The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
French Language
England / East Midlands
Rank - 94 96
Contract jobs citing French Language 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.062% 0.24%
As % of the General category - 0.18% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £375 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +78.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £350 £210
% change year-on-year +18.21% +66.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +14.28% +1.81%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 489 556 599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 33.20% 34.26% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 354 339
Median daily rate £419 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.46% -34.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.72 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.25 £26.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for French Language in the East Midlands

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for French Language in the East Midlands