The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 29 June 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
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 154 201
Rank change year-on-year -5 +47  
Contract jobs citing French Language 10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.56% 0.50% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
City of London median daily rate £519 £460 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.77% -5.64%  
10th Percentile £304 £228 £436
90th Percentile £647 £606 £526
London median daily rate £425 £430 £450
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £21.16 - £21.00
10th Percentile £20.09 - £20.50
90th Percentile £22.22 - £21.50
London median hourly rate £27.16 £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +171.60% -75.00%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1772 1798 3073
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 54.22% 53.80% 52.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2538 2428 4006
City of London median daily rate £538 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56%  
10th Percentile £363 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £700 £650
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 54
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -1.75%  
10th Percentile £12.69 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £22.22 £32.25 £39.89
London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -2.22%  

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing French Language as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in the City of London

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for French Language in the City of London

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing French Language in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for French Language in the City of London

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for French Language in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for French Language.

1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
6 3 (13.64%) Dutch Language
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Advertising
6 3 (13.64%) PMO
7 2 (9.09%) Data Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) KYC
7 2 (9.09%) Automotive
7 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Windows
7 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 2 (9.09%) German Language

French Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Infor LN
1 1 (4.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) PBX
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) LSMW
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Advertising
4 3 (13.64%) Dutch Language
4 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
5 2 (9.09%) Automotive
5 2 (9.09%) German Language
5 2 (9.09%) Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Back Office
6 1 (4.55%) Front Office
6 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
6 1 (4.55%) Legal
6 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Junior PMO
3 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Classification Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infor Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) KYC Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Fintech
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (9.09%) Brand Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Strategy
4 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) KYC
4 2 (9.09%) Product Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Release Management
4 2 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (4.55%) Client Onboarding
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Kanban
5 1 (4.55%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (4.55%) Proprietary Trading
5 1 (4.55%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PMO
2 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.09%) MiFID
3 1 (4.55%) FATCA
3 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Avaya
2 1 (4.55%) Calypso
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Infor
2 1 (4.55%) ION Trading
2 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
2 1 (4.55%) Murex
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Sophis
2 1 (4.55%) Sybase
2 1 (4.55%) VMware