Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 417 668 680
Rank change year-on-year +251 +12 -45
Contract jobs citing French Language 103 106 210
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.38% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 72 121
Median daily rate £500 £466 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.24% +26.01% -5.13%
10th Percentile £131 £233 £113
90th Percentile £650 £736 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £466 £370
% change year-on-year -3.49% +26.01% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -36.07%
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -36.07%

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 13,197 28,186 37,672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.55% 37.62% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,520 18,388 25,050
Median daily rate £500 £495 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +1.54% +2.63%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 899 1,017
Median hourly rate £30.85 £22.32 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.25% +3.79% -4.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.44 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% +4.76% -4.55%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +175 73 £525 +12.60% 11
Midlands +85 9 £115 -84.14%
West Midlands +66 8 £115 -84.14%
East of England +82 5 £525 +10.53% 6
South East +135 3 £325 -13.33% 4
North of England +100 3 - -
North West +71 3 - -
East Midlands - 1 £600 -
French Language
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 32 (31.07%) German Language
2 27 (26.21%) Spanish Language
3 25 (24.27%) Dutch Language
4 23 (22.33%) Italian Language
4 23 (22.33%) Banking
5 20 (19.42%) Python
6 17 (16.50%) Finance
7 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
8 15 (14.56%) C++
8 15 (14.56%) SAP
8 15 (14.56%) Linux
9 14 (13.59%) Windows
10 13 (12.62%) Investment Banking
11 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.68%) Low Latency
13 10 (9.71%) Azure
13 10 (9.71%) Migration
13 10 (9.71%) Oracle
14 9 (8.74%) Java
14 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (8.74%) Portuguese Language
14 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (8.74%) Market Making
15 8 (7.77%) Degree
15 8 (7.77%) Project Management
16 7 (6.80%) Manufacturing
16 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
16 7 (6.80%) Russian Language
16 7 (6.80%) DevOps
16 7 (6.80%) Office 365

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 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.97%) Drupal
4 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.97%) Avid Media Composer
4 1 (0.97%) Figma
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Sketch
4 1 (0.97%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.91%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.91%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.91%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.91%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.94%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (1.94%) SAP BRIM
4 1 (0.97%) Aligne
4 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.97%) Magento
4 1 (0.97%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.97%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.97%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.97%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.97%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.97%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Azure
2 7 (6.80%) Office 365
3 3 (2.91%) AWS
4 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.94%) GCP
4 2 (1.94%) IaaS
4 2 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.94%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.94%) PaaS
4 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 2 (1.94%) ServiceMax
5 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.97%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Skype
2 1 (0.97%) 2G
2 1 (0.97%) 3G
2 1 (0.97%) 4G
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.97%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.97%) DWDM
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) LAN
2 1 (0.97%) SDH
2 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.97%) VoLTE
2 1 (0.97%) VPN
2 1 (0.97%) WAN
2 1 (0.97%) WebEx
2 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.94%) Big Data
2 2 (1.94%) MySQL
2 2 (1.94%) Tableau
3 1 (0.97%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.97%) Power BI
3 1 (0.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.97%) Codeception
2 1 (0.97%) GitLab
2 1 (0.97%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.97%) JUnit
2 1 (0.97%) Maven
2 1 (0.97%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.97%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.97%) Subversion
2 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (31.07%) German Language
2 27 (26.21%) Spanish Language
3 25 (24.27%) Dutch Language
4 23 (22.33%) Banking
4 23 (22.33%) Italian Language
5 17 (16.50%) Finance
6 13 (12.62%) Investment Banking
7 9 (8.74%) Portuguese Language
8 7 (6.80%) Manufacturing
8 7 (6.80%) Russian Language
8 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
9 6 (5.83%) Marketing
10 5 (4.85%) Legal
11 4 (3.88%) Front Office
11 4 (3.88%) Greek Language
11 4 (3.88%) Hebrew Language
11 4 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (3.88%) Polish Language
12 3 (2.91%) Electronics
12 3 (2.91%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 21 (20.39%) Developer
2 16 (15.53%) Consultant
3 13 (12.62%) Analyst
4 12 (11.65%) Project Manager
5 11 (10.68%) C++ Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
7 5 (4.85%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.85%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) IT Support
8 4 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Administrator
9 3 (2.91%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Risk Manager
9 3 (2.91%) SCCM Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) HTML
2 3 (2.91%) CSS
2 3 (2.91%) Web Services
2 3 (2.91%) XML
3 2 (1.94%) .NET
3 2 (1.94%) ADO
3 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.94%) EDI
3 2 (1.94%) Middleware
3 2 (1.94%) REST
3 2 (1.94%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.97%) Flask
4 1 (0.97%) Java EE
4 1 (0.97%) Laravel
4 1 (0.97%) Meteor
4 1 (0.97%) SOAP
4 1 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.97%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.91%) Market Risk
3 2 (1.94%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.94%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.94%) FMCG
3 2 (1.94%) Life Science
3 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.94%) PMI
3 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.97%) LPAR
4 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.97%) Social Media
4 1 (0.97%) User Experience
4 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Linux
2 14 (13.59%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.85%) Unix
5 2 (1.94%) AIX
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.97%) Android
6 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (10.68%) Low Latency
3 10 (9.71%) Migration
4 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (8.74%) Market Making
5 8 (7.77%) Project Management
6 7 (6.80%) DevOps
7 6 (5.83%) Change Management
7 6 (5.83%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.88%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.88%) ERP
9 4 (3.88%) ITIL
9 4 (3.88%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.88%) Project Delivery
9 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.91%) Analytics
10 3 (2.91%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (2.91%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) Python
2 15 (14.56%) C++
3 9 (8.74%) Java
4 5 (4.85%) PHP
4 5 (4.85%) SQL
5 4 (3.88%) C#
5 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.91%) Go
7 2 (1.94%) C
7 2 (1.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.97%) ABAP
8 1 (0.97%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.97%) Erlang
8 1 (0.97%) Java 8
8 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) CCA
2 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.94%) MBA
2 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) CCIE
3 1 (0.97%) CCIE Data Center
3 1 (0.97%) CCNA
3 1 (0.97%) CCNP
3 1 (0.97%) CCSA
3 1 (0.97%) CCSE
3 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.97%) MCSA
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.97%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) PMBOK
1 2 (1.94%) PSD2
1 2 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) PMO
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) SCCM
2 3 (2.91%) AirWatch
2 3 (2.91%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.94%) Nagios
4 1 (0.97%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.97%) Kibana
4 1 (0.97%) logstash
4 1 (0.97%) Nessus
4 1 (0.97%) vRealize
4 1 (0.97%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.56%) SAP
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle
4 4 (3.88%) IBM
5 3 (2.91%) Cisco
5 3 (2.91%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.91%) Splunk
6 2 (1.94%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix
6 2 (1.94%) Concur
6 2 (1.94%) Huawei
6 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.97%) BT
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.97%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.97%) Remedy
7 1 (0.97%) VMware