The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank 210 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Tandem 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.075% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2174 1975 2667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.81% 31.30% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1461 1990
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Tandem
London

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
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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Derivative
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
1 1 (12.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) HPUX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) UML
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Data Management
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
1 1 (12.50%) Product Management
1 1 (12.50%) Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA