The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mandarin Language
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.16% - -
As % of the General category 4.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £76 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £76 £308 -
% change year-on-year -75.31% -  
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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 281 356 282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 43.30% 35.28% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 153 114
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £234 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -18.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Mandarin Language
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Mandarin Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mandarin Language in Reading

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 13 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 10 (47.62%) Degree
3 8 (38.10%) Presales
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Marketing
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) Case Management
5 6 (28.57%) Business Transformation
5 6 (28.57%) Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (28.57%) Spanish Language
5 6 (28.57%) Data Architecture
5 6 (28.57%) Business Development
5 6 (28.57%) Economics
5 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (28.57%) Google
5 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (28.57%) MBA
5 6 (28.57%) PLM
5 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 6 (28.57%) Process Management
5 6 (28.57%) Change Management
5 6 (28.57%) CRM
5 6 (28.57%) IBM
5 6 (28.57%) HP
5 6 (28.57%) Internet
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
General
1 13 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Marketing
3 6 (28.57%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Project Assistant
2 6 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Administration Assistant
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Project Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Support Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Presales
2 6 (28.57%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Business Development
2 6 (28.57%) Business Transformation
2 6 (28.57%) Case Management
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
2 6 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) Economics
2 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) PLM
2 6 (28.57%) Process Management
2 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Document Management
3 1 (4.76%) Facilities Management
3 1 (4.76%) Psychology
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Google
1 6 (28.57%) HP
1 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft