The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

French Language
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 99 122
Rank change year-on-year +9 +23  
Contract jobs citing French Language 9 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 1.13% 0.44%
As % of the General category 1.16% 2.81% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 4
Median daily rate - £331 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £350 £210
% change year-on-year +18.21% +66.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  

French Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 775 998 1215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 42.37% 40.16% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 413 548
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.12 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £49.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing French Language as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in Berkshire

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing French Language in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for French Language in Berkshire

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for French Language in Berkshire

French Language
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +5 7 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
French Language
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for French Language.

1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Spanish Language
3 5 (38.46%) German Language
3 5 (38.46%) Italian Language
3 5 (38.46%) Information Management
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) B2B
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
5 3 (23.08%) Skype
5 3 (23.08%) Presales
5 3 (23.08%) Global Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) 4G
7 1 (7.69%) Network Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) Modernizr
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement

French Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) 2G
2 1 (7.69%) 3G
2 1 (7.69%) 4G
2 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (7.69%) LTE
2 1 (7.69%) UMTS
2 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
General
1 6 (46.15%) Spanish Language
2 5 (38.46%) German Language
2 5 (38.46%) Italian Language
3 3 (23.08%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.69%) Polish Language
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Head of Marketing
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Associate Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) HR Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.69%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
3 1 (7.69%) UMTS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
1 1 (7.69%) EDI
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Modernizr
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Information Management
2 3 (23.08%) B2B
2 3 (23.08%) Global Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
2 3 (23.08%) Presales
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Ariba
2 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.69%) Huawei
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia
2 1 (7.69%) SAP