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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 579 589 568
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Tandem 33 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.047% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 17
Median daily rate £375 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £317 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £570 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £550 £463
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +18.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -
Tandem
UK

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
16654 16562 16606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.59% 32.16% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10975 10192 10281
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 629 726
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -28 13 £375 -25.00% 10
North West -2 5 £338 -38.63% 3
South East -8 5 £400 -17.52% 5
North East - 4 £240 - 1
East Midlands +8 3 £513 -10.86% 2
South West - 2 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
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Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 21 (37.50%) SQL
3 18 (32.14%) Mainframe
4 17 (30.36%) Oracle
4 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (28.57%) Unix
6 15 (26.79%) Windows
7 14 (25.00%) Java
7 14 (25.00%) Banking
8 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
10 10 (17.86%) COBOL
10 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.86%) BASE24
11 9 (16.07%) IBM
12 8 (14.29%) .NET
12 8 (14.29%) Scrum
12 8 (14.29%) TDD
12 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
12 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 7 (12.50%) BDD
13 7 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
13 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
13 7 (12.50%) Project Management
13 7 (12.50%) Migration
13 7 (12.50%) MVC
13 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 7 (12.50%) CSS

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 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) FileNet
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS Project
4 2 (3.57%) Acrobat
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) GitHub
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) ATM
2 4 (7.14%) DNS
3 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) FTP
4 2 (3.57%) DHCP
4 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.79%) 3G
5 1 (1.79%) NAS
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) SNMP
5 1 (1.79%) SSH
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) VLAN
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.57%) GIS
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.79%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Moq
2 3 (5.36%) NUnit
2 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.79%) Gatling
4 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.79%) JMeter
4 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Developer
5 5 (8.93%) DBA
5 5 (8.93%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Agile Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Support
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
1 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (12.50%) CSS
2 7 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (10.71%) CSS3
3 6 (10.71%) HTML
3 6 (10.71%) HTML5
3 6 (10.71%) jQuery
3 6 (10.71%) Spring
4 5 (8.93%) Entity Framework
4 5 (8.93%) J2EE
4 5 (8.93%) NHibernate
4 5 (8.93%) Web Services
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (7.14%) Middleware
6 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Mainframe
2 7 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) EMV
3 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) User Experience
4 4 (7.14%) AS400
4 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.36%) Clustering
5 3 (5.36%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.36%) iSeries
6 2 (3.57%) Animation
7 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Blog
7 1 (1.79%) Equities
7 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.79%) Online Games
7 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Unix
2 15 (26.79%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) HPUX
5 1 (1.79%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 8 (14.29%) Scrum
3 8 (14.29%) TDD
4 7 (12.50%) BDD
4 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.50%) Migration
4 7 (12.50%) MVC
4 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 6 (10.71%) Change Management
5 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.93%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (8.93%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.14%) DevOps
7 4 (7.14%) Network Management
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Security
7 4 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) COBOL
4 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.93%) JCL
7 4 (7.14%) C#
8 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) Scala
10 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) CCNA
2 4 (7.14%) CCNP
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.14%) MCDBA
2 4 (7.14%) MCP
2 4 (7.14%) MCSE
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MBA
4 1 (1.79%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.57%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) OpenView
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) OVSD
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) IBM
4 6 (10.71%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) SAP
5 4 (7.14%) VMware
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
7 2 (3.57%) Ektron
7 2 (3.57%) Genesys
7 2 (3.57%) Informatica
7 2 (3.57%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.79%) AppSense
8 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.79%) Qualys
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.79%) ThinPrint
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