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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank 415 403 387
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Tandem 14 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.065% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
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£450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £409 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +36.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8342 8748 9029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.64% 37.62% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5828 5997 6171
Average daily rate £475 £450 £452
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 149 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.04 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £44.00 £49.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. 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
City of London -8 3 £500 - 3
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Banking
4 8 (30.77%) Ruby
4 8 (30.77%) QA
4 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 7 (26.92%) HP
6 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) SDLC
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
7 5 (19.23%) UNIX
7 5 (19.23%) IBM
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (19.23%) WCF
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
7 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (15.38%) Drupal
1 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) ATM
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) NUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.85%) MSTest
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) FIX Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
1 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
3 5 (19.23%) WCF
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (15.38%) Django
4 4 (15.38%) RESTful
4 4 (15.38%) LAMP
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (3.85%) JDBC
7 1 (3.85%) JSP
7 1 (3.85%) XSLT
7 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Equities
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) Derivative
2 3 (11.54%) EMV
3 2 (7.69%) APACS
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 4 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) Ruby
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) COBOL
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (15.38%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) CA
3 4 (15.38%) Pega
3 4 (15.38%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.69%) WorldPay
4 2 (7.69%) Coverity
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.85%) Reuters
5 1 (3.85%) NYFIX
5 1 (3.85%) Portware
5 1 (3.85%) Red Gate
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