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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
London / City of London
Rank 147 143 175
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +32
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 6 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.59% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Median daily rate £550 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +32.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.80% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.64 -
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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1028 1194 1906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.86% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 922 1492
Median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 31
Median hourly rate £20.38 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +9.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.12 £26.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

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
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 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) C
6 5 (29.41%) C++
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 5 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
6 5 (29.41%) Spring
6 5 (29.41%) Open Source
6 5 (29.41%) Service Design
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Perl
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) CGI

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 (11.76%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) Toad
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) AWS Developer
3 3 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Perl Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) CGI
2 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Embperl
3 2 (11.76%) FastCGI
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Unix
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) MVS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) OO
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 5 (29.41%) Open Source
4 5 (29.41%) Service Design
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Investment Management
6 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) C
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Go
5 3 (17.65%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) COBOL
6 2 (11.76%) JCL
6 2 (11.76%) VB
6 2 (11.76%) VC++
7 1 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Charles River
3 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Dynatrace
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
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