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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank 561 544 540
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Tandem 34 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.080% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 14
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£450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £536 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
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
17183 16801 16184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.43% 32.84% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10979 10243 9989
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 671 704 655
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -2 27 £450 +2.27% 9
South East -9 3 £350 +16.66% 9
Yorkshire - 2 £475 - 9
East of England +1 1 - -
North West -36 1 £450 +45.16% 1
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) TDD
3 18 (31.58%) Finance
4 17 (29.82%) SQL
4 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.32%) C#
5 15 (26.32%) Ruby
5 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 14 (24.56%) UNIX
6 14 (24.56%) Linux
7 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
7 13 (22.81%) .NET
7 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
7 13 (22.81%) Scrum
7 13 (22.81%) BDD
8 12 (21.05%) Node.js
8 12 (21.05%) Web Services
9 11 (19.30%) Project Management
10 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
10 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (17.54%) Jenkins
11 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (15.79%) DevOps
11 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (15.79%) SDLC
11 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (15.79%) Puppet
11 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (15.79%) Ubuntu
11 9 (15.79%) Selenium

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (21.05%) Node.js
2 5 (8.77%) Jetty
2 5 (8.77%) nginx
2 5 (8.77%) Confluence
2 5 (8.77%) JBoss
2 5 (8.77%) Apache
2 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.02%) Drupal
4 1 (1.75%) Lync
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
4 1 (1.75%) CICS
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) MindAlign
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.77%) MS Office
4 4 (7.02%) MS Project
5 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.75%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) BASE24
2 1 (1.75%) assyst
2 1 (1.75%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) VPN
1 5 (8.77%) DMZ
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) ATM
4 1 (1.75%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.77%) MySQL
3 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) QlikView
4 2 (3.51%) DB2
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.54%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.79%) Selenium
4 6 (10.53%) PVCS
4 6 (10.53%) ClearCase
5 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.77%) JMeter
5 5 (8.77%) CruiseControl
5 5 (8.77%) Subversion
5 5 (8.77%) Maven
5 5 (8.77%) JIRA
5 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.77%) Mercurial
5 5 (8.77%) Hudson
5 5 (8.77%) Gerrit
5 5 (8.77%) FishEye
5 5 (8.77%) Jasmine
5 5 (8.77%) Gradle
5 5 (8.77%) Artifactory
5 5 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Law
6 2 (3.51%) Back Office
7 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.51%) Project Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) .NET
1 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
2 12 (21.05%) Web Services
3 9 (15.79%) LAMP
3 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (14.04%) HTML
4 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (12.28%) RESTful
5 7 (12.28%) Entity Framework
5 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
5 7 (12.28%) WCF
6 6 (10.53%) jQuery
7 5 (8.77%) Java EE
8 4 (7.02%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (7.02%) Django
8 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.26%) CSS
10 2 (3.51%) XML
10 2 (3.51%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.02%) Equities
4 2 (3.51%) PMI
4 2 (3.51%) EMV
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.51%) Derivative
4 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.51%) iSeries
4 2 (3.51%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.75%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.75%) VSAM
5 1 (1.75%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) AS400
5 1 (1.75%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) UNIX
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Ubuntu
3 7 (12.28%) Solaris
4 5 (8.77%) CentOS
4 5 (8.77%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.26%) zOS
6 2 (3.51%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.75%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) TDD
3 13 (22.81%) Scrum
3 13 (22.81%) BDD
4 11 (19.30%) Project Management
5 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.79%) MVC
6 9 (15.79%) DevOps
6 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (15.79%) SDLC
7 8 (14.04%) Web Application Development
8 7 (12.28%) ITIL
8 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.02%) Migration
10 4 (7.02%) OO
10 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 15 (26.32%) C#
2 15 (26.32%) Ruby
3 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) Python
5 8 (14.04%) Java
6 6 (10.53%) Perl
7 5 (8.77%) PHP
7 5 (8.77%) C++
7 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.26%) COBOL
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) VBA
10 1 (1.75%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.51%) MCITP
4 2 (3.51%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
4 2 (3.51%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) CISSP
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.75%) PMP
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) vCloud
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Varnish
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) RACF
4 1 (1.75%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.75%) NET24-XPNET
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Puppet
1 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.77%) HAProxy
2 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (7.02%) CA LISA
4 2 (3.51%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.75%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) HP
3 7 (12.28%) IBM
4 6 (10.53%) Google
5 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
5 5 (8.77%) VMware
5 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.77%) Sun
5 5 (8.77%) SAP
6 4 (7.02%) CA
6 4 (7.02%) AppDynamics
6 4 (7.02%) Pega
7 2 (3.51%) Coverity
7 2 (3.51%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) Reuters
8 1 (1.75%) Informatica
8 1 (1.75%) WorldPay
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