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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 156 154 182
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 9 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.15% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.36% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 17
Median daily rate £500 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £545 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.88% +88.33%
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
1284 1388 2151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.57% 40.34% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1072 1667
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.85 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) C
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
4 5 (31.25%) QA
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (25.00%) Go
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) OOP
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) Python

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 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) Intranet
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) Toad
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Perl Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Charles River Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Compliance Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) CGI
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) Embperl
2 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
3 2 (12.50%) FastCGI
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) JSP
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) MVS
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) SDLC
2 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) API Testing
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Go
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) COBOL
4 2 (12.50%) JCL
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
4 2 (12.50%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Charles River
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Dynatrace
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase