Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 563 597 602
Rank change year-on-year +34 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing French Language 104 251 272
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.72% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 146 150
Median daily rate £425 £396 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -6.82% +2.41%
10th Percentile £256 £135 £187
90th Percentile £815 £588 £638
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 37
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -34.09% +57.14%
10th Percentile £13.63 £13.25 £13.60
90th Percentile £23.50 £15.68 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -34.09% +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 20,410 34,781 38,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.82% 39.48% 41.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,047 23,151 25,416
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £285
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £480 £484 £475
% change year-on-year -0.83% +1.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 750 922 989
Median hourly rate £23.94 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.09% +2.22% +4.48%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.47 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £24.35 £22.65 £22.00
% change year-on-year +7.51% +2.95% +2.33%

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 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020. 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 +61 66 £438 +10.48% 26
South East +53 17 £325 +92.59% 17
East of England +34 7 £425 -24.44% 2
North of England +51 6 £358 -1.38% 6
North West +17 5 £358 -1.38% 4
Midlands +57 4 £725 +45.00% 2
West Midlands +58 3 £725 +45.00% 1
South West +41 2 £263 -47.50%
Yorkshire +48 1 - - 2
East Midlands +28 1 - - 1
French Language
UK

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 43 (41.35%) German Language
2 25 (24.04%) SAP
3 23 (22.12%) Spanish Language
4 20 (19.23%) Finance
5 18 (17.31%) Italian Language
6 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
8 13 (12.50%) Project Management
8 13 (12.50%) Degree
8 13 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA
9 12 (11.54%) Programme Management
9 12 (11.54%) Firewall
9 12 (11.54%) Cisco
10 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (9.62%) Azure
11 10 (9.62%) PaaS
11 10 (9.62%) Office 365
11 10 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
11 10 (9.62%) Windows
11 10 (9.62%) Banking
12 9 (8.65%) JIRA
12 9 (8.65%) CRM
12 9 (8.65%) SaaS
13 8 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
13 8 (7.69%) Concur
13 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (7.69%) Dutch Language
14 7 (6.73%) Computer Science

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 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.81%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.96%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.96%) CMS
2 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.96%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (4.81%) SAP CO
2 5 (4.81%) SAP FI
2 5 (4.81%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.92%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.92%) SAP VC
4 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Azure
1 10 (9.62%) Office 365
1 10 (9.62%) PaaS
2 9 (8.65%) SaaS
3 8 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (4.81%) IaaS
5 4 (3.85%) AWS
6 3 (2.88%) GCP
6 3 (2.88%) Yammer
7 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.92%) Firebase
7 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.92%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.96%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.96%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.96%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) Firewall
2 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.73%) BGP
3 7 (6.73%) MPLS
3 7 (6.73%) WAN
4 6 (5.77%) LAN
4 6 (5.77%) OSPF
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (4.81%) DNS
5 5 (4.81%) HSRP
5 5 (4.81%) IPsec
5 5 (4.81%) Skype
5 5 (4.81%) SNMP
5 5 (4.81%) VLAN
5 5 (4.81%) Wireless
6 3 (2.88%) Bluetooth
6 3 (2.88%) DHCP
6 3 (2.88%) NFC
7 2 (1.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.96%) GIS
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.96%) Power BI
4 1 (0.96%) QlikView
4 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) JIRA
2 2 (1.92%) Xcode
3 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (41.35%) German Language
2 23 (22.12%) Spanish Language
3 20 (19.23%) Finance
4 18 (17.31%) Italian Language
5 10 (9.62%) Banking
6 8 (7.69%) Dutch Language
7 7 (6.73%) Retail
8 6 (5.77%) Financial Institution
9 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
10 4 (3.85%) Front Office
10 4 (3.85%) Marketing
10 4 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (3.85%) Russian Language
11 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
11 3 (2.88%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (2.88%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
12 2 (1.92%) Environmental Health
12 2 (1.92%) Public Sector
12 2 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (14.42%) Analyst
2 9 (8.65%) Network Engineer
3 8 (7.69%) Consultant
4 7 (6.73%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.77%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (4.81%) Architect
6 5 (4.81%) Programme Director
6 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Trainer
7 4 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (3.85%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.85%) SAP CO Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) SAP FI Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) .NET
1 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
1 3 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (2.88%) Middleware
1 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 2 (1.92%) Cocoa
2 2 (1.92%) Core Animation
2 2 (1.92%) Core Data
2 2 (1.92%) REST
2 2 (1.92%) RxSwift
2 2 (1.92%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (1.92%) UIKit
3 1 (0.96%) EDI
3 1 (0.96%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.96%) HTML
3 1 (0.96%) IDoc
3 1 (0.96%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.96%) SOAP
3 1 (0.96%) Velocity
3 1 (0.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) Derivative
2 4 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.88%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (2.88%) Clustering
3 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.88%) Social Media
4 2 (1.92%) Animation
4 2 (1.92%) EPoS
4 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.96%) Blog
5 1 (0.96%) CMDB
5 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.96%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.96%) FMCG
5 1 (0.96%) Life Science
5 1 (0.96%) PMI
5 1 (0.96%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Linux
3 4 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.92%) Android
5 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.92%) VMS
6 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.50%) Project Management
3 12 (11.54%) Programme Management
4 10 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (8.65%) CRM
6 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.73%) Time Management
7 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.77%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.81%) Analytics
8 5 (4.81%) ITIL
8 5 (4.81%) Logistics
8 5 (4.81%) Migration
8 5 (4.81%) Network Management
8 5 (4.81%) Visualisation
9 4 (3.85%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (3.85%) Scrum
9 4 (3.85%) SDLC
9 4 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.73%) Python
1 7 (6.73%) SQL
2 4 (3.85%) Go
2 4 (3.85%) Java
3 3 (2.88%) C#
3 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.88%) PHP
3 3 (2.88%) R
4 2 (1.92%) Apple Swift
4 2 (1.92%) C
4 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.96%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.96%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.96%) C++
5 1 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
2 10 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.73%) CCNP
4 4 (3.85%) PMP
5 3 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) CCA
6 2 (1.92%) CCNA
6 2 (1.92%) MCP
6 2 (1.92%) MCT
6 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) CBAP
7 1 (0.96%) CCIE
7 1 (0.96%) MCSE
7 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) PMO
2 4 (3.85%) PSD2
3 3 (2.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.92%) QA
5 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.96%) GDPR
5 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.92%) SCCM
3 1 (0.96%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) SAP
2 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.54%) Cisco
4 8 (7.69%) Concur
5 7 (6.73%) Palo Alto
6 6 (5.77%) Arista
6 6 (5.77%) Oracle
7 5 (4.81%) Aruba
7 5 (4.81%) Google
7 5 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.85%) Ariba
8 4 (3.85%) ION Trading
8 4 (3.85%) Splunk
8 4 (3.85%) Tableau
9 3 (2.88%) Fidessa
9 3 (2.88%) Ingenico
10 2 (1.92%) Proofpoint
10 2 (1.92%) Rapid7
10 2 (1.92%) Snow
10 2 (1.92%) Zscaler