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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank - 122 124
Contract jobs citing Tandem 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.071% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+26.42% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
807 716 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.37% 25.41% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 413 366
Average daily rate £375 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 62
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.13 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.57% -12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) BASE24
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) NonStop SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe
5 2 (25.00%) W3C
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (12.50%) ATM
6 1 (12.50%) COBOL

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) NonStop SQL
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Designer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe