The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 424 430
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the General category 0.094% 0.031% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £288 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.77% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £76 £275 £200
% change year-on-year -72.27% +37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.03 - -
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 London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9554 9584 10703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 45.90% 44.01% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6852 7074 7724
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 107 118
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.88 £45.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Mandarin Language
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Mandarin Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mandarin Language in London

Mandarin Language
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mandarin Language in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mandarin Language in London

Mandarin Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mandarin Language in London

Mandarin Language
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
City of London - 2 £300 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £288 -
West End of London - 1 £275 -
Mandarin Language
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Mandarin Language.

1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 6 (40.00%) Market Research
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (26.67%) User Experience
4 4 (26.67%) Thai Language
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) B2C
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) Reuters
5 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (13.33%) GoldenSource
6 2 (13.33%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (13.33%) Lead Generation
6 2 (13.33%) Front Office
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) MiFID
7 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) SAN
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp

Mandarin Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Thai Language
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Legal
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (13.33%) Front Office
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Advertising
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Conversion Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing Manager
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
2 2 (13.33%) MiFID Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing Director
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Onboarding Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Personal Assistant
3 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Market Research
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (26.67%) B2C
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Generation
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
5 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.67%) KYC
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (20.00%) Reuters
2 2 (13.33%) GoldenSource
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.67%) Mitel
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) VMware