The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 40 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.36% 0.52% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.50% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -46.78%
Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
80 46 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.14% 24.08% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 27
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £149 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.42 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.77% -70.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Client/Server
East of England

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Client/Server across the Bedfordshire region.

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Bedfordshire region.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 4 £500 -
Bedford - - - - 2
Client/Server
East of England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Client/Server 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 Client/Server.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Ant
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Endeca
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) hybris
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Client/Server 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 Client/Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Ant
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Support Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Endeca
1 4 (50.00%) hybris
1 4 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Compuware
2 1 (12.50%) HP