The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 24 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 - 206
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% - 0.034%
As % of the General category 0.11% - 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £76 £275 £200
% change year-on-year -72.27% +37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mandarin Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1763 1801 3052
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 53.98% 53.24% 52.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1514 2397
Median daily rate £538 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.50 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £38.90 £39.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Mandarin Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Mandarin Language as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Mandarin Language in the City of London

Mandarin Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mandarin Language in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Mandarin Language.

1 3 (60.00%) Reuters
1 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) MiFID
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (40.00%) GoldenSource
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) KYC
3 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Thai Language
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) VPN

Mandarin Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) MiFID Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Conversion Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Onboarding Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
2 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) KYC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (60.00%) Reuters
2 2 (40.00%) GoldenSource
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) VMware