The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 40 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.85% - 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.31% - 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£413 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £36.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -16.66%
Client/Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
111 67 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.29% 20.43% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 46 52
Average daily rate £350 £300 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £17.27 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Client/Server
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) HTTP
1 10 (100.00%) Apple
1 10 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 10 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) RESTful
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 10 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 10 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) Subversion
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) iPhone
3 8 (80.00%) Kanban
3 8 (80.00%) iPad
3 8 (80.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (90.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (40.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 10 (100.00%) RESTful
1 10 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) iPhone
1 8 (80.00%) iPad
1 8 (80.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Apple