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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 581 585 564
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing Tandem 47 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.056% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 14
Median daily rate £400 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £296 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £384
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
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
16755 16905 16033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.59% 32.77% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10935 10824 9828
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 664 645
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Tandem as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 29 £375 -16.66% 8
North East - 7 £211 -
South East +17 5 £406 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +2 2 £525 -8.69%
North West -1 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -4 1 £425 +41.66% 1
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 29 (37.66%) Unix
2 23 (29.87%) Mainframe
2 23 (29.87%) Finance
3 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.97%) Middleware
5 19 (24.68%) Windows
6 18 (23.38%) Oracle
6 18 (23.38%) Project Management
7 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (20.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (19.48%) SQL
8 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (18.18%) Project Planning
10 13 (16.88%) Risk Management
10 13 (16.88%) ITIL
10 13 (16.88%) Linux
10 13 (16.88%) FTP
10 13 (16.88%) Release Management
10 13 (16.88%) Migration
11 12 (15.58%) Banking
11 12 (15.58%) HP
11 12 (15.58%) MS Project
12 11 (14.29%) HTTP
12 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 11 (14.29%) Escalation Management
13 10 (12.99%) Virtual Team
13 10 (12.99%) User Experience
13 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.99%) COBOL
13 10 (12.99%) Computer Science

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.90%) Drupal
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) DNN
3 2 (2.60%) FileNet
3 2 (2.60%) Immediacy CMS
3 2 (2.60%) Kentico
3 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.60%) Sitefinity
3 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Project
2 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS Office
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) FTP
2 11 (14.29%) HTTP
3 5 (6.49%) HTTPS
4 4 (5.19%) DNS
4 4 (5.19%) Firewall
5 2 (2.60%) ATM
5 2 (2.60%) DHCP
5 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (2.60%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.30%) 3G
6 1 (1.30%) MPLS
6 1 (1.30%) SNMP
6 1 (1.30%) VLAN
6 1 (1.30%) VPN
6 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) NonStop SQL
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) DB2
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.60%) GIS
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.90%) Moq
2 3 (3.90%) NUnit
2 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.30%) Gatling
4 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.30%) JBehave
4 1 (1.30%) JMeter
4 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Danish Language
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
4 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (6.49%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
4 5 (6.49%) Middleware Project Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Architect
5 4 (5.19%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Product Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Consultant
6 3 (3.90%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Support Consultant
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) Middleware
2 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
2 6 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (7.79%) XML
3 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
3 5 (6.49%) HTML5
3 5 (6.49%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.19%) CSS
4 4 (5.19%) CSS3
4 4 (5.19%) jQuery
4 4 (5.19%) JSON
4 4 (5.19%) Spring
4 4 (5.19%) Web Services
4 4 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.90%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Mainframe
2 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.99%) User Experience
3 10 (12.99%) Virtual Team
4 9 (11.69%) AS400
5 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.90%) DataPower
6 3 (3.90%) EFT
6 3 (3.90%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (3.90%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.60%) Clustering
7 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.60%) iSeries
8 1 (1.30%) EMV
8 1 (1.30%) Equities
8 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.30%) Social Media
8 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Unix
2 19 (24.68%) Windows
3 13 (16.88%) Linux
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.60%) Solaris
6 1 (1.30%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.30%) HPUX
6 1 (1.30%) MVS
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Project Management
3 16 (20.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 13 (16.88%) ITIL
6 13 (16.88%) Migration
6 13 (16.88%) Release Management
6 13 (16.88%) Risk Management
7 11 (14.29%) Escalation Management
8 9 (11.69%) ITSM
8 9 (11.69%) Network Management
8 9 (11.69%) SAP Security
9 8 (10.39%) BDD
9 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (9.09%) SDLC
10 7 (9.09%) TDD
11 6 (7.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) COBOL
3 9 (11.69%) Java
4 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) JCL
5 5 (6.49%) C#
6 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.90%) C
7 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.60%) Perl
8 2 (2.60%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) CCNA
2 9 (11.69%) CCNP
2 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.69%) MCDBA
2 9 (11.69%) MCP
2 9 (11.69%) MCSE
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ISEB
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MBA
6 1 (1.30%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.60%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.30%) Docker
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) OpenView
2 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.60%) Legato
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.30%) OVSD
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Oracle
2 12 (15.58%) HP
3 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.69%) SAP
5 7 (9.09%) IBM
6 4 (5.19%) Ektron
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix
7 3 (3.90%) VMware
8 2 (2.60%) Alterian
8 2 (2.60%) EPiServer
8 2 (2.60%) F5
8 2 (2.60%) Genesys
8 2 (2.60%) Informatica
8 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.30%) AppSense
9 1 (1.30%) Qualys
9 1 (1.30%) ThinPrint
Manchester, Lancashire
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
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