Period
to 23 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 632 626 617
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 -47
Contract jobs citing French Language 259 271 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.63% 0.71% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 128 110
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £163 £203 £110
90th Percentile £669 £641 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £165
% change year-on-year +9.38% +93.94% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 36
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.22% -6.90% -14.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.60 £9.88
90th Percentile £28.05 £18.86 £25.00
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 41006 38437 45389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.77% 36.52% 39.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27136 25531 28833
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 935 1226
UK median hourly rate £25.31 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.24% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.31 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.40 £48.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +3.20% - +13.81%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +5 241 £400 -11.11% 61
London -9 144 £425 -10.53% 28
UK excluding London +31 86 £350 +9.38% 33
East of England -3 24 £350 +79.49% 9
South East -20 23 £231 -28.85% 17
North of England +58 18 £300 -29.41% 2
Midlands +37 14 £375 - 5
North West +19 12 £563 +32.35% 2
East Midlands - 8 £350 - 5
West Midlands +37 6 £475 -
Yorkshire +24 6 £300 -
Scotland -4 5 £78 -75.82%
South West - 2 £400 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 72 (27.80%) German Language
2 67 (25.87%) Finance
3 51 (19.69%) Windows
4 47 (18.15%) Spanish Language
5 40 (15.44%) SQL
6 36 (13.90%) Italian Language
7 35 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 34 (13.13%) Dutch Language
9 33 (12.74%) Banking
9 33 (12.74%) Java
9 33 (12.74%) Microsoft Office
10 30 (11.58%) Project Management
11 28 (10.81%) Linux
11 28 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (9.27%) Degree
13 23 (8.88%) SAP
14 21 (8.11%) JavaScript
15 20 (7.72%) Python
16 19 (7.34%) Oracle
16 19 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (7.34%) Analytics
17 18 (6.95%) Marketing
17 18 (6.95%) Active Directory
17 18 (6.95%) Telecoms
18 16 (6.18%) Change Management
18 16 (6.18%) SQL Server
18 16 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
18 16 (6.18%) Retail
19 15 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (5.41%) ITIL

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 8 (3.09%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.93%) Liferay
3 5 (1.93%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (1.54%) IIS
5 3 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.16%) Apache
5 3 (1.16%) CMS
5 3 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.16%) WordPress
6 1 (0.39%) Drupal
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.39%) nginx
6 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (12.74%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.47%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.93%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.54%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.54%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.39%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Eikon
1 5 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (1.93%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.16%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.77%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.77%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.77%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.39%) RMDS
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.39%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.39%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.39%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.25%) Office 365
2 9 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.54%) AdWords
3 4 (1.54%) G Suite
3 4 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.16%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (0.77%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.39%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.86%) Internet
2 9 (3.47%) Firewall
3 8 (3.09%) WAN
4 7 (2.70%) VPN
5 6 (2.32%) LAN
5 6 (2.32%) SAN
6 5 (1.93%) 3G
6 5 (1.93%) DNS
6 5 (1.93%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.54%) 2G
7 4 (1.54%) 4G
7 4 (1.54%) DHCP
7 4 (1.54%) NAS
8 3 (1.16%) MPLS
8 3 (1.16%) Skype
9 2 (0.77%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (0.77%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.77%) OSPF
9 2 (0.77%) VoLTE
9 2 (0.77%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.41%) Big Data
3 9 (3.47%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.09%) Blockchain
4 8 (3.09%) MySQL
4 8 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.93%) JasperReports
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.39%) MS Access
8 1 (0.39%) Power BI
8 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Anywhere
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.54%) JIRA
3 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.77%) ERwin
4 2 (0.77%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.39%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.39%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.39%) JUnit
5 1 (0.39%) Maven
5 1 (0.39%) ProC
5 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 72 (27.80%) German Language
2 67 (25.87%) Finance
3 47 (18.15%) Spanish Language
4 36 (13.90%) Italian Language
5 34 (13.13%) Dutch Language
6 33 (12.74%) Banking
7 18 (6.95%) Marketing
7 18 (6.95%) Telecoms
8 16 (6.18%) Retail
9 12 (4.63%) Front Office
10 11 (4.25%) Polish Language
11 10 (3.86%) Portuguese Language
12 9 (3.47%) Investment Banking
12 9 (3.47%) Legal
12 9 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (2.32%) Manufacturing
13 6 (2.32%) Russian Language
14 5 (1.93%) Advertising
15 4 (1.54%) Swedish Language
16 3 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (18.92%) Analyst
2 28 (10.81%) Developer
3 27 (10.42%) Consultant
4 25 (9.65%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 13 (5.02%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.63%) Support Analyst
8 10 (3.86%) Architect
8 10 (3.86%) JSP Developer
8 10 (3.86%) SQL Developer
9 9 (3.47%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (3.47%) Applications Support
9 9 (3.47%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (3.09%) Data Architect
10 8 (3.09%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.09%) Presales Consultant
10 8 (3.09%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.09%) Trainer
11 7 (2.70%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.02%) Spring
2 11 (4.25%) JSON
3 10 (3.86%) HTML
3 10 (3.86%) JSP
3 10 (3.86%) Spring MVC
4 8 (3.09%) REST
5 6 (2.32%) .NET
5 6 (2.32%) CSS
5 6 (2.32%) Java EE
5 6 (2.32%) XML
6 4 (1.54%) EDI
6 4 (1.54%) Node.js
6 4 (1.54%) Web Services
7 3 (1.16%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.16%) SOAP
8 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.77%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.77%) J2EE
8 2 (0.77%) WCF
9 1 (0.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.25%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.32%) Equities
5 5 (1.93%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.54%) AS400
6 4 (1.54%) Derivative
6 4 (1.54%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.16%) Clustering
7 3 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.16%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.16%) PMI
7 3 (1.16%) Social Media
8 2 (0.77%) Fintech
8 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.77%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.69%) Windows
2 28 (10.81%) Linux
3 14 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.02%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.86%) Unix
6 9 (3.47%) Windows 10
6 9 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.32%) Android
8 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.58%) Project Management
2 19 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (7.34%) Analytics
3 16 (6.18%) Change Management
4 15 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (5.41%) ITIL
6 12 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (4.63%) Data Management
6 12 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (4.25%) Business Analysis
7 11 (4.25%) CRM
7 11 (4.25%) MVC
8 10 (3.86%) Data Analytics
8 10 (3.86%) Migration
8 10 (3.86%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.09%) Big Data Analytics
9 8 (3.09%) Data Analysis
9 8 (3.09%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (3.09%) Presales
9 8 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.44%) SQL
2 33 (12.74%) Java
3 21 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.72%) Python
5 7 (2.70%) VBA
6 6 (2.32%) C#
6 6 (2.32%) C++
7 5 (1.93%) C
7 5 (1.93%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.39%) ABAP
10 1 (0.39%) Perl
10 1 (0.39%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.27%) Degree
2 7 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.16%) MCSE
4 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) MCSD
5 2 (0.77%) PMP
5 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.39%) CCNP
6 1 (0.39%) CISA
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CISM
6 1 (0.39%) CISSP
6 1 (0.39%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.39%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.39%) OSCP
6 1 (0.39%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.86%) Data Quality
1 10 (3.86%) QA
2 9 (3.47%) MiFID
3 7 (2.70%) SLA
4 5 (1.93%) GDPR
5 4 (1.54%) PMO
6 2 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.77%) EMIR
7 1 (0.39%) IFRS
7 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.77%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Docker
4 1 (0.39%) Postfix
4 1 (0.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (1.93%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.77%) Ansible
3 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.39%) EnCase
4 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.39%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.39%) Icinga
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.39%) OfficeScan
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.39%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.88%) SAP
3 19 (7.34%) Oracle
4 14 (5.41%) VMware
5 12 (4.63%) Citrix
6 9 (3.47%) Cisco
7 8 (3.09%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.70%) Etrali
8 7 (2.70%) Google
9 6 (2.32%) Fidessa
10 5 (1.93%) Apple
10 5 (1.93%) BMC
10 5 (1.93%) CA
10 5 (1.93%) Peregrine
10 5 (1.93%) Remedy
10 5 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.93%) Speakerbus
10 5 (1.93%) Talend
11 4 (1.54%) Adobe
12 3 (1.16%) IBM