The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank 572 542 533
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -9
Contract jobs citing Tandem 20 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.055% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 21
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£428 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.91 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.31 -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16471 15885 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.03% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10634 9829 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 681 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tandem within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Tandem
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tandem within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Tandem Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Tandem
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tandem within the UK.

Tandem Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Tandem
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 17 £413 +10.00% 23
South West - 6 £463 -
London +1 3 £288 -17.85% 10
South East -28 3 £325 -7.14% 6
East of England - 3 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
East Midlands +7 1 - - 3
City of London +4 1 £250 -54.54% 2
Cheshire +3 1 - -
Kent -1 1 £300 -14.28% 1
North West -18 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Watford - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Worthing - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 2
Halifax - - - -
Hinckley - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Lincoln - - - - 1

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 22 (32.35%) BASE24
3 19 (27.94%) UNIX
4 18 (26.47%) Banking
5 15 (22.06%) HP
6 13 (19.12%) SQL
7 12 (17.65%) ATM
8 10 (14.71%) Equities
9 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
9 9 (13.24%) Project Management
9 9 (13.24%) NonStop SQL
10 8 (11.76%) Mainframe
10 8 (11.76%) Financial Institution
10 8 (11.76%) Front Office
10 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 8 (11.76%) Fidessa
10 8 (11.76%) IBM
11 7 (10.29%) .NET
11 7 (10.29%) Windows
11 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
12 6 (8.82%) CSS
12 6 (8.82%) XML
12 6 (8.82%) COBOL
12 6 (8.82%) HTML
12 6 (8.82%) Java
12 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
13 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.35%) Adobe
13 5 (7.35%) EFT

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) SAS
2 2 (2.94%) CICS
2 2 (2.94%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (32.35%) BASE24
2 4 (5.88%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (2.94%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (2.94%) Radian6
4 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) ATM
2 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) FTP
4 2 (2.94%) LDAP
4 2 (2.94%) X.25
4 2 (2.94%) SSH
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.47%) DMVPN
5 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.47%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) SSL
5 1 (1.47%) MPLS
5 1 (1.47%) LAN
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) NonStop SQL
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) DB2
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) NUnit
2 2 (2.94%) MSTest
2 2 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.94%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.47%) Moq
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 8 (11.76%) Front Office
4 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.41%) Marketing
6 3 (4.41%) Retail
7 2 (2.94%) Automotive
7 2 (2.94%) Legal
8 1 (1.47%) Advertising
8 1 (1.47%) Online Betting
8 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Tester
5 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Designer
7 2 (2.94%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Build Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Web Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Photoshop Designer
7 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Web Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) HTML
2 6 (8.82%) XML
2 6 (8.82%) CSS
3 4 (5.88%) Middleware
4 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.41%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (2.94%) Ninject
5 2 (2.94%) CSS3
5 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.94%) HTML5
5 2 (2.94%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.94%) XSLT
5 2 (2.94%) XHTML
5 2 (2.94%) Web Services
5 2 (2.94%) WCF
6 1 (1.47%) WPF
6 1 (1.47%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Equities
2 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.76%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.35%) EFT
5 4 (5.88%) Data Conversion
5 4 (5.88%) User Experience
6 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.94%) Social Media
7 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.94%) W3C
7 2 (2.94%) EMV
7 2 (2.94%) APACS
7 2 (2.94%) Derivative
7 2 (2.94%) Copywriting
8 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.47%) CMDB
8 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.47%) PKI
8 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) UNIX
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) zOS
4 2 (2.94%) Android
4 2 (2.94%) AIX
4 2 (2.94%) HPUX
4 2 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Project Management
1 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (7.35%) Performance Management
3 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 4 (5.88%) TDD
3 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 4 (5.88%) Migration
4 3 (4.41%) Scrum
4 3 (4.41%) SOA
4 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
4 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
4 3 (4.41%) Performance Testing
4 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (4.41%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (2.94%) Social Media Monitoring
5 2 (2.94%) Data Privacy
5 2 (2.94%) System Testing
5 2 (2.94%) Information Architecture
5 2 (2.94%) Multivariate Testing
5 2 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) COBOL
2 6 (8.82%) Java
2 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (4.41%) C
5 2 (2.94%) Scala
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.47%) VC++
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) CCNP
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.47%) CISA
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
1 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.94%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.47%) Foglight
2 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.47%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.47%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) HP
2 8 (11.76%) IBM
2 8 (11.76%) Fidessa
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Adobe
4 2 (2.94%) Sysomos
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Omniture
4 2 (2.94%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.47%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.47%) F5
5 1 (1.47%) Syclo
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Sun
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
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