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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 70 46 75
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 16 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.30% 3.30% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.18% 12.03% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -47.35%
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
309 266 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.12% 27.45% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 177 151
Average daily rate £330 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £622 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 20
Average hourly rate £14.37 £12.45 £16.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -25.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.45 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.45 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 2014, 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 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Python
3 15 (53.57%) PHP
3 15 (53.57%) C++
3 15 (53.57%) Ruby
3 15 (53.57%) Bash Shell
4 14 (50.00%) Node.js
4 14 (50.00%) DevOps
5 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
6 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
6 12 (42.86%) Web Services
7 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
7 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (39.29%) Puppet
7 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (35.71%) Redis
8 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (35.71%) DNS
9 9 (32.14%) SSL
9 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
9 9 (32.14%) TDD
9 9 (32.14%) Salt
10 8 (28.57%) SimpleDB
10 8 (28.57%) Couchbase
10 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 8 (28.57%) Apache
10 8 (28.57%) MySQL
11 6 (21.43%) DHCP
11 6 (21.43%) Telecoms

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 14 (50.00%) Node.js
2 8 (28.57%) Apache
3 5 (17.86%) nginx
4 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) Route 53
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 9 (32.14%) SSL
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
2 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 10 (35.71%) Redis
4 8 (28.57%) SimpleDB
4 8 (28.57%) Couchbase
4 8 (28.57%) MySQL
5 6 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) JProfiler
1 2 (7.14%) Hudson
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) POSIX
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 2 (7.14%) Ajax
2 2 (7.14%) GWT
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) RESTful
2 2 (7.14%) HTML5
2 2 (7.14%) D3.js
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Jena
2 2 (7.14%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Ontologies
3 2 (7.14%) Chemistry
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) DevOps
2 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
2 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
3 9 (32.14%) TDD
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.86%) Kanban
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Network Design
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.14%) Release Management
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 2 (7.14%) Change Control
8 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.57%) Line Management
9 1 (3.57%) Analytics
9 1 (3.57%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 15 (53.57%) PHP
2 15 (53.57%) C++
2 15 (53.57%) Ruby
2 15 (53.57%) Bash Shell
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Puppet
1 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (32.14%) Salt
3 5 (17.86%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Percona
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix