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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 6 months to 4 July 2022 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
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 602 556 488
Rank change year-on-year -46 -68 +126
Contract jobs citing French Language 244 191 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 100 39
10th Percentile £245 £163 £156
25th Percentile £250 £340 £309
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £415
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £475
90th Percentile £648 £656 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £413 £300
% change year-on-year +27.27% +37.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 9
10th Percentile - £12.10 £14.15
25th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +10.34%
75th Percentile £21.63 £15.75 £17.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £35.00 £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +3.45%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51,313 35,124 21,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 57.29% 52.93% 51.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35,682 23,526 13,967
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
25th Percentile £438 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £445 £438
% change year-on-year +9.55% +1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,407 1,241 832
10th Percentile £12.77 £12.00 £12.31
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.00 £14.99
Median hourly rate £24.05 £21.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.52% +5.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.00 £40.12
90th Percentile £60.68 £56.50 £53.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +8.11% -3.09% +4.95%

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing French Language as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing French Language.

Daily rate trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing French Language over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing French Language.

Hourly rate trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing French Language over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -69 174 £438 -5.91% 40
Work from Home -78 117 £525 +17.98% 15
London -105 84 £260 -50.71% 20
UK excluding London -30 74 £525 +27.27% 21
South East -15 32 £525 +75.00% 5
North West -11 23 £321 -25.72% 6
North of England -28 23 £321 +18.43% 10
East of England -16 14 £900 +111.76% 1
South West -12 2 £350 -41.67% 2
Midlands -46 2 - - 2
East Midlands -16 1 - - 2
West Midlands -46 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for French Language.

1 87 (35.66%) Social Skills
2 77 (31.56%) Finance
3 65 (26.64%) German Language
4 55 (22.54%) Microsoft
5 47 (19.26%) Project Management
6 43 (17.62%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (15.16%) Windows
8 36 (14.75%) SAP
8 36 (14.75%) Degree
9 35 (14.34%) Microsoft 365
10 34 (13.93%) Dutch Language
11 31 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
11 31 (12.70%) Spanish Language
11 31 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (11.89%) Agile
13 27 (11.07%) Marketing
14 25 (10.25%) JavaScript
15 24 (9.84%) Incident Management
16 22 (9.02%) Analytics
17 21 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
17 21 (8.61%) Migration
18 20 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (8.20%) Service Delivery
19 19 (7.79%) Linux
19 19 (7.79%) Windows 7
20 18 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
20 18 (7.38%) Italian Language
20 18 (7.38%) Azure
20 18 (7.38%) CSS
20 18 (7.38%) Python

French Language
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (4.92%) CMS
2 4 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.41%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.41%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.41%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.69%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.05%) Chatbot
4 5 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) CATIA
6 1 (0.41%) NASTRAN
6 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.41%) Sketch
6 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (6.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (3.28%) Workday HCM
3 7 (2.87%) SAP MDG
4 6 (2.46%) SAP CO
4 6 (2.46%) SAP FI
4 6 (2.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.64%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 3 (1.23%) SAP MDG-S
7 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.41%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP BRIM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP CS
8 1 (0.41%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.41%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.41%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.34%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (7.38%) Azure
3 13 (5.33%) AWS
4 9 (3.69%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (3.28%) SaaS
6 6 (2.46%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (2.46%) Google Workspace
7 5 (2.05%) GCP
8 4 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.64%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.82%) IaaS
10 2 (0.82%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.82%) Taleo
11 1 (0.41%) Figma
11 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.41%) PaaS
11 1 (0.41%) SAP Commerce Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.69%) Internet
2 8 (3.28%) Intranet
3 4 (1.64%) DNS
3 4 (1.64%) VPN
4 3 (1.23%) Firewall
4 3 (1.23%) HTTP
4 3 (1.23%) Network Security
5 2 (0.82%) SMTP
6 1 (0.41%) BGP
6 1 (0.41%) DMZ
6 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.41%) IPsec
6 1 (0.41%) IPv4
6 1 (0.41%) IPv6
6 1 (0.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.41%) MPLS
6 1 (0.41%) OSPF
6 1 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.05%) Big Data
2 4 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.23%) ClickHouse
4 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.82%) Power BI
4 2 (0.82%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.41%) HBase
5 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) OLAP
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.05%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.41%) Maven
2 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (35.66%) Social Skills
2 77 (31.56%) Finance
3 65 (26.64%) German Language
4 34 (13.93%) Dutch Language
5 31 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (12.70%) Spanish Language
6 27 (11.07%) Marketing
7 18 (7.38%) Financial Institution
7 18 (7.38%) Italian Language
7 18 (7.38%) Legal
8 15 (6.15%) Manufacturing
9 14 (5.74%) Portuguese Language
10 10 (4.10%) Public Sector
11 7 (2.87%) Polish Language
11 7 (2.87%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
13 5 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (2.05%) Retail
14 4 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (15.98%) Consultant
2 35 (14.34%) Project Manager
3 33 (13.52%) Analyst
4 26 (10.66%) IT Support
5 23 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 19 (7.79%) IT Engineer
6 19 (7.79%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (4.51%) Developer
7 11 (4.51%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (4.10%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (3.69%) Service Desk Agent
10 8 (3.28%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (3.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.46%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (2.46%) IT Manager
11 6 (2.46%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.46%) Service Analyst
11 6 (2.46%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (2.05%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.38%) CSS
2 17 (6.97%) HTML
3 9 (3.69%) HTML5
3 9 (3.69%) jQuery
3 9 (3.69%) Spring
4 8 (3.28%) Java EE
4 8 (3.28%) REST
4 8 (3.28%) Servlets
5 7 (2.87%) Apache Felix
5 7 (2.87%) Apache Sling
5 7 (2.87%) Hibernate
5 7 (2.87%) JSP
5 7 (2.87%) JSTL
6 3 (1.23%) .NET
6 3 (1.23%) GraphQL
6 3 (1.23%) React
6 3 (1.23%) RESTful
7 2 (0.82%) Flash
7 2 (0.82%) SAML
7 2 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
2 4 (1.64%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.23%) Derivative
3 3 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.23%) Legacy Applications
3 3 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (1.23%) PMI
3 3 (1.23%) Private Cloud
3 3 (1.23%) User Experience
3 3 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.23%) Virtual Team
4 2 (0.82%) Clustering
4 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (0.82%) FMCG
4 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.82%) Social Media
5 1 (0.41%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.16%) Windows
2 19 (7.79%) Linux
2 19 (7.79%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.05%) CentOS
4 5 (2.05%) Debian
4 5 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.05%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.64%) Android
6 3 (1.23%) Unix
7 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.82%) SUSE
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.41%) Solaris
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.26%) Project Management
2 43 (17.62%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (11.89%) Agile
4 24 (9.84%) Incident Management
5 22 (9.02%) Analytics
6 21 (8.61%) Migration
7 20 (8.20%) Service Delivery
7 20 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.56%) DevOps
11 15 (6.15%) Computer Science
12 14 (5.74%) Scrum
13 11 (4.51%) Decision-Making
14 10 (4.10%) CRM
14 10 (4.10%) Data Analysis
14 10 (4.10%) ERP
14 10 (4.10%) Matrix Organization
15 9 (3.69%) Business Analysis
15 9 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.25%) JavaScript
2 18 (7.38%) Python
3 15 (6.15%) Java
4 9 (3.69%) Ruby
5 7 (2.87%) PHP
5 7 (2.87%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.87%) SQL
6 4 (1.64%) C#
7 3 (1.23%) C
7 3 (1.23%) Perl
8 2 (0.82%) Bash
9 1 (0.41%) ABAP
9 1 (0.41%) COBOL
9 1 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (14.75%) Degree
2 12 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.46%) Master's Degree
3 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.64%) CISSP
6 3 (1.23%) APMG
6 3 (1.23%) PMP
7 2 (0.82%) CEH
7 2 (0.82%) CISM
8 1 (0.41%) CISA
8 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) MBA
8 1 (0.41%) PgMP
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.10%) QA
2 6 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.46%) SLA
3 3 (1.23%) AIFMD
3 3 (1.23%) DICOM
3 3 (1.23%) GDPR
3 3 (1.23%) HL7
3 3 (1.23%) MiFID
3 3 (1.23%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.82%) GAAP
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) PMO
5 1 (0.41%) SOX 404
System Software
1 11 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.46%) Docker
2 6 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.23%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.82%) vCloud
4 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.28%) Terraform
2 5 (2.05%) Ansible
2 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.23%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.82%) Scalr
4 2 (0.82%) SCCM
4 2 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 55 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.75%) SAP
3 13 (5.33%) Ariba
4 12 (4.92%) Workday
5 11 (4.51%) Adobe
5 11 (4.51%) VMware
6 10 (4.10%) Google
7 8 (3.28%) Oracle
7 8 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.87%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.64%) Cisco
9 4 (1.64%) Citrix
10 3 (1.23%) Marketo
10 3 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.82%) Avaya
11 2 (0.82%) Hitachi
11 2 (0.82%) IBM
11 2 (0.82%) Informatica
11 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds