
5 1 (0.34%) CCDP
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) MCP
5 1 (0.34%) PhD
5 1 (0.34%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.04%) SLA
3 4 (1.36%) QA
4 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.68%) GxP
6 1 (0.34%) GAAP
System Software
1 31 (10.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) OpenView
1 4 (1.36%) OVSD
1 4 (1.36%) SCCM
2 3 (1.02%) SCSM
3 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) Cacti
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 45 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.54%) SAP
3 25 (8.50%) Citrix
4 20 (6.80%) VMware
5 15 (5.10%) Oracle
6 10 (3.40%) Cisco
7 8 (2.72%) Sybase
7 8 (2.72%) HP
8 5 (1.70%) Intel
8 5 (1.70%) Lotus
8 5 (1.70%) Apple
9 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.02%) Google
9 3 (1.02%) Juniper
9 3 (1.02%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.02%) IBM
9 3 (1.02%) WSO2
10 2 (0.68%) SunGard
10 2 (0.68%) Adobe
10 2 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £380 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: Up to £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £425 - £475 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £20 - £21 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago