The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 317 300 348
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +48
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 94 108 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.25% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 70 49
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£475 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £27.78 £20.16 £19.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.79% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £17.13 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.33 £34.60 £23.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.59 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.20% -25.71%
Client/Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8143 8620 9330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.62% 37.62% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5698 5874 6351
Average daily rate £473 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 146 205
Average hourly rate £18.86 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in London

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Client/Server across the London region.

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in London

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in London

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the London region.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in London

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 26 £450 +20.00% 7
Croydon - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 90 (44.78%) SQL
2 80 (39.80%) Windows
3 74 (36.82%) Finance
4 68 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (30.85%) XML
6 59 (29.35%) .NET
7 54 (26.87%) Microsoft
8 53 (26.37%) Java
9 47 (23.38%) SQL Server
10 45 (22.39%) Linux
11 41 (20.40%) Web Services
12 39 (19.40%) SDLC
13 38 (18.91%) UNIX
14 37 (18.41%) HTML
15 36 (17.91%) Multithreading
16 34 (16.92%) C#
16 34 (16.92%) Internet
17 31 (15.42%) SOA
17 31 (15.42%) QA
18 28 (13.93%) WebSphere
19 26 (12.94%) SSL
19 26 (12.94%) OO
20 25 (12.44%) J2EE
20 25 (12.44%) TCP/IP
21 23 (11.44%) JavaScript
22 22 (10.95%) MS Excel
22 22 (10.95%) REST
23 21 (10.45%) JBoss
23 21 (10.45%) ITIL
23 21 (10.45%) SOAP

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 28 (13.93%) WebSphere
2 21 (10.45%) IIS
2 21 (10.45%) JBoss
3 17 (8.46%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.96%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.48%) Confluence
7 5 (2.49%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.49%) Jetty
8 3 (1.49%) CMS
8 3 (1.49%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.49%) Documentum
8 3 (1.49%) Apache
9 2 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.50%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.50%) Node.js
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 22 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.97%) MS Office
3 8 (3.98%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.99%) MS Project
5 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.99%) SaaS
2 4 (1.99%) PaaS
2 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.92%) Internet
2 26 (12.94%) SSL
3 25 (12.44%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.46%) VPN
5 14 (6.97%) LAN
5 14 (6.97%) HTTP
6 13 (6.47%) WAN
7 12 (5.97%) Firewall
8 11 (5.47%) SMTP
9 10 (4.98%) VLAN
10 9 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (4.48%) SAN
11 8 (3.98%) SNMP
11 8 (3.98%) MPLS
11 8 (3.98%) NetScaler
11 8 (3.98%) Network Security
12 7 (3.48%) DNS
13 4 (1.99%) LDAP
13 4 (1.99%) Software-Defined Networking
14 3 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.45%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.97%) Big Data
4 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.48%) MySQL
5 7 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.99%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.49%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.49%) DB2
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.47%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.48%) FitNesse
3 9 (4.48%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.98%) JIRA
5 7 (3.48%) SpecFlow
5 7 (3.48%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.99%) FishEye
6 6 (2.99%) Selenium
7 5 (2.49%) Rational Rose
7 5 (2.49%) IntelliJ
7 5 (2.49%) GitLab
7 5 (2.49%) VisualVM
7 5 (2.49%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.99%) Subversion
8 4 (1.99%) Maven
9 3 (1.49%) Lombardi
9 3 (1.49%) Toad
9 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 74 (36.82%) Finance
2 21 (10.45%) Games
2 21 (10.45%) Banking
3 12 (5.97%) Financial Institution
4 11 (5.47%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.99%) Billing
6 5 (2.49%) Marketing
6 5 (2.49%) Retail
6 5 (2.49%) Legal
7 4 (1.99%) Law
7 4 (1.99%) Front Office
7 4 (1.99%) Back Office
8 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.49%) French Language
8 3 (1.49%) Online Betting
9 2 (1.00%) Advertising
9 2 (1.00%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (40.30%) Developer
2 32 (15.92%) Analyst
3 27 (13.43%) Architect
4 18 (8.96%) Java Developer
5 17 (8.46%) Consultant
6 12 (5.97%) Applications Developer
6 12 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (5.97%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (4.98%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.98%) Administrator
9 9 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.98%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.98%) QA Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Senior QA Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.85%) XML
2 59 (29.35%) .NET
3 41 (20.40%) Web Services
4 37 (18.41%) HTML
5 25 (12.44%) J2EE
6 22 (10.95%) REST
7 21 (10.45%) SOAP
8 17 (8.46%) Java RMI
8 17 (8.46%) XML-RPC
9 15 (7.46%) HTML5
10 14 (6.97%) WCF
10 14 (6.97%) WinForms
11 13 (6.47%) ASP.NET
11 13 (6.47%) .NET Framework
12 10 (4.98%) Spring
12 10 (4.98%) JDBC
13 9 (4.48%) AngularJS
14 8 (3.98%) RESTful
14 8 (3.98%) CSS
14 8 (3.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.97%) User Experience
3 8 (3.98%) Public Cloud
3 8 (3.98%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.98%) N-Tier
3 8 (3.98%) PKI
3 8 (3.98%) Derivative
4 7 (3.48%) Online Games
4 7 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.99%) Clustering
5 6 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.49%) NHS
6 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.49%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.99%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.49%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.49%) Equities
8 3 (1.49%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (39.80%) Windows
2 45 (22.39%) Linux
3 38 (18.91%) UNIX
4 15 (7.46%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.99%) Android
7 4 (1.99%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.99%) Solaris
8 3 (1.49%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.00%) webOS
9 2 (1.00%) CentOS
9 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.40%) SDLC
3 36 (17.91%) Multithreading
4 31 (15.42%) SOA
5 26 (12.94%) OO
6 21 (10.45%) ITIL
6 21 (10.45%) TDD
7 20 (9.95%) Project Management
8 17 (8.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (8.46%) Test Automation
9 16 (7.96%) BDD
10 13 (6.47%) Business Analysis
10 13 (6.47%) Scrum
10 13 (6.47%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.97%) Process Management
11 12 (5.97%) Test Planning
12 11 (5.47%) Analytics
12 11 (5.47%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.98%) MVC
13 10 (4.98%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (44.78%) SQL
2 53 (26.37%) Java
3 34 (16.92%) C#
4 23 (11.44%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.96%) PL/SQL
6 13 (6.47%) VB.NET
7 12 (5.97%) C++
7 12 (5.97%) Perl
8 10 (4.98%) VB
9 9 (4.48%) Python
10 6 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.49%) PHP
11 5 (2.49%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.99%) Ruby
13 3 (1.49%) Korn
13 3 (1.49%) ABAP
13 3 (1.49%) VB6
14 2 (1.00%) Scala
14 2 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (7.96%) Degree
2 9 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.99%) CCNP
5 5 (2.49%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 4 (1.99%) VCAP
6 4 (1.99%) CCNA
7 3 (1.49%) PMP
7 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) MCSE
8 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.00%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.50%) CISSP
9 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.42%) QA
2 10 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.98%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.99%) SLA
5 2 (1.00%) BS7799
5 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.97%) Hyper-V
2 12 (5.97%) vSphere
3 11 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.98%) vCloud
5 4 (1.99%) XenServer
6 3 (1.49%) NFS
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.00%) MOM
3 2 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.00%) DameWare
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.45%) Oracle
3 18 (8.96%) VMware
4 16 (7.96%) IBM
5 14 (6.97%) HP
5 14 (6.97%) NetApp
6 11 (5.47%) Dell
6 11 (5.47%) Citrix
6 11 (5.47%) Juniper
7 10 (4.98%) Cisco
7 10 (4.98%) CheckPoint
7 10 (4.98%) F5
8 9 (4.48%) Brocade
9 8 (3.98%) Sybase
9 8 (3.98%) CommVault
10 6 (2.99%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.49%) Perforce
11 5 (2.49%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.49%) Apple
12 3 (1.49%) Pega
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