The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mandarin Language
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £200 £600
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
868 945 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.83% 30.19% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 662 664
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 70 56
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.34 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £55.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%