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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank 562 553 496
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -57
Contract jobs citing Tandem 17 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.059% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.18% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 10
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£505 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.07% +15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £528 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +25.92%
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
15645 16276 13496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.77% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9730 10178 8272
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 633 637
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -7.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
London -6 10 £500 +14.28% 10
North West -15 3 £550 +35.38% 5
South East - 2 £485 - 5
East of England +9 1 - -
East Midlands -1 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) NonStop SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) CSS
5 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
5 5 (17.24%) BASE24
6 4 (13.79%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.79%) UNIX
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
7 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.34%) Java
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) COBOL
7 3 (10.34%) CCNP
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.34%) Migration

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) BASE24
2 1 (3.45%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) SSH
2 2 (6.90%) X.25
2 2 (6.90%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.45%) DMVPN
3 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) ATM
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) NonStop SQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) MSTest
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
1 9 (31.03%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) FIX Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Photoshop Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Database Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.90%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.90%) XSLT
5 2 (6.90%) XHTML
6 1 (3.45%) J2ME
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Equities
1 3 (10.34%) Derivative
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) APACS
2 2 (6.90%) EMV
2 2 (6.90%) W3C
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.34%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) OOP
4 2 (6.90%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) OOD
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.90%) SIEM
4 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
4 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) COBOL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CCNP
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) HP
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
2 2 (6.90%) WorldPay
3 1 (3.45%) Syclo
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Sun
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Reuters
3 1 (3.45%) NYFIX
3 1 (3.45%) Portware
3 1 (3.45%) Red Gate
3 1 (3.45%) F5
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 - £350 per day + £320 - £350 / Day
Posted: 4 days ago