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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 311 300 315
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 86 99 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 1.20% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 71 49
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£375 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £638 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £311
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £16.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+93.47% -59.37%
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
7400 8235 7599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.40% 37.37% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5145 5625 5402
Average daily rate £452 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 170 160
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 14 £350 -22.22% 9
Brentford - 2 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 7
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 78 (47.56%) SQL
2 67 (40.85%) Windows
3 59 (35.98%) Finance
4 52 (31.71%) Java
5 45 (27.44%) Linux
5 45 (27.44%) UNIX
6 42 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (23.17%) XML
8 37 (22.56%) Microsoft
9 30 (18.29%) HTML
10 29 (17.68%) .NET
11 28 (17.07%) Internet
12 27 (16.46%) Banking
13 26 (15.85%) SOA
14 24 (14.63%) OO
15 23 (14.02%) TCP/IP
15 23 (14.02%) Windows 7
16 22 (13.41%) QA
16 22 (13.41%) MS Excel
16 22 (13.41%) Oracle
16 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
17 20 (12.20%) PL/SQL
18 19 (11.59%) J2EE
18 19 (11.59%) TDD
19 18 (10.98%) C#
19 18 (10.98%) Relational Database
20 17 (10.37%) Games
20 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
20 17 (10.37%) Web Services
20 17 (10.37%) Multithreading

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 16 (9.76%) JBoss
2 13 (7.93%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.05%) IIS
5 5 (3.05%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.05%) Jetty
5 5 (3.05%) CMS
5 5 (3.05%) Confluence
6 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.83%) Apache
7 3 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.22%) SAS
8 2 (1.22%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.22%) Moodle
8 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.61%) Quickr
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.61%) Node.js
9 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 22 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.15%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.22%) SPSS
4 2 (1.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.07%) Internet
2 23 (14.02%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.76%) SSL
4 9 (5.49%) VPN
4 9 (5.49%) LAN
4 9 (5.49%) VoIP
5 7 (4.27%) WAN
5 7 (4.27%) LDAP
6 5 (3.05%) VLAN
6 5 (3.05%) Firewall
7 4 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (2.44%) HTTP
8 3 (1.83%) DNS
8 3 (1.83%) SAN
9 2 (1.22%) Wireless
10 1 (0.61%) LTE
10 1 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.98%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.54%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.71%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.49%) Big Data
6 5 (3.05%) MySQL
7 4 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.44%) MarkLogic
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.22%) MS Access
9 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) JIRA
2 8 (4.88%) Selenium
3 7 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.27%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.66%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.05%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.05%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.05%) FishEye
5 5 (3.05%) Maven
5 5 (3.05%) JUnit
5 5 (3.05%) IntelliJ
5 5 (3.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (3.05%) VisualVM
5 5 (3.05%) GitLab
6 4 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.83%) Cobertura
7 3 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.83%) Calabash
7 3 (1.83%) CodeNarc
7 3 (1.83%) Jasmine
General
1 59 (35.98%) Finance
2 27 (16.46%) Banking
3 17 (10.37%) Games
4 15 (9.15%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.71%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.66%) Publishing
6 6 (3.66%) Retail
7 3 (1.83%) Billing
7 3 (1.83%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.83%) Legal
7 3 (1.83%) Front Office
8 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.22%) Marketing
8 2 (1.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (34.15%) Developer
2 32 (19.51%) Analyst
3 18 (10.98%) Test Analyst
4 17 (10.37%) Consultant
5 15 (9.15%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.27%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Tester
8 7 (4.27%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.66%) IT Support
9 6 (3.66%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.05%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.44%) Quality Manager
11 4 (2.44%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (2.44%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (2.44%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.44%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.17%) XML
2 30 (18.29%) HTML
3 29 (17.68%) .NET
4 19 (11.59%) J2EE
5 17 (10.37%) Web Services
6 14 (8.54%) REST
7 13 (7.93%) HTML5
7 13 (7.93%) SOAP
8 11 (6.71%) Spring
9 10 (6.10%) AngularJS
10 9 (5.49%) RESTful
11 8 (4.88%) .NET Framework
11 8 (4.88%) XML-RPC
11 8 (4.88%) Java RMI
12 7 (4.27%) JDBC
13 6 (3.66%) CSS
13 6 (3.66%) FIXML
13 6 (3.66%) FpML
13 6 (3.66%) WPF
14 5 (3.05%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.93%) User Experience
2 12 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.66%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.05%) Online Games
7 5 (3.05%) Open Source
7 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.05%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.44%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.44%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.44%) NHS
8 4 (2.44%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.83%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.83%) Handset
10 2 (1.22%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.85%) Windows
2 45 (27.44%) Linux
2 45 (27.44%) UNIX
3 23 (14.02%) Windows 7
4 14 (8.54%) Apple iOS
5 13 (7.93%) Android
6 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.66%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.05%) Solaris
8 4 (2.44%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.83%) CentOS
9 3 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.83%) webOS
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.85%) SOA
3 24 (14.63%) OO
4 19 (11.59%) TDD
5 17 (10.37%) Multithreading
6 15 (9.15%) Performance Testing
7 13 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (6.71%) Regression Testing
8 11 (6.71%) Project Management
8 11 (6.71%) Test Planning
9 10 (6.10%) Migration
10 9 (5.49%) Incident Management
10 9 (5.49%) BDD
11 8 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.88%) MVC
12 7 (4.27%) OOP
12 7 (4.27%) System Testing
13 6 (3.66%) Time Management
13 6 (3.66%) Test Scripting
13 6 (3.66%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (47.56%) SQL
2 52 (31.71%) Java
3 20 (12.20%) PL/SQL
4 18 (10.98%) C#
5 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.93%) Perl
6 13 (7.93%) C++
7 7 (4.27%) Python
8 6 (3.66%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.05%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.44%) ABAP
10 4 (2.44%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.44%) C
10 4 (2.44%) PHP
11 3 (1.83%) Korn
12 2 (1.22%) PHP5
12 2 (1.22%) Ruby
12 2 (1.22%) Scala
12 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (9.15%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) PMP
3 3 (1.83%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) VCP4
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.61%) CCAA
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.61%) RHCE
5 1 (0.61%) MCSE
5 1 (0.61%) CCNA
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.41%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.44%) MetaFrame
2 4 (2.44%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.83%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.61%) vCloud
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) XenServer
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.66%) WSUS
3 5 (3.05%) SCCM
3 5 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.05%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.22%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.61%) DameWare
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.41%) Oracle
3 13 (7.93%) HP
4 11 (6.71%) Citrix
5 8 (4.88%) Cisco
6 7 (4.27%) Perforce
7 6 (3.66%) IBM
7 6 (3.66%) Dell
7 6 (3.66%) Murex
7 6 (3.66%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.05%) Apple
8 5 (3.05%) Sybase
8 5 (3.05%) SAP
8 5 (3.05%) Veritas
8 5 (3.05%) ILOG
8 5 (3.05%) VMware
8 5 (3.05%) GigaSpaces
9 4 (2.44%) Juniper
9 4 (2.44%) Reuters
9 4 (2.44%) Bloomberg
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day +
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £420 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago