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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank 568 541 523
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Contract jobs citing Tandem 29 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.061% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £371 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £306
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +26.53%
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
16582 16018 15655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.09% 32.43% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10650 9848 9491
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 620 681
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 19 £450 - 12
North West -22 3 - -
East of England -1 2 - - 1
South East -17 2 £325 -17.19% 5
Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 4
East Midlands -2 1 £575 -
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) TDD
3 16 (32.65%) C#
3 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 15 (30.61%) SQL
5 14 (28.57%) .NET
5 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
6 13 (26.53%) Ruby
6 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
7 12 (24.49%) UNIX
7 12 (24.49%) Finance
8 11 (22.45%) Scrum
8 11 (22.45%) BDD
9 10 (20.41%) Node.js
9 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (20.41%) Project Management
9 10 (20.41%) MVC
9 10 (20.41%) Web Services
10 9 (18.37%) Linux
10 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.37%) QA
10 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (16.33%) WCF
11 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
11 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
11 8 (16.33%) Web Application Development
11 8 (16.33%) Jenkins

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (20.41%) Node.js
2 4 (8.16%) Drupal
3 3 (6.12%) Jetty
3 3 (6.12%) nginx
3 3 (6.12%) Confluence
3 3 (6.12%) JBoss
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) BASE24
2 1 (2.04%) assyst
2 1 (2.04%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) VPN
1 3 (6.12%) DMZ
1 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) ATM
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.29%) Selenium
4 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.16%) PVCS
5 4 (8.16%) ClearCase
5 4 (8.16%) SonarQube
6 3 (6.12%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (6.12%) PhantomJS
6 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
6 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
6 3 (6.12%) Gradle
6 3 (6.12%) Artifactory
6 3 (6.12%) Hudson
6 3 (6.12%) Gerrit
6 3 (6.12%) FishEye
6 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.12%) Ant
6 3 (6.12%) JMeter
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.20%) FIX Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) .NET
1 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 10 (20.41%) Web Services
2 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
4 8 (16.33%) WCF
4 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (14.29%) LAMP
5 7 (14.29%) HTML
5 7 (14.29%) RESTful
6 5 (10.20%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (8.16%) CSS
7 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.16%) Django
7 4 (8.16%) jQuery
8 3 (6.12%) Java EE
9 2 (4.08%) XML
9 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Equities
2 5 (10.20%) Derivative
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.12%) EMV
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) APACS
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) PMI
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) GIS
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) CMDB
6 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) UNIX
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 5 (10.20%) Windows
5 4 (8.16%) Solaris
6 3 (6.12%) CentOS
6 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) TDD
3 11 (22.45%) Scrum
3 11 (22.45%) BDD
4 10 (20.41%) Project Management
4 10 (20.41%) MVC
5 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.33%) Web Application Development
6 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (14.29%) SDLC
7 7 (14.29%) DevOps
7 7 (14.29%) ITIL
8 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.20%) Migration
9 5 (10.20%) Algorithmic Trading
9 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.16%) OO
10 4 (8.16%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (8.16%) Static Code Analysis
11 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) C#
2 15 (30.61%) SQL
3 13 (26.53%) Ruby
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) Python
5 7 (14.29%) Java
6 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.08%) COBOL
9 1 (2.04%) VBA
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) CCNP
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
2 2 (4.08%) CISSP
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Varnish
2 3 (6.12%) vCloud
2 3 (6.12%) Docker
3 2 (4.08%) NET24-XPNET
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Puppet
1 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.16%) CA LISA
3 3 (6.12%) HAProxy
3 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) HP
3 5 (10.20%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) Pega
4 4 (8.16%) CA
4 4 (8.16%) Sun
4 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 4 (8.16%) AppDynamics
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 3 (6.12%) Google
5 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.08%) Coverity
6 2 (4.08%) WorldPay
6 2 (4.08%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.04%) Red Gate
7 1 (2.04%) Portware
7 1 (2.04%) Informatica
7 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
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