The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.38% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -15.62% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% -  

Tandem is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 313 451 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.76% 34.06% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 219 166
Median daily rate £395 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £521 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Median hourly rate £43.39 £47.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +156.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Tandem as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Tandem in Edinburgh

Tandem
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tandem in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (33.33%) ISPF
2 1 (33.33%) Axway
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development

Tandem
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Axway
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft