The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.41% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£581 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £416
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
Tandem
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
104 76 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.49% 27.74% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 36 64
Average daily rate £400 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £402 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tandem across the Bedfordshire region.

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Tandem
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Tandem also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Tandem.

1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) CMS

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Tandem also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore