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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mandarin Language
Rank 642 650 604
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -46
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 11 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.014% 0.055%
As % of the General category 0.056% 0.034% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Median daily rate £344 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £138 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £460 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £156 £140 £600
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -76.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.75 -

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
19757 23515 21812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.52% 40.26% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13117 14980 13401
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £624 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 638 531
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £48.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 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 +7 11 £344 +5.76% 5
South East +22 8 £156 +20.19%
Reading +13 4 £156 -
Berkshire +5 4 £156 +20.19%
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
London -9 3 £475 +46.15% 3
City of London - 1 £500 -

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 6 (33.33%) SAP
1 6 (33.33%) Cantonese Language
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) CCNP
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Multicast
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
5 2 (11.11%) German Language
5 2 (11.11%) Italian Language
5 2 (11.11%) Japanese Language
5 2 (11.11%) Malay Language
5 2 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (11.11%) Russian Language
6 1 (5.56%) Django
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) Polycom
6 1 (5.56%) Tandberg
6 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (5.56%) HSPA
6 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7

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 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) BGP
1 2 (11.11%) Multicast
1 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.56%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) GSM
2 1 (5.56%) HSPA
2 1 (5.56%) IPv6
2 1 (5.56%) Node B
2 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.56%) RNC
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) UMTS
2 1 (5.56%) UTRAN
2 1 (5.56%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Cantonese Language
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) German Language
4 2 (11.11%) Italian Language
4 2 (11.11%) Japanese Language
4 2 (11.11%) Malay Language
4 2 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (11.11%) Russian Language
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.56%) Electronics
5 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
1 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) IT Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) IT Support
1 4 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Account Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Project Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Account Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Django
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
2 1 (5.56%) ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Logistics
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Presales
2 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
2 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.56%) Software Audit
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Transformation
2 1 (5.56%) Web Development
2 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Polycom
3 1 (5.56%) Tandberg