Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 477 612 638
Rank change year-on-year +135 +26 -41
Contract jobs citing French Language 152 105 252
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.43% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 62 137
Median daily rate £425 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +11.88% -
10th Percentile £163 £283 £146
90th Percentile £600 £807 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £570 £408 £450
% change year-on-year +39.88% -9.44% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -36.36%
10th Percentile £13.40 £13.80 £13.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £23.85 £16.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.69% +5.36% -3.45%

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 19,401 24,548 38,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.33% 37.17% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,063 16,154 26,007
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +0.53%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £430
% change year-on-year -2.86% +1.74% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 699 761 1,005
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.44 £11.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £51.25 £48.15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -2.44%

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing French Language as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing French Language.

Daily rate trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing French Language over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing French Language.

Hourly rate trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing French Language over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 +144 101 £481 +8.15% 36
Work from Home -176 59 £420 - 8
London +62 55 £500 +11.11% 12
UK excluding London +138 31 £570 +39.88% 26
Midlands +51 11 £115 -84.14% 4
West Midlands +39 10 £115 -84.14% 3
East of England +61 7 £570 +34.12% 7
North of England +81 5 £350 -2.10% 4
North West +51 5 £350 -2.10% 2
South West +81 4 £600 +128.57% 5
South East +79 3 £450 +38.46% 4
Scotland +27 1 £198 -
East Midlands - 1 £600 - 1

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 52 (34.21%) German Language
2 39 (25.66%) SAP
3 38 (25.00%) Spanish Language
4 34 (22.37%) Dutch Language
5 30 (19.74%) Italian Language
6 20 (13.16%) Finance
7 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
8 17 (11.18%) Manufacturing
8 17 (11.18%) Project Management
8 17 (11.18%) Microsoft 365
9 16 (10.53%) Windows
10 14 (9.21%) Migration
10 14 (9.21%) Banking
10 14 (9.21%) Analytics
10 14 (9.21%) SAP S/4HANA
11 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (7.89%) SharePoint
12 12 (7.89%) Java
13 11 (7.24%) Scrum
13 11 (7.24%) Azure
14 10 (6.58%) Windows 10
14 10 (6.58%) Polish Language
14 10 (6.58%) Oracle
14 10 (6.58%) HTML
14 10 (6.58%) SQL
14 10 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
15 9 (5.92%) PHP
15 9 (5.92%) Linux
15 9 (5.92%) Pharmaceutical

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 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.97%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.32%) Drupal
4 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) Documentum
5 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.66%) Figma
4 1 (0.66%) Sketch
4 1 (0.66%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 14 (9.21%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (5.92%) SAP FI
3 7 (4.61%) SAP MM
4 6 (3.95%) SAP CO
5 5 (3.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (3.29%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.97%) SAP QM
7 2 (1.32%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (1.32%) Orchestrade
7 2 (1.32%) SAP BRIM
7 2 (1.32%) SAP MDG
7 2 (1.32%) SAP PM
7 2 (1.32%) SAP PP
7 2 (1.32%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.66%) Magento
8 1 (0.66%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.66%) SAP FI-AA
8 1 (0.66%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.18%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (7.24%) Azure
3 6 (3.95%) SaaS
4 4 (2.63%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (2.63%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.63%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.32%) AWS
5 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.32%) GCP
5 2 (1.32%) IaaS
5 2 (1.32%) PaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Serverless
5 2 (1.32%) ServiceMax
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.66%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) Skype
2 2 (1.32%) Firewall
2 2 (1.32%) WebEx
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.66%) DWDM
3 1 (0.66%) LAN
3 1 (0.66%) SDH
3 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) MySQL
2 4 (2.63%) Big Data
2 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.97%) Apache Hive
3 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.97%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.97%) HBase
4 2 (1.32%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.32%) Informix
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.66%) GIS
5 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.63%) JIRA
2 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.97%) Artifactory
3 3 (1.97%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.32%) C++Builder
4 2 (1.32%) JUnit
4 2 (1.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.66%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.66%) Codeception
5 1 (0.66%) GitLab
5 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.66%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 52 (34.21%) German Language
2 38 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 34 (22.37%) Dutch Language
4 30 (19.74%) Italian Language
5 20 (13.16%) Finance
6 17 (11.18%) Manufacturing
7 14 (9.21%) Banking
8 10 (6.58%) Polish Language
9 9 (5.92%) Marketing
9 9 (5.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (5.92%) Russian Language
10 8 (5.26%) Investment Banking
11 7 (4.61%) Billing
12 6 (3.95%) Portuguese Language
12 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
13 4 (2.63%) Electronics
13 4 (2.63%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (2.63%) Public Sector
14 3 (1.97%) Games
14 3 (1.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (23.03%) Consultant
2 32 (21.05%) Developer
3 17 (11.18%) Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.89%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (5.92%) Service Analyst
6 9 (5.92%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (3.95%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.29%) SAP Manager
10 4 (2.63%) C++ Developer
10 4 (2.63%) Exchange Consultant
10 4 (2.63%) Python Developer
10 4 (2.63%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.63%) UI Developer
10 4 (2.63%) UI/UX Developer
10 4 (2.63%) UX Developer
11 3 (1.97%) Digital Developer
11 3 (1.97%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.58%) HTML
2 6 (3.95%) CSS
3 5 (3.29%) jBPM
4 4 (2.63%) .NET
4 4 (2.63%) Ajax
4 4 (2.63%) CSS3
4 4 (2.63%) HTML5
4 4 (2.63%) jQuery
4 4 (2.63%) JSON
5 3 (1.97%) Anaconda
5 3 (1.97%) Kafka
5 3 (1.97%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (1.97%) Web Services
6 2 (1.32%) JSR 170
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.32%) OSGi
6 2 (1.32%) RESTful
6 2 (1.32%) XML
6 2 (1.32%) XSLT
7 1 (0.66%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.26%) Graphic Design
1 8 (5.26%) User Experience
2 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.63%) Virtual Team
2 4 (2.63%) W3C
3 3 (1.97%) Animation
3 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.97%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.97%) FMCG
3 3 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.97%) Learning Management System
3 3 (1.97%) Life Science
3 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.97%) SCORM
3 3 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.32%) PMI
4 2 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.53%) Windows
2 10 (6.58%) Windows 10
3 9 (5.92%) Linux
4 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.66%) Android
5 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.66%) SUSE
5 1 (0.66%) Unix
5 1 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.18%) Project Management
2 14 (9.21%) Analytics
2 14 (9.21%) Migration
3 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.24%) Scrum
5 10 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (4.61%) DevOps
7 7 (4.61%) Validation
8 6 (3.95%) Change Management
8 6 (3.95%) Requirements Gathering
8 6 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.29%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.29%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.29%) ERP
9 5 (3.29%) ETL
9 5 (3.29%) Logistics
9 5 (3.29%) Monetization
9 5 (3.29%) Quality Management
9 5 (3.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.89%) Java
2 10 (6.58%) SQL
3 9 (5.92%) PHP
4 8 (5.26%) Python
5 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.29%) ABAP
6 5 (3.29%) C++
6 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.63%) C#
7 4 (2.63%) Perl
8 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.32%) Java 8
10 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.32%) CCIE
4 2 (1.32%) MBA
4 2 (1.32%) MCP
4 2 (1.32%) PMP
5 1 (0.66%) CCIE Data Center
5 1 (0.66%) CCNA
5 1 (0.66%) CCNP
5 1 (0.66%) CCSE
5 1 (0.66%) HNC
5 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.66%) MCSA
5 1 (0.66%) MCSE
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) RHCA
5 1 (0.66%) RHCE
5 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.32%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.66%) Basel II
3 1 (0.66%) Basel III
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.97%) HDFS
3 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.66%) vRealize
3 1 (0.66%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 39 (25.66%) SAP
2 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.58%) Oracle
4 6 (3.95%) Ariba
5 5 (3.29%) Adobe
5 5 (3.29%) Concur
6 4 (2.63%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.63%) Cisco
6 4 (2.63%) Optimizely
6 4 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.97%) MapR
7 3 (1.97%) VMware
8 2 (1.32%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.32%) Murex
8 2 (1.32%) Snow
9 1 (0.66%) BT
9 1 (0.66%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.66%) Remedy
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com