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 29 May 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
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 464 513 503
Rank change year-on-year +49 -10  
Contract jobs citing French Language 127 139 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.73% 0.70% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 48
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £134 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £263
% change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 16
Median hourly rate £20.33 £12.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.62% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £24.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +25.00%  

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 17433 19854 21895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.96% 36.97% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11409 13230 13771
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 461 549
Median hourly rate £27.16 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +10.20%  

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +50 118 £450 +12.50% 40
London +25 74 £450 -6.25% 22
South East +9 18 £481 +48.07% 7
City of London -4 13 £338 -26.63% 1
Reading +10 5 - - 2
Berkshire +9 5 - - 2
East of England 0 4 £355 +208.69% 5
North West +13 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £415 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £463 -
Cheshire +31 2 - - 1
Chester +10 2 - -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 - -
Hatfield - 2 £415 -
West Midlands +25 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +17 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -7 1 £295 +156.52% 1
Edinburgh - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £325 -
Preston - 1 - -
Corby - 1 £83 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 4
Warwickshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £83 - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Atherstone - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £83 -
Lancashire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 50 (20.16%) Finance
2 49 (19.76%) German Language
3 39 (15.73%) Project Management
4 36 (14.52%) Microsoft
4 36 (14.52%) Spanish Language
5 33 (13.31%) SAP
6 32 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (12.10%) Degree
8 28 (11.29%) Dutch Language
9 27 (10.89%) Telecoms
10 24 (9.68%) Banking
11 23 (9.27%) Marketing
12 22 (8.87%) SQL
13 21 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (7.26%) Migration
14 18 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
14 18 (7.26%) E-Commerce
14 18 (7.26%) Italian Language
15 17 (6.85%) Java
15 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
16 16 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (6.05%) Oracle
18 14 (5.65%) CRM
18 14 (5.65%) Active Directory
19 13 (5.24%) Linux
19 13 (5.24%) ERP
20 12 (4.84%) JavaScript
20 12 (4.84%) ITIL
20 12 (4.84%) Windows
20 12 (4.84%) 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 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.61%) IIS
3 3 (1.21%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 2 (0.81%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) MTS
5 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.61%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.81%) ImageReady
5 2 (0.81%) InDesign
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.61%) SAP HCM
3 3 (1.21%) SAP PP
3 3 (1.21%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.81%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.81%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.81%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.81%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (0.40%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.03%) Office 365
2 6 (2.42%) Yammer
3 4 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.21%) G Suite
4 3 (1.21%) SaaS
5 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.82%) LAN
2 6 (2.42%) WAN
3 5 (2.02%) 2G
3 5 (2.02%) 3G
3 5 (2.02%) 4G
4 4 (1.61%) Firewall
4 4 (1.61%) Internet
4 4 (1.61%) NAS
4 4 (1.61%) SAN
4 4 (1.61%) VoIP
4 4 (1.61%) Wireless
5 3 (1.21%) Intranet
5 3 (1.21%) LTE
5 3 (1.21%) Skype
6 2 (0.81%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.81%) PBX
6 2 (0.81%) RTP
6 2 (0.81%) UMTS
6 2 (0.81%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.40%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.02%) MySQL
3 4 (1.61%) Big Data
3 4 (1.61%) DB2
3 4 (1.61%) Informix
4 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.81%) GIS
4 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.81%) QlikView
4 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) OLTP
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.40%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 6 (2.42%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.81%) Maven
3 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.40%) LSMW
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 50 (20.16%) Finance
2 49 (19.76%) German Language
3 36 (14.52%) Spanish Language
4 28 (11.29%) Dutch Language
5 27 (10.89%) Telecoms
6 24 (9.68%) Banking
7 23 (9.27%) Marketing
8 18 (7.26%) Italian Language
9 10 (4.03%) Manufacturing
9 10 (4.03%) Portuguese Language
10 8 (3.23%) Front Office
10 8 (3.23%) Investment Banking
11 6 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (2.02%) Advertising
12 5 (2.02%) Retail
12 5 (2.02%) Swedish Language
13 4 (1.61%) Automotive
13 4 (1.61%) Back Office
13 4 (1.61%) Legal
14 3 (1.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (22.98%) Analyst
2 33 (13.31%) Project Manager
3 23 (9.27%) Business Analyst
3 23 (9.27%) Consultant
4 19 (7.66%) Developer
5 15 (6.05%) Service Analyst
6 14 (5.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (4.03%) Junior
9 8 (3.23%) Change Manager
9 8 (3.23%) IT Analyst
9 8 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
9 8 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.42%) Business IT Analyst
11 5 (2.02%) Architect
11 5 (2.02%) Business Change Manager
11 5 (2.02%) IT Manager
11 5 (2.02%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.02%) Risk Analyst
11 5 (2.02%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.23%) CSS
2 6 (2.42%) HTML
2 6 (2.42%) Node.js
3 5 (2.02%) SOAP
3 5 (2.02%) Web Services
4 4 (1.61%) .NET
4 4 (1.61%) J2EE
4 4 (1.61%) jQuery
4 4 (1.61%) Middleware
4 4 (1.61%) REST
5 3 (1.21%) EDI
5 3 (1.21%) JSF
5 3 (1.21%) SAML
5 3 (1.21%) Velocity
6 2 (0.81%) CSS3
6 2 (0.81%) Flash
6 2 (0.81%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.81%) HTML5
6 2 (0.81%) JSP
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.42%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (2.42%) Market Risk
4 5 (2.02%) Derivative
4 5 (2.02%) Social Media
4 5 (2.02%) User Experience
4 5 (2.02%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.61%) Clustering
5 4 (1.61%) Equities
5 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.61%) PMI
6 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.81%) Fintech
7 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.40%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.24%) Linux
2 12 (4.84%) Windows
3 11 (4.44%) Unix
4 6 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.21%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Solaris
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.73%) Project Management
2 21 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (7.26%) E-Commerce
3 18 (7.26%) Migration
4 16 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (5.65%) CRM
6 13 (5.24%) ERP
7 12 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (4.84%) ITIL
8 10 (4.03%) Change Management
9 9 (3.63%) Business Development
9 9 (3.63%) Line Management
9 9 (3.63%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.23%) Analytics
10 8 (3.23%) Business Analysis
10 8 (3.23%) Business Transformation
10 8 (3.23%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.23%) Data Management
10 8 (3.23%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.87%) SQL
2 17 (6.85%) Java
3 12 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.63%) C#
5 8 (3.23%) Python
6 6 (2.42%) C
7 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.61%) VBA
8 2 (0.81%) ABAP
8 2 (0.81%) C++
8 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.81%) R
8 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (12.10%) Degree
2 7 (2.82%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.42%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.61%) CCNA
5 4 (1.61%) PMP
5 4 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.81%) CCNP
6 2 (0.81%) CISSP
6 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.81%) MCSE
6 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.81%) PgMP
6 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) CCIE
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.44%) PMO
2 9 (3.63%) QA
3 8 (3.23%) SLA
4 5 (2.02%) MiFID
5 4 (1.61%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.40%) EMIR
6 1 (0.40%) FATCA
6 1 (0.40%) GDPR
6 1 (0.40%) IFRS
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.40%) HDFS
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.81%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.31%) SAP
3 15 (6.05%) Oracle
4 10 (4.03%) Cisco
5 7 (2.82%) Sybase
6 5 (2.02%) Citrix
6 5 (2.02%) Huawei
7 4 (1.61%) Google
7 4 (1.61%) IBM
7 4 (1.61%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.61%) VMware
8 3 (1.21%) Adobe
8 3 (1.21%) Nokia
8 3 (1.21%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.21%) Sophis
9 2 (0.81%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.81%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.81%) Murex
9 2 (0.81%) Siebel
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Rate: Unspecified Excellent hourly rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £425 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago