The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £501 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.15% +43.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
Tandem
North East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
244 119 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.89% 30.75% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 57 65
Average daily rate £375 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £301 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -29.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £10.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £14.64 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Tandem
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Scrum Master
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum Master
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD