The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 26 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 148 137
Rank change year-on-year +32 -11  
Contract jobs citing French Language 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.046% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the General category 0.11% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £78 £321 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -75.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £345
% change year-on-year +16.09% -6.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £9.75
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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 925 1264 1631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.35% 43.66% 54.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 684 819
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 26
Median hourly rate £28.75 £9.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.13% -67.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.88 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £13.60 £59.80
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for French Language in Scotland

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for French Language in Scotland

French Language
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Edinburgh - 1 £78 -
French Language
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for French Language.

1 2 (66.67%) German Language
1 2 (66.67%) Italian Language
2 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

French Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (66.67%) German Language
1 2 (66.67%) Italian Language
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Support
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Support
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle