The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 163 174 188
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 9 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.78% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 17
Median daily rate £450 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £341 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £518 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -
Client/Server
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1403 1789 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.04% 38.82% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1410 1584
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 53
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £27.00 £34.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Go
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) CGI
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) API Testing

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) GemFire
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) Intranet
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQLPlus
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (9.09%) Hazelcast
3 1 (9.09%) Infinispan
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Toad
2 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer in Test
2 2 (18.18%) Perl Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Perl Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) CGI
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) Embperl
3 2 (18.18%) FastCGI
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) JSP
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) JPA
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) MVS
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) API Testing
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) E-business
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) Go
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) VBScript
7 1 (9.09%) COBOL
7 1 (9.09%) JCL
7 1 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (9.09%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase