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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 455 362 383
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +21
Contract jobs citing French Language 170 230 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.75% 1.05% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 104 89
Average daily rate
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£381 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £160 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £288
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +25.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.75 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+104.34% -4.16%

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
22602 21941 25252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.94% 42.20% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13749 13703 14942
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 £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 576 738
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -87 125 £388 +3.33% 79
London -33 68 £400 -5.88% 48
South East -31 21 £400 +11.11% 15
City of London +12 18 £423 -0.47% 21
Berkshire +13 9 £413 +13.79% 6
Bracknell +5 6 £430 +27.40% 2
Hampshire -20 5 £455 +15.92% 1
Oxfordshire -13 4 £273 +70.31%
Reading +23 3 £245 -30.00% 2
Southampton -8 2 £455 -4.21% 1
East of England -26 2 £225 +95.65% 6
Edinburgh +4 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £225 - 4
Cambridge -5 1 £225 - 4
Scotland -8 1 - - 2
Birmingham -10 1 £250 +121.23% 1
Surrey -19 1 £110 -69.65% 3
West Midlands -24 1 £250 +121.23% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £225 -
East Midlands - 1 £365 - 3
East Sussex - 1 £225 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £130 - 3
Bedford - 1 £225 -
Brighton - 1 £225 -
High Wycombe - 1 £130 - 2
Horsham - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Egham - - - -
Exmouth - - - - 1

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 80 (21.56%) Finance
2 79 (21.29%) Dutch Language
2 79 (21.29%) Microsoft
3 73 (19.68%) Windows
4 61 (16.44%) German Language
5 58 (15.63%) MS Excel
6 53 (14.29%) Banking
7 48 (12.94%) Active Directory
8 47 (12.67%) Degree
9 46 (12.40%) MS Office
10 44 (11.86%) Spanish Language
11 41 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (11.05%) SAP
11 41 (11.05%) Project Management
12 36 (9.70%) Marketing
13 35 (9.43%) Migration
14 33 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (8.63%) Windows 7
16 30 (8.09%) Oracle
16 30 (8.09%) E-Commerce
17 28 (7.55%) SQL
18 27 (7.28%) LAN
19 26 (7.01%) Cisco
20 25 (6.74%) MS Exchange
20 25 (6.74%) PRINCE2
21 24 (6.47%) Java
21 24 (6.47%) Windows XP
22 23 (6.20%) WAN
22 23 (6.20%) HTML
22 23 (6.20%) Investment Banking

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 25 (6.74%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.85%) IBM Notes
3 17 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.43%) CMS
7 5 (1.35%) Magnolia
8 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.81%) Drupal
9 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.81%) CICS
9 3 (0.81%) Documentum
9 3 (0.81%) SAS
9 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.81%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (0.54%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.54%) Jetty
11 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.27%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 58 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 46 (12.40%) MS Office
3 18 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.08%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.81%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.81%) MS Project
6 3 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.35%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.81%) SAP FI-CA
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.81%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.81%) SAP SCM
4 2 (0.54%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.54%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.54%) SAP CS
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.54%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.54%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.54%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.27%) JDE World
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-AA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.28%) LAN
2 23 (6.20%) WAN
3 17 (4.58%) DNS
4 16 (4.31%) Firewall
4 16 (4.31%) DHCP
4 16 (4.31%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.50%) Internet
6 10 (2.70%) VoIP
6 10 (2.70%) SAN
7 7 (1.89%) VPN
8 5 (1.35%) MPLS
8 5 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.08%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.08%) SDH
10 3 (0.81%) NAS
10 3 (0.81%) DWDM
10 3 (0.81%) LDAP
10 3 (0.81%) Wireless
11 2 (0.54%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.62%) MS Access
4 5 (1.35%) MySQL
5 4 (1.08%) DB2
5 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.81%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.54%) OLAP
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.54%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.54%) QlikView
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) ZAP BI
8 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.89%) JIRA
3 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.81%) Maven
3 3 (0.81%) Subversion
4 2 (0.54%) ChangeMan
4 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.54%) MSI
4 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.27%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
General
1 80 (21.56%) Finance
2 79 (21.29%) Dutch Language
3 61 (16.44%) German Language
4 53 (14.29%) Banking
5 44 (11.86%) Spanish Language
6 36 (9.70%) Marketing
7 23 (6.20%) Investment Banking
8 21 (5.66%) Advertising
9 20 (5.39%) Back Office
10 18 (4.85%) Legal
11 17 (4.58%) Italian Language
11 17 (4.58%) Telecoms
12 16 (4.31%) Retail
13 14 (3.77%) Mandarin Language
14 7 (1.89%) Portuguese Language
15 6 (1.62%) Swedish Language
16 5 (1.35%) Front Office
16 5 (1.35%) Billing
17 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
17 4 (1.08%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 88 (23.72%) Analyst
2 39 (10.51%) Project Manager
3 35 (9.43%) Consultant
4 34 (9.16%) Business Analyst
5 32 (8.63%) Developer
6 24 (6.47%) Architect
7 22 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (5.93%) Service Analyst
8 18 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (4.58%) Applications Support
10 15 (4.04%) SAP Consultant
11 14 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
12 13 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (1.89%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 7 (1.89%) Support Analyst
13 7 (1.89%) Coordinator
13 7 (1.89%) PMO Analyst
13 7 (1.89%) Banking Business Analyst
14 6 (1.62%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 6 (1.62%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.20%) HTML
2 15 (4.04%) HTML5
3 13 (3.50%) CSS
4 12 (3.23%) jQuery
5 11 (2.96%) JSON
6 10 (2.70%) XML
7 9 (2.43%) Web Services
8 8 (2.16%) .NET
8 8 (2.16%) CSS3
9 7 (1.89%) REST
9 7 (1.89%) Middleware
10 6 (1.62%) Symfony
11 5 (1.35%) Android SDK
12 4 (1.08%) XSLT
12 4 (1.08%) SOAP
13 3 (0.81%) iOS SDK
13 3 (0.81%) WCF
13 3 (0.81%) JPA
13 3 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.81%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.12%) SWIFT
3 17 (4.58%) User Experience
4 13 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.70%) Learning Management System
6 10 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.43%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.43%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.62%) Derivative
8 6 (1.62%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.62%) PMI
8 6 (1.62%) Social Media
9 5 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.08%) Physics
10 4 (1.08%) Chemistry
10 4 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 73 (19.68%) Windows
2 32 (8.63%) Windows 7
3 24 (6.47%) Windows XP
4 13 (3.50%) Linux
5 11 (2.96%) UNIX
5 11 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.16%) Android
7 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.08%) AIX
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
9 2 (0.54%) zOS
10 1 (0.27%) NetWare
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (11.05%) Project Management
2 35 (9.43%) Migration
3 30 (8.09%) E-Commerce
4 25 (6.74%) PRINCE2
5 19 (5.12%) ERP
6 16 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (4.31%) CRM
7 15 (4.04%) ITIL
8 14 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (3.77%) Change Management
9 13 (3.50%) Business Analysis
10 10 (2.70%) Workflow
10 10 (2.70%) OO
11 9 (2.43%) Service Management
11 9 (2.43%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.43%) B2C
12 8 (2.16%) Validation
12 8 (2.16%) Scrum
12 8 (2.16%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.55%) SQL
2 24 (6.47%) Java
3 16 (4.31%) PHP
4 14 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.89%) Python
6 5 (1.35%) C#
7 4 (1.08%) Perl
7 4 (1.08%) ABAP
8 2 (0.54%) C++
8 2 (0.54%) C
8 2 (0.54%) JCL
8 2 (0.54%) REXX
9 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.27%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.27%) COBOL
9 1 (0.27%) RPG
9 1 (0.27%) VBA
9 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (12.67%) Degree
2 16 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.31%) MCSE
3 8 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.81%) CIMA
5 3 (0.81%) ACCA
6 2 (0.54%) PMP
6 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.27%) PgMP
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) CISA
7 1 (0.27%) CISM
7 1 (0.27%) CCIE
7 1 (0.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.77%) SLA
2 6 (1.62%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) MiFID
3 2 (0.54%) Basel III
3 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) EMIR
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) GAAP
4 1 (0.27%) GxP
System Software
1 48 (12.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.35%) XenApp
4 2 (0.54%) RACF
4 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.54%) XenServer
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.54%) UAG
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
5 1 (0.27%) vCloud
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.27%) NDS
5 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.62%) SCCM
3 5 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.81%) OpenView
5 2 (0.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.54%) SCOM
6 1 (0.27%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.27%) Puppet
6 1 (0.27%) PureDisk
6 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.27%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.27%) Control-M
6 1 (0.27%) Nagios
6 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.05%) SAP
3 30 (8.09%) Oracle
4 26 (7.01%) Cisco
5 18 (4.85%) Lotus
6 16 (4.31%) Citrix
7 14 (3.77%) SolarWinds
7 14 (3.77%) VMware
8 12 (3.23%) IBM
9 8 (2.16%) HP
9 8 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.62%) Brocade
10 6 (1.62%) EMC
10 6 (1.62%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.35%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.35%) Dell
11 5 (1.35%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.08%) Google
12 4 (1.08%) Sybase
12 4 (1.08%) Reuters
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £130 to £150 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Rate: £16.00 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 daily
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Rate: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Lands' End
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20.00 - £26.00 per hour + none
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £3500.00 - £4000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Volt
Rate: £120.00 - £140 per day
Posted: 7 days ago