The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 30 March 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 / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 139 -
Contract jobs citing French Language 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.034% -
As % of the General category - 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £350 £210
% change year-on-year +18.21% +66.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  

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 South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 844 906 1010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.46% 31.12% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 617 663
Median daily rate £390 £375 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -8.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 65 32
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.93 £57.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for French Language in the South West

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for French Language in the South West