The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 63 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 15 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.44% 1.54% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.52% 8.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £53.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-38.67% +3.92%
Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
230 170 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.14% 18.74% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 99 117
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £428 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £9.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Client/Server
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) ISEB
3 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (31.58%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) PHP
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Ruby
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 5 (26.32%) Salt
5 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) SimpleDB
5 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
5 5 (26.32%) Puppet
5 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
5 5 (26.32%) Node.js
5 5 (26.32%) Redis
5 5 (26.32%) Couchbase
6 4 (21.05%) Video on Demand
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (26.32%) Node.js
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) DVB
2 4 (21.05%) VLAN
2 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SimpleDB
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
1 5 (26.32%) Redis
1 5 (26.32%) Couchbase
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
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 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) STB
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
2 5 (26.32%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (21.05%) Release Management
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) ITSM
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Information Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) Tcl
4 4 (21.05%) C
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
1 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (26.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Capita
3 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix