The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank - 41 41
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.82% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.57% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.42% -39.65%
Client/Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 84 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.28% 23.01% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 40
Average daily rate £338 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Client/Server
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Perforce
1 6 (100.00%) Streaming Media
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (66.67%) IPTV
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Product Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Streaming Media
2 4 (66.67%) IPTV
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Perforce