Period
to 17 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cantonese Language in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cantonese Language over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 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.

Cantonese Language
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +88
Contract jobs citing Cantonese Language 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.28% - -
As % of the General category 1.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Cantonese 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 Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 362 503 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.33% 33.65% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 347 345
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £390 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +1.30% -2.53%
10th Percentile £285 £237 £233
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £38.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.29% +6.90% +10.69%
10th Percentile £11.13 £12.79 £10.38
90th Percentile £35.75 £53.75 £38.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -45.90% +38.64% -26.45%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cantonese Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Cantonese Language.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Mandarin Language
1 4 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Cantonese Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Deskside Support
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft