The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 89 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.062% 0.55% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+27.49% +0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
-55.38% -38.67%
Client/Server
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
400 328 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.81% 25.63% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 192 113
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £26.25 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Client/Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Client/Server.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) JSP

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Client/Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Client/Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Mockito
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Perl Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) EJB
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
1 2 (50.00%) Struts
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) JSF
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Dell Compellent