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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 97 78 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -41
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 2 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.66% 4.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 2.57% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 28
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +19.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.46% +5.17%
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
414 311 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.51% 25.55% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 198 118
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.18 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.83% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js
3 4 (50.00%) Redis
3 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) Salt
4 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 3 (37.50%) Couchbase
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) SimpleDB
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Route 53
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (50.00%) Redis
4 3 (37.50%) Couchbase
4 3 (37.50%) SimpleDB
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) GWT
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) D3.js
3 2 (25.00%) Vaadin
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Jena
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Ontologies
2 2 (25.00%) Chemistry
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SPARQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Salt
3 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Percona
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle