Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 858 873
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 -41
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 37 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the General category 0.090% 0.060% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
UK median daily rate £288 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.11% +38.46% +20.37%
10th Percentile £141 £130 £125
90th Percentile £394 £578 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £83 £156 £140
% change year-on-year -47.20% +11.61% -
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 40975 38223 45373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.73% 36.50% 39.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27109 25357 28831
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 933 1224
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.48% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £48.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.65 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% +1.92% +13.04%

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 21 November 2017.

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 7 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 21 November 2017. 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 +31 36 £288 -36.11% 7
UK excluding London +33 30 £83 -47.20% 4
South East +11 26 - -
London -18 6 £288 -42.50% 3
East of England - 3 - -
East Midlands - 1 £83 -
Midlands - 1 £83 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for Mandarin Language.

1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
3 27 (72.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (72.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (70.27%) Degree
5 22 (59.46%) Telecoms
6 21 (56.76%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (56.76%) Customer-Centricity
7 16 (43.24%) Finance
8 14 (37.84%) Workflow
9 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
11 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
11 3 (8.11%) DTS
11 3 (8.11%) Legal
11 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
11 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.11%) PDM
11 3 (8.11%) Huawei
11 3 (8.11%) Marketing
11 3 (8.11%) CAPA
11 3 (8.11%) QA
11 3 (8.11%) PDCA
11 3 (8.11%) Internal Audit
12 2 (5.41%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (5.41%) Lead Generation
12 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
12 2 (5.41%) Thai Language
12 2 (5.41%) User Experience
12 2 (5.41%) German 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:

Applications
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) DTS
General
1 22 (59.46%) Telecoms
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (5.41%) German Language
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Thai Language
5 1 (2.70%) French Language
5 1 (2.70%) Japanese Language
5 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Coordinator
1 17 (45.95%) Project Coordinator
2 7 (18.92%) Project Assistant
3 3 (8.11%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Administration Assistant
5 1 (2.70%) Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Junior
5 1 (2.70%) Junior Tester
5 1 (2.70%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Optoelectronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Customer-Centricity
2 14 (37.84%) Workflow
3 3 (8.11%) CAPA
3 3 (8.11%) Internal Audit
3 3 (8.11%) PDCA
3 3 (8.11%) PDM
3 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.41%) B2C
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.41%) Lead Generation
4 2 (5.41%) Market Research
5 1 (2.70%) BPMN
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Coaching
5 1 (2.70%) Content Development
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) People Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CISA
2 1 (2.70%) CISM
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Huawei
3 1 (2.70%) Symantec