Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 813 814 873
Rank change year-on-year +1 +59 -24
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 45 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the General category 0.12% 0.079% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
UK median daily rate £350 £500 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +58.10% +56.17%
10th Percentile £70 £77 £148
90th Percentile £388 £738 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £79 £308
% change year-on-year +343.71% -74.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £8.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £8.75

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 38,617 35,241 42,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.39% 36.73% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,459 23,246 27,016
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.76% +0.12%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 919 1,122
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +21.25%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £47.56 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.32% -9.09% +5.77%

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 17 February 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 5 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 17 February 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 +1 44 £350 -30.00% 12
UK excluding London +35 39 £350 +343.71% 6
South East 0 30 £70 -11.26% 1
East of England - 9 £350 -
London -36 5 £375 -41.18% 7

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 33 (73.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (71.11%) Telecoms
3 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (64.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (57.78%) Degree
5 26 (57.78%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (55.56%) Customer-Centricity
7 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
8 17 (37.78%) Finance
9 13 (28.89%) Workflow
10 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.56%) Change Management
12 6 (13.33%) French Language
12 6 (13.33%) Portuguese Language
12 6 (13.33%) Spanish Language
12 6 (13.33%) Project Planning
13 5 (11.11%) Project Management
13 5 (11.11%) Marketing
13 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
13 5 (11.11%) Data Security
14 3 (6.67%) Time Management
15 2 (4.44%) Social Media
15 2 (4.44%) Infographics
15 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
15 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
15 2 (4.44%) Information Management
15 2 (4.44%) Data Entry
16 1 (2.22%) Optoelectronics
16 1 (2.22%) Competitor Analysis
16 1 (2.22%) Huawei

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:

Applications
1 33 (73.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (64.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (57.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) DTS
General
1 32 (71.11%) Telecoms
2 17 (37.78%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) French Language
3 6 (13.33%) Portuguese Language
3 6 (13.33%) Spanish Language
4 5 (11.11%) Marketing
5 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.22%) Advertising
6 1 (2.22%) German Language
6 1 (2.22%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Coordinator
1 19 (42.22%) Project Coordinator
2 10 (22.22%) Project Assistant
3 3 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing Assistant
4 2 (4.44%) Procurement Assistant
5 1 (2.22%) Administration Assistant
5 1 (2.22%) Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) Graduate
5 1 (2.22%) Graduate Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.22%) Junior
5 1 (2.22%) Junior Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Product Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Customer-Centricity
2 13 (28.89%) Workflow
3 7 (15.56%) Change Management
4 6 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 5 (11.11%) Data Security
5 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Time Management
7 2 (4.44%) Data Entry
7 2 (4.44%) Infographics
7 2 (4.44%) Information Management
8 1 (2.22%) Competitor Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Content Development
8 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.22%) Information Security
8 1 (2.22%) Internal Audit
8 1 (2.22%) Market Research
8 1 (2.22%) PDM
8 1 (2.22%) Product Management
8 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CISA
2 1 (2.22%) CISM
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Facebook
2 1 (2.22%) Huawei
2 1 (2.22%) Symantec
2 1 (2.22%) Twitter