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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank 534 530 509
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing Tandem 45 26 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 26
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£450 £425 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +27.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £256 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
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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
16397 15364 16430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 31.85% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10189 9700 9744
Average daily rate £420 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 816
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.90 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.29 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +28 22 £450 -12.19% 8
South West -22 9 £500 +33.33% 1
East of England -13 6 £375 +7.14% 1
North West -9 5 £250 -42.85% 4
South East -11 2 £300 +23.96% 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 32 (43.24%) Finance
2 26 (35.14%) UNIX
3 22 (29.73%) BASE24
4 18 (24.32%) Banking
5 16 (21.62%) SQL
6 15 (20.27%) Management Information System
7 14 (18.92%) Financial Institution
7 14 (18.92%) Front Office
7 14 (18.92%) Equities
7 14 (18.92%) Fidessa
8 13 (17.57%) ATM
9 12 (16.22%) Windows
10 9 (12.16%) IBM
10 9 (12.16%) Project Management
10 9 (12.16%) Mainframe
11 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (9.46%) HP
12 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
13 6 (8.11%) Performance Testing
13 6 (8.11%) EMV
13 6 (8.11%) Linux
14 5 (6.76%) Java
14 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
14 5 (6.76%) COBOL
14 5 (6.76%) VBScript
14 5 (6.76%) Middleware
14 5 (6.76%) SAS
14 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
14 5 (6.76%) APACS
14 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 5 (6.76%) SAS
2 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.70%) CICS
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 22 (29.73%) BASE24
2 4 (5.41%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (2.70%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) ATM
2 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) LDAP
3 2 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Base SAS
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) DB2
2 2 (2.70%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) NUnit
1 2 (2.70%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) MSTest
2 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 32 (43.24%) Finance
2 18 (24.32%) Banking
3 14 (18.92%) Financial Institution
3 14 (18.92%) Front Office
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.05%) Retail
5 3 (4.05%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Automotive
7 1 (1.35%) Advertising
7 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Support Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Architect
3 7 (9.46%) Tester
4 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Administrator
5 4 (5.41%) SCCM Administrator
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Chief Architect
7 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (2.70%) Build Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Web Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Web Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Middleware
2 3 (4.05%) CSS
2 3 (4.05%) HTML
2 3 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.70%) WCF
3 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.70%) Dojo
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.70%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (1.35%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) XSLT
4 1 (1.35%) XHTML
4 1 (1.35%) Ninject
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Management Information System
2 14 (18.92%) Equities
3 9 (12.16%) Mainframe
4 6 (8.11%) EMV
5 5 (6.76%) APACS
5 5 (6.76%) Data Conversion
6 4 (5.41%) EFT
7 3 (4.05%) User Experience
8 2 (2.70%) Social Media
8 2 (2.70%) AS400
8 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.70%) Copywriting
9 1 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.35%) PKI
9 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.35%) FMCG
9 1 (1.35%) iSeries
9 1 (1.35%) EPoS
9 1 (1.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) UNIX
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.41%) zOS
6 3 (4.05%) AIX
6 3 (4.05%) HPUX
6 3 (4.05%) Solaris
7 2 (2.70%) VMS
8 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Project Management
2 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
4 6 (8.11%) Performance Testing
5 5 (6.76%) System Testing
5 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
6 4 (5.41%) TDD
6 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.70%) SOA
8 2 (2.70%) CRM
8 2 (2.70%) DRM
8 2 (2.70%) MVC
8 2 (2.70%) SEO
8 2 (2.70%) Web Analytics
8 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) SQL
2 5 (6.76%) VBScript
2 5 (6.76%) COBOL
2 5 (6.76%) Java
2 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) CISA
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
1 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (2.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.35%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.35%) Foglight
4 1 (1.35%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Fidessa
2 9 (12.16%) IBM
3 7 (9.46%) HP
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.05%) Adobe
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Omniture
5 2 (2.70%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.35%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.35%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.35%) JBoss
6 1 (1.35%) Sun
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
West London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago