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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 165 183 205
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +22
Contract jobs citing Tandem 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Median daily rate £475 £260 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.69% -47.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £260 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £260 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.73% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1403 1789 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.04% 38.82% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1410 1584
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 53
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £27.00 £34.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Tandem as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tandem across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Tandem Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) CODA
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) COBOL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Psychology
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Magento
4 1 (11.11%) Multivariate Testing
4 1 (11.11%) JBehave
4 1 (11.11%) hybris
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) BDD

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) JBehave
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Product Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Product Owner
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Product Owner
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (11.11%) Psychology
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Multivariate Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) COBOL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) CODA
2 1 (11.11%) Demandware
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) SAP