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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mandarin Language
Rank 583 579 549
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.002%
As % of the General category 0.028% 0.043% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
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£148 £218 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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
21531 21010 19777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.18% 39.43% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13221 12961 11968
Average daily rate £438 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £605 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 508 606 637
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

Mandarin Language
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mandarin Language within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 6 £148 -32.18% 2
England -10 6 £148 -32.18% 2
City of London +14 2 £178 -18.39% 1
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
East of England - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mandarin 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 Mandarin Language.

1 6 (35.29%) Portuguese Language
1 6 (35.29%) Spanish Language
1 6 (35.29%) French Language
1 6 (35.29%) Lync
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) Intranet
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (17.65%) Korean Language
3 3 (17.65%) CMS
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 2 (11.76%) Extranet
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Finance
5 1 (5.88%) Law
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) MS Office
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Degree

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mandarin 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 Mandarin Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Lync
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.88%) Drupal
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Intranet
2 2 (11.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) French Language
1 6 (35.29%) Portuguese Language
1 6 (35.29%) Spanish Language
2 3 (17.65%) Korean Language
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Trainer
2 3 (17.65%) Website Editor
3 2 (11.76%) Web Content Editor
3 2 (11.76%) Content Editor
3 2 (11.76%) Intranet Editor
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Trainer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Editor
4 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tridion Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) Drush
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Migration
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Lotus
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore