Period
to 23 July 2021

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 23 July 2021 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
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 532 452 611
Rank change year-on-year -80 +159 +34
Contract jobs citing French Language 160 93 215
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.53% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 34 121
10th Percentile £230 £131 £135
25th Percentile £363 £234 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £418 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.38% -1.76% -
75th Percentile £588 £474 £538
90th Percentile £666 £634 £630
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 17
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.10 £13.36
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.81 £13.50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.62% +1.75%
75th Percentile £15.50 £18.31 £14.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £27.05 £15.96
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34% +1.75%

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 30,188 17,511 43,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.34% 52.04% 52.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,375 11,752 28,746
10th Percentile £310 £275 £281
25th Percentile £406 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.02% +4.74% +1.60%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,123 643 1,299
10th Percentile £11.70 £12.36 £10.75
25th Percentile £13.40 £14.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.11 £19.97
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +0.73% +6.76%
75th Percentile £40.09 £40.23 £39.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £52.90 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.89 £20.24 £19.25
% change year-on-year -1.75% +5.14% +4.22%

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 23 July 2021.

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 23 July 2021.

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 23 July 2021. 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 -80 98 £530 +23.98% 38
Midlands -23 17 - - 6
South East -22 15 £300 +71.43% 14
East of England -10 14 £425 +36.00% 4
West Midlands -30 10 - - 3
East Midlands -14 7 - - 3
North of England -25 7 £271 -24.13% 11
North West -21 6 £433 +20.98% 5
South West +1 1 £600 - 2
Yorkshire -18 1 £110 - 6
French Language
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, 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 61 (38.13%) Social Skills
2 56 (35.00%) German Language
3 39 (24.38%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (23.75%) Finance
5 33 (20.63%) Project Management
6 31 (19.38%) Italian Language
7 28 (17.50%) Degree
8 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (16.25%) Marketing
10 25 (15.63%) Spanish Language
11 23 (14.38%) Analytics
12 22 (13.75%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (13.75%) C#
12 22 (13.75%) Microsoft
13 19 (11.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (11.88%) HTML
13 19 (11.88%) Microsoft 365
14 18 (11.25%) Migration
15 17 (10.63%) Adobe
15 17 (10.63%) Digital Marketing
16 16 (10.00%) CSS
16 16 (10.00%) Python
16 16 (10.00%) Banking
17 15 (9.38%) MiFID
17 15 (9.38%) CRM
17 15 (9.38%) Azure
18 13 (8.13%) Windows
18 13 (8.13%) Computer Science
18 13 (8.13%) CMS

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 13 (8.13%) CMS
2 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.50%) Confluence
5 3 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.88%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.13%) Chatbot
4 3 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.63%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Orchestrade
2 7 (4.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.88%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.63%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.63%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.88%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (9.38%) Azure
3 9 (5.63%) AWS
3 9 (5.63%) SaaS
4 7 (4.38%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.88%) GCP
6 2 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.25%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.25%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.25%) Serverless
7 1 (0.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) HTTP
2 8 (5.00%) Firewall
3 5 (3.13%) WAN
4 3 (1.88%) Internet
5 2 (1.25%) BGP
5 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.25%) DMVPN
5 2 (1.25%) DMZ
5 2 (1.25%) DNS
5 2 (1.25%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.25%) HSRP
5 2 (1.25%) IPsec
5 2 (1.25%) L2TP
5 2 (1.25%) LAN
5 2 (1.25%) MPLS
5 2 (1.25%) Network Security
5 2 (1.25%) SD-WAN
5 2 (1.25%) VPN
5 2 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) Big Data
1 7 (4.38%) MongoDB
1 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.13%) HBase
4 2 (1.25%) DTS
4 2 (1.25%) MySQL
4 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.25%) Power BI
4 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) GIS
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Artifactory
1 5 (3.13%) Bitbucket
1 5 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq
2 1 (0.63%) Maven
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (38.13%) Social Skills
2 56 (35.00%) German Language
3 38 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (23.75%) Finance
4 31 (19.38%) Italian Language
5 26 (16.25%) Marketing
6 25 (15.63%) Spanish Language
7 16 (10.00%) Banking
8 11 (6.88%) Investment Banking
9 9 (5.63%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (5.00%) Dutch Language
11 7 (4.38%) Influencing Skills
11 7 (4.38%) Portuguese Language
12 6 (3.75%) Russian Language
13 5 (3.13%) Front Office
13 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
14 4 (2.50%) Arabic Language
14 4 (2.50%) Presentation Skills
14 4 (2.50%) Retail
14 4 (2.50%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (19.38%) Analyst
2 24 (15.00%) Consultant
3 23 (14.38%) Developer
4 12 (7.50%) Marketing Manager
5 11 (6.88%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.88%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Architect
7 8 (5.00%) IT Support
7 8 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
8 7 (4.38%) ETL Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Marketing Automation Manager
8 7 (4.38%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.75%) C++/C# Developer
9 6 (3.75%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Service Desk Agent
9 6 (3.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.88%) HTML
2 16 (10.00%) CSS
3 7 (4.38%) Node.js
4 6 (3.75%) Kafka
4 6 (3.75%) OAuth
4 6 (3.75%) REST
4 6 (3.75%) SAML
4 6 (3.75%) Web Services
5 5 (3.13%) Anaconda
5 5 (3.13%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (3.13%) XSLT
6 2 (1.25%) Ajax
6 2 (1.25%) CSS3
6 2 (1.25%) EDI
6 2 (1.25%) HTML5
6 2 (1.25%) jQuery
6 2 (1.25%) JSON
6 2 (1.25%) XML
7 1 (0.63%) Java EE
7 1 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (6.25%) Derivative
2 10 (6.25%) Legacy Systems
3 9 (5.63%) User Experience
4 7 (4.38%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.38%) Marketing Technology
4 7 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.75%) e-Learning
5 6 (3.75%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.88%) Animation
7 3 (1.88%) EPoS
7 3 (1.88%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.88%) Life Science
7 3 (1.88%) SCORM
8 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.25%) FMCG
8 2 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.25%) Social Media
8 2 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.13%) Windows
2 10 (6.25%) Linux
3 6 (3.75%) Unix
4 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.88%) Android
5 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.88%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.38%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (20.63%) Project Management
3 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.38%) Analytics
5 18 (11.25%) Migration
6 17 (10.63%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (9.38%) CRM
8 13 (8.13%) Computer Science
9 11 (6.88%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.88%) ITIL
9 11 (6.88%) Scrum
10 10 (6.25%) Decision-Making
10 10 (6.25%) Multithreading
10 10 (6.25%) Product Management
11 9 (5.63%) Use Case
12 8 (5.00%) Campaign Management
12 8 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.00%) DevOps
12 8 (5.00%) Email Marketing
12 8 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.75%) C#
2 16 (10.00%) Python
3 11 (6.88%) Java
3 11 (6.88%) SQL
4 10 (6.25%) C++
5 7 (4.38%) Ruby
6 3 (1.88%) Perl
7 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.63%) ABAP
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (17.50%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.75%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.13%) PMP
4 4 (2.50%) MCP
5 3 (1.88%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.88%) MBA
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.63%) ACCA
7 1 (0.63%) CCIE
7 1 (0.63%) CCNP
7 1 (0.63%) CIMA
7 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) IIBA
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.63%) PhD
7 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) MiFID
2 5 (3.13%) QA
3 4 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.13%) HDFS
3 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.25%) Ansible
3 2 (1.25%) Cisco CME
3 2 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.25%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.25%) Puppet
3 2 (1.25%) QRadar
4 1 (0.63%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 22 (13.75%) Microsoft
1 22 (13.75%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (10.63%) Adobe
3 12 (7.50%) Marketo
3 12 (7.50%) SAP
4 8 (5.00%) Cisco
5 5 (3.13%) Ab Initio
5 5 (3.13%) MapR
6 4 (2.50%) IBM
6 4 (2.50%) Oracle
6 4 (2.50%) Snow
7 3 (1.88%) Apple
7 3 (1.88%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.88%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.88%) Infor
7 3 (1.88%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.88%) Sun
8 2 (1.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.25%) Tandberg
8 2 (1.25%) WatchGuard