The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 95 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.55% 1.24% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 4.10% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £320 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
-55.38% -38.67%
Client/Server
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
461 317 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.20% 30.16% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 199 118
Average daily rate £385 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.98 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (40.00%) Node.js
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (30.00%) Java EE
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix