The first 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 17 April 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 300 312 292
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 114 66 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 0.93% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 44 83
Average daily rate £425 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% -3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -40.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -46.78%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7575 7114 8747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 32.90% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5333 4964 5862
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 167 227
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £54.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Client/Server
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 20 £413 - 10
Croydon -14 2 £375 -0.99%
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 72 (36.36%) Finance
2 55 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (27.27%) Java
4 42 (21.21%) Windows
5 39 (19.70%) Banking
6 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 35 (17.68%) SQL
8 34 (17.17%) OO
9 32 (16.16%) C#
9 32 (16.16%) Oracle
10 29 (14.65%) Linux
10 29 (14.65%) Internet
11 25 (12.63%) JavaScript
12 24 (12.12%) HTML
12 24 (12.12%) SOA
12 24 (12.12%) Degree
13 23 (11.62%) TDD
13 23 (11.62%) Web Services
14 22 (11.11%) TCP/IP
14 22 (11.11%) Active Directory
14 22 (11.11%) QA
14 22 (11.11%) Oracle Database
15 21 (10.61%) .NET
16 20 (10.10%) Test Scripting
16 20 (10.10%) Android
16 20 (10.10%) Investment Banking
17 19 (9.60%) Spring
17 19 (9.60%) Software Engineering
17 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
17 19 (9.60%) XML

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 13 (6.57%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.55%) IIS
4 7 (3.54%) Apache
5 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.01%) Drupal
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
8 1 (0.51%) CICS
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (9.09%) MS Office
2 15 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.53%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.01%) MS Project
6 2 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.51%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.51%) BASE24
1 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.01%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.65%) Internet
2 22 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.58%) HTTP
4 14 (7.07%) Firewall
5 10 (5.05%) LAN
5 10 (5.05%) WAN
6 5 (2.53%) VPN
6 5 (2.53%) Wireless
6 5 (2.53%) SSH
7 4 (2.02%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.02%) DNS
7 4 (2.02%) VoIP
8 3 (1.52%) SAN
8 3 (1.52%) CTI
8 3 (1.52%) IMAP
9 2 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.01%) NAS
9 2 (1.01%) Intranet
9 2 (1.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.03%) DB2
4 6 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.03%) MySQL
5 5 (2.53%) MS Access
5 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.01%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.01%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.01%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.01%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (8.08%) Selenium
2 12 (6.06%) Maven
3 11 (5.56%) FitNesse
4 10 (5.05%) JIRA
5 8 (4.04%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.03%) Subversion
7 4 (2.02%) Xcode
7 4 (2.02%) Toad
7 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.52%) Hamcrest
8 3 (1.52%) Hudson
8 3 (1.52%) JUnit
8 3 (1.52%) Rational Rose
8 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.52%) jMock
9 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
General
1 72 (36.36%) Finance
2 39 (19.70%) Banking
3 20 (10.10%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.56%) Games
5 4 (2.02%) International Banking
5 4 (2.02%) Retail
5 4 (2.02%) Back Office
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
6 3 (1.52%) Publishing
7 2 (1.01%) Front Office
7 2 (1.01%) Billing
7 2 (1.01%) Local Government
7 2 (1.01%) Marketing
7 2 (1.01%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (44.95%) Developer
2 40 (20.20%) Analyst
3 27 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.60%) Test Analyst
5 17 (8.59%) Architect
6 15 (7.58%) Android Developer
7 13 (6.57%) Tester
8 12 (6.06%) QA Analyst
8 12 (6.06%) Automation Tester
9 11 (5.56%) Consultant
10 10 (5.05%) QA Tester
10 10 (5.05%) QA Test Analyst
10 10 (5.05%) Selenium Tester
11 9 (4.55%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.04%) C# Developer
12 8 (4.04%) Administrator
12 8 (4.04%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (4.04%) iOS Developer
13 7 (3.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.12%) HTML
2 23 (11.62%) Web Services
3 21 (10.61%) .NET
4 19 (9.60%) XML
4 19 (9.60%) Spring
5 15 (7.58%) RESTful
6 14 (7.07%) jQuery
6 14 (7.07%) HTML5
6 14 (7.07%) J2EE
7 13 (6.57%) SOAP
8 12 (6.06%) Hibernate
9 11 (5.56%) CSS
10 10 (5.05%) REST
11 7 (3.54%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.54%) Backbone.js
11 7 (3.54%) D3.js
11 7 (3.54%) JSON
12 6 (3.03%) Spring Security
12 6 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (3.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.07%) Blackberry
1 14 (7.07%) Social Network
2 12 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 11 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.04%) Replication
6 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.54%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.54%) Online Games
6 7 (3.54%) Open Source
7 6 (3.03%) Clustering
8 4 (2.02%) Derivative
8 4 (2.02%) Social Media
8 4 (2.02%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.52%) iPad
9 3 (1.52%) iPhone
9 3 (1.52%) Streaming Media
9 3 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.52%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.21%) Windows
2 29 (14.65%) Linux
3 20 (10.10%) Android
4 15 (7.58%) UNIX
5 10 (5.05%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 8 (4.04%) Solaris
8 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.53%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.01%) VME
11 1 (0.51%) zOS
11 1 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.51%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.17%) OO
3 24 (12.12%) SOA
4 23 (11.62%) TDD
5 20 (10.10%) Test Scripting
6 19 (9.60%) Software Engineering
7 17 (8.59%) Multithreading
8 16 (8.08%) Android Development
8 16 (8.08%) Web Development
9 15 (7.58%) Automated Testing
9 15 (7.58%) TOGAF
10 14 (7.07%) E-Commerce
10 14 (7.07%) Scrum
11 13 (6.57%) ITIL
11 13 (6.57%) OOP
12 12 (6.06%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.06%) Time Management
13 11 (5.56%) BDD
13 11 (5.56%) Automation Testing
13 11 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.27%) Java
2 35 (17.68%) SQL
3 32 (16.16%) C#
4 25 (12.63%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.09%) C++
6 9 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 8 (4.04%) PHP
7 8 (4.04%) C
8 7 (3.54%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.53%) VB
11 4 (2.02%) RPG
11 4 (2.02%) VBScript
11 4 (2.02%) COBOL
11 4 (2.02%) Perl
12 3 (1.52%) VB6
13 2 (1.01%) Ruby
13 2 (1.01%) Groovy
13 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.01%) sed
Qualifications
1 24 (12.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.02%) Sun Certification
2 4 (2.02%) MCSE
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.52%) ISEB
3 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) CCA
4 2 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.01%) MCSA
4 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) MCP
4 2 (1.01%) MCITP
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.51%) CISA
5 1 (0.51%) CISM
5 1 (0.51%) CCNA
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.51%) CCEA
5 1 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) BS7799
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) Basel III
System Software
1 22 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.05%) XenApp
3 9 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.04%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.53%) vSphere
5 5 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.01%) Postfix
6 2 (1.01%) XenServer
6 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.51%) NDS
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (5.56%) SCCM
2 4 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.52%) WSUS
4 2 (1.01%) WMI
4 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.51%) Puppet
5 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.51%) SCSM
5 1 (0.51%) MOM
5 1 (0.51%) Control-M
5 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.51%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.51%) SCOM
5 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.16%) Oracle
3 16 (8.08%) Citrix
4 15 (7.58%) IBM
5 14 (7.07%) Facebook
6 12 (6.06%) Google
7 10 (5.05%) VMware
8 8 (4.04%) Cisco
9 7 (3.54%) JBoss
10 5 (2.53%) Sybase
10 5 (2.53%) Sun
10 5 (2.53%) HP
10 5 (2.53%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.53%) Remedy
11 4 (2.02%) Adobe
12 3 (1.52%) Intel
12 3 (1.52%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.01%) NetApp
13 2 (1.01%) Novell
13 2 (1.01%) Lotus
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £375-£400 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 7 days ago