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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
French Language
Rank 533 456 410
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -46
Contract jobs citing French Language 93 156 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.78% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 92 83
Average daily rate £363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £154 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £607 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.55 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.95 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.63
% change year-on-year
- +10.89%

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
19873 20114 20062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.63% 38.84% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12747 12764 12386
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 453 620
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.60 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.77% +0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -57 82 £363 -9.37% 56
London -52 37 £344 -14.06% 37
South East +24 18 £363 -9.37% 8
Berkshire +14 14 £363 -12.12% 1
Reading - 7 £165 - 1
City of London +16 5 £300 -14.28% 7
Chester +1 3 - - 1
Cheshire -6 3 - - 2
North West -18 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
Leeds - 3 - -
Hampshire +6 2 £425 +1.19% 1
Bracknell -3 2 £411 -0.30%
South West +5 1 £350 - 2
Bristol 0 1 £350 - 2
East Midlands -17 1 £375 +78.57%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £118 - 1
Paddington - 1 £120 -
Leicester - 1 £375 -
Croydon - 1 - - 2
High Wycombe - 1 £118 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
Southampton - 1 £425 -
Uxbridge - 1 £180 -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 56 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 52 (23.11%) German Language
3 47 (20.89%) MS Office
4 33 (14.67%) Windows
4 33 (14.67%) Dutch Language
5 32 (14.22%) MS Excel
6 29 (12.89%) Italian Language
7 28 (12.44%) ITIL
7 28 (12.44%) SQL
7 28 (12.44%) Finance
8 27 (12.00%) Active Directory
8 27 (12.00%) Degree
9 26 (11.56%) Spanish Language
10 23 (10.22%) SAP
11 21 (9.33%) Office 365
12 20 (8.89%) Oracle
13 19 (8.44%) Citrix
13 19 (8.44%) Project Management
14 18 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (7.11%) Java
17 15 (6.67%) VPN
17 15 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (6.22%) Migration
18 14 (6.22%) WAN
18 14 (6.22%) Lotus
18 14 (6.22%) IBM Notes
18 14 (6.22%) SharePoint
19 13 (5.78%) ERP

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (6.22%) IBM Notes
1 14 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.11%) ColdFusion
3 6 (2.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.78%) Drupal
4 4 (1.78%) LiveLink
4 4 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.78%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.33%) CMS
6 2 (0.89%) JBoss
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.89%) SAS
6 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Liferay
7 1 (0.44%) Node.js
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (20.89%) MS Office
2 32 (14.22%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.89%) MS Project
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.33%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.33%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.89%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.89%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.44%) RMDS
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-AA
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-FM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.44%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.33%) Office 365
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.78%) OneDrive
3 4 (1.78%) Yammer
4 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.89%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.67%) VPN
2 14 (6.22%) WAN
3 13 (5.78%) LAN
4 12 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (4.00%) Internet
5 9 (4.00%) Skype
6 4 (1.78%) Softphone
7 3 (1.33%) DWDM
7 3 (1.33%) HTTP
7 3 (1.33%) SDH
8 2 (0.89%) Firewall
8 2 (0.89%) NAS
8 2 (0.89%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.44%) HSRP
9 1 (0.44%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.44%) WebEx
9 1 (0.44%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.44%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.78%) MySQL
4 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.89%) MS Access
6 2 (0.89%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.89%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) DTS
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.44%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.33%) Maven
3 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.89%) JIRA
3 2 (0.89%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) Ant
4 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.44%) CodeRush
4 1 (0.44%) MorphX
4 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.44%) Toad
4 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (23.11%) German Language
2 33 (14.67%) Dutch Language
3 29 (12.89%) Italian Language
4 28 (12.44%) Finance
5 26 (11.56%) Spanish Language
6 13 (5.78%) Marketing
7 8 (3.56%) Banking
7 8 (3.56%) Legal
8 7 (3.11%) Polish Language
8 7 (3.11%) Telecoms
8 7 (3.11%) Turkish Language
9 6 (2.67%) Law
9 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.67%) Portuguese Language
9 6 (2.67%) Retail
9 6 (2.67%) Russian Language
10 5 (2.22%) Back Office
11 3 (1.33%) Advertising
11 3 (1.33%) Games
11 3 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (25.33%) Analyst
2 24 (10.67%) Service Analyst
3 23 (10.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.67%) Consultant
4 15 (6.67%) Developer
4 15 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 11 (4.89%) Architect
5 11 (4.89%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 11 (4.89%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (3.56%) Data Analyst
7 7 (3.11%) Desktop Support
7 7 (3.11%) IT Support
7 7 (3.11%) Onboarding Manager
7 7 (3.11%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (3.11%) Support Engineer
8 6 (2.67%) Administrator
8 6 (2.67%) Onboarding Engineer
9 5 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (2.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.44%) HTML
1 10 (4.44%) Web Services
2 8 (3.56%) CSS
2 8 (3.56%) J2EE
3 7 (3.11%) .NET
3 7 (3.11%) HTML5
4 6 (2.67%) XML
5 5 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.22%) jQuery
5 5 (2.22%) SOAP
6 4 (1.78%) Middleware
6 4 (1.78%) REST
7 3 (1.33%) CSS3
7 3 (1.33%) JSON
7 3 (1.33%) Spring
7 3 (1.33%) WCF
8 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.89%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.89%) Modernizr
8 2 (0.89%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.56%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.56%) User Experience
3 6 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.78%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.78%) iPad
5 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.33%) Derivative
6 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.33%) Social Media
7 2 (0.89%) Blog
7 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.89%) RIA
8 1 (0.44%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.44%) EMV
8 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.67%) Windows
2 10 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.56%) Android
4 7 (3.11%) Linux
4 7 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.67%) Unix
6 5 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.89%) CentOS
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.44%) ITIL
2 19 (8.44%) Project Management
3 17 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (6.22%) Migration
6 13 (5.78%) ERP
6 13 (5.78%) Scrum
7 10 (4.44%) UML
7 10 (4.44%) Validation
8 9 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 8 (3.56%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.11%) Change Management
10 7 (3.11%) Data Management
10 7 (3.11%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.11%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.11%) SOA
11 5 (2.22%) OO
11 5 (2.22%) Programme Management
11 5 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.44%) SQL
2 16 (7.11%) Java
3 11 (4.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.22%) C#
5 4 (1.78%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.89%) C
6 2 (0.89%) Perl
6 2 (0.89%) PHP
7 1 (0.44%) ABAP
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) Korn
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.44%) VB
7 1 (0.44%) VBA
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.44%) X++
7 1 (0.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (12.00%) Degree
2 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.00%) MCSE
4 7 (3.11%) MCDST
4 7 (3.11%) MCITP
5 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.78%) CCNA
7 3 (1.33%) ACCA
7 3 (1.33%) CIMA
7 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.89%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.89%) CCNP
8 2 (0.89%) ISEB
8 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) CCIE
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.89%) SLA
2 4 (1.78%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.78%) QA
3 3 (1.33%) GAAP
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) MiFID
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.44%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.44%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.22%) SCCM
2 4 (1.78%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.44%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.44%) MOM
4 1 (0.44%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 56 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.22%) SAP
3 20 (8.89%) Oracle
4 19 (8.44%) Citrix
5 14 (6.22%) Lotus
6 12 (5.33%) VMware
7 7 (3.11%) Cisco
8 6 (2.67%) Huawei
9 4 (1.78%) Avaya
10 2 (0.89%) BT
10 2 (0.89%) Google
10 2 (0.89%) IBM
10 2 (0.89%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.89%) Sybase
11 1 (0.44%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.44%) Infor
11 1 (0.44%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.44%) Sophis
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