Period
to 8 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tandem over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Tandem
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 208 218
Rank change year-on-year +80 +10 +24
Contract jobs citing Tandem 5 32 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 1.50% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £475 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +53.33% -20.21%
10th Percentile £463 £528 £328
90th Percentile £488 £643 £449
Central London median daily rate £475 £575 £375
% change year-on-year -17.39% +53.33% -20.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Tandem is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 797 2,133 2,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.77% 32.84% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 1,585 2,176
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £678 £725
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £520
% change year-on-year -2.38% +0.96% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 51
Median hourly rate £35.25 £20.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.23% +4.15% -5.56%
10th Percentile £12.66 £11.25 £14.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £55.90 £46.39
Median hourly rate £35.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +67.86% +5.00% +6.95%

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Tandem as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Tandem in the City of London

Tandem
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Tandem in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Tandem in the City of London

Tandem
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Tandem in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Tandem in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) HP ALM
4 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) BeanShell
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Tandem
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cypress.io
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) React Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) Redux
2 1 (20.00%) RxJS
2 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Separation of Concerns
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) BeanShell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau