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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
French Language
Rank 515 497 420
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -77
Contract jobs citing French Language 141 152 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.70% 0.71% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 104
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £40.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -50.00%

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
20163 21552 20426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.98% 39.04% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13428 13543 12940
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 540 552
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.44 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing French Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016.

French Language Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

French Language
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 134 £400 -11.11% 51
London -11 63 £465 -7.00% 24
South East +19 32 £325 +58.53% 14
Berkshire +6 23 £369 +99.32% 4
Reading +13 16 £375 - 3
City of London +40 10 £460 -14.41% 12
North West +4 9 £375 - 2
Hampshire +1 8 £205 -39.63% 3
Basingstoke - 8 £205 - 1
Manchester -8 7 £375 - 1
East of England +5 6 £115 -67.14% 5
Bedfordshire +2 4 £115 - 1
Luton - 3 £115 -
Chester -5 2 - - 1
Cheshire -7 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 £500 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £500 -
Slough +5 1 £120 -28.35%
Sale - 1 £425 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing French Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for French Language.

1 74 (29.48%) German Language
2 49 (19.52%) Spanish Language
2 49 (19.52%) Windows
3 44 (17.53%) Microsoft
4 42 (16.73%) Italian Language
5 41 (16.33%) MS Office
6 40 (15.94%) MS Excel
6 40 (15.94%) Dutch Language
7 37 (14.74%) Finance
8 35 (13.94%) Degree
9 32 (12.75%) SAP
10 27 (10.76%) SQL
10 27 (10.76%) Active Directory
11 26 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (8.37%) ITIL
13 20 (7.97%) Project Management
13 20 (7.97%) Telecoms
13 20 (7.97%) User Experience
14 19 (7.57%) Office 365
14 19 (7.57%) Marketing
15 18 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (7.17%) VPN
16 16 (6.37%) Migration
16 16 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (6.37%) Portuguese Language
17 15 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (5.98%) CCNA
17 15 (5.98%) Management Information System
18 14 (5.58%) CISSP

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.59%) MS Exchange
1 9 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.39%) IBM Notes
3 5 (1.99%) Node.js
3 5 (1.99%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.59%) Apache
4 4 (1.59%) CMS
5 3 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.20%) Confluence
5 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.80%) Drupal
6 2 (0.80%) IIS
6 2 (0.80%) JBoss
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 41 (16.33%) MS Office
2 40 (15.94%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.79%) MS Project
5 6 (2.39%) AutoCAD
6 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.59%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.20%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.20%) SAP MM
3 3 (1.20%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.80%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.80%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.80%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.40%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.40%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.40%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP FI-FM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP HUM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.40%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.57%) Office 365
2 9 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.99%) SaaS
4 3 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.40%) Force.com
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.17%) VPN
2 14 (5.58%) Skype
3 12 (4.78%) DNS
4 10 (3.98%) LAN
5 9 (3.59%) Network Security
6 8 (3.19%) Firewall
7 7 (2.79%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.39%) DHCP
8 6 (2.39%) Internet
9 5 (1.99%) MPLS
10 4 (1.59%) BGP
10 4 (1.59%) DWDM
10 4 (1.59%) OSPF
10 4 (1.59%) WAN
11 3 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.20%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.20%) LDAP
11 3 (1.20%) SAN
11 3 (1.20%) SDH
11 3 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.80%) Ingres
5 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.80%) OLAP
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.40%) Essbase
6 1 (0.40%) MS Access
6 1 (0.40%) MySQL
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (4.38%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.20%) JIRA
3 2 (0.80%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.80%) JUnit
3 2 (0.80%) Subversion
3 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.40%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.40%) CodeRush
4 1 (0.40%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) Maven
4 1 (0.40%) MorphX
4 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (29.48%) German Language
2 49 (19.52%) Spanish Language
3 42 (16.73%) Italian Language
4 40 (15.94%) Dutch Language
5 37 (14.74%) Finance
6 20 (7.97%) Telecoms
7 19 (7.57%) Marketing
8 16 (6.37%) Portuguese Language
9 11 (4.38%) Polish Language
9 11 (4.38%) Retail
10 10 (3.98%) Law
11 9 (3.59%) Banking
12 8 (3.19%) Legal
13 7 (2.79%) Manufacturing
14 5 (1.99%) Games
15 4 (1.59%) Billing
15 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
15 4 (1.59%) Russian Language
15 4 (1.59%) Turkish Language
16 3 (1.20%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 49 (19.52%) Analyst
2 26 (10.36%) Consultant
3 17 (6.77%) Business Analyst
3 17 (6.77%) Project Manager
4 16 (6.37%) SAP Consultant
5 14 (5.58%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.18%) Developer
7 11 (4.38%) Service Analyst
7 11 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (4.38%) User Researcher
8 10 (3.98%) Senior User Researcher
9 8 (3.19%) Escalation Engineer
9 8 (3.19%) Information Security Officer
9 8 (3.19%) Security Officer
9 8 (3.19%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.79%) Architect
10 7 (2.79%) Chief Information Officer
10 7 (2.79%) Chief Information Security Officer
10 7 (2.79%) Chief Security Officer
11 6 (2.39%) Civil Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.78%) .NET
2 11 (4.38%) Web Services
3 8 (3.19%) HTML
4 7 (2.79%) HTML5
5 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.99%) XML
7 4 (1.59%) ADO.NET
7 4 (1.59%) CSS
7 4 (1.59%) MAPI
7 4 (1.59%) SOAP
8 3 (1.20%) EJB
8 3 (1.20%) JMS
8 3 (1.20%) jQuery
8 3 (1.20%) OAuth2
8 3 (1.20%) SAML
9 2 (0.80%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.80%) Middleware
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Streams
9 2 (0.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.97%) User Experience
3 15 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.18%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.78%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.39%) Derivative
7 5 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.59%) PKI
9 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.20%) PMI
10 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.80%) Social Media
10 2 (0.80%) Statistics
11 1 (0.40%) iPad
11 1 (0.40%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.52%) Windows
2 12 (4.78%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.19%) Unix
4 7 (2.79%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.39%) Linux
5 6 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.99%) Android
7 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.59%) VMS
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.80%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (8.37%) ITIL
2 20 (7.97%) Project Management
3 18 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (6.37%) Migration
5 15 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (5.18%) B2B
6 13 (5.18%) Validation
7 12 (4.78%) Market Research
7 12 (4.78%) Usability Testing
8 11 (4.38%) Human Factors
8 11 (4.38%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.98%) Data Analysis
9 10 (3.98%) Information Security
9 10 (3.98%) Use Case
10 9 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.19%) Change Management
11 8 (3.19%) Logistics
11 8 (3.19%) Scrum
12 7 (2.79%) Data Management
12 7 (2.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.76%) SQL
2 12 (4.78%) JavaScript
3 10 (3.98%) Java
4 9 (3.59%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.79%) C#
6 6 (2.39%) C++
6 6 (2.39%) VBScript
7 5 (1.99%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.59%) ABAP
9 3 (1.20%) C
9 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.80%) Perl
10 2 (0.80%) Python
10 2 (0.80%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
11 1 (0.40%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (13.94%) Degree
2 16 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.98%) CCNA
4 14 (5.58%) CISSP
5 13 (5.18%) MCSE
6 10 (3.98%) CISM
7 9 (3.59%) MCDST
8 8 (3.19%) CISMP
9 7 (2.79%) MCITP
10 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.20%) ACCA
11 3 (1.20%) CCIE
11 3 (1.20%) CCNP
11 3 (1.20%) CIMA
11 3 (1.20%) MOS
11 3 (1.20%) PMP
11 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.98%) SLA
2 4 (1.59%) MiFID
2 4 (1.59%) QA
3 3 (1.20%) GAAP
3 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) COBIT
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.40%) EMIR
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (10.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.40%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.40%) vCloud
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (4.38%) SCCM
2 3 (1.20%) SCOM
3 2 (0.80%) Cacti
3 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.40%) Control-M
4 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.40%) MOM
4 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.40%) QRadar
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 44 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.75%) SAP
3 12 (4.78%) Cisco
3 12 (4.78%) Oracle
4 10 (3.98%) Citrix
5 8 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.79%) VMware
7 6 (2.39%) Lotus
8 5 (1.99%) Huawei
8 5 (1.99%) Juniper
8 5 (1.99%) NetApp
9 4 (1.59%) Qualys
10 3 (1.20%) F5
10 3 (1.20%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.20%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.20%) Sophis
11 2 (0.80%) Ciena
11 2 (0.80%) EMC
11 2 (0.80%) Interwoven
11 2 (0.80%) Splunk
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