The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 65 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 0.12% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 0.44% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £26.09 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.83% -14.46%
Client/Server
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
256 228 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.74% 28.36% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 163 116
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Pega
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) BEA
4 3 (42.86%) Vitria
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Sybase
4 3 (42.86%) DB2
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) JSP
4 3 (42.86%) Servlets
4 3 (42.86%) Struts
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) XML

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) JMS
1 3 (42.86%) JSP
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) Servlets
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Struts
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) BEA
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Pega
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase
2 3 (42.86%) Vitria
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Jaspersoft