The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 51 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 14 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.35% 0.42% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.83% 1.92% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £345 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.40% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-56.06% -
Client/Server
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
205 104 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.40% 21.80% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 51 71
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.71 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.14% -71.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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
Newport -7 11 £325 - 1
Cardiff -3 2 £315 -3.07%
Client/Server
Wales

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
1 20 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 20 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 20 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 20 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 19 (95.00%) Kanban
2 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (95.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) Scrum
2 19 (95.00%) .NET Framework
3 18 (90.00%) ISTQB
3 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (85.00%) JIRA
4 17 (85.00%) Software Testing
4 17 (85.00%) SharePoint
4 17 (85.00%) ISEB
4 17 (85.00%) Test Management
4 17 (85.00%) Open Source
4 17 (85.00%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (80.00%) TortoiseSVN
5 16 (80.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (80.00%) BDD
5 16 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (80.00%) Bugzilla
5 16 (80.00%) TDD
5 16 (80.00%) Subversion
6 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (65.00%) Java
8 12 (60.00%) JUnit

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (85.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
1 20 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 17 (85.00%) JIRA
3 16 (80.00%) Bugzilla
3 16 (80.00%) Subversion
3 16 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (80.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 12 (60.00%) JUnit
4 12 (60.00%) JMeter
4 12 (60.00%) TestNG
5 11 (55.00%) Ant
5 11 (55.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Tester
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (85.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 20 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 20 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 19 (95.00%) Kanban
2 19 (95.00%) Scrum
3 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (85.00%) Test Management
4 17 (85.00%) Software Testing
5 16 (80.00%) TDD
5 16 (80.00%) BDD
6 10 (50.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (90.00%) ISTQB
3 17 (85.00%) ISEB
4 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 17 (85.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
1 2 (10.00%) Informatica
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