The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.80% 0.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 0.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £373 £345
% change year-on-year
+20.80% +7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £29.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year
-50.86% +38.29%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
152 318 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.22% 34.95% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 170 139
Median daily rate £338 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £559 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 10
Median hourly rate £22.13 £20.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.76 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £27.10 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) EJB
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Hudson
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (80.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Hudson
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) MyEclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) EJB
1 4 (80.00%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft