The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 413 415 414
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Tandem 13 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.058% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 10
Median daily rate £375 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £312 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £590 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £550 £463
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +18.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -
Tandem
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8257 8129 8836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.22% 36.35% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5909 5515 6211
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 127 160
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.75 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Tandem as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in London

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in London

Tandem
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tandem across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Tandem Daily Rate Histogram in London

Tandem
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the London region.

Tandem Hourly Rate Trend in London

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the London region over the 3 months to 5 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
City of London +31 1 £800 +60.00%
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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 London region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Migration
4 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 6 (23.08%) MySQL
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) Banking
7 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 4 (15.38%) COBOL
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
8 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 3 (11.54%) Unix
8 3 (11.54%) .NET
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) SNMP
1 1 (3.85%) SSH
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) VLAN
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) Gatling
2 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.85%) LESS
3 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (3.85%) Sass
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Blog
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.85%) Equities
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Online Games
2 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) OpenVMS
4 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 4 (15.38%) COBOL
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MBA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) WorldPay
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Qualys
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) VMware