The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 148 149
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing French Language 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.31% 0.88% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +15.38% -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  

French Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 955 1248 1284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.43% 32.88% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 800 721
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 38
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +28.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.73 £47.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing French Language as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in the North West

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing French Language in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for French Language in the North West

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing French Language in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for French Language in the North West

French Language
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +19 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
French Language
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing French Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for French Language.

1 6 (100.00%) German Language
2 3 (50.00%) Dutch Language
2 3 (50.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (33.33%) Russian Language
3 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 2 (33.33%) Swedish Language
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) EDI
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

French Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
General
1 6 (100.00%) German Language
2 3 (50.00%) Dutch Language
2 3 (50.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (33.33%) Russian Language
3 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 2 (33.33%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft