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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 70 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 9 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.87% 1.40% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.46% 7.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £53.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-72.64% -11.66%
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
202 163 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.57% 17.55% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 93 128
Average daily rate £350 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £487 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £12.62 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) PHP
3 7 (36.84%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Ruby
4 6 (31.58%) DevOps
4 6 (31.58%) Salt
4 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (31.58%) Couchbase
4 6 (31.58%) Puppet
4 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
4 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (31.58%) Node.js
4 6 (31.58%) Redis
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) SimpleDB
4 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) QA
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Video on Demand
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Computer Science

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (31.58%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Route 53
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
2 4 (21.05%) DVB
2 4 (21.05%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) Intranet
4 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SimpleDB
1 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
1 6 (31.58%) Redis
1 6 (31.58%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) POSIX
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) MPEG
1 4 (21.05%) IPTV
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Video on Demand
2 2 (10.53%) STB
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Blog
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) PHP
2 7 (36.84%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Ruby
3 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) Tcl
4 4 (21.05%) C
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
1 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (31.58%) Salt
2 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Capita
2 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix