The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Reading 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 64 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.93% 1.75% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £245 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.55% -32.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -25.49%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
178 229 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.20% 23.51% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 98 83
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 10
Average hourly rate £15.38 £13.50 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -8.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.72 £15.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Client/Server
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Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) CCXML
3 3 (30.00%) JBehave
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Maven
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) VXML
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Ant
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Gradle
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (20.00%) Android Development
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) WCDMA
4 2 (20.00%) Device Driver

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (20.00%) HSPA
2 2 (20.00%) LTE
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JBehave
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
1 3 (30.00%) Gradle
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Android Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) CCXML
2 3 (30.00%) VXML
2 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Direct3D
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Android Development
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) SAP