The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mandarin Language
Rank 649 622 606
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the General category 0.035% 0.024% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £275 £300 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £335 £264
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median 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
20165 21234 20384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.97% 39.02% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13428 13326 12901
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 535 549
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.44 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Mandarin Language
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mandarin Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Mandarin Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mandarin Language
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mandarin Language Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mandarin Language
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mandarin Language Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mandarin Language
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mandarin Language within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 6 £275 -8.33% 5
London -8 3 £225 -25.00% 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £325 -
South East - 1 - - 1

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mandarin Language.

1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
2 2 (18.18%) Multicast
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (18.18%) German Language
2 2 (18.18%) Italian Language
2 2 (18.18%) Japanese Language
2 2 (18.18%) Malay Language
2 2 (18.18%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (18.18%) Russian Language
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) BGP
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Multicast
1 2 (18.18%) OSPF
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (18.18%) German Language
2 2 (18.18%) Italian Language
2 2 (18.18%) Japanese Language
2 2 (18.18%) Malay Language
2 2 (18.18%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (18.18%) Russian Language
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) IT Support
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Account Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) PMO Assistant
2 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Account Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Web Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Change Management
1 1 (9.09%) Content Management
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
1 1 (9.09%) Process Management
1 1 (9.09%) Project Management
1 1 (9.09%) Scrum
1 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Lotus
2 1 (9.09%) Polycom
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Tandberg
2 1 (9.09%) VMware