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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mandarin Language
Rank 392 385 374
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.027% 0.020%
As % of the General category 0.062% 0.059% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£148 £160 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.90 -
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
9725 10228 10138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.80% 46.79% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6933 7088 7258
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 £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 186 127
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 March 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mandarin Language within the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 2 £178 -18.39% 1
Mandarin Language
England

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) French Language
3 3 (23.08%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
3 3 (23.08%) Lync
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) Intranet
3 3 (23.08%) CMS
4 2 (15.38%) Extranet
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Cantonese Language
4 2 (15.38%) VCP4
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Korean Language
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Drush
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (7.69%) Drupal
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (23.08%) Lync
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
2 2 (15.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (30.77%) French Language
2 3 (23.08%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
3 2 (15.38%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (7.69%) Korean Language
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Trainer
1 3 (23.08%) Website Editor
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Web Editor
2 2 (15.38%) Web Content Editor
2 2 (15.38%) Content Editor
2 2 (15.38%) Intranet Editor
3 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Tridion Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Drush
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Coaching
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) VCP4
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus