Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 690 676 640
Rank change year-on-year -14 -36 -1
Contract jobs citing French Language 117 226 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.37% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 116 126
UK median daily rate £463 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.28% -11.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £193 £113 £163
90th Percentile £730 £588 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £463 £346
% change year-on-year -3.24% +33.74% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 28
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% -34.93% +62.22%
10th Percentile £13.44 £13.18 £14.00
90th Percentile £48.77 £60.50 £28.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +1.79% - +3.70%

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 31,721 41,605 45,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.13% 39.97% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,327 27,076 29,782
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.47%
10th Percentile £281 £297 £269
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 980 1,120 1,113
UK median hourly rate £21.99 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.28% -2.27% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.87 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.95 £20.16 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.93% -8.36% +7.32%

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing French Language over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing French Language over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor 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 21 November 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
England 0 105 £470 +30.56% 73
London +6 59 £463 +36.03% 31
UK excluding London +64 48 £448 -3.24% 48
South East +48 29 £425 +54.55% 23
North of England +32 7 £450 +8.43% 5
Midlands +51 4 £725 - 5
West Midlands +45 4 £725 - 3
North West +10 4 £450 +8.43% 2
Scotland - 4 £238 - 6
East of England +23 2 £525 - 6
South West -8 2 - - 3
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 40 (34.19%) German Language
2 33 (28.21%) Spanish Language
3 25 (21.37%) Finance
4 23 (19.66%) Italian Language
4 23 (19.66%) Degree
5 21 (17.95%) Project Management
6 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Office
6 17 (14.53%) SAP
6 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Excel
9 12 (10.26%) Windows
10 11 (9.40%) Linux
10 11 (9.40%) Telecoms
11 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
11 10 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.55%) Azure
12 9 (7.69%) Office 365
12 9 (7.69%) Dutch Language
12 9 (7.69%) SQL
12 9 (7.69%) Cisco
13 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Project
13 8 (6.84%) Business Analysis
13 8 (6.84%) Time Management
13 8 (6.84%) SuccessFactors
14 7 (5.98%) SAP S/4HANA
14 7 (5.98%) Russian Language
14 7 (5.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (5.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.56%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.71%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.85%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.85%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.85%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.85%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.85%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Azure
2 9 (7.69%) Office 365
3 8 (6.84%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (4.27%) AWS
5 4 (3.42%) GCP
5 4 (3.42%) IaaS
6 3 (2.56%) PaaS
7 2 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.71%) Yammer
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.85%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) DWDM
1 7 (5.98%) Ethernet
2 6 (5.13%) WAN
3 3 (2.56%) Internet
3 3 (2.56%) Skype
3 3 (2.56%) VoIP
3 3 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.71%) Firewall
4 2 (1.71%) LAN
4 2 (1.71%) SDH
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.85%) DHCP
5 1 (0.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.85%) NAS
5 1 (0.85%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.85%) PSTN
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.71%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.71%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.85%) Power BI
5 1 (0.85%) QlikView
5 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) JIRA
2 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 40 (34.19%) German Language
2 33 (28.21%) Spanish Language
3 25 (21.37%) Finance
4 23 (19.66%) Italian Language
5 11 (9.40%) Telecoms
6 9 (7.69%) Dutch Language
7 7 (5.98%) Russian Language
8 6 (5.13%) Banking
8 6 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (3.42%) Marketing
9 4 (3.42%) Polish Language
9 4 (3.42%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (2.56%) Investment Banking
10 3 (2.56%) Retail
11 2 (1.71%) Hindi Language
11 2 (1.71%) Japanese Language
11 2 (1.71%) Korean Language
11 2 (1.71%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (17.09%) Analyst
2 17 (14.53%) Project Manager
3 13 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Programme Manager
6 7 (5.98%) Trainer
7 6 (5.13%) Consultant
7 6 (5.13%) IT Support
7 6 (5.13%) IT Trainer
7 6 (5.13%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.27%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) 1st Line Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.42%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Change Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.42%) Network Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Security Project Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) CSS
1 5 (4.27%) HTML
1 5 (4.27%) Web Services
2 4 (3.42%) .NET
2 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.56%) JSON
3 3 (2.56%) REST
3 3 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.85%) BAPI
4 1 (0.85%) Doctrine
4 1 (0.85%) IDoc
4 1 (0.85%) OAuth
4 1 (0.85%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.85%) React
4 1 (0.85%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.85%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.85%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.85%) Symfony
4 1 (0.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.27%) PMI
3 5 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.42%) Clustering
5 3 (2.56%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.71%) Derivative
6 2 (1.71%) Life Science
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.85%) Blog
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) Linux
3 4 (3.42%) SUSE
3 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.95%) Project Management
2 14 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
4 8 (6.84%) Business Analysis
4 8 (6.84%) Time Management
5 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.13%) CRM
6 6 (5.13%) ERP
6 6 (5.13%) Process Improvement
6 6 (5.13%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (4.27%) Analytics
7 5 (4.27%) Change Management
7 5 (4.27%) Decision-Making
8 4 (3.42%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.42%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.42%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.69%) SQL
3 7 (5.98%) Python
4 6 (5.13%) Java
5 5 (4.27%) PHP
6 4 (3.42%) C#
6 4 (3.42%) R
7 2 (1.71%) ABAP
7 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.85%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.27%) CCNA
3 5 (4.27%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.56%) MCSE
4 3 (2.56%) MCT
4 3 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.71%) CBAP
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.71%) MCSA
5 2 (1.71%) PMP
5 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.71%) RHCA
5 2 (1.71%) RHCE
5 2 (1.71%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.71%) VCP6
6 1 (0.85%) APMG
6 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) PMO
2 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.71%) EMIR
3 2 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) GxP
4 1 (0.85%) MiFID
4 1 (0.85%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) CASB
2 1 (0.85%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
1 17 (14.53%) SAP
2 9 (7.69%) Cisco
3 7 (5.98%) Ariba
3 7 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle
4 6 (5.13%) VMware
5 5 (4.27%) Concur
5 5 (4.27%) Google
5 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe
6 2 (1.71%) Ciena
6 2 (1.71%) Intel
6 2 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.71%) Sun
6 2 (1.71%) Tableau
7 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) Temenos