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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tandem
UK / England
Rank 516 566 569
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +3
Contract jobs citing Tandem 54 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.056% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.17% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 12
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £374 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £400 £501
% change year-on-year
-15.93% -20.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.39 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+45.08% -

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
13280 15381 14867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.56% 33.04% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8552 9875 9453
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 640 606
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.40 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +22.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +20 21 £431 +15.00% 9
North East - 13 £325 -
North West +33 12 £335 -16.25% 3
Yorkshire - 8 £450 - 2
South East +14 1 - - 3
Tandem
UK

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 53 (44.54%) Unix
2 48 (40.34%) Linux
3 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (32.77%) Finance
5 36 (30.25%) Windows
6 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 31 (26.05%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (23.53%) Service Management
9 27 (22.69%) Open Source
10 26 (21.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (20.17%) MS Excel
12 23 (19.33%) ITIL
12 23 (19.33%) Release Management
13 22 (18.49%) Change Management
13 22 (18.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 21 (17.65%) ITSM
14 21 (17.65%) AIX
14 21 (17.65%) Data Management
15 20 (16.81%) MS PowerPoint
15 20 (16.81%) WebSphere
16 19 (15.97%) Data Analysis
16 19 (15.97%) Windows 2000
16 19 (15.97%) Windows XP
16 19 (15.97%) Mentoring
17 17 (14.29%) SQL
17 17 (14.29%) SaaS
17 17 (14.29%) PaaS
17 17 (14.29%) IaaS
18 16 (13.45%) BDD
18 16 (13.45%) DevOps

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 20 (16.81%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.40%) Confluence
3 5 (4.20%) CMS
3 5 (4.20%) DNN
3 5 (4.20%) Immediacy CMS
3 5 (4.20%) Kentico
3 5 (4.20%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.20%) Sitefinity
3 5 (4.20%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) Marvel
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (20.17%) MS Excel
2 20 (16.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.84%) InVision
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.84%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) BASE24
2 1 (0.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.29%) IaaS
1 17 (14.29%) PaaS
1 17 (14.29%) SaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.84%) GitHub
4 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) TACACS
2 8 (6.72%) Network Security
2 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.88%) FTP
4 6 (5.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (4.20%) ATM
6 3 (2.52%) Firewall
6 3 (2.52%) MPLS
7 2 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.40%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (4.20%) Big Data
6 3 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.52%) MS Access
7 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.84%) DTS
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.24%) Cucumber
2 11 (9.24%) JIRA
3 10 (8.40%) Selenium
4 1 (0.84%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
General
1 39 (32.77%) Finance
2 16 (13.45%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Law
4 4 (3.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (23.53%) Analyst
2 18 (15.13%) Developer
3 15 (12.61%) Support Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Operations Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) Operational Support Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) Operations Support Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Architect
8 9 (7.56%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Product Manager
10 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.04%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Security Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) SOC Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.45%) RESTful
2 12 (10.08%) HTML
3 11 (9.24%) Spring
4 10 (8.40%) .NET
4 10 (8.40%) Django
4 10 (8.40%) HTML5
4 10 (8.40%) JSON
4 10 (8.40%) Play Framework
5 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (5.88%) ISPF
5 7 (5.88%) Middleware
6 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (5.04%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (4.20%) J2EE
8 3 (2.52%) ActiveX
8 3 (2.52%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.45%) iSeries
3 15 (12.61%) Data Centre
4 14 (11.76%) Mainframe
5 10 (8.40%) Social Media
6 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
7 8 (6.72%) User Experience
8 7 (5.88%) Clustering
8 7 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (4.20%) EMV
9 5 (4.20%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.68%) Equities
12 1 (0.84%) AS400
12 1 (0.84%) Informatics
12 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.84%) NHS
12 1 (0.84%) Psychology
12 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (44.54%) Unix
2 48 (40.34%) Linux
3 36 (30.25%) Windows
4 21 (17.65%) AIX
5 19 (15.97%) Windows 2000
5 19 (15.97%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.56%) OpenVMS
7 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.20%) Solaris
8 5 (4.20%) zOS
9 3 (2.52%) CoreOS
9 3 (2.52%) MVS
9 3 (2.52%) VME
10 2 (1.68%) HPUX
11 1 (0.84%) Android
11 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.53%) Service Management
3 27 (22.69%) Open Source
4 26 (21.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (19.33%) ITIL
5 23 (19.33%) Release Management
6 22 (18.49%) Change Management
6 22 (18.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 21 (17.65%) Data Management
7 21 (17.65%) ITSM
8 19 (15.97%) Data Analysis
8 19 (15.97%) Mentoring
9 16 (13.45%) BDD
9 16 (13.45%) DevOps
9 16 (13.45%) TDD
10 15 (12.61%) Problem Management
11 14 (11.76%) Coaching
12 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
12 13 (10.92%) Service Delivery
13 12 (10.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.29%) SQL
2 16 (13.45%) Java
3 13 (10.92%) Python
4 10 (8.40%) JCL
4 10 (8.40%) Ruby
4 10 (8.40%) Scala
5 8 (6.72%) COBOL
6 7 (5.88%) C#
7 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.52%) VB
7 3 (2.52%) VBA
8 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.84%) C++
9 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.20%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.84%) CCNA
3 1 (0.84%) CCNP
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.84%) GCIH
3 1 (0.84%) GIAC
3 1 (0.84%) MBA
3 1 (0.84%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.84%) MCP
3 1 (0.84%) MCSE
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.84%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) RACF
2 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (2.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (8.40%) Puppet
3 3 (2.52%) Ansible
3 3 (2.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.68%) Legato
5 1 (0.84%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) IBM
3 8 (6.72%) Citrix
3 8 (6.72%) VMware
4 6 (5.04%) HP
4 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.20%) Alterian
5 5 (4.20%) Axway
5 5 (4.20%) Ektron
5 5 (4.20%) EPiServer
5 5 (4.20%) IBM Sterling
5 5 (4.20%) SAP
5 5 (4.20%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.52%) CODA
6 3 (2.52%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.52%) ICL
7 2 (1.68%) F5
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle
8 1 (0.84%) Demandware
8 1 (0.84%) hybris
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