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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 99 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Tandem 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% - 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £493 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.86% +40.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
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
572 367 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.57% 25.70% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 216 195
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Tandem also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Tandem.

1 5 (71.43%) COBOL
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) ATM
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) BASE24
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
1 5 (71.43%) EMV
1 5 (71.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Animation
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Tandem also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) ATM
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Support
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) EMV
1 5 (71.43%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) COBOL
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft