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 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 538 521 491
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -30
Contract jobs citing Tandem 18 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.055% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 8
Average daily rate
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£417 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £295 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £532 £408
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 - - -
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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
14367 14360 12509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.51% 31.49% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8927 8927 7649
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 £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 586 687
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.72 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
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 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 5 March 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 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
London -5 13 £442 -1.85% 5
South East -20 3 £443 +26.42% 5
East of England +7 2 £350 - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 16 (39.02%) Banking
3 12 (29.27%) NonStop SQL
3 12 (29.27%) HP
4 11 (26.83%) UNIX
4 11 (26.83%) BASE24
5 10 (24.39%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
8 7 (17.07%) Equities
9 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
9 6 (14.63%) XML
10 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
10 5 (12.20%) Performance Management
11 4 (9.76%) Front Office
11 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
11 4 (9.76%) Migration
11 4 (9.76%) Windows
11 4 (9.76%) COBOL
11 4 (9.76%) HTML
11 4 (9.76%) Java
11 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.76%) .NET
11 4 (9.76%) CSS
11 4 (9.76%) Fidessa
12 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
12 3 (7.32%) Adobe
12 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
12 3 (7.32%) C#
12 3 (7.32%) Derivative

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (4.88%) CMS
1 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (26.83%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) SSH
2 2 (4.88%) X.25
2 2 (4.88%) FTP
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) ATM
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) DMVPN
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) NonStop SQL
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MSTest
1 2 (4.88%) NUnit
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.44%) Moq
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 16 (39.02%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.76%) Front Office
4 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Support Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) FIX Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Designer
5 2 (4.88%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Designer
6 1 (2.44%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) IT Auditor
6 1 (2.44%) Database Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (4.88%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (4.88%) HTML5
4 2 (4.88%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (4.88%) Ninject
4 2 (4.88%) CSS3
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) XSLT
4 2 (4.88%) Middleware
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) XHTML
5 1 (2.44%) J2ME
5 1 (2.44%) JDBC
5 1 (2.44%) JSP
5 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Equities
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Derivative
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.88%) APACS
4 2 (4.88%) EMV
4 2 (4.88%) W3C
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) UNIX
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.20%) Performance Management
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (4.88%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Web Development
5 2 (4.88%) TDD
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) OOP
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) OOD
5 2 (4.88%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) COBOL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.32%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) VC++
5 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CISA
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) HP
2 4 (9.76%) Fidessa
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) NYFIX
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Portware
4 1 (2.44%) Syclo
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.44%) F5
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