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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 102 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Tandem 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% - 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% - 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -
Tandem
North West

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
614 415 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.50% 27.78% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 217 160
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.30 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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 26 May 2016, 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 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
1 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
2 5 (62.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) BASE24
2 5 (62.50%) EMV
2 5 (62.50%) ATM
2 5 (62.50%) COBOL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Animation
4 1 (12.50%) ISPF
4 1 (12.50%) iSeries
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) JCL

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Support
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) EMV
2 5 (62.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (25.00%) Animation
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) COBOL
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft