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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
French Language
Rank 491 476 411
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -65
Contract jobs citing French Language 149 161 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.71% 0.75% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 71 107
Average daily rate £375 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £210 £333
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £19.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -34.14%

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
20917 21584 21185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.44% 38.72% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13791 13321 13152
Average daily rate £450 £432 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 535 569
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.61 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £43.50 £46.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -21 135 £388 -16.21% 30
London -34 55 £500 - 12
South East +7 34 £300 +46.34% 8
Berkshire +26 28 £356 +92.56% 4
Reading +8 17 £375 - 3
City of London +39 7 £325 -35.00%
Hampshire +3 5 £201 -41.02% 2
North West -7 5 £110 - 2
Basingstoke - 5 £201 - 2
East of England 0 4 £308 -23.22% 3
Manchester -5 3 £110 -
Ipswich +6 2 £500 -
Suffolk +3 2 £500 -
Chester 0 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire -3 2 £115 -71.28%
Luton -4 2 £115 -71.28%
Cheshire -6 2 - - 1
Slough +11 1 £120 -28.35%
East Midlands +4 1 £375 +78.57% 1
Worcestershire -3 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - - 3
Scotland -23 1 £325 - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £325 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 65 (27.43%) German Language
2 42 (17.72%) Windows
2 42 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 41 (17.30%) Spanish Language
4 40 (16.88%) Finance
5 39 (16.46%) Dutch Language
6 38 (16.03%) Italian Language
7 37 (15.61%) MS Office
8 35 (14.77%) MS Excel
9 33 (13.92%) Degree
10 30 (12.66%) SQL
11 25 (10.55%) SAP
12 24 (10.13%) Active Directory
12 24 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (8.86%) ITIL
14 20 (8.44%) User Experience
15 18 (7.59%) Telecoms
15 18 (7.59%) Marketing
16 17 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (6.75%) Migration
17 16 (6.75%) Office 365
18 15 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (5.91%) VPN
19 14 (5.91%) Oracle
19 14 (5.91%) Java
19 14 (5.91%) Project Management
19 14 (5.91%) Skype
20 13 (5.49%) Mobile App
20 13 (5.49%) Polish Language

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 8 (3.38%) MS Exchange
1 8 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.11%) IBM Notes
2 5 (2.11%) Node.js
2 5 (2.11%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.84%) Apache
4 2 (0.84%) CMS
4 2 (0.84%) JBoss
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.42%) Confluence
5 1 (0.42%) Liferay
5 1 (0.42%) SAS
5 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (15.61%) MS Office
2 35 (14.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.11%) MS Project
5 4 (1.69%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.27%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.84%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.84%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.42%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.42%) RMDS
5 1 (0.42%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.42%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.42%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.42%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.42%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.75%) Office 365
2 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Yammer
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.42%) Force.com
5 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.91%) Skype
1 14 (5.91%) VPN
2 10 (4.22%) LAN
3 8 (3.38%) DNS
3 8 (3.38%) Internet
4 6 (2.53%) Firewall
4 6 (2.53%) Network Security
5 5 (2.11%) WAN
6 4 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.69%) DWDM
6 4 (1.69%) MPLS
6 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.27%) BGP
7 3 (1.27%) DHCP
7 3 (1.27%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.27%) LDAP
7 3 (1.27%) OSPF
7 3 (1.27%) SAN
7 3 (1.27%) SDH
7 3 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.84%) Ingres
5 2 (0.84%) OLAP
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.42%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.42%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (4.64%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.84%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.84%) JIRA
3 2 (0.84%) JUnit
3 2 (0.84%) Subversion
3 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.42%) Ant
4 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.42%) CodeRush
4 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.42%) Maven
4 1 (0.42%) MorphX
4 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
4 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
General
1 65 (27.43%) German Language
2 41 (17.30%) Spanish Language
3 40 (16.88%) Finance
4 39 (16.46%) Dutch Language
5 38 (16.03%) Italian Language
6 18 (7.59%) Marketing
6 18 (7.59%) Telecoms
7 13 (5.49%) Polish Language
8 10 (4.22%) Portuguese Language
9 9 (3.80%) Banking
9 9 (3.80%) Retail
10 8 (3.38%) Law
10 8 (3.38%) Manufacturing
11 7 (2.95%) Legal
12 5 (2.11%) Russian Language
13 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
13 4 (1.69%) Turkish Language
14 3 (1.27%) Billing
14 3 (1.27%) Games
15 2 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (17.72%) Analyst
2 24 (10.13%) Consultant
3 18 (7.59%) Business Analyst
4 17 (7.17%) Project Manager
5 16 (6.75%) Developer
5 16 (6.75%) Support Engineer
6 14 (5.91%) SAP Consultant
7 11 (4.64%) Architect
7 11 (4.64%) User Researcher
8 10 (4.22%) Senior User Researcher
9 8 (3.38%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.38%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (2.95%) Chief Information Officer
10 7 (2.95%) Chief Information Security Officer
10 7 (2.95%) Chief Security Officer
10 7 (2.95%) Escalation Engineer
10 7 (2.95%) Information Security Officer
10 7 (2.95%) Security Officer
10 7 (2.95%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.53%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.49%) Web Services
2 12 (5.06%) .NET
3 9 (3.80%) HTML
4 8 (3.38%) HTML5
5 7 (2.95%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.53%) XML
7 5 (2.11%) CSS
7 5 (2.11%) SOAP
8 4 (1.69%) ADO.NET
8 4 (1.69%) J2EE
8 4 (1.69%) jQuery
8 4 (1.69%) MAPI
8 4 (1.69%) Middleware
9 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.27%) EJB
9 3 (1.27%) JMS
9 3 (1.27%) SAML
9 3 (1.27%) Spring
9 3 (1.27%) WSDL
9 3 (1.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.44%) User Experience
3 13 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.22%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.53%) Derivative
7 5 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.69%) PKI
9 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.27%) PMI
9 3 (1.27%) Social Media
10 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.42%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.42%) EMV
11 1 (0.42%) MPEG
11 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.72%) Windows
2 9 (3.80%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.38%) Unix
4 7 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.53%) Linux
6 4 (1.69%) Android
6 4 (1.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.42%) VMS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (8.86%) ITIL
2 17 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (6.75%) Migration
4 14 (5.91%) Project Management
5 12 (5.06%) Market Research
5 12 (5.06%) Usability Testing
5 12 (5.06%) Validation
6 11 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (4.64%) Human Factors
7 10 (4.22%) Change Management
7 10 (4.22%) Data Analysis
7 10 (4.22%) PRINCE2
7 10 (4.22%) Use Case
8 9 (3.80%) B2B
8 9 (3.80%) Information Security
8 9 (3.80%) Logistics
8 9 (3.80%) Scrum
8 9 (3.80%) UML
9 7 (2.95%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.66%) SQL
2 14 (5.91%) Java
3 13 (5.49%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.80%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.38%) C#
6 6 (2.53%) C++
6 6 (2.53%) VBScript
7 5 (2.11%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.69%) ABAP
8 4 (1.69%) Perl
9 3 (1.27%) C
9 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.84%) VB
11 1 (0.42%) Korn
11 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
11 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.42%) X++
11 1 (0.42%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (13.92%) Degree
2 15 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.49%) CCNA
4 12 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.22%) CISSP
6 9 (3.80%) CISM
6 9 (3.80%) MCDST
6 9 (3.80%) MCSE
7 8 (3.38%) CISMP
8 7 (2.95%) MCITP
9 5 (2.11%) CCNP
10 4 (1.69%) CCIE
10 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.27%) ACCA
11 3 (1.27%) CIMA
11 3 (1.27%) MOS
11 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.84%) CCDE
12 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.80%) SLA
2 4 (1.69%) MiFID
3 3 (1.27%) GAAP
3 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.27%) QA
4 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.42%) EMIR
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.42%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.42%) vCloud
5 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) SCCM
2 2 (0.84%) Cacti
2 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.84%) SCOM
3 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.42%) Control-M
3 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.42%) MOM
3 1 (0.42%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.42%) QRadar
3 1 (0.42%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 42 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.55%) SAP
3 14 (5.91%) Oracle
4 11 (4.64%) Citrix
5 9 (3.80%) Cisco
6 6 (2.53%) VMware
7 5 (2.11%) Huawei
7 5 (2.11%) Lotus
7 5 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.69%) Juniper
9 3 (1.27%) F5
9 3 (1.27%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.27%) Sophis
10 2 (0.84%) BMC
10 2 (0.84%) Ciena
10 2 (0.84%) EMC
10 2 (0.84%) Google
10 2 (0.84%) HP
10 2 (0.84%) NetApp
10 2 (0.84%) Splunk
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