The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tandem
UK / England
Rank 539 582 580
Rank change year-on-year +43 -2  
Contract jobs citing Tandem 35 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.063% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.20% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 10
Median daily rate £453 £400 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.12% -18.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £308 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £485
% change year-on-year +10.00% -17.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13235 15356 14851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.08% 31.30% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8569 10134 9081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 521 620
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Tandem
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tandem in England

Tandem
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tandem in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Tandem in England

Tandem
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tandem in England

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +44 28 £478 +27.33% 9
Yorkshire - 3 £440 - 2
South East +24 1 - - 1
North West +20 1 £613 +53.12% 4
East of England - 1 £360 - 2
Tandem
UK

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 64 (60.38%) Unix
2 55 (51.89%) Windows
3 43 (40.57%) Microsoft
4 39 (36.79%) Linux
5 37 (34.91%) Finance
5 37 (34.91%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (32.08%) Service Management
7 31 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (28.30%) Banking
8 30 (28.30%) iSeries
9 28 (26.42%) MS Excel
10 25 (23.58%) ITIL
10 25 (23.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (21.70%) Release Management
12 22 (20.75%) Open Source
12 22 (20.75%) ITSM
12 22 (20.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 21 (19.81%) Change Management
13 21 (19.81%) AIX
13 21 (19.81%) Data Management
14 20 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (18.87%) WebSphere
15 19 (17.92%) Data Analysis
15 19 (17.92%) Windows 2000
15 19 (17.92%) Windows XP
15 19 (17.92%) IBM
16 18 (16.98%) JCL
17 17 (16.04%) ISPF
17 17 (16.04%) SaaS
17 17 (16.04%) PaaS

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 20 (18.87%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.72%) CMS
2 5 (4.72%) Confluence
2 5 (4.72%) DNN
2 5 (4.72%) EPiServer
2 5 (4.72%) Immediacy CMS
2 5 (4.72%) Kentico
2 5 (4.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (4.72%) Sitefinity
2 5 (4.72%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 28 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 20 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.77%) MS Office
4 3 (2.83%) MS Project
5 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.04%) IaaS
1 17 (16.04%) PaaS
1 17 (16.04%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) FTP
2 12 (11.32%) TACACS
3 10 (9.43%) Network Security
3 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.83%) MS Access
6 2 (1.89%) Big Data
6 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.94%) DTS
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
1 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.66%) JIRA
2 5 (4.72%) Selenium
3 3 (2.83%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (34.91%) Finance
2 30 (28.30%) Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Law
4 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Developer
2 22 (20.75%) Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Operations Analyst
4 11 (10.38%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Operational Support Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Operations Support Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Architect
6 8 (7.55%) Consultant
6 8 (7.55%) Security Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) SOC Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.60%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.72%) CMS Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.04%) ISPF
2 13 (12.26%) Middleware
3 12 (11.32%) RESTful
4 11 (10.38%) .NET
5 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.49%) HTML
7 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (7.55%) HTML5
8 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 7 (6.60%) Django
8 7 (6.60%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (5.66%) JSON
9 6 (5.66%) Spring
10 5 (4.72%) Play Framework
11 4 (3.77%) CSS
12 3 (2.83%) ActiveX
12 3 (2.83%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.91%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (28.30%) iSeries
3 11 (10.38%) Mainframe
4 10 (9.43%) Data Centre
5 9 (8.49%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.72%) Data Structures
7 5 (4.72%) Social Media
7 5 (4.72%) User Experience
8 4 (3.77%) Clustering
8 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.77%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.89%) Equities
9 2 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.94%) AS400
10 1 (0.94%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.94%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (60.38%) Unix
2 55 (51.89%) Windows
3 39 (36.79%) Linux
4 21 (19.81%) AIX
5 19 (17.92%) Windows 2000
5 19 (17.92%) Windows XP
6 15 (14.15%) zOS
7 12 (11.32%) OpenVMS
8 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.72%) Solaris
9 3 (2.83%) VME
10 1 (0.94%) HPUX
10 1 (0.94%) MVS
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) Service Management
2 31 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (23.58%) ITIL
4 23 (21.70%) Release Management
5 22 (20.75%) ITSM
5 22 (20.75%) Open Source
5 22 (20.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 21 (19.81%) Change Management
6 21 (19.81%) Data Management
7 19 (17.92%) Data Analysis
8 17 (16.04%) Mentoring
9 16 (15.09%) Problem Management
9 16 (15.09%) Service Delivery
10 15 (14.15%) B2B
10 15 (14.15%) Coaching
11 13 (12.26%) DevOps
12 12 (11.32%) BDD
12 12 (11.32%) Security Operations
12 12 (11.32%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) JCL
2 16 (15.09%) SQL
3 8 (7.55%) C#
3 8 (7.55%) Python
4 7 (6.60%) Java
5 5 (4.72%) Ruby
5 5 (4.72%) Scala
6 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.83%) C++
7 3 (2.83%) VB
7 3 (2.83%) VBA
8 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) ISEB
4 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.89%) GCIH
5 2 (1.89%) GIAC
6 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.94%) CCNA
6 1 (0.94%) CCNP
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.94%) MBA
6 1 (0.94%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.94%) MCP
6 1 (0.94%) MCSE
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.94%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) COBIT
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (16.04%) Time Sharing Option
2 12 (11.32%) RACF
3 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (40.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.92%) IBM
3 15 (14.15%) IBM Sterling
4 14 (13.21%) Axway
5 7 (6.60%) HP
6 5 (4.72%) Alterian
6 5 (4.72%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.77%) Citrix
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle
7 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.77%) SAP
7 4 (3.77%) VMware
8 3 (2.83%) Fujitsu
8 3 (2.83%) ICL
9 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.94%) Capita
10 1 (0.94%) Unisys