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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 70 66
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4  
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.57% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the General category 3.52% 0.60% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £70 £75 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 256 332 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 44.60% 38.38% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 159 135
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% +40.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.72 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £35.60
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 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

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 Reading region with a requirement for Mandarin Language.

1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
4 8 (33.33%) Presales
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Workflow
6 6 (25.00%) Process Management
7 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.33%) Marketing
10 1 (4.17%) Linux
10 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
10 1 (4.17%) Document Management
10 1 (4.17%) Competitor Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) Advertising
10 1 (4.17%) Facilities Management
10 1 (4.17%) Market Research
10 1 (4.17%) Psychology
10 1 (4.17%) Google Maps API
10 1 (4.17%) PMO

Mandarin Language
Co-occurring 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 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
General
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Project Assistant
2 9 (37.50%) Coordinator
2 9 (37.50%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.33%) Administration Assistant
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Project Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Support Assistant
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing Assistant
4 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Presales
2 6 (25.00%) Process Management
2 6 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Document Management
3 1 (4.17%) Facilities Management
3 1 (4.17%) Market Research
3 1 (4.17%) Psychology
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft