The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.38% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £373 £345
% change year-on-year
+20.80% +7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £29.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year
-50.86% +38.29%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
393 530 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.22% 29.93% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 291 220
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £33.40 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Dojo
3 2 (40.00%) JSR 170
3 2 (40.00%) Taglibs
3 2 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) OSGi
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Sling
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Felix
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Anywhere
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Commerce Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Anywhere
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PowerBuilder Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Felix
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Sling
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Dojo
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) JSR 170
2 2 (40.00%) OSGi
2 2 (40.00%) Taglibs
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP