The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 143 137 128
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Tandem 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.033% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £255 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £409
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - -
Tandem
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1030 868 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.58% 28.79% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 402 439
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £12.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Edinburgh - 5 - - 1
Tandem
UK

Tandem
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) FTP
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) ISPF
2 5 (83.33%) iSeries
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Law
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) CICS
4 1 (16.67%) RACF
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (16.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) FTP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JCL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (16.67%) RACF
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM