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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
French Language
UK
Rank 461 514 433
Rank change year-on-year +53 -81  
Contract jobs citing French Language 135 128 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.63% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 99
Median daily rate £400 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £350 £210
% change year-on-year +18.21% +66.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.22 £11.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.63 £27.50 £19.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  

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 17225 20272 20640
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.03% 38.25% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11246 13129 12650
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 507 483
Median hourly rate £26.13 £27.58 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.27% +25.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +46 124 £406 +12.06% 42
London +62 74 £363 -17.61% 25
South East +25 27 £425 +28.30% 6
City of London +12 13 £250 - 2
Berkshire +6 9 - - 1
East of England +4 8 £476 -4.75% 3
Reading +12 7 - - 1
Suffolk 0 4 £538 +7.50%
Ipswich -1 4 £538 +7.50%
Oxfordshire - 4 £438 -
North West +26 3 £300 +172.72% 2
Hampshire +13 3 £300 - 1
Kent - 3 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £408 - 2
Wales - 3 £348 - 1
South Wales - 3 £348 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £348 - 1
Hackney - 3 - -
Hatfield - 3 £408 - 2
Scotland +21 2 £325 -
Manchester +8 2 £300 +172.72%
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Cheshire +29 1 - - 2
Chester +8 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (21.55%) German Language
2 46 (19.83%) Spanish Language
3 44 (18.97%) Finance
4 42 (18.10%) Microsoft
5 39 (16.81%) Dutch Language
5 39 (16.81%) Degree
6 34 (14.66%) Project Management
7 32 (13.79%) SAP
8 29 (12.50%) Italian Language
9 28 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (11.64%) MS Excel
11 24 (10.34%) Telecoms
12 20 (8.62%) Banking
13 19 (8.19%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.19%) SQL
14 18 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (7.33%) MS Office
15 17 (7.33%) Office 365
16 16 (6.90%) ITIL
16 16 (6.90%) Migration
17 15 (6.47%) SharePoint
17 15 (6.47%) Active Directory
18 14 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (6.03%) Windows
19 13 (5.60%) Oracle
20 12 (5.17%) Marketing
20 12 (5.17%) Computer Science
21 11 (4.74%) Service Delivery
21 11 (4.74%) Java
21 11 (4.74%) Citrix

French Language
Top Related 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 15 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.72%) CMS
3 4 (1.72%) IIS
4 3 (1.29%) JBoss
4 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.86%) Confluence
5 2 (0.86%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.86%) SAP Portal
5 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.43%) MTS
6 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.33%) MS Office
3 10 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.16%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.86%) InDesign
7 2 (0.86%) MS Project
8 1 (0.43%) HipChat
8 1 (0.43%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 6 (2.59%) SAP FI
1 6 (2.59%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.72%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.72%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.72%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.29%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.86%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.86%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.86%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.43%) RMDS
5 1 (0.43%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HUM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (0.43%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.33%) Office 365
2 3 (1.29%) G Suite
2 3 (1.29%) Yammer
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.59%) LAN
2 5 (2.16%) Internet
2 5 (2.16%) Skype
2 5 (2.16%) WAN
3 4 (1.72%) DHCP
3 4 (1.72%) DNS
3 4 (1.72%) NAS
3 4 (1.72%) SAN
4 3 (1.29%) Firewall
4 3 (1.29%) Intranet
4 3 (1.29%) VoIP
4 3 (1.29%) Wireless
5 2 (0.86%) 2G
5 2 (0.86%) 3G
5 2 (0.86%) LTE
5 2 (0.86%) PBX
5 2 (0.86%) RTP
5 2 (0.86%) SDH
5 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.86%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) DB2
3 3 (1.29%) Big Data
3 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.29%) Informix
3 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.86%) GIS
4 2 (0.86%) MS Access
4 2 (0.86%) MySQL
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) OLTP
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 7 (3.02%) JIRA
2 5 (2.16%) Maven
3 4 (1.72%) JUnit
4 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.86%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.86%) Mockito
5 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.43%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.43%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.43%) Selenium
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (21.55%) German Language
2 46 (19.83%) Spanish Language
3 44 (18.97%) Finance
4 39 (16.81%) Dutch Language
5 29 (12.50%) Italian Language
6 24 (10.34%) Telecoms
7 20 (8.62%) Banking
8 12 (5.17%) Marketing
9 10 (4.31%) Manufacturing
9 10 (4.31%) Portuguese Language
10 8 (3.45%) Retail
11 7 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (2.59%) Front Office
13 5 (2.16%) Automotive
13 5 (2.16%) Russian Language
13 5 (2.16%) Swedish Language
14 4 (1.72%) Back Office
14 4 (1.72%) Billing
14 4 (1.72%) Investment Banking
14 4 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (25.43%) Analyst
2 30 (12.93%) Project Manager
3 27 (11.64%) Consultant
4 22 (9.48%) Developer
5 21 (9.05%) Business Analyst
6 16 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
6 16 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 15 (6.47%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (5.60%) Architect
9 9 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (3.88%) IT Analyst
10 8 (3.45%) Junior
11 7 (3.02%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 6 (2.59%) IT Business Analyst
13 5 (2.16%) IT Manager
13 5 (2.16%) IT Project Manager
13 5 (2.16%) Risk Analyst
13 5 (2.16%) Rollout Manager
13 5 (2.16%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.31%) CSS
2 8 (3.45%) HTML
3 7 (3.02%) jQuery
4 5 (2.16%) .NET
4 5 (2.16%) Middleware
4 5 (2.16%) Spring
5 4 (1.72%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.72%) HTML5
5 4 (1.72%) JSON
5 4 (1.72%) SAML
6 3 (1.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.29%) CSS3
6 3 (1.29%) JSF
6 3 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.29%) Web Services
6 3 (1.29%) XML
7 2 (0.86%) EDI
7 2 (0.86%) J2EE
7 2 (0.86%) JSP
7 2 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.59%) Derivative
3 6 (2.59%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.72%) Clustering
5 4 (1.72%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.72%) User Experience
6 3 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.86%) Equities
7 2 (0.86%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.86%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.86%) PMI
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) Social Media
8 1 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.03%) Windows
2 9 (3.88%) Linux
3 8 (3.45%) Unix
4 6 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.86%) Android
5 2 (0.86%) MVS
5 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.66%) Project Management
2 19 (8.19%) E-Commerce
3 18 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (6.90%) ITIL
4 16 (6.90%) Migration
5 14 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (4.74%) Service Delivery
7 10 (4.31%) ERP
7 10 (4.31%) Service Management
8 9 (3.88%) CRM
8 9 (3.88%) Data Management
8 9 (3.88%) Identity Management
8 9 (3.88%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.45%) Analytics
9 8 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (3.45%) Validation
10 7 (3.02%) Coaching
10 7 (3.02%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.19%) SQL
2 11 (4.74%) Java
3 9 (3.88%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.59%) C#
5 4 (1.72%) ABAP
5 4 (1.72%) C
5 4 (1.72%) VBA
6 2 (0.86%) C++
6 2 (0.86%) COBOL
6 2 (0.86%) Perl
6 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) JCL
7 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.43%) Python
7 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (16.81%) Degree
2 5 (2.16%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.72%) CCNA
3 4 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.29%) PMP
4 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) CISSP
5 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.43%) CCIE
6 1 (0.43%) CCNP
6 1 (0.43%) CISA
6 1 (0.43%) CISM
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) PgMP
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.88%) PMO
2 8 (3.45%) SLA
3 7 (3.02%) QA
4 5 (2.16%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.72%) MiFID
6 1 (0.43%) FATCA
6 1 (0.43%) GDPR
6 1 (0.43%) IFRS
6 1 (0.43%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.86%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.79%) SAP
3 13 (5.60%) Oracle
4 11 (4.74%) Citrix
5 9 (3.88%) Cisco
6 5 (2.16%) Adobe
6 5 (2.16%) Sybase
7 4 (1.72%) Huawei
7 4 (1.72%) VMware
8 3 (1.29%) Ericsson
8 3 (1.29%) IBM
8 3 (1.29%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.29%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.86%) Concur
9 2 (0.86%) Nokia
9 2 (0.86%) Planview
9 2 (0.86%) Remedy
9 2 (0.86%) Reuters
9 2 (0.86%) Sophis
9 2 (0.86%) TIBCO
South East
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £19.03 - £23.28 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £31.92 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago