Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 655 665 628
Rank change year-on-year +10 -37 +4
Contract jobs citing French Language 106 202 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.37% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 113 120
England median daily rate £470 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.29% -12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £175 £113 £174
90th Percentile £733 £585 £675
UK median daily rate £463 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +34.06% -13.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 27
England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% -34.93% +62.22%
10th Percentile £13.44 £13.18 £14.00
90th Percentile £48.77 £60.50 £28.12
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £21.90
% change year-on-year +1.75% -34.93% +62.22%

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 28,933 37,525 40,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.84% 39.74% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,856 24,909 26,999
England median daily rate £493 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £451
% change year-on-year - +5.44% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 895 988 980
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.03% +6.47%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.41 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +6.43%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 -10 59 £463 +36.53% 25
South East +53 30 £375 +36.36% 17
North of England +31 8 £525 +26.51% 6
Midlands +51 4 £725 - 3
West Midlands +38 4 £725 - 2
North West -3 4 £450 +8.43% 3
Yorkshire - 3 £600 - 2
South West -10 2 - - 3
East of England +25 1 £525 +10.53% 4
North East - 1 - - 1
French Language
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 37 (34.91%) German Language
2 31 (29.25%) Spanish Language
3 24 (22.64%) Finance
4 22 (20.75%) Degree
5 20 (18.87%) Project Management
6 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Office
6 19 (17.92%) Italian Language
7 16 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (14.15%) SAP
8 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Excel
9 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
10 13 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (11.32%) Windows
12 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
12 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
12 10 (9.43%) Azure
12 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
13 9 (8.49%) SQL
13 9 (8.49%) Office 365
14 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Project
14 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
14 8 (7.55%) Time Management
14 8 (7.55%) Dutch Language
15 7 (6.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 7 (6.60%) Business Analysis
15 7 (6.60%) DWDM
15 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (6.60%) Linux
15 7 (6.60%) ERP

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 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (6.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.83%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.89%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.94%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.94%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Azure
2 9 (8.49%) Office 365
3 7 (6.60%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (4.72%) AWS
5 4 (3.77%) GCP
5 4 (3.77%) IaaS
6 3 (2.83%) PaaS
7 2 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.94%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.94%) SaaS
8 1 (0.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) DWDM
1 7 (6.60%) Ethernet
2 6 (5.66%) WAN
3 3 (2.83%) Skype
3 3 (2.83%) VoIP
3 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.89%) Firewall
4 2 (1.89%) LAN
4 2 (1.89%) SDH
4 2 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (0.94%) DHCP
5 1 (0.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.94%) NAS
5 1 (0.94%) PSTN
5 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.89%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.89%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.94%) Power BI
5 1 (0.94%) QlikView
5 1 (0.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (34.91%) German Language
2 31 (29.25%) Spanish Language
3 24 (22.64%) Finance
4 19 (17.92%) Italian Language
5 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
6 8 (7.55%) Dutch Language
7 6 (5.66%) Banking
7 6 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (4.72%) Russian Language
9 4 (3.77%) Marketing
9 4 (3.77%) Polish Language
9 4 (3.77%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
10 3 (2.83%) Retail
11 2 (1.89%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.94%) Electronics
12 1 (0.94%) Front Office
12 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.94%) Publishing
12 1 (0.94%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Analyst
2 18 (16.98%) Project Manager
3 10 (9.43%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.55%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Programme Manager
5 7 (6.60%) Trainer
6 6 (5.66%) IT Trainer
6 6 (5.66%) Security Manager
7 5 (4.72%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.72%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) IT Support
8 4 (3.77%) Network Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Security Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Web Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Excel Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) HR Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) HR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Web Services
2 4 (3.77%) .NET
2 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.77%) CSS
2 4 (3.77%) HTML
3 3 (2.83%) REST
4 2 (1.89%) JSON
4 2 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.94%) BAPI
5 1 (0.94%) Doctrine
5 1 (0.94%) OAuth
5 1 (0.94%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.94%) React
5 1 (0.94%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.94%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.94%) SOAP
5 1 (0.94%) Symfony
5 1 (0.94%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.94%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) PMI
2 5 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.77%) Clustering
4 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.83%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.89%) Derivative
5 2 (1.89%) Life Science
5 2 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.94%) Blog
6 1 (0.94%) FMCG
6 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) Project Management
2 13 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
4 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.55%) Time Management
5 7 (6.60%) Business Analysis
5 7 (6.60%) ERP
5 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.66%) CRM
6 6 (5.66%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (4.72%) Analytics
7 5 (4.72%) Decision-Making
7 5 (4.72%) Process Improvement
8 4 (3.77%) Business Transformation
8 4 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.77%) High Availability
8 4 (3.77%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
1 9 (8.49%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) Python
3 5 (4.72%) Java
3 5 (4.72%) PHP
4 4 (3.77%) C#
4 4 (3.77%) R
5 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.94%) ABAP
6 1 (0.94%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.83%) CCNA
4 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.83%) MCT
4 3 (2.83%) PMP
5 2 (1.89%) CBAP
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.94%) APMG
6 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.94%) CCIE
6 1 (0.94%) CFA
6 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.94%) MCSE
6 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) PMO
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.89%) EMIR
3 2 (1.89%) QA
4 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.94%) GDPR
4 1 (0.94%) GxP
4 1 (0.94%) MiFID
4 1 (0.94%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.94%) Ansible
2 1 (0.94%) CASB
2 1 (0.94%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) SAP
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.60%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.66%) Ariba
4 6 (5.66%) Cisco
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle
5 5 (4.72%) Google
6 4 (3.77%) Concur
7 2 (1.89%) Adobe
7 2 (1.89%) Ciena
7 2 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.89%) Tableau
7 2 (1.89%) VMware
8 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.94%) OpenText
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.94%) Remedy
8 1 (0.94%) Temenos