The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank 568 541 507
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -34
Contract jobs citing Tandem 22 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.056% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £384 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £508 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £425 £306
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +38.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15514 15484 14208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.02% 32.15% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9731 9758 8574
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £234 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 614 617
Average hourly rate £18.24 £21.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -7.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in England

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in England

Tandem
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tandem across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Tandem Daily Rate Histogram in England

Tandem
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Tandem Hourly Rate Trend in England

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +1 10 £438 - 14
North West -16 7 £550 +35.38% 4
East of England +3 2 - - 1
East Midlands 0 2 £575 -
Yorkshire -19 1 £150 -70.00% 4
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) HP
3 10 (25.00%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) .NET
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (22.50%) TDD
5 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) QA
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
6 7 (17.50%) SDLC
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) Ruby
6 7 (17.50%) Banking
6 7 (17.50%) Web Services
6 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.00%) Linux
7 6 (15.00%) ITIL
7 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.00%) UNIX
7 6 (15.00%) NonStop SQL
7 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (10.00%) Drupal
2 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) S-PLUS
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) BASE24
2 1 (2.50%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) FTP
2 2 (5.00%) X.25
2 2 (5.00%) SSH
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.50%) Converged Networks
3 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.50%) DMVPN
3 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.50%) MPLS
3 1 (2.50%) ATM
3 1 (2.50%) VoIP
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) NonStop SQL
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.00%) SonarQube
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.50%) MSTest
6 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) FIX Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) PMO Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
1 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (17.50%) Web Services
3 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (12.50%) XML
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) HTML
5 4 (10.00%) LAMP
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (10.00%) RESTful
5 4 (10.00%) WCF
5 4 (10.00%) Django
6 3 (7.50%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (5.00%) XHTML
7 2 (5.00%) XSLT
7 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Equities
1 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Derivative
3 2 (5.00%) EMV
3 2 (5.00%) APACS
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) CMDB
4 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
1 6 (15.00%) UNIX
2 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) TDD
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.50%) SDLC
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) MVC
6 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.00%) DevOps
7 4 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.50%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (7.50%) Web Development
8 3 (7.50%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) Ruby
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) COBOL
6 3 (7.50%) Java
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.50%) CCNP
2 2 (5.00%) CCNA
2 2 (5.00%) CISSP
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Varnish
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.00%) CA LISA
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) CA
4 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 4 (10.00%) AppDynamics
4 4 (10.00%) Pega
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.00%) WorldPay
6 2 (5.00%) Coverity
7 1 (2.50%) Portware
7 1 (2.50%) F5
7 1 (2.50%) Red Gate
7 1 (2.50%) Informatica
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.50%) Reuters
7 1 (2.50%) NYFIX
7 1 (2.50%) Sun
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £500 per day + £500 / Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 18 days ago