Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 595 452 629
Rank change year-on-year -143 +177 +54
Contract jobs citing French Language 171 96 105
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.45% 0.53% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 69
10th Percentile £250 £166 £261
25th Percentile £463 £302 £345
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £470
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +1.06% +17.50%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £815
UK median daily rate £575 £400 £473
% change year-on-year +43.75% -15.34% +18.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 9 8
10th Percentile £12.41 £12.50 £13.49
25th Percentile £12.50 - £13.88
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.79
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% -5.31% +5.61%
75th Percentile £28.19 - £16.19
90th Percentile £39.50 £14.75 £22.62
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.79
% change year-on-year -7.14% -5.31% +5.61%

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 38,026 17,953 32,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 54.44% 52.23% 49.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,409 12,271 21,388
10th Percentile £310 £275 £250
25th Percentile £420 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,258 727 1,270
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate £19.85 £23.47 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -15.42% +25.51% +1.08%
75th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £35.38
90th Percentile £56.58 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.49 £18.90
% change year-on-year -14.84% +24.26% +2.16%

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for French Language in England

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing French Language in England.

Daily rate trend for French Language in England

French Language
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing French Language in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for French Language in England

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing French Language in England.

Hourly rate trend for French Language in England

French Language
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing French Language in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -184 69 £533 +6.50% 32
South East -41 32 £600 +33.33% 17
North West -28 25 £475 +35.71% 4
North of England -39 25 £475 +35.71% 9
East of England -21 21 £500 -12.28% 5
West Midlands -56 3 - - 3
Midlands -68 3 - - 9
South West -59 1 £275 -54.17% 6
French Language
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 81 (47.37%) German Language
2 73 (42.69%) Social Skills
3 39 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 36 (21.05%) Project Management
5 33 (19.30%) Finance
6 29 (16.96%) Windows
7 28 (16.37%) Degree
8 27 (15.79%) Spanish Language
8 27 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (15.20%) Italian Language
10 25 (14.62%) Marketing
10 25 (14.62%) SAP
11 23 (13.45%) Migration
12 22 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (12.28%) Analytics
14 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
14 20 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (9.94%) Microsoft Office
16 16 (9.36%) Microsoft 365
16 16 (9.36%) Legal
16 16 (9.36%) SQL
16 16 (9.36%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (9.36%) Organisational Skills
17 15 (8.77%) Windows 7
18 14 (8.19%) Digital Marketing
18 14 (8.19%) CRM
19 13 (7.60%) B2B
19 13 (7.60%) Manufacturing
19 13 (7.60%) Banking
19 13 (7.60%) Matrix Organization

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 10 (5.85%) CMS
2 2 (1.17%) Drupal
2 2 (1.17%) Headless CMS
2 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (9.94%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.51%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (7.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (4.68%) SAP MDG
3 6 (3.51%) SAP ERP
4 5 (2.92%) Workday HCM
5 4 (2.34%) SAP HCM
5 4 (2.34%) SAP MDG-S
6 3 (1.75%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.75%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.17%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.17%) Orchestrade
7 2 (1.17%) SAP BRIM
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.58%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.58%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.58%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.58%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.36%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (3.51%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (3.51%) Azure
3 2 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.17%) AWS
3 2 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.17%) GCP
3 2 (1.17%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.17%) Google Workspace
3 2 (1.17%) Power Platform
3 2 (1.17%) Serverless
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) VPN
2 5 (2.92%) Internet
3 2 (1.17%) DNS
3 2 (1.17%) Firewall
3 2 (1.17%) HTTP
3 2 (1.17%) Intranet
3 2 (1.17%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.68%) MongoDB
1 8 (4.68%) MySQL
2 6 (3.51%) Couchbase
2 6 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.75%) Apache Hive
3 3 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.75%) HBase
3 3 (1.75%) Tableau
4 2 (1.17%) Big Data
4 2 (1.17%) DTS
4 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.17%) Power BI
4 2 (1.17%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) JIRA
1 1 (0.58%) MSI
1 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (47.37%) German Language
2 73 (42.69%) Social Skills
3 33 (19.30%) Finance
4 27 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (15.79%) Spanish Language
5 26 (15.20%) Italian Language
6 25 (14.62%) Marketing
7 16 (9.36%) Legal
7 16 (9.36%) Organisational Skills
8 13 (7.60%) Banking
8 13 (7.60%) Manufacturing
9 9 (5.26%) Dutch Language
10 8 (4.68%) Polish Language
11 7 (4.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (3.51%) Portuguese Language
12 6 (3.51%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (3.51%) Russian Language
13 5 (2.92%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (2.92%) Influencing Skills
14 4 (2.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (14.04%) Consultant
1 24 (14.04%) Project Manager
2 17 (9.94%) Analyst
2 17 (9.94%) IT Support
3 16 (9.36%) Service Desk Agent
4 15 (8.77%) Marketing Manager
5 9 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.09%) Functional Consultant
6 7 (4.09%) IT Consultant
6 7 (4.09%) IT Engineer
6 7 (4.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (4.09%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (3.51%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 6 (3.51%) Senior IT Engineer
7 6 (3.51%) Senior IT Support
7 6 (3.51%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (3.51%) Service Desk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.51%) CSS
2 5 (2.92%) HTML
3 3 (1.75%) Spring
4 2 (1.17%) Apache Felix
4 2 (1.17%) Apache Sling
4 2 (1.17%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.17%) HTML5
4 2 (1.17%) Java EE
4 2 (1.17%) jQuery
4 2 (1.17%) JSP
4 2 (1.17%) JSTL
4 2 (1.17%) Servlets
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
5 1 (0.58%) Kafka
5 1 (0.58%) Middleware
5 1 (0.58%) ODBC
5 1 (0.58%) OLE
5 1 (0.58%) OLE DB
5 1 (0.58%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.68%) Life Science
2 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.92%) User Experience
3 4 (2.34%) Legacy Systems
4 3 (1.75%) Derivative
5 2 (1.17%) Blog
5 2 (1.17%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.58%) Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.58%) PMI
6 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.58%) Social Media
6 1 (0.58%) Tandem
6 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.96%) Windows
2 15 (8.77%) Windows 7
3 12 (7.02%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.92%) Linux
4 5 (2.92%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.34%) Unix
6 3 (1.75%) Android
6 3 (1.75%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.58%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.05%) Project Management
2 23 (13.45%) Migration
3 22 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (12.28%) Analytics
5 20 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.19%) CRM
6 14 (8.19%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (7.60%) B2B
7 13 (7.60%) Matrix Organization
8 12 (7.02%) B2B Marketing
8 12 (7.02%) ERP
9 11 (6.43%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.85%) Decision-Making
10 10 (5.85%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
11 9 (5.26%) Lead Generation
11 9 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (5.26%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.68%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.36%) SQL
2 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.51%) VBScript
3 5 (2.92%) Python
4 4 (2.34%) C#
4 4 (2.34%) Java
4 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.75%) C++
6 2 (1.17%) Perl
6 2 (1.17%) PHP
7 1 (0.58%) R
7 1 (0.58%) Scala
7 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (16.37%) Degree
2 5 (2.92%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.17%) CIPD
3 2 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.17%) CPIM
3 2 (1.17%) MBA
3 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.58%) APMG
4 1 (0.58%) APMP
4 1 (0.58%) CISM
4 1 (0.58%) CISSP
4 1 (0.58%) MCSD
4 1 (0.58%) MCSE
4 1 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.92%) PMO
3 4 (2.34%) QA
4 2 (1.17%) MiFID
5 1 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.58%) GAAP
5 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) SCCM
2 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.75%) Ansible
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.17%) Terraform
5 1 (0.58%) CASB
5 1 (0.58%) Packer
5 1 (0.58%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 39 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.62%) SAP
3 16 (9.36%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (7.02%) Marketo
5 9 (5.26%) Oracle
5 9 (5.26%) Workday
6 7 (4.09%) Adobe
7 5 (2.92%) Ariba
8 4 (2.34%) Google
8 4 (2.34%) Kronos
9 3 (1.75%) VMware
10 2 (1.17%) DocuSign
10 2 (1.17%) OpenText
10 2 (1.17%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.58%) Avaloq
11 1 (0.58%) Cisco
11 1 (0.58%) DoubleClick
11 1 (0.58%) Epicor
11 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.58%) YouTube