Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 588 594
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 -102
Contract jobs citing French Language 249 306 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.77% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 140 110
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +19.30% -5.00%
10th Percentile £191 £200 £130
90th Percentile £613 £606 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £250
% change year-on-year +17.19% +28.00% -24.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 42
UK median hourly rate £21.53 £13.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.46% -5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.65 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £28.60 £24.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -20.00%

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 37662 39982 44580
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.36% 36.75% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24748 26547 28117
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £281 £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 833 955 1153
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.12% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.22 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £26.42
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.38% +5.69%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +11 232 £425 -5.56% 49
London +3 140 £425 -12.37% 18
UK excluding London +30 69 £375 +17.19% 29
South East +5 30 £425 +41.67% 8
East of England +10 19 £361 +85.26% 7
North of England +50 9 £575 +53.33% 9
Midlands +24 8 £375 - 3
North West +17 8 £575 +53.33% 8
West Midlands +32 5 £413 - 1
East Midlands -7 3 £350 -6.67% 2
Scotland +32 2 £201 -37.21%
Yorkshire +36 1 - -
Wales - 1 £348 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 58 (23.29%) Finance
2 56 (22.49%) German Language
3 46 (18.47%) Project Management
4 42 (16.87%) SQL
5 36 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (14.06%) Java
7 34 (13.65%) Marketing
8 32 (12.85%) Dutch Language
8 32 (12.85%) Microsoft
9 31 (12.45%) Degree
9 31 (12.45%) Spanish Language
10 26 (10.44%) Windows
11 25 (10.04%) Linux
11 25 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (9.64%) SAP
13 23 (9.24%) Italian Language
14 22 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
14 22 (8.84%) Oracle
14 22 (8.84%) CRM
15 20 (8.03%) JavaScript
15 20 (8.03%) Banking
16 19 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (7.63%) Telecoms
17 18 (7.23%) Python
18 15 (6.02%) ITIL
19 14 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (5.62%) Unix
19 14 (5.62%) PMO
20 13 (5.22%) Active Directory
20 13 (5.22%) Change Management

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 12 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.01%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.61%) CMS
4 4 (1.61%) Liferay
4 4 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.20%) IIS
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.80%) Apache
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.80%) WordPress
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.81%) Photoshop
5 5 (2.01%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.20%) ImageReady
8 2 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.80%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.80%) InDesign
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.20%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.80%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.80%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.40%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.40%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.40%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.82%) Office 365
2 7 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.01%) Yammer
4 4 (1.61%) G Suite
5 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (0.80%) IaaS
6 2 (0.80%) SaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.61%) Firewall
1 9 (3.61%) Internet
2 6 (2.41%) VoIP
3 5 (2.01%) 2G
3 5 (2.01%) 3G
3 5 (2.01%) 4G
3 5 (2.01%) Skype
3 5 (2.01%) WAN
4 4 (1.61%) DNS
4 4 (1.61%) Intranet
4 4 (1.61%) LAN
4 4 (1.61%) Wireless
5 3 (1.20%) BGP
5 3 (1.20%) DHCP
5 3 (1.20%) LTE
5 3 (1.20%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.80%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.80%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.80%) VoLTE
6 2 (0.80%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.02%) MySQL
2 9 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.01%) Big Data
5 4 (1.61%) DB2
5 4 (1.61%) JasperReports
5 4 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.20%) Informix
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.80%) GIS
7 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.80%) QlikView
8 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.40%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.41%) JIRA
2 4 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.80%) Maven
4 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.40%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.40%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.40%) JUnit
5 1 (0.40%) LSMW
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.40%) ProC
5 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 58 (23.29%) Finance
2 56 (22.49%) German Language
3 34 (13.65%) Marketing
4 32 (12.85%) Dutch Language
5 31 (12.45%) Spanish Language
6 23 (9.24%) Italian Language
7 20 (8.03%) Banking
8 19 (7.63%) Telecoms
9 12 (4.82%) Manufacturing
10 11 (4.42%) Retail
11 8 (3.21%) Polish Language
12 7 (2.81%) Front Office
12 7 (2.81%) Investment Banking
13 6 (2.41%) Advertising
13 6 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (2.41%) Portuguese Language
14 4 (1.61%) Russian Language
15 3 (1.20%) Electronics
16 2 (0.80%) Arabic Language
16 2 (0.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (18.88%) Analyst
2 31 (12.45%) Developer
3 28 (11.24%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.02%) Java Developer
5 14 (5.62%) Business Analyst
5 14 (5.62%) Consultant
6 10 (4.02%) Support Analyst
6 10 (4.02%) Trainer
7 9 (3.61%) SQL Developer
8 8 (3.21%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.21%) Change Manager
8 8 (3.21%) JSP Developer
8 8 (3.21%) Junior
9 7 (2.81%) IT Manager
9 7 (2.81%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (2.81%) Service Analyst
9 7 (2.81%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (2.41%) Data Analyst
10 6 (2.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (2.41%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.82%) CSS
2 10 (4.02%) HTML
2 10 (4.02%) JSP
2 10 (4.02%) Spring
3 9 (3.61%) JSON
3 9 (3.61%) Node.js
3 9 (3.61%) REST
4 8 (3.21%) Spring MVC
4 8 (3.21%) Web Services
5 7 (2.81%) SOAP
6 5 (2.01%) J2EE
6 5 (2.01%) jQuery
6 5 (2.01%) XML
7 4 (1.61%) .NET
7 4 (1.61%) Java EE
8 3 (1.20%) Flash
8 3 (1.20%) SAML
8 3 (1.20%) Velocity
9 2 (0.80%) CSS3
9 2 (0.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.21%) Social Media
4 5 (2.01%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.01%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.01%) PMI
4 5 (2.01%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.61%) Derivative
5 4 (1.61%) Equities
5 4 (1.61%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.20%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.80%) CMDB
7 2 (0.80%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.80%) Fintech
7 2 (0.80%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.44%) Windows
2 25 (10.04%) Linux
3 14 (5.62%) Unix
4 8 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.41%) Android
5 6 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.01%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.47%) Project Management
2 25 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (8.84%) CRM
4 15 (6.02%) ITIL
5 14 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (5.22%) Business Development
6 13 (5.22%) Change Management
6 13 (5.22%) Data Analysis
7 12 (4.82%) E-Commerce
8 11 (4.42%) Analytics
9 10 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (4.02%) Product Management
9 10 (4.02%) Scrum
10 9 (3.61%) MVC
10 9 (3.61%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.21%) B2B
11 8 (3.21%) Business Analysis
11 8 (3.21%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (3.21%) ERP
11 8 (3.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.87%) SQL
2 35 (14.06%) Java
3 20 (8.03%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.23%) Python
5 10 (4.02%) C#
6 7 (2.81%) C
6 7 (2.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.01%) C++
8 4 (1.61%) VBA
9 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.80%) R
9 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (12.45%) Degree
2 9 (3.61%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.01%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.01%) PMP
5 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) CCNA
6 2 (0.80%) CCNP
6 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.80%) MCSE
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.80%) PgMP
7 1 (0.40%) CCIE
7 1 (0.40%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.40%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.62%) PMO
2 8 (3.21%) QA
3 4 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.61%) SLA
4 3 (1.20%) MiFID
5 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.40%) EMIR
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) IFRS
System Software
1 13 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.40%) Samba
3 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (0.80%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.80%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.40%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.40%) Icinga
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.40%) OfficeScan
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.64%) SAP
3 22 (8.84%) Oracle
4 10 (4.02%) Cisco
5 7 (2.81%) Google
6 6 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.41%) Sybase
7 5 (2.01%) Adobe
7 5 (2.01%) IBM
8 4 (1.61%) Apple
8 4 (1.61%) BMC
8 4 (1.61%) CA
8 4 (1.61%) Huawei
8 4 (1.61%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.61%) Peregrine
8 4 (1.61%) Remedy
8 4 (1.61%) Talend
9 3 (1.20%) Arista
9 3 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.20%) VMware