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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
French Language
UK
Rank 487 524 448
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -76
Contract jobs citing French Language 121 104 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.72% 0.52% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 37 93
Median daily rate £406 £338 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £161 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £435 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+19.64% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.22 £11.57 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £28.75 £24.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
16872 20007 20385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 38.47% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11065 12918 12826
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 517 437
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.86 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 24 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 +55 111 £413 +17.85% 39
London +55 70 £388 +16.98% 18
South East +21 19 £425 +17.24% 11
City of London +6 16 £264 -18.84% 5
East of England - 7 £481 - 4
Berkshire +10 6 - - 1
Suffolk - 6 £481 -
North West +23 5 £145 +31.81% 1
Ipswich - 5 £538 -
Reading +19 4 - - 1
Kent - 4 £425 - 1
Manchester +12 3 £145 +31.81% 1
Hampshire +9 3 £300 -29.41%
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 -
Hackney - 3 - -
Cheshire +25 2 - -
Chester +5 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £333 -
South Wales - 2 £333 - 1
Wales - 2 £333 - 1
Scotland +24 1 - -
Bracknell -2 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £625 +431.91% 5
Glasgow - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £625 -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 63 (26.58%) German Language
2 53 (22.36%) Spanish Language
3 41 (17.30%) Microsoft
4 40 (16.88%) Degree
5 39 (16.46%) Finance
6 38 (16.03%) Dutch Language
7 36 (15.19%) SAP
8 35 (14.77%) Italian Language
9 34 (14.35%) MS Excel
10 31 (13.08%) Project Management
11 26 (10.97%) Telecoms
11 26 (10.97%) SQL
11 26 (10.97%) Banking
11 26 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (10.13%) ITIL
13 22 (9.28%) MS Office
14 20 (8.44%) Migration
14 20 (8.44%) Office 365
15 19 (8.02%) SharePoint
15 19 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (7.59%) Active Directory
17 16 (6.75%) Validation
17 16 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (6.33%) E-Commerce
18 15 (6.33%) PRINCE2
18 15 (6.33%) Windows
19 14 (5.91%) Service Management
19 14 (5.91%) Citrix
19 14 (5.91%) Computer Science
20 13 (5.49%) Retail

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 19 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.06%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.80%) IIS
4 5 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.27%) CMS
5 3 (1.27%) JBoss
5 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.84%) Confluence
6 2 (0.84%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.42%) Drupal
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.42%) MTS
7 1 (0.42%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.42%) SAS
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.28%) MS Office
3 10 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (2.53%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.84%) MS Project
7 1 (0.42%) HipChat
7 1 (0.42%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) SAP FI
1 6 (2.53%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.11%) SAP HCM
3 4 (1.69%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.69%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.69%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.27%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (1.27%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.84%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.84%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.42%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.42%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP HUM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.44%) Office 365
2 3 (1.27%) G Suite
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) Yammer
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.95%) DHCP
1 7 (2.95%) DNS
1 7 (2.95%) Internet
2 6 (2.53%) LAN
2 6 (2.53%) Skype
2 6 (2.53%) WAN
3 4 (1.69%) NAS
3 4 (1.69%) SAN
4 3 (1.27%) VoIP
4 3 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.84%) 2G
5 2 (0.84%) 4G
5 2 (0.84%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.84%) Intranet
5 2 (0.84%) LTE
5 2 (0.84%) RTP
5 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.84%) UMTS
5 2 (0.84%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.27%) Big Data
2 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.84%) DB2
3 2 (0.84%) MS Access
3 2 (0.84%) MySQL
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.42%) GIS
4 1 (0.42%) Informix
4 1 (0.42%) KDB
4 1 (0.42%) OLTP
4 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.95%) JIRA
2 4 (1.69%) JUnit
2 4 (1.69%) Maven
