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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 153 169 191
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +22
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 4 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.57% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 1.53% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 16
Median daily rate £488 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £15.68 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -34.68%
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
1294 2086 2392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.07% 37.23% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1051 1601 1792
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.73 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £65.55 £45.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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 1 May 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 1 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 City of London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) FitNesse
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Ruby
6 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) Cucumber

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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Google App Engine
2 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) DMZ
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) SSH
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) RavenDB
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 3 (21.43%) FitNesse
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
2 2 (14.29%) JBehave
3 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Law
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Behat
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) MDX
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Fintech
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Practice Management
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) C
6 1 (7.14%) AWK
6 1 (7.14%) sed
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CEH
1 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) SDET
3 1 (7.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Perforce
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix