Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 591 600 642
Rank change year-on-year +9 +42 -51
Contract jobs citing French Language 270 208 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.77% 0.64% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 107 88
England median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% -9.38%
10th Percentile £180 £155 £136
90th Percentile £643 £630 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £363
% change year-on-year - +17.24% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% - -
10th Percentile £11.95 £7.86 £11.06
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.73 £29.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% - -

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

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35,115 32,484 37,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.89% 38.12% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,128 21,484 24,807
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £290 £277 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 816 921
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.33 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.90 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +22.22%

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing French Language as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in England

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for French Language in England

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing French Language in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for French Language in England

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for French Language in England

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing French Language in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for French Language in England

French Language
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 158 £450 +7.14% 31
South East -4 54 £243 -42.94% 22
East of England +8 25 £569 +35.42% 8
North of England -10 13 £300 +34.83% 10
North West -7 11 £300 +34.83% 7
Midlands -3 8 £370 - 10
East Midlands - 5 - - 8
South West - 4 £488 - 9
West Midlands -2 3 £370 - 2
Yorkshire -9 1 - - 3
North East - 1 - -
French Language
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing French Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for French Language.

1 88 (32.59%) German Language
2 60 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (20.37%) Finance
4 53 (19.63%) Microsoft
5 45 (16.67%) Project Management
6 43 (15.93%) Spanish Language
7 42 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
7 42 (15.56%) Windows
8 38 (14.07%) Degree
8 38 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
10 34 (12.59%) SQL
11 33 (12.22%) Italian Language
12 32 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (9.26%) Banking
13 25 (9.26%) Migration
13 25 (9.26%) Linux
13 25 (9.26%) Python
14 24 (8.89%) Oracle
14 24 (8.89%) SAP
15 23 (8.52%) Change Management
15 23 (8.52%) Dutch Language
16 22 (8.15%) Business Analysis
16 22 (8.15%) Analytics
17 21 (7.78%) Data Management
18 20 (7.41%) JavaScript
19 19 (7.04%) Active Directory
20 18 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
20 18 (6.67%) Portuguese Language
20 18 (6.67%) Decision-Making

French Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.59%) CMS
3 4 (1.48%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.48%) IIS
4 3 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.11%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.37%) Confluence
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 42 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (4.07%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.48%) Windchill
7 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.37%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.33%) SimCorp Dimension
2 6 (2.22%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.48%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.48%) Teamcenter
4 3 (1.11%) Eloqua
4 3 (1.11%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.74%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.37%) Minerva
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.37%) SAP CAR
6 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.37%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.37%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.37%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.44%) Office 365
2 9 (3.33%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.59%) AdWords
4 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.11%) SaaS
6 2 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Datadog
7 1 (0.37%) G Suite
7 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.07%) Internet
2 9 (3.33%) Skype
2 9 (3.33%) VPN
3 8 (2.96%) LAN
3 8 (2.96%) SAN
4 7 (2.59%) FTP
5 6 (2.22%) DNS
5 6 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.85%) DHCP
6 5 (1.85%) MPLS
6 5 (1.85%) SMS
6 5 (1.85%) SNMP
6 5 (1.85%) SSH
6 5 (1.85%) WAN
7 4 (1.48%) Firewall
7 4 (1.48%) NAS
7 4 (1.48%) SMTP
8 3 (1.11%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.74%) HTTP
10 1 (0.37%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.07%) Big Data
3 8 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.59%) DB2
4 7 (2.59%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.59%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.85%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.85%) MySQL
7 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.11%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.11%) HBase
9 2 (0.74%) MS Access
9 2 (0.74%) OLAP
10 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.37%) GIS
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.96%) JIRA
2 4 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) Babel
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 88 (32.59%) German Language
2 55 (20.37%) Finance
3 43 (15.93%) Spanish Language
4 33 (12.22%) Italian Language
5 25 (9.26%) Banking
6 23 (8.52%) Dutch Language
7 18 (6.67%) Portuguese Language
8 16 (5.93%) Front Office
9 14 (5.19%) Manufacturing
10 13 (4.81%) Retail
11 11 (4.07%) Marketing
12 9 (3.33%) Mandarin Language
12 9 (3.33%) Russian Language
12 9 (3.33%) Telecoms
13 8 (2.96%) Legal
14 7 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (2.22%) Advertising
15 6 (2.22%) Investment Banking
15 6 (2.22%) Polish Language
16 4 (1.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (22.59%) Analyst
2 50 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 22 (8.15%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.41%) Consultant
5 19 (7.04%) Developer
6 14 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (4.81%) Desktop Support
8 11 (4.07%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.70%) Architect
9 10 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 9 (3.33%) Coordinator
10 9 (3.33%) IT Consultant
10 9 (3.33%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.96%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 8 (2.96%) Service Analyst
12 7 (2.59%) Administrator
12 7 (2.59%) Performance Specialist
12 7 (2.59%) Service Desk Support
12 7 (2.59%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.33%) HTML
2 6 (2.22%) AngularJS
2 6 (2.22%) XML
3 4 (1.48%) .NET
3 4 (1.48%) EDI
3 4 (1.48%) REST
4 3 (1.11%) JSON
4 3 (1.11%) Kafka
4 3 (1.11%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (1.11%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.74%) CSS
5 2 (0.74%) jQuery
5 2 (0.74%) Middleware
5 2 (0.74%) Node.js
5 2 (0.74%) React
5 2 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.37%) DOM
6 1 (0.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.96%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.59%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.59%) User Experience
7 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.85%) Equities
7 5 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.48%) Social Media
9 3 (1.11%) Derivative
9 3 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.11%) Media Streaming
9 3 (1.11%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.11%) Replication
10 2 (0.74%) AS400
10 2 (0.74%) Clustering
10 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.56%) Windows
2 25 (9.26%) Linux
3 9 (3.33%) Unix
3 9 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.59%) Android
5 4 (1.48%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.74%) HPUX
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (16.67%) Project Management
3 32 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (9.26%) Migration
5 23 (8.52%) Change Management
6 22 (8.15%) Analytics
6 22 (8.15%) Business Analysis
7 21 (7.78%) Data Management
8 18 (6.67%) Decision-Making
8 18 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (5.93%) Project Planning
9 16 (5.93%) Scrum
10 14 (5.19%) ITIL
11 13 (4.81%) DevOps
12 12 (4.44%) Asset Management
13 11 (4.07%) ERP
13 11 (4.07%) People Management
13 11 (4.07%) Risk Management
13 11 (4.07%) Supplier Management
13 11 (4.07%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.59%) SQL
2 25 (9.26%) Python
3 20 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.81%) Java
5 9 (3.33%) C
6 8 (2.96%) VBA
7 7 (2.59%) R
8 6 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.22%) C++
9 5 (1.85%) Perl
9 5 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.48%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.11%) AWK
11 3 (1.11%) C#
12 2 (0.74%) ABAP
13 1 (0.37%) Ruby
13 1 (0.37%) Scala
13 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.37%) VB
13 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (14.07%) Degree
2 4 (1.48%) HNC
3 3 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.11%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.74%) PMP
4 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) CCNP
5 1 (0.37%) CISA
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CRISC
5 1 (0.37%) MBA
5 1 (0.37%) MCSE
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PhD
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.70%) QA
2 7 (2.59%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.59%) SLA
3 3 (1.11%) GDPR
3 3 (1.11%) PMO
3 3 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.74%) EMIR
4 2 (0.74%) IFRS
4 2 (0.74%) MiFID
5 1 (0.37%) GAAP
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.85%) StorNext
4 4 (1.48%) Docker
5 3 (1.11%) HDFS
6 2 (0.74%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.48%) Ansible
2 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.48%) Nagios
2 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.48%) Puppet
3 3 (1.11%) Cacti
3 3 (1.11%) Grafana
3 3 (1.11%) OpenView
3 3 (1.11%) SCCM
3 3 (1.11%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.37%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.37%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.89%) Oracle
2 24 (8.89%) SAP
3 16 (5.93%) VMware
4 15 (5.56%) Cisco
5 14 (5.19%) Citrix
6 12 (4.44%) Google
7 9 (3.33%) SimCorp
8 7 (2.59%) Adobe
8 7 (2.59%) IBM
8 7 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.85%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.48%) HP
10 4 (1.48%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.11%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.11%) Apple
11 3 (1.11%) MapR
11 3 (1.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 3 (1.11%) Tableau
11 3 (1.11%) Yardi