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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank 126 133 115
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.080% 0.038% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+26.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
622 697 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.86% 26.33% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 344 255
Average daily rate £375 £365 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 56 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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
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 5 March 2015. 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 - 2 £350 -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) X.25
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
1 2 (50.00%) NonStop SQL
1 2 (50.00%) HP SIM
1 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) X.25
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NonStop SQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore