The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank 146 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% - 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£550 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+38.00% +7.14%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1061 751 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.42% 26.50% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 413 291
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 74 57
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.63 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Lancashire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Modernizr
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
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