Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 586 598 604
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 +44
Contract jobs citing French Language 274 301 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.81% 0.79% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 142 116
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +17.24%
10th Percentile £135 £176 £155
90th Percentile £620 £641 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £350 £414
% change year-on-year -28.57% -15.41% +18.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 22
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.09% +57.14% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.30 £8.07
90th Percentile £17.40 £38.15 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +3.57% -

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 33,972 38,029 35,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.50% 37.60% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,325 24,753 22,985
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 734 857 872
UK median hourly rate £28.70 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +4.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.40 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.43 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.23 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +24.92% - -9.09%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 -1 252 £400 -5.88% 31
London +37 154 £400 -11.11% 12
UK excluding London -13 94 £250 -28.57% 20
South East +4 44 £150 -38.14% 9
North of England +23 26 £450 +50.00% 2
North West +17 21 £450 +50.00% 2
East of England +8 13 £563 -1.10% 4
Midlands +1 7 £500 +35.14% 2
Yorkshire +9 5 £450 -
East Midlands +15 4 - -
West Midlands -11 3 £500 +35.14% 2
South West -37 2 - - 2
Scotland +11 1 - - 1
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 95 (34.67%) German Language
2 61 (22.26%) Finance
3 53 (19.34%) Microsoft
4 45 (16.42%) Spanish Language
5 42 (15.33%) Italian Language
6 33 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (11.68%) .NET
7 32 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (11.31%) SQL
9 29 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
10 28 (10.22%) Project Management
11 27 (9.85%) Windows
11 27 (9.85%) User Experience
12 26 (9.49%) Dutch Language
13 25 (9.12%) Office 365
13 25 (9.12%) SAP
13 25 (9.12%) SQL Server
13 25 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (8.76%) Degree
15 23 (8.39%) Active Directory
16 22 (8.03%) SharePoint
16 22 (8.03%) Marketing
16 22 (8.03%) DevOps
17 21 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (7.66%) Computer Science
17 21 (7.66%) QA
17 21 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (7.30%) Migration
18 20 (7.30%) Banking
18 20 (7.30%) Mobile App

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 22 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.47%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.82%) Confluence
5 4 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.09%) IIS
7 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.01%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.36%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.36%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.09%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.73%) Decalog
2 2 (0.73%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.73%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (9.12%) Office 365
3 17 (6.20%) GitHub
4 13 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.55%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (2.55%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.73%) G Suite
6 2 (0.73%) Slack
7 1 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.36%) Heroku
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.11%) VPN
2 10 (3.65%) Network Security
3 7 (2.55%) Internet
4 5 (1.82%) Firewall
4 5 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.46%) Intranet
5 4 (1.46%) NAS
5 4 (1.46%) NFC
5 4 (1.46%) WebEx
6 3 (1.09%) SAN
7 2 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.73%) MVNO
7 2 (0.73%) SDH
7 2 (0.73%) Skype
8 1 (0.36%) DHCP
8 1 (0.36%) DNS
8 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.36%) LAN
8 1 (0.36%) VoIP
8 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (2.19%) Data Lake
5 6 (2.19%) Power BI
6 5 (1.82%) Semantic Layer
7 4 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.46%) SSDT
8 3 (1.09%) MySQL
9 2 (0.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.73%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (5.47%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.65%) JIRA
3 7 (2.55%) gulp
4 6 (2.19%) PostCSS
5 5 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.46%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.73%) Selenium
9 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.36%) git-flow
9 1 (0.36%) Grunt
9 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.36%) JUnit
9 1 (0.36%) Mocha
9 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 95 (34.67%) German Language
2 61 (22.26%) Finance
3 45 (16.42%) Spanish Language
4 42 (15.33%) Italian Language
5 26 (9.49%) Dutch Language
6 22 (8.03%) Marketing
7 20 (7.30%) Banking
8 19 (6.93%) Games
9 18 (6.57%) Portuguese Language
10 13 (4.74%) Russian Language
11 10 (3.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (3.65%) Telecoms
12 6 (2.19%) Legal
12 6 (2.19%) Manufacturing
12 6 (2.19%) Retail
13 5 (1.82%) Polish Language
14 4 (1.46%) Arabic Language
14 4 (1.46%) Front Office
15 3 (1.09%) Advertising
16 2 (0.73%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (21.17%) Developer
2 56 (20.44%) Analyst
3 35 (12.77%) Consultant
4 31 (11.31%) Project Manager
5 19 (6.93%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 14 (5.11%) Mobile Developer
6 14 (5.11%) Software Engineer
7 13 (4.74%) Service Analyst
7 13 (4.74%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (4.74%) Software Developer
8 12 (4.38%) .NET Developer
8 12 (4.38%) IT Manager
9 11 (4.01%) Help Desk Support
10 10 (3.65%) Information Security Consultant
10 10 (3.65%) Security Consultant
11 8 (2.92%) Applications Support
11 8 (2.92%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (2.55%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (2.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.68%) .NET
2 16 (5.84%) REST
3 15 (5.47%) CSS
3 15 (5.47%) HTML
4 11 (4.01%) jQuery
5 9 (3.28%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.28%) JSON
6 7 (2.55%) Ajax
6 7 (2.55%) CSS3
6 7 (2.55%) HTML5
6 7 (2.55%) Sass
6 7 (2.55%) SOAP
7 6 (2.19%) EDI
7 6 (2.19%) SAP PI
7 6 (2.19%) Web Services
8 4 (1.46%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.46%) XML
9 3 (1.09%) Velocity
10 2 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.85%) User Experience
2 20 (7.30%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.28%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.92%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.55%) W3C
7 5 (1.82%) EMV
8 4 (1.46%) Contactless
8 4 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.73%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.73%) EPoS
9 2 (0.73%) Life Science
9 2 (0.73%) Social Network
10 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.36%) iPhone
10 1 (0.36%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.85%) Windows
2 10 (3.65%) Linux
3 8 (2.92%) Android
4 7 (2.55%) Unix
5 3 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (10.22%) Project Management
3 25 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (8.03%) DevOps
5 21 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (7.66%) Computer Science
5 21 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (7.30%) Migration
7 16 (5.84%) Configuration Management
7 16 (5.84%) Scrum
8 15 (5.47%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (5.11%) Change Management
9 14 (5.11%) ERP
10 13 (4.74%) Analytics
10 13 (4.74%) Mobile Development
11 12 (4.38%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.38%) E-Commerce
11 12 (4.38%) Time Management
11 12 (4.38%) Wireframes
12 11 (4.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.31%) SQL
2 19 (6.93%) Java
3 17 (6.20%) VB
4 14 (5.11%) C#
5 8 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.92%) Python
6 7 (2.55%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.55%) VBA
7 6 (2.19%) ES6
7 6 (2.19%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.82%) VB6
9 4 (1.46%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.09%) ABAP
10 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.09%) C++
10 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.73%) C
11 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (8.76%) Degree
2 10 (3.65%) CISA
2 10 (3.65%) CISM
2 10 (3.65%) CISSP
3 3 (1.09%) PMP
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ACCA
5 1 (0.36%) CIMA
5 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.36%) MCSA
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.66%) QA
2 15 (5.47%) GDPR
3 10 (3.65%) HIPAA
3 10 (3.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.19%) PMO
5 4 (1.46%) ISO 15022
5 4 (1.46%) ISO 20022
6 3 (1.09%) SLA
7 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.36%) GxP
7 1 (0.36%) P3O
7 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.36%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.09%) Docker
4 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (5.11%) Terraform
2 6 (2.19%) SCCM
3 2 (0.73%) Ansible
3 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.36%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.36%) DameWare
4 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (19.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.12%) SAP
3 17 (6.20%) Oracle
4 14 (5.11%) IFS
5 11 (4.01%) Adobe
6 7 (2.55%) Optimizely
7 6 (2.19%) HP
7 6 (2.19%) VMware
8 4 (1.46%) Ariba
8 4 (1.46%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.46%) Cisco
8 4 (1.46%) Meraki
8 4 (1.46%) ProCurve
8 4 (1.46%) Synology
9 3 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.09%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.73%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.73%) Veritas