The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 148 196 203
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +7
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.058% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £501 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.15% +43.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
Tandem
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1268 1991 2282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.25% 38.75% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 1553 1650
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Tandem
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the City of London region.

Tandem Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Tandem
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Project
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Logistics
5 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) WorldPay
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (20.00%) Confluence
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) WorldPay