Period
to 27 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mandarin Language over the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Mandarin Language
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 787 873
Rank change year-on-year -22 +86 -14
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 73 49 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.054% 0.010%
As % of the General category 0.19% 0.14% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 5
UK median daily rate £338 £82 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +310.73% -73.28% +50.00%
10th Percentile £99 £70 £233
90th Percentile £420 £674 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £76 £316
% change year-on-year +183.19% -75.99% +58.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £37.03 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.49% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - -

Mandarin 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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37,575 35,064 40,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.29% 38.50% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,519 22,989 26,282
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 858 901 982
UK median hourly rate £26.60 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.33 £11.26
90th Percentile £51.78 £51.25 £49.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% -12.07% +12.27%

Mandarin Language
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mandarin Language as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mandarin Language in the UK

Mandarin Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mandarin Language in the UK

Mandarin Language
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mandarin Language over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mandarin Language in the UK

Mandarin Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mandarin Language in the UK

Mandarin Language
Top 8 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 71 £338 +310.73% 14
UK excluding London +4 54 £215 +183.19% 5
South East -7 41 £170 +123.92% 3
London -55 19 £363 -27.50% 9
East of England +6 7 £350 -
Midlands -9 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin 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 with a requirement for Mandarin Language.

1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (41.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (39.73%) Telecoms
4 27 (36.99%) Degree
5 26 (35.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (32.88%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (28.77%) Finance
7 21 (28.77%) Customer-Centricity
8 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
9 19 (26.03%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (20.55%) Linux
11 14 (19.18%) French Language
11 14 (19.18%) Spanish Language
11 14 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.44%) SLA
14 11 (15.07%) Python
14 11 (15.07%) Project Management
14 11 (15.07%) Workflow
15 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
15 9 (12.33%) German Language
15 9 (12.33%) Italian Language
15 9 (12.33%) Huawei
15 9 (12.33%) Cisco
15 9 (12.33%) CRM
16 8 (10.96%) Java
16 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
16 8 (10.96%) Docker
17 7 (9.59%) Japanese Language
17 7 (9.59%) Russian Language

Mandarin Language
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (41.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (35.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.48%) PTC Creo
4 4 (5.48%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.88%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.48%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) ADSL
1 2 (2.74%) Broadband
1 2 (2.74%) Extranet
1 2 (2.74%) Intranet
1 2 (2.74%) VPN
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
1 4 (5.48%) MySQL
1 4 (5.48%) Power BI
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.37%) HBase
General
1 29 (39.73%) Telecoms
2 21 (28.77%) Finance
3 14 (19.18%) French Language
3 14 (19.18%) Spanish Language
4 9 (12.33%) German Language
4 9 (12.33%) Italian Language
5 7 (9.59%) Japanese Language
5 7 (9.59%) Russian Language
6 5 (6.85%) Cantonese Language
6 5 (6.85%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (5.48%) Marketing
8 2 (2.74%) Law
8 2 (2.74%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.37%) Advertising
9 1 (1.37%) Banking
9 1 (1.37%) Hindi Language
9 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Coordinator
2 13 (17.81%) Project Coordinator
3 11 (15.07%) Project Assistant
3 11 (15.07%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Data Migration Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Migration Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Salesforce Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.11%) IT Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Migration Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Salesforce Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) CSS
1 1 (1.37%) HTML
1 1 (1.37%) HTML5
1 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
4 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.22%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.74%) Social Media
7 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) Customer-Centricity
2 14 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (15.07%) Project Management
3 11 (15.07%) Workflow
4 9 (12.33%) CRM
5 6 (8.22%) ITIL
5 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.85%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
6 5 (6.85%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.48%) CAD
7 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.48%) Data Security
7 4 (5.48%) Fault Management
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (5.48%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
7 4 (5.48%) Network Management
8 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) Python
2 8 (10.96%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) PHP
4 5 (6.85%) C
5 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.48%) Perl
5 4 (5.48%) VBA
6 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.11%) SQL
7 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) IFRS
2 1 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Docker
2 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
3 1 (1.37%) KVM
3 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Kubernetes
1 4 (5.48%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Cisco
2 9 (12.33%) Huawei
3 5 (6.85%) Alibaba
4 4 (5.48%) PTC
4 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.11%) Adobe
6 2 (2.74%) iManage
7 1 (1.37%) Facebook
7 1 (1.37%) Twitter