Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 500 501 596
Rank change year-on-year +1 +95 +6
Contract jobs citing French Language 117 102 241
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.46% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 137
10th Percentile £225 £213 £135
25th Percentile £347 £319 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £456 £415 £400
Median % change year-on-year +9.94% +3.75% -5.88%
75th Percentile £588 £488 £538
90th Percentile £600 £703 £625
UK median daily rate £456 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +11.96% +1.88% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.65 £13.38
25th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% -34.09%
75th Percentile £15.00 £19.38 £14.75
90th Percentile £19.60 £28.90 £16.20
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.92% +5.17% -34.09%

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 24,131 22,374 44,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 52.99% 50.50% 52.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,296 14,738 29,332
10th Percentile £300 £256 £288
25th Percentile £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £605 £588 £581
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 950 905 1,262
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.36 £10.86
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.71 £18.73
Median % change year-on-year +11.62% +5.26% +1.15%
75th Percentile £42.95 £38.75 £38.75
90th Percentile £55.10 £51.75 £49.47
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.95% +3.89%

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 18 May 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 18 May 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 18 May 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 -38 66 £513 +20.59% 14
South East +31 12 £363 +20.83% 7
East of England +31 11 £425 - 5
Midlands +8 7 - - 2
West Midlands +10 6 - -
North of England +30 5 £350 -2.10% 4
North West +17 5 £350 -2.10% 2
South West +46 4 £600 +128.57% 10
East Midlands +8 1 - - 2
French Language
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 51 (43.59%) Social Skills
2 45 (38.46%) German Language
3 27 (23.08%) Finance
3 27 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (21.37%) Italian Language
4 25 (21.37%) Spanish Language
5 24 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (19.66%) Project Management
7 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (17.09%) HTML
8 20 (17.09%) Analytics
9 18 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
9 18 (15.38%) SAP
9 18 (15.38%) Python
10 16 (13.68%) CSS
10 16 (13.68%) Banking
10 16 (13.68%) Degree
11 15 (12.82%) Java
11 15 (12.82%) C#
12 14 (11.97%) Windows
12 14 (11.97%) Scrum
12 14 (11.97%) Marketing
13 13 (11.11%) SQL
13 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 13 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (11.11%) Azure
13 13 (11.11%) SaaS
14 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
15 11 (9.40%) Investment Banking
15 11 (9.40%) Linux

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 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.13%) CMS
3 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.42%) Confluence
5 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.85%) SAS
6 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.85%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Orchestrade
2 4 (3.42%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (3.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (2.56%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.56%) SAP MM
3 3 (2.56%) SAP PM
3 3 (2.56%) SAP PP
3 3 (2.56%) SAP QM
3 3 (2.56%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.85%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (11.11%) Azure
2 13 (11.11%) SaaS
3 10 (8.55%) AWS
4 4 (3.42%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (3.42%) GCP
4 4 (3.42%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.56%) Serverless
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.85%) IaaS
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.85%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) HTTP
2 2 (1.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) MQTT
3 1 (0.85%) Skype
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) Big Data
1 8 (6.84%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.27%) Apache Hive
4 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.27%) HBase
5 4 (3.42%) MySQL
6 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.85%) GIS
7 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Artifactory
1 5 (4.27%) Bitbucket
2 4 (3.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) Balsamiq
3 1 (0.85%) Codeception
3 1 (0.85%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (43.59%) Social Skills
2 45 (38.46%) German Language
3 27 (23.08%) Finance
4 25 (21.37%) Italian Language
4 25 (21.37%) Spanish Language
5 24 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (13.68%) Banking
7 14 (11.97%) Marketing
8 11 (9.40%) Investment Banking
9 10 (8.55%) Manufacturing
10 9 (7.69%) Dutch Language
11 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
12 6 (5.13%) Portuguese Language
13 4 (3.42%) Electronics
13 4 (3.42%) Polish Language
13 4 (3.42%) Public Sector
14 3 (2.56%) Billing
14 3 (2.56%) Front Office
14 3 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (2.56%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (19.66%) Consultant
2 20 (17.09%) Analyst
2 20 (17.09%) Developer
3 12 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (5.13%) Python Developer
6 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark Developer
6 5 (4.27%) Big Data Developer
6 5 (4.27%) ETL Developer
6 5 (4.27%) FX Business Analyst
6 5 (4.27%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.27%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.42%) Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Digital Developer
7 4 (3.42%) Marketing Automation Manager
7 4 (3.42%) Software Asset Manager
7 4 (3.42%) UI Developer
7 4 (3.42%) UI/UX Developer
7 4 (3.42%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.09%) HTML
2 16 (13.68%) CSS
3 7 (5.98%) Node.js
3 7 (5.98%) Web Services
4 6 (5.13%) Kafka
4 6 (5.13%) OAuth
4 6 (5.13%) REST
4 6 (5.13%) SAML
5 5 (4.27%) Anaconda
5 5 (4.27%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (4.27%) XSLT
6 4 (3.42%) Ajax
6 4 (3.42%) CSS3
6 4 (3.42%) HTML5
6 4 (3.42%) jQuery
6 4 (3.42%) JSON
7 2 (1.71%) XML
8 1 (0.85%) .NET
8 1 (0.85%) EDI
8 1 (0.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) User Experience
2 9 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 6 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.42%) Animation
5 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.42%) e-Learning
5 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.42%) FMCG
5 4 (3.42%) Learning Management System
5 4 (3.42%) Marketing Technology
5 4 (3.42%) SCORM
5 4 (3.42%) W3C
6 3 (2.56%) Derivative
6 3 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.71%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.71%) Life Science
7 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.71%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) Linux
3 8 (6.84%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.42%) Unix
5 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.85%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (19.66%) Project Management
3 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.09%) Analytics
5 14 (11.97%) Scrum
6 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
7 11 (9.40%) CRM
8 9 (7.69%) Use Case
9 8 (6.84%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.98%) Data Analytics
10 7 (5.98%) Decision-Making
10 7 (5.98%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.98%) ITIL
10 7 (5.98%) Migration
10 7 (5.98%) Process Management
10 7 (5.98%) Product Management
10 7 (5.98%) Requirements Gathering
10 7 (5.98%) Strategic Roadmap
11 6 (5.13%) Web SSO
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.38%) Python
2 15 (12.82%) C#
2 15 (12.82%) Java
3 13 (11.11%) SQL
4 7 (5.98%) Ruby
5 6 (5.13%) Perl
6 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.42%) PHP
6 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) ABAP
8 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.27%) PMP
4 4 (3.42%) MCP
5 1 (0.85%) ACCA
5 1 (0.85%) CCIE
5 1 (0.85%) CIMA
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) IIBA
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PhD
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) MiFID
2 3 (2.56%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) Basel II
4 1 (0.85%) Basel III
4 1 (0.85%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.27%) HDFS
3 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.71%) Ansible
3 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) SAP
2 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.98%) Adobe
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle
5 5 (4.27%) Ab Initio
5 5 (4.27%) MapR
6 4 (3.42%) Ariba
6 4 (3.42%) Cisco
6 4 (3.42%) Concur
6 4 (3.42%) Marketo
6 4 (3.42%) Optimizely
6 4 (3.42%) Snow
7 3 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.56%) Google
7 3 (2.56%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.56%) VMware
8 2 (1.71%) IBM
8 2 (1.71%) Murex
9 1 (0.85%) Apple