Manchester IT Recruitment
Why The Candidate?
Whether you're looking for a temporary contract or seeking
permanent employment in the IT Recruitment and Technical
Recruitment sector within the North West, then we've the knowledge
to help you. Here at The Candidate we're turning our heads to
Developer Recruitment and Designer Recruitment as IT &
Technical specialists are now in demand, more than ever. We've
identified this and are now focusing on this sector to not only
help clients source the best talent, but help to keep candidates
finding regular contracts which both interest them, and suit their
Why are IT Contractors beneficial to
Due to the ongoing shift towards all things digital, it's not
good enough just having optimised content and perfected social
media platforms balanced with paid search for your old website.
There's high demand for designers and developers as clients need
responsive, interactive websites that support and facilitate the
As the IT market grows more candidate-driven, we're focused on
educating clients on the benefits of hiring contractors as it's
within this particular area that the vast majority of niche skill
sets are found. This gives clients a better understanding of the
market place, and gradually opens up more temporary/contractor
opportunities for those with sought-after expertise.
So, here at The Candidate we've developed our temporary
and contractor offering. Have a read below and the areas
we're actively recruiting for right now.
We know how hard it can be for businesses to attract good
developers. We also know how hard it can be for developers to find
the right position or assignment. That's why we've worked hard to
build up a network of candidates with sought after skillsets, such
as PHP expertise, alongside a plethora of successful UK businesses
utilising the latest technologies.
The following skills are required for our developer roles, but
are not limited to;
HTML5, CSS3, PHP, SQL, Asp.NET, Java,
Magento, Ruby on rails, SharePoint
Good designers are a crucial part to any front-end IT project.
We recognise that, whilst design skills can be taught, an eye for
detail and a fantastically-creative mind are key. That's why
we always ask for a portfolio from candidates in the first instance
because, in this industry, examples of your work will paint a
stronger picture than your CV alone. As a client, we know how
important the 'look' of your business is to the end user or
customer. After all, you only make a first impression once. That's
why we've built up a network of top notch designers, all of which
come with a portfolio for your perusal.
The following skills are required for designer roles, but are
not limited to;
Fireworks, Gimp, Flash, UX, UI, jQuery
Whether you're new to contracting or it's an established channel
to you, we've got clients who work on all basis. We specialise in
working with Limited Company contractors and those on a PAYE basis.
You may or may not have experience with these but rest assured we
have the best trade partnerships necessarily to focus you on the
job at hand. As a member APSCO
and partnerships with the following Umbrella companies we're ready
to talk your next assignment/project.
Our PAYE/Ltd partnerships are as follows:
'Our watchword for years has been compliance. For giant,
it's not an occasional nice-to-have. It's a forever must-have. Our
compliance protects you from risk. It's one of our many passions
that sets us apart. There are lots of things that set us
'ICS provide a range of accountancy and administration
services to contractors across the UK. Our ethos of trust, care and
compliance enables you to focus on your job without the task of
endless paperwork, ensuring you are operating
'In 2000, he set out with the goal of helping freelancers
and contractors make the most of their money whilst minimising the
hassle involved with self-employment.Our dedication to always doing
what's right, not what's easy, is something we're proud of and
something that sets us apart from the other contractor support
providers out there.'
Of course you may have your own preferences when it comes to
Umbrella companies and that's fine too. Just let us know and we'll
get everything set up for you.
Meet Matt Skelton
Matt is leading the Technology
recruitment team here at The Candidate, with his team covering
contract and permanent roles across all levels of IT. Matt has over
12 years' recruitment experience having previously worked for 6
years each at Computer People and Badenoch & Clark.