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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
French Language
Rank 481 508 458
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -50
Contract jobs citing French Language 176 146 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the General category 0.92% 0.64% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 53 68
Median daily rate £450 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £288 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.40 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -38.29%

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
19159 22825 22370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.70% 39.89% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12778 14453 13570
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 641 531
Median hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +52 166 £470 +63.47% 35
London +39 93 £500 +53.84% 17
South East +12 34 £320 +19.06% 9
Berkshire -3 20 £300 +36.36% 3
City of London +23 12 £500 +17.64% 3
North West +22 8 - - 4
Chester +14 8 - - 1
Cheshire +11 8 - - 1
East of England +6 6 £200 - 2
Reading -3 6 £388 -40.38% 2
Hampshire +13 5 £425 - 1
Renfrewshire - 5 £320 -
Scotland - 5 £320 - 1
Erskine - 5 £320 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £600 - 1
Ipswich - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £425 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £600 -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Hertfordshire -3 2 - - 2
Bracknell -11 2 £213 -3.40%
Watford - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - - 1
Feltham -3 1 £548 +173.75%
West Sussex -4 1 £275 - 2
West Midlands -28 1 - - 1

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 98 (31.41%) German Language
2 65 (20.83%) Spanish Language
3 61 (19.55%) Italian Language
4 56 (17.95%) Degree
5 55 (17.63%) Microsoft
6 52 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 51 (16.35%) SAP
8 44 (14.10%) Dutch Language
9 43 (13.78%) Finance
10 40 (12.82%) ITIL
11 38 (12.18%) SQL
12 37 (11.86%) Windows
13 36 (11.54%) Project Management
14 34 (10.90%) MS Office
15 30 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (9.29%) Telecoms
16 29 (9.29%) Active Directory
17 26 (8.33%) Computer Science
18 25 (8.01%) PRINCE2
18 25 (8.01%) Management Information System
19 23 (7.37%) Portuguese Language
20 22 (7.05%) Internet
20 22 (7.05%) Python
20 22 (7.05%) Java
21 20 (6.41%) .NET
21 20 (6.41%) SLA
22 19 (6.09%) Migration
22 19 (6.09%) JavaScript
23 18 (5.77%) Web Services
23 18 (5.77%) CISSP

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 12 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.53%) IIS
3 10 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.60%) CMS
5 5 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.28%) Apache
6 4 (1.28%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.96%) Confluence
8 2 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.64%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.64%) Drupal
8 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.64%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.32%) JBoss
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 34 (10.90%) MS Office
3 12 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.88%) AutoCAD
5 7 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.60%) MS Project
6 5 (1.60%) UserZoom
7 3 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.77%) SAP HCM
2 6 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (1.60%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.28%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.96%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.96%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.64%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.64%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.64%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.64%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.64%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.64%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.32%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.77%) Office 365
2 4 (1.28%) SaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.64%) Slack
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.05%) Internet
2 12 (3.85%) VPN
3 10 (3.21%) DNS
4 9 (2.88%) LAN
5 8 (2.56%) DHCP
5 8 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.24%) Network Security
6 7 (2.24%) SSL
7 6 (1.92%) WAN
8 5 (1.60%) HTTP
8 5 (1.60%) MPLS
9 4 (1.28%) Firewall
9 4 (1.28%) SAN
10 3 (0.96%) Intranet
10 3 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.64%) BGP
11 2 (0.64%) NAS
11 2 (0.64%) OSPF
11 2 (0.64%) VoIP
11 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.64%) Ingres
5 2 (0.64%) MS Access
5 2 (0.64%) OLAP
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (0.64%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Axure RP
1 5 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.28%) JIRA
2 4 (1.28%) Selenium
3 3 (0.96%) JUnit
4 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.32%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.32%) Mockito
5 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 98 (31.41%) German Language
2 65 (20.83%) Spanish Language
3 61 (19.55%) Italian Language
4 44 (14.10%) Dutch Language
5 43 (13.78%) Finance
6 29 (9.29%) Telecoms
7 23 (7.37%) Portuguese Language
8 18 (5.77%) Retail
9 17 (5.45%) Banking
10 13 (4.17%) Polish Language
11 12 (3.85%) Legal
12 11 (3.53%) Marketing
13 10 (3.21%) Front Office
13 10 (3.21%) Russian Language
14 8 (2.56%) Investment Banking
15 7 (2.24%) Turkish Language
16 6 (1.92%) Back Office
17 4 (1.28%) Billing
17 4 (1.28%) Financial Institution
17 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (21.79%) Analyst
2 32 (10.26%) Developer
3 24 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 20 (6.41%) Consultant
5 16 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
7 12 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 12 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (3.21%) Architect
8 10 (3.21%) Support Analyst
9 9 (2.88%) .NET Developer
9 9 (2.88%) Civil Engineer
9 9 (2.88%) Support Engineer
10 8 (2.56%) Information Security Officer
10 8 (2.56%) Security Officer
10 8 (2.56%) Service Manager
11 7 (2.24%) Chief Information Security Officer
11 7 (2.24%) Chief Security Officer
11 7 (2.24%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.24%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.41%) .NET
2 18 (5.77%) Web Services
3 15 (4.81%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.21%) Node.js
5 9 (2.88%) HTML
5 9 (2.88%) MAPI
5 9 (2.88%) XML
6 8 (2.56%) CSS
6 8 (2.56%) REST
7 5 (1.60%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.60%) HTML5
7 5 (1.60%) jQuery
7 5 (1.60%) JSON
7 5 (1.60%) WCF
8 4 (1.28%) Middleware
8 4 (1.28%) SOAP
8 4 (1.28%) Web Dynpro
8 4 (1.28%) XSD
9 3 (0.96%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 25 (8.01%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.81%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.56%) User Experience
7 7 (2.24%) Derivative
8 6 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.60%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.28%) Fintech
11 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.96%) Clustering
11 3 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.96%) iPhone
11 3 (0.96%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.96%) PMI
12 2 (0.64%) Copywriting
12 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.86%) Windows
2 15 (4.81%) Linux
3 11 (3.53%) Unix
3 11 (3.53%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.88%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.60%) Android
5 5 (1.60%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.28%) VMS
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) AIX
8 2 (0.64%) HPUX
8 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.64%) Solaris
8 2 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.64%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (12.82%) ITIL
2 36 (11.54%) Project Management
3 25 (8.01%) PRINCE2
4 19 (6.09%) Migration
5 17 (5.45%) Validation
6 16 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (5.13%) Information Security
7 14 (4.49%) Data Analysis
8 13 (4.17%) CRM
8 13 (4.17%) Service Management
9 12 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.53%) B2B
10 11 (3.53%) Data Protection
10 11 (3.53%) E-Commerce
10 11 (3.53%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.53%) Virtual Team Management
11 10 (3.21%) Change Management
11 10 (3.21%) Memory Management
11 10 (3.21%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.18%) SQL
2 22 (7.05%) Java
2 22 (7.05%) Python
3 19 (6.09%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.13%) C#
4 16 (5.13%) C++
5 11 (3.53%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.21%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.21%) VBScript
7 6 (1.92%) C
8 3 (0.96%) ABAP
8 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.96%) PHP
9 2 (0.64%) Perl
9 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.64%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) COBOL
10 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.32%) VBA
10 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 56 (17.95%) Degree
2 18 (5.77%) CISSP
3 13 (4.17%) CISM
4 9 (2.88%) CISA
5 8 (2.56%) CISMP
5 8 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.92%) MCSE
6 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.60%) CCNA
7 5 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.28%) PMP
9 3 (0.96%) CRISC
9 3 (0.96%) IISP
9 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.64%) CEH
10 2 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.64%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.41%) SLA
2 18 (5.77%) QA
3 10 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.60%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.60%) MiFID
5 3 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.96%) EMIR
5 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.64%) COBIT
7 1 (0.32%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 29 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) Docker
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.21%) OVPA
2 8 (2.56%) SCCM
3 2 (0.64%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.64%) SCOM
4 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.32%) Control-M
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) QRadar
4 1 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 55 (17.63%) Microsoft
2 51 (16.35%) SAP
3 15 (4.81%) Oracle
4 12 (3.85%) Citrix
4 12 (3.85%) HP
5 11 (3.53%) Cisco
6 10 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.24%) Adobe
7 7 (2.24%) VMware
8 5 (1.60%) Siebel
9 4 (1.28%) Huawei
9 4 (1.28%) NetApp
9 4 (1.28%) Qualys
9 4 (1.28%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.28%) Sophis
10 3 (0.96%) Facebook
10 3 (0.96%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.96%) Remedy
11 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.64%) Novell
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