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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
French Language
Rank 526 491 439
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -52
Contract jobs citing French Language 135 173 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the General category 0.69% 0.76% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 81
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £628 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.67% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%

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
19611 22892 21145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.43% 40.11% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13011 14667 13055
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 570 554
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.47 £41.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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 -11 123 £450 +20.00% 33
London +1 68 £483 +16.96% 15
South East +7 16 £350 +9.37% 10
North West +8 13 £375 +150.00% 1
Cheshire +10 7 - -
Hampshire +8 7 £318 -3.78% 2
Chester -3 7 - -
Erskine - 7 £321 -
Renfrewshire - 7 £321 -
Scotland - 7 £321 - 2
City of London +48 6 £460 -0.54% 6
East of England +10 6 £195 -48.00% 2
Manchester -6 6 £375 +150.00% 1
Basingstoke - 6 £210 -
Bedfordshire -1 3 £115 -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Essex +1 2 £198 -47.33%
Reading -9 2 £400 -38.46% 4
Berkshire -21 2 £400 +25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Bedford - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +7 1 - -
Luton 0 1 £115 -
West Sussex -8 1 £275 - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 88 (30.99%) German Language
2 53 (18.66%) Spanish Language
3 52 (18.31%) Italian Language
4 51 (17.96%) Microsoft
5 50 (17.61%) Windows
6 47 (16.55%) Degree
7 43 (15.14%) Finance
8 42 (14.79%) Dutch Language
9 41 (14.44%) MS Excel
10 39 (13.73%) MS Office
11 35 (12.32%) SAP
12 34 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (11.62%) Active Directory
14 30 (10.56%) SQL
15 27 (9.51%) ITIL
16 26 (9.15%) Telecoms
16 26 (9.15%) Management Information System
17 24 (8.45%) Project Management
17 24 (8.45%) Computer Science
18 23 (8.10%) Java
19 22 (7.75%) Migration
20 21 (7.39%) Portuguese Language
21 19 (6.69%) Python
22 18 (6.34%) Office 365
23 17 (5.99%) User Experience
23 17 (5.99%) B2B
24 16 (5.63%) VPN
24 16 (5.63%) PRINCE2
24 16 (5.63%) .NET
24 16 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management

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 10 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.41%) Apache
3 4 (1.41%) CMS
3 4 (1.41%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.41%) IIS
3 4 (1.41%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.06%) Confluence
4 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.70%) Drupal
5 2 (0.70%) JBoss
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 39 (13.73%) MS Office
3 11 (3.87%) UserZoom
4 10 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (3.17%) AutoCAD
6 8 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (2.46%) MS Project
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.41%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.41%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.41%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.06%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.06%) SAP APO
3 3 (1.06%) SAP SCM
4 2 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.70%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.70%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.70%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.70%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.70%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.35%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.35%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-FM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP HUM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.34%) Office 365
2 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.11%) SaaS
4 3 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) Force.com
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.63%) VPN
2 15 (5.28%) Internet
3 12 (4.23%) DNS
3 12 (4.23%) LAN
4 10 (3.52%) Network Security
5 9 (3.17%) Skype
6 8 (2.82%) Firewall
7 7 (2.46%) SSL
7 7 (2.46%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.11%) DHCP
8 6 (2.11%) WAN
9 5 (1.76%) MPLS
9 5 (1.76%) SAN
10 4 (1.41%) BGP
10 4 (1.41%) HTTP
10 4 (1.41%) OSPF
11 3 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.06%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.06%) LDAP
11 3 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.70%) Big Data
6 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.70%) Ingres
6 2 (0.70%) MS Access
6 2 (0.70%) OLAP
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.70%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.35%) QlikView
7 1 (0.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (3.87%) Axure RP
2 5 (1.76%) JIRA
3 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.06%) JUnit
4 3 (1.06%) Selenium
5 2 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.70%) Subversion
5 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.35%) Ant
6 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.35%) CodeRush
6 1 (0.35%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.35%) Maven
6 1 (0.35%) Mockito
6 1 (0.35%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
General
1 88 (30.99%) German Language
2 53 (18.66%) Spanish Language
3 52 (18.31%) Italian Language
4 43 (15.14%) Finance
5 42 (14.79%) Dutch Language
6 26 (9.15%) Telecoms
7 21 (7.39%) Portuguese Language
8 14 (4.93%) Marketing
9 13 (4.58%) Polish Language
9 13 (4.58%) Retail
10 11 (3.87%) Banking
11 9 (3.17%) Legal
12 8 (2.82%) Front Office
13 7 (2.46%) Law
13 7 (2.46%) Turkish Language
14 5 (1.76%) Games
14 5 (1.76%) Investment Banking
14 5 (1.76%) Russian Language
15 4 (1.41%) Billing
15 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (18.66%) Analyst
2 25 (8.80%) Developer
3 23 (8.10%) Consultant
4 22 (7.75%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.34%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.28%) SAP Consultant
7 14 (4.93%) Support Engineer
8 11 (3.87%) Service Analyst
8 11 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (3.87%) User Researcher
9 10 (3.52%) Senior User Researcher
10 9 (3.17%) Architect
10 9 (3.17%) Civil Engineer
10 9 (3.17%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.17%) Technical Support
11 8 (2.82%) Escalation Engineer
11 8 (2.82%) Information Security Officer
11 8 (2.82%) Security Officer
12 7 (2.46%) Chief Information Security Officer
12 7 (2.46%) Chief Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.63%) .NET
2 15 (5.28%) Web Services
3 9 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.82%) HTML
4 8 (2.82%) REST
5 6 (2.11%) Node.js
6 5 (1.76%) HTML5
6 5 (1.76%) MAPI
6 5 (1.76%) SOAP
6 5 (1.76%) XML
7 4 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.41%) ADO.NET
7 4 (1.41%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.41%) CSS
7 4 (1.41%) Middleware
7 4 (1.41%) SAML
7 4 (1.41%) Spring
8 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.06%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.06%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.15%) Management Information System
3 24 (8.45%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.99%) User Experience
5 14 (4.93%) Data Centre
6 13 (4.58%) Virtual Team
7 11 (3.87%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.17%) Derivative
9 8 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.76%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.76%) PKI
11 4 (1.41%) Clustering
11 4 (1.41%) Fintech
11 4 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.06%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.06%) PMI
13 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.70%) Equities
13 2 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.61%) Windows
2 13 (4.58%) Windows 7
3 12 (4.23%) Linux
3 12 (4.23%) Unix
4 9 (3.17%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.11%) Android
5 6 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.11%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.41%) VMS
6 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.06%) Solaris
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.70%) AIX
8 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.70%) HPUX
8 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (9.51%) ITIL
2 24 (8.45%) Project Management
3 22 (7.75%) Migration
4 17 (5.99%) B2B
5 16 (5.63%) PRINCE2
5 16 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (4.23%) Information Security
7 12 (4.23%) Market Research
7 12 (4.23%) Usability Testing
8 11 (3.87%) Human Factors
9 10 (3.52%) E-Commerce
9 10 (3.52%) Validation
10 9 (3.17%) CRM
10 9 (3.17%) Scrum
11 8 (2.82%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.82%) Service Management
11 8 (2.82%) Software Distribution
11 8 (2.82%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.56%) SQL
2 23 (8.10%) Java
3 19 (6.69%) Python
4 12 (4.23%) C++
4 12 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.87%) C#
6 10 (3.52%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.46%) VBScript
8 6 (2.11%) C
8 6 (2.11%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.76%) ABAP
10 4 (1.41%) Perl
11 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.06%) PHP
11 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.70%) VB
13 1 (0.35%) COBOL
13 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.35%) VBA
13 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (16.55%) Degree
2 15 (5.28%) CISSP
3 14 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.58%) CCNA
5 12 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.87%) CISM
7 9 (3.17%) MCSE
8 8 (2.82%) CISMP
9 6 (2.11%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.11%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.76%) MCDST
11 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.41%) MOS
11 4 (1.41%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.41%) PMP
12 3 (1.06%) CCIE
12 3 (1.06%) CCNP
12 3 (1.06%) MCITP
13 2 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.93%) SLA
2 11 (3.87%) QA
3 5 (1.76%) MiFID
4 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.70%) COBIT
6 2 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.70%) EMIR
6 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.35%) ISO27002
System Software
1 33 (11.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.35%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.35%) vCloud
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.52%) SCCM
2 8 (2.82%) OVPA
3 3 (1.06%) SCOM
4 2 (0.70%) Cacti
4 2 (0.70%) Control-M
4 2 (0.70%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.35%) MOM
5 1 (0.35%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.35%) QRadar
5 1 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 51 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.32%) SAP
3 12 (4.23%) Cisco
3 12 (4.23%) Citrix
4 11 (3.87%) HP
4 11 (3.87%) Oracle
4 11 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.17%) VMware
6 5 (1.76%) NetApp
6 5 (1.76%) Sophis
7 4 (1.41%) Adobe
7 4 (1.41%) Juniper
7 4 (1.41%) Lotus
7 4 (1.41%) Qualys
7 4 (1.41%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.41%) Siebel
8 3 (1.06%) F5
8 3 (1.06%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.06%) Remedy
9 2 (0.70%) Novell
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum £350-450
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £9.00 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago