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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank 478 411 384
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -27
Contract jobs citing French Language 156 203 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.94% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 74 83
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £370 £355
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £11.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £17.50 £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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
23472 21592 22115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 38.65% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14896 13242 13716
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 526 583
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 2015.

French Language Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

French Language
Top 28 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 4 September 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 -23 133 £325 -13.33% 44
London -17 59 £375 +3.44% 26
South East -8 36 £269 -32.81% 9
Berkshire +16 29 £220 -47.61% 2
Reading +12 21 £650 +622.22% 1
East of England - 11 - - 5
Bracknell -5 7 £220 -48.83% 1
City of London -11 7 £450 +38.46% 12
Hertfordshire - 7 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 6 - -
North West -31 4 £150 - 2
Middlesex +6 3 £269 -
Chester -2 3 - - 1
Cheshire -11 3 - - 2
West Sussex - 3 - - 3
Luton - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
South West - 2 £125 -
Feltham - 2 £200 -
Bristol - 2 £125 -
West Midlands +10 1 - -
Slough +2 1 £130 -71.11%
Hampshire -2 1 - - 1
Manchester -19 1 £150 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 91 (30.03%) German Language
2 83 (27.39%) Microsoft
3 65 (21.45%) Dutch Language
4 59 (19.47%) Windows
5 56 (18.48%) Italian Language
6 53 (17.49%) MS Office
7 50 (16.50%) Spanish Language
8 44 (14.52%) Finance
9 42 (13.86%) Project Management
10 41 (13.53%) Active Directory
11 33 (10.89%) MS Excel
12 31 (10.23%) Office 365
13 29 (9.57%) Degree
14 26 (8.58%) SQL
15 23 (7.59%) Internet
15 23 (7.59%) .NET
15 23 (7.59%) Java
15 23 (7.59%) ERP
16 22 (7.26%) ITIL
16 22 (7.26%) Marketing
17 21 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (6.60%) CRM
18 20 (6.60%) Oracle
18 20 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (6.27%) Windows XP
19 19 (6.27%) C#
19 19 (6.27%) SAP
19 19 (6.27%) PRINCE2
19 19 (6.27%) Banking
20 18 (5.94%) Windows 7

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.31%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.32%) Lync
5 4 (1.32%) CMS
6 3 (0.99%) ColdFusion
6 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.99%) SAS
6 3 (0.99%) Drupal
6 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.33%) Papyrus
8 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 53 (17.49%) MS Office
2 33 (10.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.66%) InDesign
5 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.66%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.66%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.66%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.66%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.66%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.33%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.33%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.33%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.23%) Office 365
2 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.32%) Yammer
5 2 (0.66%) Responsys
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.33%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.59%) Internet
2 17 (5.61%) LAN
3 12 (3.96%) WAN
4 10 (3.30%) VPN
5 7 (2.31%) DNS
5 7 (2.31%) Firewall
6 6 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.32%) SAN
7 4 (1.32%) Intranet
7 4 (1.32%) DHCP
7 4 (1.32%) HTTP
7 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.66%) Skype
8 2 (0.66%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.66%) Network Security
8 2 (0.66%) FTP
8 2 (0.66%) VoIP
9 1 (0.33%) IPsec
9 1 (0.33%) 2G
9 1 (0.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.97%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.64%) DB2
3 7 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.31%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.32%) OLAP
6 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.66%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.66%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.32%) JIRA
2 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.99%) MSTest
2 3 (0.99%) Maven
2 3 (0.99%) Toad
2 3 (0.99%) ERwin
3 2 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.66%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.66%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.33%) Moq
4 1 (0.33%) Ant
4 1 (0.33%) JUnit
4 1 (0.33%) ChangeMan
4 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 91 (30.03%) German Language
2 65 (21.45%) Dutch Language
3 56 (18.48%) Italian Language
4 50 (16.50%) Spanish Language
5 44 (14.52%) Finance
6 22 (7.26%) Marketing
7 19 (6.27%) Banking
8 12 (3.96%) Telecoms
9 11 (3.63%) Legal
9 11 (3.63%) Portuguese Language
10 10 (3.30%) Russian Language
11 9 (2.97%) Polish Language
11 9 (2.97%) Automotive
12 7 (2.31%) Front Office
13 6 (1.98%) Games
13 6 (1.98%) Investment Banking
14 5 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (1.65%) Hebrew Language
15 4 (1.32%) Publishing
15 4 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (22.77%) Analyst
2 33 (10.89%) Consultant
3 29 (9.57%) Project Manager
4 24 (7.92%) Developer
5 20 (6.60%) Architect
6 19 (6.27%) Service Analyst
7 18 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 18 (5.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (3.96%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (2.97%) Help Desk Analyst
10 9 (2.97%) Desktop Support
10 9 (2.97%) Support Analyst
10 9 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (2.31%) Cloud Consultant
12 6 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (1.98%) Coordinator
12 6 (1.98%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (1.98%) SAP Consultant
12 6 (1.98%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.59%) .NET
2 8 (2.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.31%) Middleware
4 6 (1.98%) CSS
4 6 (1.98%) XML
4 6 (1.98%) HTML
5 5 (1.65%) J2EE
5 5 (1.65%) JSON
5 5 (1.65%) jQuery
5 5 (1.65%) WCF
5 5 (1.65%) WPF
6 4 (1.32%) REST
6 4 (1.32%) Spring
6 4 (1.32%) SOAP
6 4 (1.32%) EDI
7 3 (0.99%) SAML
7 3 (0.99%) Web Services
7 3 (0.99%) ADO.NET
7 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.99%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.31%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.65%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.65%) Social Media
4 5 (1.65%) User Experience
5 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.32%) PMI
5 4 (1.32%) Replication
6 3 (0.99%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.99%) Derivative
6 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.99%) Streaming Video
6 3 (0.99%) EqualLogic
6 3 (0.99%) Blog
6 3 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.99%) Telematics
7 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.66%) iPhone
7 2 (0.66%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.47%) Windows
2 19 (6.27%) Windows XP
3 18 (5.94%) Windows 7
4 16 (5.28%) Linux
5 15 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.63%) UNIX
6 11 (3.63%) Android
7 8 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.65%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.32%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.99%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.66%) AIX
13 1 (0.33%) Solaris
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.86%) Project Management
2 23 (7.59%) ERP
3 22 (7.26%) ITIL
4 20 (6.60%) CRM
4 20 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (6.27%) PRINCE2
6 14 (4.62%) Migration
7 13 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (3.96%) Scrum
9 11 (3.63%) Coaching
10 9 (2.97%) Business Analysis
10 9 (2.97%) Validation
11 8 (2.64%) Change Management
11 8 (2.64%) E-Commerce
12 7 (2.31%) OO
12 7 (2.31%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (2.31%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (2.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.58%) SQL
2 23 (7.59%) Java
3 19 (6.27%) C#
4 8 (2.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.31%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.31%) COBOL
6 6 (1.98%) VB
7 5 (1.65%) VBA
7 5 (1.65%) VB6
8 4 (1.32%) Python
8 4 (1.32%) C++
9 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.66%) SAS Macro
9 2 (0.66%) PHP
10 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.33%) R
10 1 (0.33%) JCL
10 1 (0.33%) LotusScript
10 1 (0.33%) C
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (9.57%) Degree
2 16 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.63%) MCSE
4 7 (2.31%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.98%) MCITP
5 6 (1.98%) CCNA
6 5 (1.65%) MCP
6 5 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.32%) PMP
8 3 (0.99%) ISEB
9 2 (0.66%) CCNP
10 1 (0.33%) CCIE
10 1 (0.33%) CISSP
10 1 (0.33%) CCDA
10 1 (0.33%) CCDP
10 1 (0.33%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.33%) CISM
10 1 (0.33%) MCDST
10 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.97%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.65%) vSphere
3 5 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.99%) DFS Replication
4 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) SCCM
2 3 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.33%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.33%) OpenView
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.33%) OVSD
3 1 (0.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 83 (27.39%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.60%) Oracle
3 19 (6.27%) SAP
4 16 (5.28%) Citrix
5 14 (4.62%) VMware
6 12 (3.96%) Cisco
7 7 (2.31%) IBM
7 7 (2.31%) Lotus
8 5 (1.65%) Remedy
9 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.32%) Adobe
10 3 (0.99%) Cognos
10 3 (0.99%) Sybase
10 3 (0.99%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.99%) Dell
10 3 (0.99%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.66%) Polycom
11 2 (0.66%) WSO2
11 2 (0.66%) QAD
11 2 (0.66%) Omniture
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