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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 67 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 13 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.25% 1.03% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 5.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £53.00 £55.50
% change year-on-year
-38.67% -4.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
234 163 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.48% 18.65% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 91 121
Average daily rate £325 £315 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £428 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £9.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.50 £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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 1 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 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) Salt
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (31.25%) QA
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) SimpleDB
4 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (31.25%) Puppet
4 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
4 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
4 5 (31.25%) Node.js
4 5 (31.25%) Redis
4 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) Couchbase
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) ISEB
4 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) DVB
5 4 (25.00%) MPEG
5 4 (25.00%) Ethernet

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) DVB
2 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SimpleDB
1 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
1 5 (31.25%) Redis
1 5 (31.25%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) MPEG
1 4 (25.00%) IPTV
1 4 (25.00%) Video on Demand
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) STB
3 1 (6.25%) Blog
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Online Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) Tcl
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Salt
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft