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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank 456 405 302
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -103
Contract jobs citing French Language 151 183 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.57%
As % of the General category 0.71% 0.90% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 101 97
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £145 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 21
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -32.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £18.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -12.79%

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
21184 20385 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.11% 38.72% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13275 12879 12117
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 £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 567 665
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -57 127 £463 +23.33% 55
London -36 64 £500 +21.21% 33
South East -41 11 £205 -38.34% 12
East of England +4 10 £350 +150.00% 3
City of London -1 8 £538 +30.30% 9
Berkshire -19 8 £185 -50.00% 5
Edinburgh +2 5 - -
Scotland -3 5 - -
Hertfordshire -3 4 - -
Reading +11 3 - - 5
Slough +2 3 £168 -62.77%
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
Essex -2 2 £375 +167.85% 1
North West -24 2 - - 1
Surrey +5 1 £110 -70.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £225 +55.17% 1
Hampshire -10 1 £340 +23.63% 1
Cheshire -11 1 - - 1
Manchester -13 1 - -
Chelmsford -14 1 £400 +185.71% 1
Chester - 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 £350 -
High Wycombe - 1 £225 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 1
Rochdale - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (22.86%) Finance
2 71 (22.54%) German Language
3 67 (21.27%) Dutch Language
4 56 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 48 (15.24%) Windows
6 44 (13.97%) Project Management
7 41 (13.02%) SQL
8 40 (12.70%) MS Excel
9 38 (12.06%) MS Office
10 36 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (11.11%) Italian Language
12 34 (10.79%) Spanish Language
13 31 (9.84%) Degree
14 30 (9.52%) Java
14 30 (9.52%) CRM
15 28 (8.89%) Active Directory
16 27 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (8.25%) SharePoint
18 25 (7.94%) SAP
18 25 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (6.98%) Citrix
19 22 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
20 21 (6.67%) Marketing
20 21 (6.67%) Banking
20 21 (6.67%) Telecoms
21 20 (6.35%) SQL Server
21 20 (6.35%) PRINCE2
22 19 (6.03%) VMware
23 18 (5.71%) ITIL
23 18 (5.71%) Business Intelligence

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.54%) CMS
3 5 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.59%) Lync
4 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.27%) SAS
5 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.63%) Documentum
6 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.63%) FileNet
7 1 (0.32%) Papyrus
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Drupal
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 38 (12.06%) MS Office
3 15 (4.76%) MS Project
4 11 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.95%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.63%) InDesign
7 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.90%) Summit
3 4 (1.27%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.27%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.63%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.63%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.32%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (0.32%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.90%) Office 365
3 4 (1.27%) Yammer
4 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.63%) Responsys
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.08%) Internet
2 7 (2.22%) VPN
3 6 (1.90%) WAN
4 5 (1.59%) LAN
4 5 (1.59%) DNS
5 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.95%) VoIP
7 2 (0.63%) WebEx
7 2 (0.63%) DHCP
7 2 (0.63%) FTP
7 2 (0.63%) Intranet
7 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.63%) IPsec
8 1 (0.32%) IGMP
8 1 (0.32%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.32%) IMAP
8 1 (0.32%) Network Security
8 1 (0.32%) MIMO
8 1 (0.32%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.86%) DB2
3 7 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.27%) OLAP
7 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.63%) OLTP
8 2 (0.63%) MySQL
8 2 (0.63%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.63%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.95%) JIRA
2 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.95%) ERwin
2 3 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.63%) Toad
3 2 (0.63%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.32%) NUnit
4 1 (0.32%) ChangeMan
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.32%) MSTest
4 1 (0.32%) Moq
General
1 72 (22.86%) Finance
2 71 (22.54%) German Language
3 67 (21.27%) Dutch Language
4 35 (11.11%) Italian Language
5 34 (10.79%) Spanish Language
6 21 (6.67%) Marketing
6 21 (6.67%) Banking
6 21 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 16 (5.08%) Front Office
8 14 (4.44%) Legal
9 12 (3.81%) Retail
10 11 (3.49%) Automotive
11 8 (2.54%) Investment Banking
12 7 (2.22%) Back Office
13 6 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.90%) Russian Language
14 5 (1.59%) Games
15 4 (1.27%) Publishing
16 3 (0.95%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 89 (28.25%) Analyst
2 51 (16.19%) Project Manager
3 37 (11.75%) Business Analyst
4 34 (10.79%) Developer
5 28 (8.89%) Consultant
6 18 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 18 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (5.08%) Support Analyst
8 15 (4.76%) Architect
9 10 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (2.86%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 7 (2.22%) SAP Consultant
12 7 (2.22%) Help Desk Analyst
13 6 (1.90%) Coordinator
13 6 (1.90%) Desktop Support
13 6 (1.90%) RAD Developer
13 6 (1.90%) Project Coordinator
14 5 (1.59%) Python Developer
14 5 (1.59%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.40%) .NET
2 11 (3.49%) HTML
3 8 (2.54%) XML
4 7 (2.22%) CSS
5 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.59%) JSON
6 5 (1.59%) HTML5
7 4 (1.27%) REST
7 4 (1.27%) EDI
7 4 (1.27%) SOAP
7 4 (1.27%) Web Services
7 4 (1.27%) jQuery
8 3 (0.95%) Spring
8 3 (0.95%) SAML
8 3 (0.95%) XHTML
9 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.63%) CSS3
9 2 (0.63%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.08%) Derivative
3 10 (3.17%) User Experience
4 8 (2.54%) SWIFT
4 8 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (1.90%) Equities
7 5 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (0.95%) iPhone
9 3 (0.95%) Telematics
9 3 (0.95%) Streaming Video
9 3 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.95%) Social Media
10 2 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.24%) Windows
2 12 (3.81%) UNIX
3 9 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 9 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.54%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.54%) Linux
4 8 (2.54%) Android
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Vista
6 3 (0.95%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.32%) Fedora
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.32%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (13.97%) Project Management
2 36 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (9.52%) CRM
4 27 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (6.35%) PRINCE2
7 18 (5.71%) ITIL
7 18 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (4.13%) ERP
9 12 (3.81%) Scrum
9 12 (3.81%) Migration
10 11 (3.49%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (3.17%) OO
11 10 (3.17%) Business Analysis
12 9 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (2.86%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.86%) Workflow
12 9 (2.86%) Validation
12 9 (2.86%) Data Modelling
13 8 (2.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.02%) SQL
2 30 (9.52%) Java
3 15 (4.76%) C#
4 12 (3.81%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.49%) VBA
6 10 (3.17%) Python
7 9 (2.86%) VB
8 8 (2.54%) COBOL
9 7 (2.22%) C++
10 6 (1.90%) Perl
11 5 (1.59%) VB6
12 3 (0.95%) PHP
12 3 (0.95%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.63%) Delphi
13 2 (0.63%) ABAP
13 2 (0.63%) C
13 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.63%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.32%) JCL
Qualifications
1 31 (9.84%) Degree
2 12 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.63%) PMP
3 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.63%) CCNP
3 2 (0.63%) ACCA
3 2 (0.63%) CIMA
3 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) MCP
4 1 (0.32%) CCNA
4 1 (0.32%) CCDA
4 1 (0.32%) CCDP
4 1 (0.32%) CCIE
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.59%) QA
3 4 (1.27%) SLA
4 3 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) GAAP
5 1 (0.32%) GxP
5 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.32%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.32%) vSphere
3 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) OVSD
1 3 (0.95%) OpenView
1 3 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) SCOM
3 1 (0.32%) Cacti
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.32%) Nagios
3 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 56 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.94%) SAP
3 22 (6.98%) Citrix
4 19 (6.03%) VMware
5 15 (4.76%) Oracle
6 11 (3.49%) Cisco
7 8 (2.54%) Sybase
8 7 (2.22%) HP
9 6 (1.90%) IBM
10 4 (1.27%) Adobe
10 4 (1.27%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.95%) Google
11 3 (0.95%) Juniper
11 3 (0.95%) WSO2
12 2 (0.63%) ExactTarget
12 2 (0.63%) Lotus
12 2 (0.63%) SunGard
12 2 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.63%) Remedy
12 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
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Polar Recruitment
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
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