The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mandarin Language
Rank 424 408 427
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 4 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.074% 0.028%
As % of the General category 0.035% 0.16% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £232 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £408 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £600 -
% change year-on-year
-76.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.75 - £32.50
Mandarin Language
England

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

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11319 10916 12688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.99% 44.86% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8082 7583 8959
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 155 171
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.09 £37.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Mandarin Language
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Mandarin Language Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mandarin Language
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mandarin Language Daily Rate Trend in London

Mandarin Language
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mandarin Language across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Mandarin Language Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mandarin Language
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language across the London region.

Mandarin Language Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (25.00%) Front Office
1 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (12.50%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Japanese Language
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) InDesign
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Japanese Language
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Trainer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Python Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Designer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) SAP