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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank - 104 106
Contract jobs citing French Language 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.15% 0.045%
As % of the General category - 0.51% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £96 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.63 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+58.41% +5.20%
French Language
England

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
739 584 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.65% 28.71% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 313 301
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £198 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 25 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £10.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Birmingham - - - -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
1 1 (100.00%) Spanish Language
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
1 1 (100.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Capita