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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mandarin Language
Rank 199 193 213
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the General category 0.065% 0.034% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£300 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £600 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
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
3074 2927 4005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.68% 50.85% 57.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2392 2226 3060
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 73
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.99 £40.29 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (75.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Editor
1 1 (25.00%) Web Content Editor
1 1 (25.00%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft