The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank - 118 98
Contract jobs citing French Language 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.041% 0.20%
As % of the General category - 0.14% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £250 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +92.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
-12.96% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%
French Language
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
832 716 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.61% 29.24% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 346 282
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 52 51
Average hourly rate £31.44 £33.55 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +31.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £18.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing French Language across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

French Language
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing French Language across the West Midlands region.

French Language Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

French Language
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing French Language across the West Midlands region.

French Language Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

French Language
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Japanese Language
2 1 (50.00%) Korean Language
2 1 (50.00%) Polish Language
2 1 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
1 1 (50.00%) Japanese Language
1 1 (50.00%) Korean Language
1 1 (50.00%) Polish Language
1 1 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Entry
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco