Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 619 656
Rank change year-on-year +39 +37 -85
Contract jobs citing French Language 303 236 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.67% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 115 90
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £175 £150 £110
90th Percentile £641 £638 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year +2.94% +8.80% +38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 18
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.96% -5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.14 £12.13
90th Percentile £35.23 £18.86 £25.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -15.15%

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 38,843 35,343 41,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.24% 36.81% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,597 23,319 26,787
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +0.59%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 900 904 1,107
UK median hourly rate £25.31 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% -9.09% +21.20%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.26 £47.82 £49.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.89 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.55% -9.09% +5.77%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +25 277 £400 -1.54% 108
London -10 165 £425 +2.41% 34
UK excluding London +27 110 £350 +2.94% 81
South East -9 43 £243 -28.68% 27
East of England +18 32 £569 +37.88% 12
North of England +36 17 £300 +106.90% 16
Midlands +17 12 £460 - 7
North West +2 9 £406 +180.17% 8
Yorkshire 0 7 £300 - 6
East Midlands - 7 - - 7
West Midlands +4 5 £460 -
Scotland -7 4 £78 - 6
South West - 2 £400 - 12
North East +52 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 86 (28.38%) German Language
2 71 (23.43%) Finance
3 62 (20.46%) Windows
4 57 (18.81%) Spanish Language
5 51 (16.83%) Microsoft Office
6 50 (16.50%) Microsoft
7 42 (13.86%) Project Management
7 42 (13.86%) Banking
8 39 (12.87%) SQL
9 38 (12.54%) Italian Language
10 32 (10.56%) Dutch Language
11 29 (9.57%) Degree
11 29 (9.57%) Change Management
12 27 (8.91%) Migration
12 27 (8.91%) Analytics
13 25 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (8.25%) VMware
13 25 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
13 25 (8.25%) Citrix
13 25 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (8.25%) Data Management
14 23 (7.59%) Active Directory
14 23 (7.59%) Linux
15 22 (7.26%) Python
15 22 (7.26%) Oracle
16 21 (6.93%) Business Analysis
17 20 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (6.60%) Big Data
18 19 (6.27%) SQL Server
18 19 (6.27%) JavaScript

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 11 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.65%) CMS
3 4 (1.32%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.32%) IIS
3 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) Drupal
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.33%) Liferay
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.33%) nginx
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (16.83%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (5.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (4.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.32%) Windchill
7 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.97%) SimCorp Dimension
2 6 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.98%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.98%) thinkFolio
3 5 (1.65%) Eikon
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.32%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.99%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.66%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.66%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.66%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.33%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.96%) Office 365
3 7 (2.31%) AdWords
3 7 (2.31%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.33%) Datadog
6 1 (0.33%) G Suite
6 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Slack
6 1 (0.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.28%) VPN
2 13 (4.29%) Internet
2 13 (4.29%) SAN
3 11 (3.63%) LAN
3 11 (3.63%) Skype
4 9 (2.97%) WAN
5 7 (2.31%) NAS
5 7 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.98%) DNS
7 5 (1.65%) DHCP
7 5 (1.65%) Firewall
7 5 (1.65%) FTP
7 5 (1.65%) MPLS
8 3 (0.99%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.99%) Network Security
8 3 (0.99%) SNMP
8 3 (0.99%) SSH
9 2 (0.66%) 3G
9 2 (0.66%) HTTP
9 2 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.60%) Big Data
2 19 (6.27%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.31%) Blockchain
3 7 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.98%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.98%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.32%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.32%) MySQL
6 3 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.99%) HBase
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.66%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.66%) DB2
7 2 (0.66%) MS Access
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) Impala
8 1 (0.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.66%) ERwin
2 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.33%) Babel
3 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.33%) GitLab
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.33%) webpack
General
1 86 (28.38%) German Language
2 71 (23.43%) Finance
3 57 (18.81%) Spanish Language
4 42 (13.86%) Banking
5 38 (12.54%) Italian Language
6 32 (10.56%) Dutch Language
7 17 (5.61%) Portuguese Language
7 17 (5.61%) Telecoms
8 15 (4.95%) Front Office
9 13 (4.29%) Legal
9 13 (4.29%) Retail
10 12 (3.96%) Investment Banking
11 11 (3.63%) Manufacturing
12 7 (2.31%) Marketing
12 7 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.98%) Mandarin Language
13 6 (1.98%) Polish Language
13 6 (1.98%) Swedish Language
14 5 (1.65%) Financial Institution
14 5 (1.65%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 56 (18.48%) Analyst
2 44 (14.52%) Project Manager
3 39 (12.87%) Consultant
4 19 (6.27%) Business Analyst
5 18 (5.94%) Desktop Support
6 17 (5.61%) Developer
7 16 (5.28%) Architect
7 16 (5.28%) Support Analyst
8 15 (4.95%) 1st Line Support
8 15 (4.95%) Support Engineer
9 11 (3.63%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (3.30%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 10 (3.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 10 (3.30%) IT Consultant
10 10 (3.30%) Service Desk Support
11 9 (2.97%) Coordinator
11 9 (2.97%) Data Architect
11 9 (2.97%) Oracle Consultant
12 8 (2.64%) Functional Consultant
12 8 (2.64%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.30%) HTML
2 7 (2.31%) .NET
2 7 (2.31%) XML
3 5 (1.65%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.65%) EDI
4 4 (1.32%) JSON
5 3 (0.99%) Kafka
5 3 (0.99%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (0.99%) REST
5 3 (0.99%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.66%) CSS
6 2 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.66%) Java EE
6 2 (0.66%) jQuery
6 2 (0.66%) Middleware
6 2 (0.66%) Node.js
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.66%) React
6 2 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.97%) Equities
4 8 (2.64%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.64%) Fixed Income
4 8 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.31%) User Experience
5 7 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.65%) Clustering
6 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.32%) AS400
7 4 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (0.99%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.99%) Replication
9 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Fintech
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.46%) Windows
2 23 (7.59%) Linux
3 13 (4.29%) Windows 10
4 11 (3.63%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.64%) Android
5 8 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.98%) Unix
7 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.32%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.66%) AIX
9 2 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.66%) HPUX
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.86%) Project Management
2 29 (9.57%) Change Management
3 27 (8.91%) Analytics
3 27 (8.91%) Migration
4 25 (8.25%) Data Management
5 21 (6.93%) Business Analysis
6 20 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (6.27%) ITIL
8 15 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (3.96%) Data Analytics
11 12 (3.96%) Data Protection
11 12 (3.96%) Presales
12 11 (3.63%) Service Delivery
12 11 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (3.30%) Asset Management
13 10 (3.30%) People Management
14 9 (2.97%) Supplier Management
14 9 (2.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.87%) SQL
2 22 (7.26%) Python
3 19 (6.27%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.95%) Java
5 8 (2.64%) VBA
6 7 (2.31%) C++
7 5 (1.65%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.65%) R
8 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.99%) ABAP
9 3 (0.99%) C
9 3 (0.99%) C#
9 3 (0.99%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.99%) Perl
10 2 (0.66%) Ruby
11 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.33%) AWK
11 1 (0.33%) ES6
11 1 (0.33%) Scala
11 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (9.57%) Degree
2 6 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.32%) HNC
3 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.99%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.99%) MCSE
4 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.66%) CCNP
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.66%) MCSD
6 1 (0.33%) CCIE
6 1 (0.33%) CISA
6 1 (0.33%) CISSP
6 1 (0.33%) OSCP
6 1 (0.33%) PhD
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.33%) SANS
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.63%) Data Quality
1 11 (3.63%) SLA
2 8 (2.64%) MiFID
3 7 (2.31%) GDPR
4 6 (1.98%) QA
5 4 (1.32%) PMO
6 3 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.66%) EMIR
8 1 (0.33%) IFRS
8 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.99%) Docker
3 3 (0.99%) HDFS
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.33%) Postfix
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (0.99%) Ansible
2 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.99%) Puppet
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.66%) Nagios
3 2 (0.66%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) Cacti
4 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.33%) EnCase
4 1 (0.33%) Grafana
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.33%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.33%) WSUS
4 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.25%) Citrix
2 25 (8.25%) VMware
3 22 (7.26%) Oracle
4 17 (5.61%) Cisco
4 17 (5.61%) SAP
5 9 (2.97%) Google
5 9 (2.97%) SimCorp
6 7 (2.31%) Bloomberg
6 7 (2.31%) Etrali
6 7 (2.31%) Fidessa
7 6 (1.98%) Adobe
8 5 (1.65%) Speakerbus
9 4 (1.32%) Apple
9 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.32%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.99%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.99%) FactSet
10 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.99%) Remedy