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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mandarin Language
Rank 160 158 205
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +47
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.029% 0.068%
As % of the General category 0.062% 0.053% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £575 £175 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+228.57% -7.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £238
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mandarin Language
London

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
1617 1885 3047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.88% 54.35% 51.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1470 2383
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 22
Median hourly rate £20.34 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.84 £14.10 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.35 £50.00 £27.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Transformation

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Coach
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Transformation