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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 45 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.90% 0.56% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.61% 1.55% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £414 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £424 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+27.49% +0.23%
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%
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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
83 129 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.78% 36.44% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 94 57
Average daily rate £325 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £650 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) Apple
1 4 (80.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (80.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (80.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 4 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) WMI
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Lumension
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft