The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.00% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+26.42% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
54 51 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.42% 25.50% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 44
Average daily rate £244 £335 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.23% +47.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £228 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £523 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £31.80 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.75% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.25 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 £18.90 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tandem across the Kent region.

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Tandem
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft