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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank 545 510 490
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -20
Contract jobs citing Tandem 10 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.054% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+43.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Tandem
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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
14113 13986 12675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.53% 31.42% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9002 8775 7703
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 566 759
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -18 5 £288 -14.81% 10
East of England - 2 £350 - 1
South East -22 1 £400 +14.28% 6
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 3
North West - - - - 6
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Banking
3 16 (30.77%) UNIX
4 15 (28.85%) BASE24
5 14 (26.92%) HP
6 12 (23.08%) SQL
7 11 (21.15%) NonStop SQL
8 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
10 8 (15.38%) Front Office
10 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
10 8 (15.38%) Fidessa
10 8 (15.38%) Equities
10 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 7 (13.46%) ATM
11 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
12 6 (11.54%) Mainframe
12 6 (11.54%) Windows
13 5 (9.62%) CSS
13 5 (9.62%) COBOL
13 5 (9.62%) HTML
13 5 (9.62%) XML
13 5 (9.62%) IBM
13 5 (9.62%) Adobe
13 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
14 4 (7.69%) User Experience
14 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
14 4 (7.69%) Java
14 4 (7.69%) .NET
14 4 (7.69%) Linux

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) CICS
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (28.85%) BASE24
2 3 (5.77%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (3.85%) Radian6
3 2 (3.85%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.46%) ATM
3 3 (5.77%) FTP
4 2 (3.85%) LDAP
4 2 (3.85%) SSH
4 2 (3.85%) X.25
5 1 (1.92%) MPLS
5 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) VoIP
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) SSL
5 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.92%) DMVPN
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (3.85%) Axure RP
1 2 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) MSTest
2 1 (1.92%) Moq
General
1 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Banking
3 8 (15.38%) Front Office
3 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 3 (5.77%) Marketing
6 2 (3.85%) Automotive
7 1 (1.92%) Advertising
7 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Developer
1 13 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Support Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Support Specialist
4 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Designer
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Web Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Web Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Business Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Lead Designer
6 1 (1.92%) Network Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Account Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) CSS
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
1 5 (9.62%) XML
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (3.85%) CSS3
3 2 (3.85%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) WinForms
4 1 (1.92%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) XHTML
4 1 (1.92%) J2ME
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
4 1 (1.92%) XSLT
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.92%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.92%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.38%) Equities
3 6 (11.54%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.69%) User Experience
5 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.77%) Data Conversion
6 2 (3.85%) Copywriting
6 2 (3.85%) Social Media
6 2 (3.85%) EFT
6 2 (3.85%) W3C
7 1 (1.92%) AS400
7 1 (1.92%) PKI
7 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.92%) EPoS
7 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) iSeries
7 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) UNIX
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) zOS
4 2 (3.85%) AIX
4 2 (3.85%) HPUX
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) VMS
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
3 4 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (5.77%) Scrum
4 3 (5.77%) TDD
4 3 (5.77%) SOA
4 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
4 3 (5.77%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
5 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.85%) Web Development
5 2 (3.85%) Business Development
5 2 (3.85%) Information Architecture
5 2 (3.85%) Multivariate Testing
5 2 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) COBOL
3 4 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) C
4 3 (5.77%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) VC++
5 1 (1.92%) C++
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) CISA
1 1 (1.92%) CCNP
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP SIM
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) Foglight
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.92%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.92%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) HP
2 8 (15.38%) Fidessa
3 5 (9.62%) IBM
3 5 (9.62%) Adobe
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) Sysomos
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Omniture
5 2 (3.85%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.92%) Sun
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) Apple
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.92%) Syclo
6 1 (1.92%) F5
6 1 (1.92%) Tumbleweed
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