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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 413 419 421
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Tandem 38 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.097% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 12
Median daily rate £375 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
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
8395 8789 9202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.47% 37.10% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5918 6095 6144
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 161 186
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +14.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.93 £52.17 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +28 7 £438 +68.36% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Project Management
3 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) Unix
4 13 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (23.08%) Release Management
6 11 (21.15%) Migration
7 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (19.23%) Project Planning
7 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
7 10 (19.23%) FTP
7 10 (19.23%) HTTP
7 10 (19.23%) COBOL
7 10 (19.23%) Middleware
7 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (19.23%) Escalation Management
8 9 (17.31%) Virtual Team
8 9 (17.31%) MS Project
9 8 (15.38%) SQL
9 8 (15.38%) Banking
9 8 (15.38%) Analytics
10 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
10 6 (11.54%) Usability Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.54%) Customer Insight
11 5 (9.62%) Service Design
11 5 (9.62%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (9.62%) Linux
12 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse

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 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) Drupal
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) DNN
3 2 (3.85%) Immediacy CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Kentico
3 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Sitefinity
3 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Project
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) FTP
1 10 (19.23%) HTTP
2 3 (5.77%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) MPLS
4 1 (1.92%) SNMP
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.69%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) DB2
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.92%) JBehave
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (19.23%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Product Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Digital Product Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) COBOL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Middleware Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Migration Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Migration Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Middleware
2 5 (9.62%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.77%) .NET
4 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (5.77%) ELK Stack
4 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (5.77%) XML
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.85%) RESTful
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) CSS3
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
6 1 (1.92%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Virtual Team
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (5.77%) DataPower
4 3 (5.77%) EFT
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Equities
5 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.85%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) CoreOS
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) MVS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Project Management
2 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (23.08%) Release Management
5 11 (21.15%) Migration
6 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.23%) Escalation Management
6 10 (19.23%) Project Planning
6 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.38%) Analytics
8 6 (11.54%) Customer Insight
8 6 (11.54%) Usability Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Service Design
10 4 (7.69%) SDLC
10 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.77%) BDD
11 3 (5.77%) Data Architecture
11 3 (5.77%) Matrix Management
11 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) COBOL
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.77%) C
3 3 (5.77%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) Python
4 2 (3.85%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) Perl
4 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) JCL
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) MBA
3 1 (1.92%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.77%) Ansible
2 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.92%) Legato
3 1 (1.92%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) CODA
3 2 (3.85%) Alterian
3 2 (3.85%) Ektron
3 2 (3.85%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) F5
4 1 (1.92%) HP
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