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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 162 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +5
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.052% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £409
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
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
1316 2191 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 38.16% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1741 1656
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.83 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% +10.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £54.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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
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 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

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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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) JBehave
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL