Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mandarin Language over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mandarin Language
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 159 178
Rank change year-on-year +17 +19 +4
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 29 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.70% 0.23% 0.020%
As % of the General category 1.81% 0.61% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Berkshire median daily rate £70 £238 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.53% +82.69% -
South East median daily rate £70 £238 £130
% change year-on-year -70.53% +82.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Mandarin Language is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1598 1639 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.81% 38.43% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 724 1004
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £203
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 65 66
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -12.64% +24.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £12.14
90th Percentile £41.50 £43.60 £45.63
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £24.75 £22.67
% change year-on-year -18.18% +9.20% +29.51%

Mandarin Language
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Mandarin Language as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Mandarin Language in Berkshire

Mandarin Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mandarin Language in Berkshire

Mandarin Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mandarin Language in Berkshire

Mandarin Language
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 28 £70 -70.53% 1
Mandarin Language
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Mandarin Language.

1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft Office
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 26 (89.66%) Telecoms
3 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (86.21%) Degree
4 23 (79.31%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (79.31%) Customer-Centricity
5 15 (51.72%) Workflow
5 15 (51.72%) Finance
6 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing

Mandarin Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 27 (93.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft Office
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (79.31%) Cloud Computing
General
1 26 (89.66%) Telecoms
2 15 (51.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Coordinator
1 19 (65.52%) Project Coordinator
2 8 (27.59%) Project Assistant
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Junior
4 1 (3.45%) Junior Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Customer-Centricity
2 15 (51.72%) Workflow
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft