The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 65 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Contract jobs citing French Language 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 0.81% 0.93%
As % of the General category 0.78% 2.11% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £345
% change year-on-year +16.09% -6.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 256 332 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 44.60% 38.38% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 159 135
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% +40.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.72 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for French Language in Reading

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for French Language in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for French Language.

1 5 (55.56%) Information Management
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) German Language
2 3 (33.33%) Global Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Demand Generation
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Order to Cash
4 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) LTE
4 1 (11.11%) 4G
4 1 (11.11%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) VoLTE
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel

French Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 2G
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) 4G
1 1 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (11.11%) LTE
1 1 (11.11%) UMTS
1 1 (11.11%) VoLTE
General
1 5 (55.56%) German Language
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
4 1 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Head of Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Associate Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) HR Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) UMTS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Management
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
2 3 (33.33%) Demand Generation
2 3 (33.33%) Global Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Order to Cash
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
1 1 (11.11%) Huawei
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Nokia