Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 623 609 596
Rank change year-on-year -14 -13 -65
Contract jobs citing French Language 263 284 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.74% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 139 110
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +27.91% -14.00%
10th Percentile £185 £192 £110
90th Percentile £675 £618 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £288
% change year-on-year +9.38% +11.30% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 40
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -6.90% -12.12%
10th Percentile £13.95 £9.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £28.24 £18.78 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% -17.14%

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 39992 38331 45768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.92% 36.37% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26524 25483 29177
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 965 1209
UK median hourly rate £26.40 £23.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.34% -2.08% +11.63%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.25 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £25.66
% change year-on-year +11.00% -2.57% +13.19%

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 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 +1 250 £400 -5.88% 25
London +18 155 £430 -9.42% 10
UK excluding London +9 75 £350 +9.38% 15
East of England -15 23 £309 +124.55% 3
South East -26 21 £308 +1.09% 11
North of England +56 18 £300 -20.00% 1
North West +17 12 £575 +53.33%
Midlands +39 11 £375 -
West Midlands +37 6 £475 -
Yorkshire +25 6 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £350 -
Scotland +2 1 £78 -75.82%
South West - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 67 (25.48%) Finance
2 66 (25.10%) German Language
3 45 (17.11%) Spanish Language
4 44 (16.73%) Windows
5 39 (14.83%) SQL
6 38 (14.45%) Java
7 36 (13.69%) Dutch Language
8 34 (12.93%) Project Management
9 33 (12.55%) Microsoft
9 33 (12.55%) Banking
10 32 (12.17%) Italian Language
11 30 (11.41%) Microsoft Office
12 29 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (10.65%) Linux
14 27 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (9.89%) Marketing
15 26 (9.89%) SAP
16 25 (9.51%) Degree
17 21 (7.98%) Python
18 20 (7.60%) Active Directory
18 20 (7.60%) Telecoms
19 19 (7.22%) Change Management
19 19 (7.22%) JavaScript
19 19 (7.22%) Retail
20 18 (6.84%) Oracle
21 17 (6.46%) Analytics
22 15 (5.70%) ITIL
22 15 (5.70%) CRM
23 14 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
23 14 (5.32%) Business Intelligence

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 10 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.04%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.90%) Liferay
3 5 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (1.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.14%) Apache
4 3 (1.14%) CMS
4 3 (1.14%) IIS
4 3 (1.14%) WordPress
5 1 (0.38%) Drupal
5 1 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.38%) nginx
5 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (11.41%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (2.28%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.52%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.52%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.76%) ImageReady
7 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.90%) Eikon
1 5 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.14%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.76%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.76%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.38%) RMDS
5 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.38%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.94%) Office 365
2 9 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.52%) G Suite
5 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.76%) IaaS
5 2 (0.76%) SaaS
5 2 (0.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (0.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.76%) Yammer
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.42%) Internet
2 8 (3.04%) Firewall
2 8 (3.04%) WAN
3 6 (2.28%) LAN
3 6 (2.28%) VPN
4 5 (1.90%) 2G
4 5 (1.90%) 3G
4 5 (1.90%) 4G
4 5 (1.90%) DNS
4 5 (1.90%) SAN
4 5 (1.90%) Skype
5 4 (1.52%) DHCP
5 4 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.52%) VoIP
6 3 (1.14%) LTE
6 3 (1.14%) NAS
6 3 (1.14%) Wireless
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.76%) MPLS
7 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.32%) Big Data
2 12 (4.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.18%) MySQL
4 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.66%) Blockchain
5 7 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.90%) JasperReports
7 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.38%) MS Access
10 1 (0.38%) Power BI
10 1 (0.38%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Anywhere
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.90%) JIRA
1 5 (1.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.76%) ERwin
3 2 (0.76%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.38%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) JUnit
4 1 (0.38%) LSMW
4 1 (0.38%) Maven
4 1 (0.38%) ProC
4 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 67 (25.48%) Finance
2 66 (25.10%) German Language
3 45 (17.11%) Spanish Language
4 36 (13.69%) Dutch Language
5 33 (12.55%) Banking
6 32 (12.17%) Italian Language
7 26 (9.89%) Marketing
8 20 (7.60%) Telecoms
9 19 (7.22%) Retail
10 12 (4.56%) Investment Banking
11 11 (4.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (3.80%) Front Office
12 10 (3.80%) Polish Language
13 9 (3.42%) Portuguese Language
14 8 (3.04%) Legal
14 8 (3.04%) Manufacturing
15 7 (2.66%) Russian Language
16 4 (1.52%) Swedish Language
17 3 (1.14%) Advertising
17 3 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (17.11%) Analyst
2 27 (10.27%) Developer
3 22 (8.37%) Consultant
3 22 (8.37%) Project Manager
4 16 (6.08%) Java Developer
5 13 (4.94%) Business Analyst
6 10 (3.80%) Architect
6 10 (3.80%) JSP Developer
6 10 (3.80%) SQL Developer
6 10 (3.80%) Support Analyst
7 9 (3.42%) Applications Support
7 9 (3.42%) Change Manager
7 9 (3.42%) Support Engineer
7 9 (3.42%) Trainer
8 8 (3.04%) Data Architect
8 8 (3.04%) Presales Consultant
9 7 (2.66%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (2.66%) Designer
9 7 (2.66%) Desktop Support
9 7 (2.66%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.94%) Spring
2 11 (4.18%) JSON
2 11 (4.18%) REST
3 10 (3.80%) JSP
3 10 (3.80%) Spring MVC
4 9 (3.42%) Node.js
5 8 (3.04%) HTML
6 7 (2.66%) .NET
6 7 (2.66%) CSS
6 7 (2.66%) Web Services
7 6 (2.28%) Java EE
7 6 (2.28%) SOAP
7 6 (2.28%) XML
8 5 (1.90%) J2EE
9 3 (1.14%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.14%) EDI
10 2 (0.76%) Flash
10 2 (0.76%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.28%) Equities
5 6 (2.28%) Social Media
6 5 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.52%) Derivative
7 4 (1.52%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.14%) AS400
8 3 (1.14%) Clustering
8 3 (1.14%) PMI
9 2 (0.76%) CMDB
9 2 (0.76%) Fintech
9 2 (0.76%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.73%) Windows
2 28 (10.65%) Linux
3 14 (5.32%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.94%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.56%) Unix
6 9 (3.42%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.28%) Android
9 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) AIX
10 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (12.93%) Project Management
2 27 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (7.22%) Change Management
4 17 (6.46%) Analytics
5 15 (5.70%) CRM
5 15 (5.70%) ITIL
6 14 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (4.94%) Data Analysis
8 12 (4.56%) Data Management
8 12 (4.56%) Migration
8 12 (4.56%) MVC
9 10 (3.80%) Business Analysis
9 10 (3.80%) Business Development
9 10 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (3.80%) Data Analytics
9 10 (3.80%) Product Management
9 10 (3.80%) Scrum
9 10 (3.80%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.42%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.83%) SQL
2 38 (14.45%) Java
3 21 (7.98%) Python
4 19 (7.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.42%) C#
6 8 (3.04%) C
7 6 (2.28%) C++
8 5 (1.90%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.52%) VBA
10 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.76%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) ABAP
12 1 (0.38%) Perl
12 1 (0.38%) R
12 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.51%) Degree
2 7 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.28%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.90%) MCSE
4 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.52%) PMP
6 3 (1.14%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) CCNP
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.76%) MCSD
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CISA
8 1 (0.38%) CISM
8 1 (0.38%) CISSP
8 1 (0.38%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.18%) QA
2 10 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.04%) MiFID
4 7 (2.66%) SLA
5 5 (1.90%) GDPR
5 5 (1.90%) PMO
6 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.38%) EMIR
6 1 (0.38%) IFRS
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
4 1 (0.38%) Postfix
4 1 (0.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.14%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.76%) Ansible
3 2 (0.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.38%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.38%) Icinga
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.38%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.38%) OfficeScan
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.38%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.38%) WSUS
4 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.89%) SAP
3 18 (6.84%) Oracle
4 12 (4.56%) VMware
5 11 (4.18%) Citrix
6 9 (3.42%) Cisco
7 8 (3.04%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.66%) Etrali
8 7 (2.66%) Google
9 6 (2.28%) Fidessa
10 5 (1.90%) Apple
10 5 (1.90%) BMC
10 5 (1.90%) CA
10 5 (1.90%) Peregrine
10 5 (1.90%) Remedy
10 5 (1.90%) Speakerbus
10 5 (1.90%) Talend
11 4 (1.52%) Huawei
11 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.52%) ServiceNow