3 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.84%) Mockito
4 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.42%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.42%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.42%) Selenium
5 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 63 (26.58%) German Language
2 53 (22.36%) Spanish Language
3 39 (16.46%) Finance
4 38 (16.03%) Dutch Language
5 35 (14.77%) Italian Language
6 26 (10.97%) Banking
6 26 (10.97%) Telecoms
7 13 (5.49%) Retail
8 12 (5.06%) Portuguese Language
9 8 (3.38%) Front Office
9 8 (3.38%) Marketing
9 8 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (2.95%) Investment Banking
10 7 (2.95%) Legal
10 7 (2.95%) Manufacturing
10 7 (2.95%) Russian Language
11 5 (2.11%) Automotive
11 5 (2.11%) Back Office
11 5 (2.11%) Electronics
12 4 (1.69%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (28.69%) Analyst
2 29 (12.24%) Consultant
3 26 (10.97%) Project Manager
4 22 (9.28%) Business Analyst
4 22 (9.28%) Developer
5 18 (7.59%) Service Analyst
5 18 (7.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (7.17%) SAP Consultant
7 15 (6.33%) Architect
8 11 (4.64%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (4.22%) IT Analyst
10 7 (2.95%) IT Business Analyst
10 7 (2.95%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.53%) Business IT Analyst
11 6 (2.53%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.53%) Risk Analyst
11 6 (2.53%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.11%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 5 (2.11%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.38%) CSS
1 8 (3.38%) HTML
2 6 (2.53%) .NET
3 5 (2.11%) AngularJS
3 5 (2.11%) jQuery
3 5 (2.11%) JSON
3 5 (2.11%) Middleware
3 5 (2.11%) Spring
3 5 (2.11%) XML
4 4 (1.69%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.69%) HTML5
5 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.27%) CSS3
5 3 (1.27%) Modernizr
5 3 (1.27%) RESTful
5 3 (1.27%) SAPUI5
5 3 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.27%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (0.84%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.95%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.53%) Derivative
5 5 (2.11%) Market Risk
5 5 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.69%) Clustering
6 4 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.69%) PMI
6 4 (1.69%) User Experience
7 2 (0.84%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.84%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.33%) Windows
2 8 (3.38%) Linux
3 5 (2.11%) Unix
3 5 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.84%) MVS
5 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.42%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.08%) Project Management
2 24 (10.13%) ITIL
3 20 (8.44%) Migration
4 19 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (6.75%) Validation
6 15 (6.33%) E-Commerce
6 15 (6.33%) PRINCE2
7 14 (5.91%) Service Management
8 13 (5.49%) Identity Management
9 12 (5.06%) Data Analysis
10 11 (4.64%) ERP
10 11 (4.64%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.22%) Data Management
11 10 (4.22%) Logistics
12 9 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.38%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (3.38%) Programme Management
13 8 (3.38%) Risk Management
13 8 (3.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.97%) SQL
2 9 (3.80%) Java
3 8 (3.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.53%) C#
5 4 (1.69%) ABAP
5 4 (1.69%) C
6 3 (1.27%) VBA
7 2 (0.84%) C++
7 2 (0.84%) COBOL
7 2 (0.84%) Perl
8 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.42%) JCL
8 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.42%) PHP
8 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.42%) Python
8 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (16.88%) Degree
2 6 (2.53%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.11%) CISA
3 5 (2.11%) CISSP
4 4 (1.69%) CCNA
4 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.69%) PMP
5 3 (1.27%) CISM
5 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) CRISC
6 2 (0.84%) IISP
6 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) CCIE
7 1 (0.42%) CCNP
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB
7 1 (0.42%) MBA
7 1 (0.42%) PhD
7 1 (0.42%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.22%) SLA
2 7 (2.95%) QA
2 7 (2.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.11%) MiFID
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.42%) EMIR
5 1 (0.42%) FATCA
5 1 (0.42%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.84%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 41 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.19%) SAP
3 14 (5.91%) Citrix
4 11 (4.64%) Cisco
4 11 (4.64%) Oracle
5 6 (2.53%) Huawei
6 5 (2.11%) Adobe
7 4 (1.69%) VMware
8 3 (1.27%) Ericsson
8 3 (1.27%) IBM
8 3 (1.27%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.84%) Aruba
9 2 (0.84%) Concur
9 2 (0.84%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.84%) Nokia
9 2 (0.84%) Planview
9 2 (0.84%) Reuters
9 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.84%) Sybase
9 2 (0.84%) TIBCO
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