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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank - 59 40
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.10% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.02% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
-55.38% -38.67%
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
132 174 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.71% 27.40% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 121 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £188 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £448 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 11
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £15.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 9 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) TestNG
4 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (66.67%) Test Management
4 6 (66.67%) BDD
4 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (66.67%) JIRA
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) Subversion
4 6 (66.67%) JMeter
4 6 (66.67%) Bugzilla
4 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (66.67%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) TestNG
2 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (66.67%) JUnit
2 6 (66.67%) JMeter
2 6 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Security Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
4 6 (66.67%) BDD
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared