Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 588 583 632
Rank change year-on-year -5 +49 -75
Contract jobs citing French Language 284 252 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.77% 0.71% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 131 107
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £187 £155 £161
90th Percentile £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -10.63% +23.08% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 23
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £17.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.54% +27.78% -3.57%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.31 £9.51
90th Percentile £38.75 £29.75 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +1.79% +3.70% -3.57%

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 37,082 35,261 39,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.25% 38.82% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,149 23,158 26,275
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 873 963
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.98%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.90 £51.67 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -3.85% -9.57% +10.58%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 14 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 18 June 2018. 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 -27 250 £425 - 81
London -30 156 £450 +5.88% 40
UK excluding London +7 93 £358 -10.63% 59
South East +17 55 £285 -32.94% 17
North of England -11 13 £288 -4.17% 9
North West -23 11 £288 -4.17% 5
East of England -5 9 £600 +47.24% 10
Scotland -36 7 - - 18
Midlands -7 6 £370 -1.33% 3
West Midlands -20 5 £370 -10.30% 2
South West - 3 £488 - 2
East Midlands +2 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 3
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 95 (33.45%) German Language
2 62 (21.83%) Microsoft
3 56 (19.72%) Finance
3 56 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (15.85%) Spanish Language
5 42 (14.79%) Windows
6 41 (14.44%) Italian Language
6 41 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (14.44%) Degree
6 41 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (14.08%) Project Management
8 39 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
9 37 (13.03%) Migration
10 36 (12.68%) Oracle
11 34 (11.97%) SQL
12 32 (11.27%) Microsoft Excel
13 27 (9.51%) SAP
13 27 (9.51%) Dutch Language
14 26 (9.15%) Active Directory
15 25 (8.80%) Linux
16 24 (8.45%) Python
17 21 (7.39%) Banking
17 21 (7.39%) Data Management
17 21 (7.39%) Analytics
18 20 (7.04%) Office 365
18 20 (7.04%) Marketing
18 20 (7.04%) Computer Science
18 20 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (6.69%) ITIL
19 19 (6.69%) Business Analysis

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 9 (3.17%) CMS
2 8 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.06%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.06%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.35%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (11.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.41%) Windchill
7 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (3.17%) SimCorp Dimension
2 8 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.11%) thinkFolio
4 4 (1.41%) Eloqua
4 4 (1.41%) Teamcenter
4 4 (1.41%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.06%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.06%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.70%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.70%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.35%) Minerva
7 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.04%) Office 365
2 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (1.41%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.41%) SaaS
4 2 (0.70%) G Suite
5 1 (0.35%) AdWords
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (0.35%) Datadog
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.23%) VPN
2 11 (3.87%) Skype
3 7 (2.46%) DNS
3 7 (2.46%) FTP
4 6 (2.11%) DHCP
4 6 (2.11%) Internet
5 5 (1.76%) SMS
5 5 (1.76%) SSH
5 5 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.41%) Firewall
6 4 (1.41%) LAN
6 4 (1.41%) MPLS
6 4 (1.41%) Network Security
6 4 (1.41%) SAN
6 4 (1.41%) SMTP
6 4 (1.41%) SNMP
7 3 (1.06%) Extranet
7 3 (1.06%) HTTP
7 3 (1.06%) Intranet
7 3 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.52%) Big Data
1 10 (3.52%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.46%) DB2
3 7 (2.46%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.46%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.11%) MySQL
5 5 (1.76%) Apache Hive
5 5 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.06%) HBase
7 2 (0.70%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.70%) MS Access
7 2 (0.70%) OLAP
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.35%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (2.82%) JIRA
2 4 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) Babel
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 95 (33.45%) German Language
2 56 (19.72%) Finance
3 45 (15.85%) Spanish Language
4 41 (14.44%) Italian Language
5 27 (9.51%) Dutch Language
6 21 (7.39%) Banking
7 20 (7.04%) Marketing
8 14 (4.93%) Russian Language
9 13 (4.58%) Front Office
9 13 (4.58%) Retail
10 12 (4.23%) Manufacturing
11 9 (3.17%) Mandarin Language
11 9 (3.17%) Portuguese Language
11 9 (3.17%) Telecoms
12 8 (2.82%) Japanese Language
12 8 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (2.11%) Advertising
13 6 (2.11%) Automotive
13 6 (2.11%) Legal
14 5 (1.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (24.30%) Analyst
2 40 (14.08%) Project Manager
3 30 (10.56%) Consultant
4 23 (8.10%) Business Analyst
5 21 (7.39%) Developer
6 13 (4.58%) Architect
6 13 (4.58%) Desktop Support
7 9 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (3.17%) Administrator
7 9 (3.17%) Service Analyst
8 8 (2.82%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (2.82%) Support Engineer
9 7 (2.46%) Data Analyst
9 7 (2.46%) Functional Consultant
9 7 (2.46%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 7 (2.46%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (2.11%) Applications Support
10 6 (2.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.11%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.46%) HTML
2 6 (2.11%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.76%) .NET
4 4 (1.41%) REST
5 3 (1.06%) CSS
5 3 (1.06%) Kafka
5 3 (1.06%) Middleware
5 3 (1.06%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.70%) COM
6 2 (0.70%) Django
6 2 (0.70%) EDI
6 2 (0.70%) jQuery
6 2 (0.70%) JSON
6 2 (0.70%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (0.70%) Node.js
6 2 (0.70%) OAuth
6 2 (0.70%) React
6 2 (0.70%) Spring
6 2 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.28%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.82%) User Experience
5 6 (2.11%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.11%) Social Media
6 5 (1.76%) Equities
6 5 (1.76%) Replication
7 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.06%) AS400
8 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.06%) Derivative
8 3 (1.06%) Media Streaming
8 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.70%) Clustering
9 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.79%) Windows
2 25 (8.80%) Linux
3 11 (3.87%) Unix
4 10 (3.52%) Android
4 10 (3.52%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.11%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.76%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.41%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.70%) HPUX
9 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
2 41 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (14.08%) Project Management
4 37 (13.03%) Migration
5 21 (7.39%) Analytics
5 21 (7.39%) Data Management
6 20 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (6.69%) Business Analysis
7 19 (6.69%) ITIL
8 17 (5.99%) Scrum
9 16 (5.63%) Change Management
10 15 (5.28%) Asset Management
10 15 (5.28%) DevOps
11 14 (4.93%) CRM
12 13 (4.58%) Decision-Making
12 13 (4.58%) Risk Management
12 13 (4.58%) Validation
13 12 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.23%) PRINCE2
14 11 (3.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.97%) SQL
2 24 (8.45%) Python
3 16 (5.63%) Java
4 14 (4.93%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.82%) C
6 7 (2.46%) R
6 7 (2.46%) VBA
7 6 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.11%) C++
7 6 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.76%) C#
8 5 (1.76%) Perl
9 4 (1.41%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.06%) AWK
11 2 (0.70%) ABAP
11 2 (0.70%) Java 8
11 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.70%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) Scala
12 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (14.44%) Degree
2 4 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.41%) HNC
3 3 (1.06%) CISA
3 3 (1.06%) CRISC
3 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.06%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.06%) PMP
4 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) CCIE
5 1 (0.35%) CCNP
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.35%) CISM
5 1 (0.35%) CISSP
5 1 (0.35%) MBA
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.52%) QA
2 8 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.46%) SLA
4 3 (1.06%) GDPR
4 3 (1.06%) PMO
5 2 (0.70%) IFRS
6 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.35%) EMIR
6 1 (0.35%) GAAP
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.35%) MiFID
6 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.76%) StorNext
4 4 (1.41%) Docker
5 3 (1.06%) HDFS
6 2 (0.70%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) SCCM
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.41%) Ansible
3 4 (1.41%) Nagios
3 4 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.41%) Puppet
4 3 (1.06%) Cacti
4 3 (1.06%) Grafana
4 3 (1.06%) OpenView
4 3 (1.06%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.35%) Nessus
6 1 (0.35%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (21.83%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.68%) Oracle
3 27 (9.51%) SAP
4 15 (5.28%) Cisco
5 12 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.87%) VMware
7 10 (3.52%) Adobe
8 9 (3.17%) SimCorp
9 8 (2.82%) Google
10 7 (2.46%) Citrix
10 7 (2.46%) IBM
11 5 (1.76%) hybris
11 5 (1.76%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.41%) Apple
12 4 (1.41%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.41%) Tableau
13 3 (1.06%) Ab Initio
13 3 (1.06%) HP
13 3 (1.06%) JD Edwards
13 3 (1.06%) JDA