The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tandem
North West / Manchester
Rank - 100 -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.38% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £400 £501
% change year-on-year
-15.93% -20.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+45.08% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
392 597 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.78% 32.03% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 307 225
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.72 £29.40 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Tandem as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tandem across the Manchester region.

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) BASE24
2 5 (71.43%) ATM
2 5 (71.43%) EMV
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) COBOL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) Supplier Management
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) zOS
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JCL
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) DNN
1 1 (14.29%) Immediacy CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Kentico
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Sitefinity
1 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) BASE24 Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) BASE24 Support
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Support
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) CMS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) EPiServer Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) ISPF
2 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) EMV
2 5 (71.43%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Coaching
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) COBOL
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Alterian
3 1 (14.29%) Axway
3 1 (14.29%) Ektron
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore