The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Rank 120 125 114
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing French Language 8 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.041% 0.46%
As % of the General category 1.29% 0.13% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Median daily rate £476 £500 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.75% +24.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £350 £210
% change year-on-year +18.21% +66.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £13.50
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 of England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 618 750 786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.01% 30.53% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 395 458
Median daily rate £400 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 46
Median hourly rate £32.25 £22.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.59% -32.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.00 £42.50
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 of England

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

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for French Language in the East of England

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for French Language in the East of England

French Language
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Suffolk +1 4 £538 +7.50%
Hertfordshire - 3 £408 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
French Language
England

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for French Language.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) German Language
4 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) NAS
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) IIS
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) Secure Coding
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) GIS
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (9.09%) ImageReady
3 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) NAS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (45.45%) German Language
2 2 (18.18%) Dutch Language
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Flash
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
1 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
1 4 (36.36%) Network Optimisation
1 4 (36.36%) Secure Coding
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
4 1 (9.09%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Email Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Planview
4 1 (9.09%) IBM