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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
French Language
Rank 143 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing French Language 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.031% 0.040% 0.039%
As % of the General category 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £288 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -38.29%
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
931 857 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.02% 33.90% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 503 382
Median daily rate £420 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 70 49
Median hourly rate £15.25 £31.44 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.49% -0.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.17 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing French Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for French Language.

1 2 (100.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (100.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow