The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 143 120 138
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing Tandem 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.043% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.14% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
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£375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
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
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
906 731 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.40% 31.16% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 357 344
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £217 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 85 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.42 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £46.00 £43.95
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 the East of England

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Tandem
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tandem across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Tandem Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Tandem
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Tandem Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (71.43%) ATM
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Data Conversion
2 4 (57.14%) VisionPLUS
2 4 (57.14%) BASE24
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Online Betting
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) FMCG
4 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) BASE24
1 4 (57.14%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) ATM
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Online Betting
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
1 5 (71.43%) Data Conversion
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore