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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 556 608 567
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -41
Contract jobs citing Tandem 59 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.067% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 36
Median daily rate £415 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16607 17376 17005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.38% 33.41% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10809 11025 10429
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 742 744
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -4 31 £375 -16.66% 8
North West +22 7 - - 2
South East +22 6 £450 -43.75% 5
Yorkshire +12 6 £450 -10.00% 5
North East - 5 £315 - 3
East of England +5 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 39 (40.21%) Unix
2 29 (29.90%) Finance
3 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (26.80%) Project Management
5 24 (24.74%) Linux
6 23 (23.71%) Mainframe
7 21 (21.65%) Middleware
8 18 (18.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (16.49%) Java
10 16 (16.49%) SQL
11 15 (15.46%) FTP
11 15 (15.46%) Management Information System
12 14 (14.43%) Windows
13 13 (13.40%) COBOL
13 13 (13.40%) Release Management
13 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (13.40%) User Experience
14 12 (12.37%) Project Planning
14 12 (12.37%) Degree
14 12 (12.37%) Oracle
14 12 (12.37%) IBM
14 12 (12.37%) Migration
14 12 (12.37%) Risk Management
15 11 (11.34%) HTTP
15 11 (11.34%) HP
15 11 (11.34%) TDD
15 11 (11.34%) Banking
15 11 (11.34%) Escalation Management
15 11 (11.34%) BDD

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 8 (8.25%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.19%) Confluence
3 3 (3.09%) Drupal
4 2 (2.06%) CMS
4 2 (2.06%) DNN
4 2 (2.06%) Immediacy CMS
4 2 (2.06%) Kentico
4 2 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.06%) Sitefinity
4 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.03%) Marvel
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Project
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.03%) InVision
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.03%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) BASE24
2 1 (1.03%) Magento
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (3.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) FTP
2 11 (11.34%) HTTP
3 6 (6.19%) ATM
4 3 (3.09%) Firewall
4 3 (3.09%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.09%) MPLS
5 2 (2.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.19%) NonStop SQL
1 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
1 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.09%) Big Data
3 3 (3.09%) DB2
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.19%) JIRA
3 6 (6.19%) Selenium
4 2 (2.06%) Moq
4 2 (2.06%) NUnit
4 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.03%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.03%) JBehave
5 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Danish Language
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Analyst
1 20 (20.62%) Project Manager
2 11 (11.34%) Developer
3 9 (9.28%) Product Manager
3 9 (9.28%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Digital Product Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Middleware Project Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) Middleware
2 10 (10.31%) HTML
3 9 (9.28%) HTML5
4 8 (8.25%) JSON
4 8 (8.25%) RESTful
4 8 (8.25%) Spring
5 6 (6.19%) Django
5 6 (6.19%) J2EE
5 6 (6.19%) Play Framework
6 5 (5.15%) .NET
6 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.15%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (5.15%) XML
7 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.12%) CSS
7 4 (4.12%) ISPF
7 4 (4.12%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (3.09%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Mainframe
2 15 (15.46%) Management Information System
3 13 (13.40%) User Experience
4 10 (10.31%) Virtual Team
5 9 (9.28%) Computer Science
5 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
6 8 (8.25%) AS400
7 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (6.19%) EMV
8 6 (6.19%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (6.19%) Social Media
9 4 (4.12%) Clustering
9 4 (4.12%) iSeries
10 3 (3.09%) DataPower
10 3 (3.09%) EFT
11 2 (2.06%) Equities
11 2 (2.06%) SWIFT
12 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
12 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.21%) Unix
2 24 (24.74%) Linux
3 14 (14.43%) Windows
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.12%) Solaris
6 3 (3.09%) CoreOS
6 3 (3.09%) MVS
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.06%) zOS
8 1 (1.03%) Android
8 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.80%) Project Management
3 18 (18.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (13.40%) Release Management
6 12 (12.37%) Migration
6 12 (12.37%) Project Planning
6 12 (12.37%) Risk Management
7 11 (11.34%) BDD
7 11 (11.34%) Escalation Management
7 11 (11.34%) TDD
8 10 (10.31%) ITIL
8 10 (10.31%) Scrum
9 9 (9.28%) Analytics
9 9 (9.28%) Customer Insight
10 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.25%) ITSM
10 8 (8.25%) Network Management
10 8 (8.25%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) Java
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) COBOL
3 9 (9.28%) Python
4 7 (7.22%) JCL
5 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.19%) Ruby
5 6 (6.19%) Scala
6 4 (4.12%) C#
7 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.09%) C
8 2 (2.06%) Perl
8 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) CCNA
2 8 (8.25%) CCNP
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.25%) MCDBA
2 8 (8.25%) MCP
2 8 (8.25%) MCSE
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.06%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) MBA
7 1 (1.03%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.12%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (3.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.25%) OpenView
3 6 (6.19%) Puppet
4 3 (3.09%) Ansible
4 3 (3.09%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.06%) Legato
6 1 (1.03%) OVSD
6 1 (1.03%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) IBM
1 12 (12.37%) Oracle
2 11 (11.34%) HP
3 9 (9.28%) SAP
4 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.15%) Citrix
5 5 (5.15%) VMware
6 3 (3.09%) CODA
7 2 (2.06%) Alterian
7 2 (2.06%) Axway
7 2 (2.06%) Ektron
7 2 (2.06%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.06%) F5
7 2 (2.06%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.06%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.03%) Demandware
8 1 (1.03%) Google
8 1 (1.03%) hybris
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