The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mandarin Language
London / City of London
Rank 143 152 188
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +36
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.063% 0.039%
As % of the General category 0.20% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £700 £175 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £175 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £175 £204
UK excluding London median daily rate £79 £308 -
% change year-on-year
-74.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1487 1785 2658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.01% 55.96% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 1410 2073
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
Median hourly rate £19.60 £31.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.28% +77.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Mandarin Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Mandarin Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Mandarin Language Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mandarin Language
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mandarin Language across the City of London region.

Mandarin Language Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mandarin Language
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mandarin Language across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Mandarin Language Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mandarin Language
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mandarin Language.

1 3 (75.00%) Reuters
1 3 (75.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) GoldenSource
2 2 (50.00%) MiFID
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) MiFID Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (75.00%) Reuters
2 2 (50.00%) GoldenSource
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware