The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank - - 142
Contract jobs citing Tandem 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Tandem
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
903 849 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.66% 26.49% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 563 425
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 47
Median hourly rate £23.50 £39.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +136.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Tandem
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the South West region.

Tandem Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Tandem
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) BASE24
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft