Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tandem over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 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 > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 170 159
Rank change year-on-year -15 -11 +32
Contract jobs citing Tandem 1 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.021% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.36% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Scotland median daily rate £450 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +46.67% +31.58%
UK median daily rate £400 £488 £375
% change year-on-year -17.95% +30.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £127.50 £45.00 £21.88
% change year-on-year +183.33% +105.64% +25.04%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,355 1,395 1,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.59% 29.28% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 767 731
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £213 £203 £213
90th Percentile £538 £525 £513
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 46
Scotland median hourly rate £21.56 £20.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £45.76 £43.25 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £20.69 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.17% +3.28% -

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Tandem in Scotland

Tandem
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tandem in Scotland

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Edinburgh +7 1 £450 -18.18%
Tandem
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management

Tandem
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (100.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys
1 1 (100.00%) VMware