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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mandarin Language
UK
Rank 577 619 616
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -3
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 19 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the General category 0.11% 0.025% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £253 £308 £179
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% +72.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £76 £202 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £382 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £76 £308 -
% change year-on-year
-75.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
16848 19741 20056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 38.59% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11055 12710 12655
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 504 432
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mandarin Language within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Mandarin Language Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +44 19 £253 -11.85% 2
South East - 14 £76 - 2
Berkshire - 14 £76 - 2
Reading - 12 £76 - 1
London +10 5 £700 +143.47%
City of London -2 3 £700 +300.00%
Greenwich - 2 - -

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (36.67%) Marketing
3 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) Degree
5 7 (23.33%) Presales
6 6 (20.00%) Case Management
6 6 (20.00%) Business Development
6 6 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (20.00%) Spanish Language
6 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture
6 6 (20.00%) MBA
6 6 (20.00%) PLM
6 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (20.00%) Economics
6 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Google
6 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
6 6 (20.00%) CRM
6 6 (20.00%) IBM
6 6 (20.00%) HP
6 6 (20.00%) Internet
7 4 (13.33%) Process Management
7 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.00%) Reuters
8 3 (10.00%) Bloomberg

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:

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP HCM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP PS
1 1 (3.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (36.67%) Marketing
3 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (20.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (6.67%) Front Office
6 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Project Assistant
2 6 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Administration Assistant
3 2 (6.67%) Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Architect
3 2 (6.67%) MiFID Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Project Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Support Assistant
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Coach
4 1 (3.33%) Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing Assistant
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing Director
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Presales
2 6 (20.00%) Analytics
2 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (20.00%) Business Development
2 6 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 6 (20.00%) Case Management
2 6 (20.00%) Change Management
2 6 (20.00%) CRM
2 6 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) Economics
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) PLM
2 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (13.33%) Process Management
4 2 (6.67%) Line Management
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Google
1 6 (20.00%) HP
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Reuters
3 2 (6.67%) GoldenSource
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.33%) Mitel
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
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