The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 11 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
11 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 West Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £493 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.86% +40.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
Tandem
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
550 464 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.05% 26.27% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 294 232
Average daily rate £405 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.94 £16.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Tandem
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Tandem Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Tandem
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM