The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 73 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 5 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 1.31% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 4.78% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Median daily rate £438 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £350 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £394 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +20.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £26.09 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.83% -14.46%
Client/Server
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
254 251 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.91% 27.43% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 117 141
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £271 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £38.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.45% +134.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 9 (64.29%) HTTP
1 9 (64.29%) SSL
2 7 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) Web Development
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) IIS
4 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) Ajax
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 5 (35.71%) LINQ
4 5 (35.71%) Fiddler
4 5 (35.71%) FastCGI
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Identity Foundation

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) HTTP
1 9 (64.29%) SSL
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) FTP
4 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 2 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Fiddler
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Development Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET
3 5 (35.71%) Ajax
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) FastCGI
3 5 (35.71%) LINQ
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 4 (28.57%) JMS
5 3 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) CGI
7 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) DataPower
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Design
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) MCITP
1 3 (21.43%) MCTS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Data Guard
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
2 2 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Splunk
4 2 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow