Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 742 805
Rank change year-on-year -61 +63 -24
Contract jobs citing Tandem 52 129 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.13% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 80 44
England median daily rate £490 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.45% -13.89% -
10th Percentile £318 £297 £251
90th Percentile £664 £549 £550
UK median daily rate £490 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +30.67% -11.76% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 £26.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.57% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £26.70 -
% change year-on-year +68.57% - -

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32129 32342 34076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.87% 33.24% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21555 21335 22040
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 922 1110 1347
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.60
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.67 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +6.00% +8.33%

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Tandem as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 42 £500 +17.65% 16
North of England +1 4 £350 +6.06% 6
South East -3 4 £450 +4.35% 6
North East +42 3 £338 +3.85%
Midlands +20 2 £350 -33.33% 2
North West +6 1 £800 +138.81% 1
East Midlands -1 1 £400 -23.81%
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
Tandem
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
3 11 (21.15%) Windows
4 10 (19.23%) C#
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 10 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (17.31%) Banking
6 8 (15.38%) SQL
6 8 (15.38%) Linux
7 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
7 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
8 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 6 (11.54%) BDD
8 6 (11.54%) JSON
8 6 (11.54%) iSeries
8 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
8 6 (11.54%) MVC
8 6 (11.54%) zOS
8 6 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (11.54%) IBM
8 6 (11.54%) Middleware
8 6 (11.54%) Unix
8 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 6 (11.54%) HTML
8 6 (11.54%) CSS
9 5 (9.62%) .NET
9 5 (9.62%) Oracle
9 5 (9.62%) T-SQL

Tandem
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (3.85%) CMS
1 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
1 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.92%) CICS
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) nginx
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) FTP
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) Skype
2 2 (3.85%) SMS
2 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
2 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.92%) Ant
2 1 (1.92%) Maven
2 1 (1.92%) Mocha
2 1 (1.92%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Front Office
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Designer
5 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Salesforce Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Information Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
1 6 (11.54%) CSS
1 6 (11.54%) HTML
1 6 (11.54%) JSON
1 6 (11.54%) Middleware
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (9.62%) CSS3
2 5 (9.62%) HTML5
2 5 (9.62%) ISPF
2 5 (9.62%) jQuery
2 5 (9.62%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (9.62%) RESTful
2 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (9.62%) WPF
2 5 (9.62%) XHTML
3 4 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (11.54%) iSeries
3 5 (9.62%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.77%) EMV
4 3 (5.77%) Fintech
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Derivative
5 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.85%) Robotics
6 1 (1.92%) AS400
6 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 6 (11.54%) zOS
4 3 (5.77%) Solaris
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Debian
5 1 (1.92%) HPUX
5 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) TDD
3 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
3 6 (11.54%) BDD
3 6 (11.54%) MVC
4 5 (9.62%) B2B
4 5 (9.62%) Migration
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Web Application Development
5 4 (7.69%) Information Security
5 4 (7.69%) MVVM
5 4 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL
6 3 (5.77%) Scrum
6 3 (5.77%) Security Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) Service Management
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) C#
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) JCL
4 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) COBOL
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) GIAC
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) SANS
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.92%) GDPR
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) IBM
2 6 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.62%) IBM Sterling
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) Axway
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Informatica
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) Pega
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) Workday