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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 546 589 583
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -6
Contract jobs citing Tandem 68 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.052% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 19
Median daily rate £370 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £413 £446
% change year-on-year
-18.78% -7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 - -
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
15130 16749 16870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.60% 33.46% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9835 10681 10852
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 718 709
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 0 21 £425 +13.33% 7
North East -15 20 £325 -18.75%
Yorkshire +25 14 £450 -10.00%
North West +17 11 £335 -36.19% 2
South East +12 1 £450 +9.09% 2
East of England +8 1 £475 +28.37% 1
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 57 (43.18%) Unix
2 50 (37.88%) Linux
2 50 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.79%) Microsoft
4 36 (27.27%) Finance
5 33 (25.00%) Windows
6 30 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 27 (20.45%) Open Source
7 27 (20.45%) Release Management
8 26 (19.70%) WebSphere
8 26 (19.70%) ITIL
9 25 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 24 (18.18%) Service Management
11 23 (17.42%) ITSM
12 22 (16.67%) Project Management
13 21 (15.91%) AIX
14 20 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
15 19 (14.39%) Data Analysis
15 19 (14.39%) Windows 2000
15 19 (14.39%) Windows XP
15 19 (14.39%) Mainframe
15 19 (14.39%) Change Management
15 19 (14.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 18 (13.64%) RESTful
16 18 (13.64%) BDD
16 18 (13.64%) SLA
16 18 (13.64%) Java
16 18 (13.64%) TDD
16 18 (13.64%) Data Management

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 26 (19.70%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.58%) Confluence
3 7 (5.30%) CMS
3 7 (5.30%) DNN
3 7 (5.30%) Immediacy CMS
3 7 (5.30%) Kentico
3 7 (5.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (5.30%) Sitefinity
3 7 (5.30%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.27%) Drupal
5 1 (0.76%) Marvel
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.55%) MS Project
4 5 (3.79%) MS Office
5 1 (0.76%) InVision
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.76%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) BASE24
2 1 (0.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.88%) IaaS
1 17 (12.88%) PaaS
1 17 (12.88%) SaaS
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.61%) FTP
2 7 (5.30%) HTTP
3 6 (4.55%) ATM
4 3 (2.27%) Firewall
4 3 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.27%) MPLS
5 2 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) Relational Database
1 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.58%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.58%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.79%) Big Data
4 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.03%) NonStop SQL
6 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.27%) DB2
6 3 (2.27%) MS Access
7 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.33%) JIRA
3 10 (7.58%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.58%) Selenium
4 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (27.27%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (20.45%) Analyst
2 19 (14.39%) Developer
3 18 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 17 (12.88%) Project Manager
5 13 (9.85%) Operations Engineer
6 11 (8.33%) Operational Support Analyst
6 11 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
6 11 (8.33%) Operations Support Analyst
6 11 (8.33%) Product Manager
7 10 (7.58%) Architect
8 9 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.06%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.30%) CMS Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.64%) RESTful
2 17 (12.88%) Middleware
3 12 (9.09%) .NET
4 11 (8.33%) HTML
5 10 (7.58%) Django
5 10 (7.58%) HTML5
5 10 (7.58%) JSON
5 10 (7.58%) Play Framework
5 10 (7.58%) Spring
6 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (6.06%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (5.30%) ISPF
9 6 (4.55%) J2EE
10 4 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.39%) Mainframe
3 14 (10.61%) Management Information System
4 12 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 12 (9.09%) User Experience
5 10 (7.58%) Social Media
6 7 (5.30%) Clustering
6 7 (5.30%) iSeries
7 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.55%) EMV
7 6 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (4.55%) Virtual Team
8 5 (3.79%) AS400
9 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.27%) DataPower
9 3 (2.27%) EFT
10 2 (1.52%) Equities
10 2 (1.52%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.76%) Informatics
11 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (43.18%) Unix
2 50 (37.88%) Linux
3 33 (25.00%) Windows
4 21 (15.91%) AIX
5 19 (14.39%) Windows 2000
5 19 (14.39%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.30%) Solaris
7 5 (3.79%) zOS
8 3 (2.27%) CoreOS
8 3 (2.27%) MVS
8 3 (2.27%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.52%) HPUX
10 1 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 27 (20.45%) Open Source
3 27 (20.45%) Release Management
4 26 (19.70%) ITIL
5 24 (18.18%) Service Management
6 23 (17.42%) ITSM
7 22 (16.67%) Project Management
8 19 (14.39%) Change Management
8 19 (14.39%) Data Analysis
8 19 (14.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 18 (13.64%) BDD
9 18 (13.64%) Data Management
9 18 (13.64%) TDD
10 17 (12.88%) DevOps
11 14 (10.61%) PRINCE2
11 14 (10.61%) Problem Management
12 12 (9.09%) Scrum
12 12 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 11 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.64%) Java
2 13 (9.85%) COBOL
2 13 (9.85%) Python
3 11 (8.33%) SQL
4 10 (7.58%) JCL
4 10 (7.58%) Ruby
4 10 (7.58%) Scala
5 9 (6.82%) C#
6 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.27%) C
6 3 (2.27%) VB
6 3 (2.27%) VBA
7 2 (1.52%) Perl
7 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Degree
2 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.79%) CCNA
4 5 (3.79%) CCNP
4 5 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.79%) MCDBA
4 5 (3.79%) MCP
4 5 (3.79%) MCSE
4 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.76%) MBA
6 1 (0.76%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.64%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.30%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.58%) Puppet
3 4 (3.03%) OpenView
4 3 (2.27%) Ansible
4 3 (2.27%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.52%) Legato
6 1 (0.76%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 38 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.36%) IBM
3 10 (7.58%) HP
4 9 (6.82%) SAP
5 8 (6.06%) Citrix
5 8 (6.06%) VMware
6 7 (5.30%) Alterian
6 7 (5.30%) Ektron
6 7 (5.30%) EPiServer
6 7 (5.30%) Oracle
6 7 (5.30%) Sitecore
7 5 (3.79%) Axway
7 5 (3.79%) IBM Sterling
7 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.27%) CODA
9 2 (1.52%) F5
10 1 (0.76%) Capita
10 1 (0.76%) Demandware
10 1 (0.76%) Google
10 1 (0.76%) hybris