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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mandarin Language
Rank 187 203 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.033% -
As % of the General category 0.074% 0.061% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£178 £218 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2693 3283 3378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.45% 54.11% 57.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2089 2394 2628
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 53 33
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.80 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £48.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Mandarin Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mandarin Language also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mandarin Language.

1 3 (50.00%) French Language
1 3 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
1 3 (50.00%) Spanish Language
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Cantonese Language

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mandarin Language also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mandarin Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 3 (50.00%) French Language
1 3 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
1 3 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 1 (16.67%) Web Editor
2 1 (16.67%) Web Content Editor
2 1 (16.67%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus