The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cantonese Language in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cantonese Language over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cantonese Language
Rank 591 - 555
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cantonese Language 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.012%
As % of the General category 0.005% - 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£165 - £278
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20830 20959 19870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 40.94% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13634 13205 11680
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 572 758
Average hourly rate £21.79 £22.00 £21.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Cantonese Language
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cantonese Language within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Cantonese Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cantonese Language
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cantonese Language within the UK.

Cantonese Language Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cantonese Language
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cantonese Language within the UK.

Cantonese Language Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cantonese Language
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cantonese 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 Cantonese Language.

1 8 (100.00%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
2 5 (62.50%) Firmware
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing

Cantonese Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cantonese 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 Cantonese Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
General
1 8 (100.00%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Lotus