The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 25 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 403 422
Rank change year-on-year +3 +19  
Contract jobs citing Tandem 18 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.088% 0.098% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 7
Median daily rate £488 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £624 £520
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7808 7979 8569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.16% 37.32% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5597 5768 6035
Median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 106 146
Median hourly rate £21.70 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Tandem
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tandem in London

Tandem
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tandem in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Tandem in London

Tandem
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tandem in London

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +2 1 £475 +35.71%
Tandem
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 27 (58.70%) Unix
2 26 (56.52%) Windows
3 22 (47.83%) Banking
4 20 (43.48%) Finance
4 20 (43.48%) iSeries
5 15 (32.61%) IBM
6 14 (30.43%) Coaching
7 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (28.26%) Time Sharing Option
7 13 (28.26%) B2B
7 13 (28.26%) zOS
7 13 (28.26%) JCL
7 13 (28.26%) IBM Sterling
7 13 (28.26%) ISPF
8 11 (23.91%) Axway
8 11 (23.91%) FTP
9 9 (19.57%) SQL
9 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) Middleware
11 7 (15.22%) SIEM
12 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
12 6 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (13.04%) Security Operations
12 6 (13.04%) RACF
12 6 (13.04%) TACACS
12 6 (13.04%) OpenVMS
12 6 (13.04%) Linux
13 5 (10.87%) Java
13 5 (10.87%) Mainframe

Tandem
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (10.87%) Apache Solr
2 4 (8.70%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) FTP
2 6 (13.04%) TACACS
3 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.70%) Network Security
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (8.70%) Big Data
2 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (47.83%) Banking
2 20 (43.48%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Advertising
4 2 (4.35%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) French Language
5 1 (2.17%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Django Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Python Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Product Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) ISPF
2 7 (15.22%) Middleware
3 5 (10.87%) Lucene
3 5 (10.87%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 2 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (4.35%) Django
5 2 (4.35%) HTML5
5 2 (4.35%) jQuery
5 2 (4.35%) Node.js
5 2 (4.35%) React
5 2 (4.35%) REST
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.35%) Spring
5 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.35%) STL
5 2 (4.35%) Visualforce
6 1 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) iSeries
2 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (8.70%) SWIFT
5 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.35%) Equities
6 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.17%) Digital TV
7 1 (2.17%) Fintech
7 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Unix
2 26 (56.52%) Windows
3 13 (28.26%) zOS
4 6 (13.04%) Linux
4 6 (13.04%) OpenVMS
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Coaching
2 13 (28.26%) B2B
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) SIEM
5 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.04%) Security Operations
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.87%) Machine Learning
6 5 (10.87%) Ontologies
6 5 (10.87%) Semantic Search
6 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.87%) Service Management
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) Web Development
8 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) JCL
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Java
3 5 (10.87%) SPARQL
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.35%) GCIH
3 2 (4.35%) GIAC
3 2 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (13.04%) RACF
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) IBM
2 13 (28.26%) IBM Sterling
3 11 (23.91%) Axway
4 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) VMware