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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 408 415 424
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Tandem 23 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.084% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.23% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 7
Median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £520 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £413 £446
% change year-on-year
-18.78% -7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 - -
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
7791 8402 8576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.13% 37.07% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5418 5826 6096
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 146 198
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £43.00 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +3 4 £581 +83.07%
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.00%) Unix
4 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (18.33%) Project Management
6 11 (18.33%) Banking
7 10 (16.67%) .NET
8 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.00%) Analytics
9 8 (13.33%) Customer Insight
9 8 (13.33%) Middleware
9 8 (13.33%) Linux
9 8 (13.33%) FTP
10 7 (11.67%) Migration
10 7 (11.67%) C#
10 7 (11.67%) SQL
10 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (11.67%) User Experience
10 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (11.67%) Usability Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Release Management
11 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.00%) WebSphere
11 6 (10.00%) Project Planning
11 6 (10.00%) RESTful
11 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (10.00%) BDD
11 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.33%) CMS
2 5 (8.33%) DNN
2 5 (8.33%) Immediacy CMS
2 5 (8.33%) Kentico
2 5 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (8.33%) Sitefinity
2 5 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.00%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) Marvel
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
1 5 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) InVision
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.67%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) FTP
2 6 (10.00%) HTTP
3 3 (5.00%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (5.00%) MPLS
4 2 (3.33%) Network Security
4 2 (3.33%) TACACS
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.67%) Intranet
5 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
4 4 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.00%) DB2
5 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Developer
1 11 (18.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Product Manager
4 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Architect
5 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Digital Product Manager
6 5 (8.33%) CMS Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.67%) EPiServer Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) Middleware
3 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (10.00%) RESTful
4 6 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.00%) ELK Stack
7 2 (3.33%) ISPF
8 1 (1.67%) CSS
8 1 (1.67%) HTML
8 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (11.67%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.67%) iSeries
3 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.00%) DataPower
4 3 (5.00%) EFT
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Equities
5 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.67%) Psychology
6 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Unix
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) CoreOS
4 3 (5.00%) MVS
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) OpenVMS
5 2 (3.33%) Solaris
5 2 (3.33%) zOS
6 1 (1.67%) Android
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (18.33%) Project Management
4 9 (15.00%) Analytics
5 8 (13.33%) Customer Insight
6 7 (11.67%) Migration
6 7 (11.67%) Usability Testing
7 6 (10.00%) BDD
7 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.00%) Escalation Management
7 6 (10.00%) MVC
7 6 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 6 (10.00%) Release Management
7 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.00%) Service Design
7 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) TDD
7 6 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 5 (8.33%) Content Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) C#
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) COBOL
3 5 (8.33%) JCL
4 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.00%) C
4 3 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (3.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) MBA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) RACF
2 2 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Ansible
1 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) Legato
2 1 (1.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Alterian
2 5 (8.33%) Ektron
2 5 (8.33%) EPiServer
2 5 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.67%) IBM
4 3 (5.00%) CODA
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) Axway
5 2 (3.33%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Demandware
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) hybris
6 1 (1.67%) SAP