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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 140 - 140
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% - 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £550 £463
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +18.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
798 717 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.43% 23.48% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 439 507
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 57
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +68.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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