The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 385 362 362
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing French Language 205 217 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.98% 0.99% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 80 94
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.50 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20885 21936 25773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.79% 43.03% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12906 13420 15327
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 639 731
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 23 July 2014.

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
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 23 July 2014. 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 -21 154 £375 -6.25% 65
London +13 101 £381 -7.63% 49
City of London +38 30 £340 -20.00% 19
South East -28 16 £378 +4.86% 8
Berkshire +1 9 £435 +24.28% 8
Bracknell +10 4 - - 2
North West -9 4 £275 -28.57% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £118 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £118 -
Cheshire +7 2 £250 - 1
Slough +3 2 £450 +136.84% 1
Middlesex 0 2 - -
Surrey -11 2 £248 -31.25%
Hampshire -22 2 £239 -40.31%
Scotland -23 2 £128 - 1
Chester +6 1 - -
Glasgow -4 1 £128 -
Maidenhead -7 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £400 -
Southampton -10 1 £275 -42.10%
West Midlands -16 1 £250 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £250 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 3
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 98 (22.63%) Finance
2 95 (21.94%) Windows
3 93 (21.48%) Dutch Language
4 79 (18.24%) Microsoft
5 76 (17.55%) German Language
6 67 (15.47%) Project Management
7 61 (14.09%) Active Directory
8 59 (13.63%) Spanish Language
9 54 (12.47%) MS Excel
10 50 (11.55%) Degree
11 49 (11.32%) Banking
12 46 (10.62%) SAP
13 45 (10.39%) MS Office
14 40 (9.24%) Migration
15 37 (8.55%) Windows 7
16 36 (8.31%) Oracle
16 36 (8.31%) SQL
17 35 (8.08%) Marketing
17 35 (8.08%) Italian Language
18 34 (7.85%) Cisco
18 34 (7.85%) LAN
19 30 (6.93%) WAN
20 29 (6.70%) PRINCE2
21 28 (6.47%) E-Commerce
21 28 (6.47%) Business Analysis
22 27 (6.24%) Windows XP
22 27 (6.24%) MS Exchange
23 26 (6.00%) Advertising
24 24 (5.54%) Firewall
25 22 (5.08%) Investment Banking

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 27 (6.24%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.70%) CMS
6 15 (3.46%) IBM Notes
7 9 (2.08%) Magnolia
8 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.92%) SAS
10 3 (0.69%) CICS
10 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
10 3 (0.69%) Documentum
10 3 (0.69%) Drupal
11 2 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.23%) Apache
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 54 (12.47%) MS Excel
2 45 (10.39%) MS Office
3 19 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.39%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.15%) MS Project
6 5 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.46%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.92%) SAP MM
2 4 (0.92%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.69%) SAP PS
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.69%) SAP PM
3 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.69%) SAP SCM
3 3 (0.69%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.46%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.46%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.46%) Summit
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.46%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.46%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.85%) LAN
2 30 (6.93%) WAN
3 24 (5.54%) Firewall
4 22 (5.08%) DHCP
4 22 (5.08%) DNS
5 19 (4.39%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.70%) Internet
7 11 (2.54%) VoIP
8 8 (1.85%) VPN
8 8 (1.85%) MPLS
9 7 (1.62%) SAN
10 6 (1.39%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.39%) SDH
10 6 (1.39%) LDAP
11 5 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.92%) Wireless
12 4 (0.92%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.92%) Intranet
13 3 (0.69%) DWDM
13 3 (0.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.77%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.39%) DB2
4 5 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.15%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.92%) MySQL
5 4 (0.92%) MS Access
6 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.69%) OLAP
6 3 (0.69%) Data Mart
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (0.69%) QlikView
6 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.46%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.23%) Informix
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.15%) MSI
3 4 (0.92%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.46%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.23%) Subversion
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.23%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.23%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Mockito
6 1 (0.23%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.23%) JMeter
6 1 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 98 (22.63%) Finance
2 93 (21.48%) Dutch Language
3 76 (17.55%) German Language
4 59 (13.63%) Spanish Language
5 49 (11.32%) Banking
6 35 (8.08%) Italian Language
6 35 (8.08%) Marketing
7 26 (6.00%) Advertising
8 22 (5.08%) Investment Banking
9 20 (4.62%) Telecoms
10 18 (4.16%) Retail
11 17 (3.93%) Back Office
11 17 (3.93%) Mandarin Language
12 13 (3.00%) Legal
13 12 (2.77%) Financial Institution
14 8 (1.85%) Front Office
14 8 (1.85%) Manufacturing
15 6 (1.39%) Swedish Language
16 5 (1.15%) Russian Language
16 5 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 101 (23.33%) Analyst
2 65 (15.01%) Project Manager
3 38 (8.78%) Consultant
4 34 (7.85%) Business Analyst
5 28 (6.47%) Developer
6 25 (5.77%) Architect
7 23 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
7 23 (5.31%) Service Analyst
7 23 (5.31%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (4.16%) SAP Consultant
9 12 (2.77%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (2.31%) Coordinator
11 9 (2.08%) Junior
11 9 (2.08%) Applications Support
12 8 (1.85%) Help Desk Analyst
13 7 (1.62%) Support Engineer
13 7 (1.62%) Network Engineer
13 7 (1.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 7 (1.62%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.39%) HTML
2 15 (3.46%) .NET
3 13 (3.00%) HTML5
4 12 (2.77%) CSS
5 11 (2.54%) jQuery
6 10 (2.31%) Web Services
7 8 (1.85%) CSS3
8 7 (1.62%) Middleware
8 7 (1.62%) JSON
9 6 (1.39%) XML
10 5 (1.15%) Symfony
10 5 (1.15%) REST
11 4 (0.92%) Android SDK
12 3 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.69%) XSLT
12 3 (0.69%) J2EE
13 2 (0.46%) SOAP
13 2 (0.46%) EDI
13 2 (0.46%) EJB
13 2 (0.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 11 (2.54%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.31%) Blackberry
3 10 (2.31%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.08%) Learning Management System
5 8 (1.85%) SWIFT
6 6 (1.39%) Blog
6 6 (1.39%) PMI
6 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.39%) Derivative
7 5 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.15%) Physics
7 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.92%) iPhone
8 4 (0.92%) Chemistry
8 4 (0.92%) Social Media
8 4 (0.92%) iPad
9 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.69%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 95 (21.94%) Windows
2 37 (8.55%) Windows 7
3 27 (6.24%) Windows XP
4 16 (3.70%) Linux
5 11 (2.54%) UNIX
6 8 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.62%) Android
7 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.62%) AIX
8 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.46%) Solaris
10 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.46%) zOS
11 1 (0.23%) VMS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (15.47%) Project Management
2 40 (9.24%) Migration
3 29 (6.70%) PRINCE2
4 28 (6.47%) E-Commerce
4 28 (6.47%) Business Analysis
5 21 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (4.16%) Change Management
7 17 (3.93%) ITIL
8 15 (3.46%) CRM
9 14 (3.23%) ERP
10 13 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (2.77%) Analytics
12 11 (2.54%) Integration Testing
13 10 (2.31%) Content Management
14 9 (2.08%) Asset Management
14 9 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (2.08%) Scrum
14 9 (2.08%) Workflow
14 9 (2.08%) B2B
14 9 (2.08%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.31%) SQL
2 22 (5.08%) Java
3 19 (4.39%) JavaScript
3 19 (4.39%) PHP
4 12 (2.77%) C#
5 9 (2.08%) Perl
5 9 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.85%) Python
7 7 (1.62%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.15%) C++
9 4 (0.92%) ABAP
10 2 (0.46%) VBA
10 2 (0.46%) REXX
10 2 (0.46%) JCL
10 2 (0.46%) COBOL
10 2 (0.46%) C
11 1 (0.23%) VBScript
11 1 (0.23%) VB
11 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.23%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 50 (11.55%) Degree
2 19 (4.39%) MCSE
2 19 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (2.54%) PMP
5 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.69%) CISSP
6 3 (0.69%) ACCA
6 3 (0.69%) CIMA
7 2 (0.46%) CIPD
7 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.46%) CISA
7 2 (0.46%) CISM
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CCIE
8 1 (0.23%) CCNP
8 1 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.08%) SLA
2 6 (1.39%) QA
3 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.92%) AIFMD
4 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.46%) Basel III
5 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) EMIR
6 1 (0.23%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.23%) FINREP
6 1 (0.23%) GAAP
6 1 (0.23%) MiFID
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.92%) XenApp
3 4 (0.92%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.46%) RACF
4 2 (0.46%) XenServer
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.46%) UAG
5 1 (0.23%) KVM
5 1 (0.23%) NFS
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (2.77%) Tivoli
2 9 (2.08%) SCCM
3 4 (0.92%) WSUS
3 4 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.69%) SCOM
5 2 (0.46%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.46%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.23%) OpenView
6 1 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.23%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.23%) Control-M
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 79 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.62%) SAP
3 36 (8.31%) Oracle
4 34 (7.85%) Cisco
5 17 (3.93%) SolarWinds
6 15 (3.46%) Lotus
7 14 (3.23%) Citrix
8 13 (3.00%) IBM
8 13 (3.00%) VMware
9 10 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.85%) NetApp
11 7 (1.62%) HP
12 5 (1.15%) Dell
12 5 (1.15%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.92%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.92%) EMC
13 4 (0.92%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.92%) Google
13 4 (0.92%) Brocade
14 3 (0.69%) Infoblox
Central London / West End
Salt
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + Travel and accomodation (International Travel)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 20 days ago