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 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
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 465 503 440
Rank change year-on-year +38 -63  
Contract jobs citing French Language 136 137 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.66% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 52 97
Median daily rate £400 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £586 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £350 £210
% change year-on-year +18.21% +66.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.22 £12.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.63 £26.25 £15.80
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 with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17355 20666 21063
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.12% 38.18% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11350 13449 12923
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 505 491
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £45.00
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 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
England +52 124 £400 +10.34% 46
London +59 72 £363 -27.50% 31
South East +18 29 £425 +41.66% 5
City of London +17 12 £200 -38.46% 6
East of England +9 8 £476 -4.75% 2
Berkshire +5 8 - - 2
Reading +8 7 - - 1
Suffolk +2 4 £538 +7.50%
Ipswich +1 4 £538 +7.50%
Oxfordshire - 4 £438 -
North West +27 3 £300 +172.72% 2
Hampshire +14 3 £300 +27.11% 1
Hatfield - 3 £408 - 2
Kent - 3 £425 -
Hackney - 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £348 -
South Wales - 3 £348 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £408 - 2
Wales - 3 £348 -
Scotland +23 2 £325 -
Manchester +14 2 £300 +172.72%
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Cheshire +33 1 - - 2
Chester +10 1 - -
Basingstoke +3 1 £300 +27.11%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Atherstone - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 with a requirement for French Language.

1 45 (20.09%) German Language
2 43 (19.20%) Spanish Language
3 40 (17.86%) Finance
4 37 (16.52%) Project Management
4 37 (16.52%) Microsoft
5 34 (15.18%) Degree
6 33 (14.73%) Dutch Language
7 30 (13.39%) SAP
8 29 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (11.61%) Italian Language
10 23 (10.27%) Telecoms
10 23 (10.27%) MS Excel
11 18 (8.04%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.04%) SQL
11 18 (8.04%) Banking
12 17 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (7.14%) MS Office
13 16 (7.14%) Migration
14 15 (6.70%) ITIL
14 15 (6.70%) Windows
14 15 (6.70%) Active Directory
14 15 (6.70%) Office 365
15 13 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (5.80%) Oracle
16 12 (5.36%) SharePoint
16 12 (5.36%) Computer Science
17 11 (4.91%) Marketing
17 11 (4.91%) Citrix
18 10 (4.46%) Cisco
18 10 (4.46%) Linux

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 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.79%) CMS
3 4 (1.79%) IIS
4 3 (1.34%) JBoss
4 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.89%) Confluence
5 2 (0.89%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.89%) SAP Portal
5 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.45%) Drupal
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) MTS
6 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.45%) SAS
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.14%) MS Office
3 9 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.79%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.89%) InDesign
5 2 (0.89%) MS Project
6 1 (0.45%) HipChat
6 1 (0.45%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 6 (2.68%) SAP FI
1 6 (2.68%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.79%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.79%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.79%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.34%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.89%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.89%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.89%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.45%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (0.45%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.70%) Office 365
2 3 (1.34%) G Suite
2 3 (1.34%) Yammer
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) LAN
2 5 (2.23%) Internet
2 5 (2.23%) WAN
3 4 (1.79%) DHCP
3 4 (1.79%) DNS
3 4 (1.79%) NAS
3 4 (1.79%) SAN
3 4 (1.79%) Skype
4 3 (1.34%) Firewall
4 3 (1.34%) VoIP
4 3 (1.34%) Wireless
5 2 (0.89%) 2G
5 2 (0.89%) 3G
5 2 (0.89%) 4G
5 2 (0.89%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.89%) Intranet
5 2 (0.89%) LTE
5 2 (0.89%) RTP
5 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.89%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) DB2
3 3 (1.34%) Big Data
3 3 (1.34%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.34%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.34%) Informix
3 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.89%) GIS
4 2 (0.89%) MS Access
4 2 (0.89%) MySQL
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.45%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) OLTP
5 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 7 (3.13%) JIRA
2 4 (1.79%) Maven
3 3 (1.34%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.34%) JUnit
4 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.89%) Mockito
5 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.45%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.45%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.45%) Selenium
5 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (20.09%) German Language
2 43 (19.20%) Spanish Language
3 40 (17.86%) Finance
4 33 (14.73%) Dutch Language
5 26 (11.61%) Italian Language
6 23 (10.27%) Telecoms
7 18 (8.04%) Banking
8 11 (4.91%) Marketing
9 9 (4.02%) Manufacturing
9 9 (4.02%) Portuguese Language
10 8 (3.57%) Retail
11 6 (2.68%) Front Office
11 6 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (2.23%) Automotive
12 5 (2.23%) Swedish Language
13 4 (1.79%) Back Office
13 4 (1.79%) Billing
13 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
13 4 (1.79%) Legal
13 4 (1.79%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (25.45%) Analyst
2 32 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 26 (11.61%) Consultant
4 20 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 19 (8.48%) Developer
6 16 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
7 15 (6.70%) Service Analyst
8 14 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.91%) Architect
10 9 (4.02%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (3.57%) IT Analyst
11 8 (3.57%) Junior
12 7 (3.13%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 5 (2.23%) IT Business Analyst
14 5 (2.23%) Risk Analyst
14 5 (2.23%) Rollout Manager
15 4 (1.79%) Business Change Project Manager
15 4 (1.79%) IT Support
15 4 (1.79%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.02%) CSS
2 8 (3.57%) HTML
3 6 (2.68%) jQuery
4 4 (1.79%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.79%) HTML5
4 4 (1.79%) JSON
4 4 (1.79%) Middleware
4 4 (1.79%) Spring
5 3 (1.34%) .NET
5 3 (1.34%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.34%) CSS3
5 3 (1.34%) JSF
5 3 (1.34%) SAML
5 3 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.89%) EDI
6 2 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.89%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.89%) J2EE
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.89%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.68%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.68%) Derivative
4 5 (2.23%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.79%) Clustering
5 4 (1.79%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.79%) User Experience
6 3 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.89%) Equities
7 2 (0.89%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.89%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.89%) PMI
8 1 (0.45%) IPTV
8 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.70%) Windows
2 10 (4.46%) Linux
3 8 (3.57%) Unix
4 6 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.89%) Android
5 2 (0.89%) MVS
5 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.52%) Project Management
2 18 (8.04%) E-Commerce
3 17 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (7.14%) Migration
5 15 (6.70%) ITIL
6 13 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (4.02%) CRM
7 9 (4.02%) ERP
7 9 (4.02%) PRINCE2
7 9 (4.02%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.02%) Service Management
7 9 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.57%) Analytics
8 8 (3.57%) Data Management
8 8 (3.57%) Identity Management
8 8 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.13%) Validation
10 6 (2.68%) Business Analysis
10 6 (2.68%) Change Management
10 6 (2.68%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.04%) SQL
2 9 (4.02%) Java
2 9 (4.02%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.79%) ABAP
3 4 (1.79%) C
3 4 (1.79%) C#
3 4 (1.79%) VBA
4 2 (0.89%) C++
4 2 (0.89%) COBOL
4 2 (0.89%) Perl
4 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.89%) Python
4 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.45%) JCL
5 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (15.18%) Degree
2 5 (2.23%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.79%) CCNA
3 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.34%) PMP
4 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.89%) CISSP
5 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) CCIE
6 1 (0.45%) CCNP
6 1 (0.45%) CISA
6 1 (0.45%) CISM
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) PgMP
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.46%) PMO
2 7 (3.13%) QA
2 7 (3.13%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.79%) MiFID
4 1 (0.45%) FATCA
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) IFRS
4 1 (0.45%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 37 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.39%) SAP
3 13 (5.80%) Oracle
4 11 (4.91%) Citrix
5 10 (4.46%) Cisco
6 5 (2.23%) Sybase
7 4 (1.79%) Adobe
7 4 (1.79%) IBM
7 4 (1.79%) VMware
8 3 (1.34%) Ericsson
8 3 (1.34%) Huawei
8 3 (1.34%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.89%) Concur
9 2 (0.89%) Nokia
9 2 (0.89%) Planview
9 2 (0.89%) Remedy
9 2 (0.89%) Reuters
9 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.89%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.89%) Sophis
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