Period
to 6 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tandem over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 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
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 576 723 810
Rank change year-on-year +147 +87 -48
Contract jobs citing Tandem 29 125 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 64 39
Median daily rate £313 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +6.25% -9.09%
10th Percentile £196 £151 £329
90th Percentile £571 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £400 £385
% change year-on-year -23.50% +3.90% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14,562 29,026 32,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.57% 32.03% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,934 18,575 21,097
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £253 £281 £268
90th Percentile £700 £663 £651
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 702 1,005 1,031
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.59% -6.82% +11.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.80 £11.80
90th Percentile £53.98 £51.35 £51.25
Median hourly rate £21.93 £18.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +18.51% -13.95% +19.44%

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Tandem as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Tandem.

Daily rate trend for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Tandem over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Tandem.

Hourly rate trend for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the UK over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
England +148 27 £313 -26.47% 15
UK excluding London +132 18 £306 -23.50% 7
South East +120 11 £393 +158.22%
London +127 9 £538 +11.69% 8
North of England +82 6 £306 -28.00% 1
North West +50 6 £306 -28.00% 1
Midlands +71 1 - -
West Midlands +65 1 - -

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 with a requirement for Tandem.

1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) JIRA
3 8 (27.59%) Confluence
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (24.14%) PBX
4 7 (24.14%) Test Management
4 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
4 7 (24.14%) Skype for Business
4 7 (24.14%) Skype
5 6 (20.69%) BASE24
5 6 (20.69%) ISO 8583
5 6 (20.69%) EMV
5 6 (20.69%) ATM
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
7 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) HP
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
8 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics

Tandem
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (27.59%) Confluence
2 7 (24.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) BASE24
2 1 (3.45%) assyst
2 1 (3.45%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Slack
2 2 (6.90%) Trello
3 1 (3.45%) GCP
3 1 (3.45%) npm
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) LAN
1 8 (27.59%) WAN
2 7 (24.14%) PBX
2 7 (24.14%) Skype
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) ATM
4 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) Intranet
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Cypress.io
2 1 (3.45%) PowerBuilder
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Telephony Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) BASE24 Tester
2 6 (20.69%) Tester
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Product Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) Handlebars
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.45%) Redux
2 1 (3.45%) RxJS
2 1 (3.45%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) EMV
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Handset
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
1 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
1 7 (24.14%) Test Management
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Decision-Making
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) B2B
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Predictive Maintenance
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (6.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (6.90%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C#
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) BeanShell
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Avaya
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Infor
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau