The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 86 76 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 14 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.85% 1.21% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.07% 5.16% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 1
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £55.50
% change year-on-year
-61.33% -32.43%
Client/Server
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
456 349 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.57% 23.55% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 178 234
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £17.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Leeds -6 12 £375 +25.00% 4
Client/Server
Yorkshire

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) Python
3 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (32.00%) Ruby
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) PHP
4 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 7 (28.00%) Salt
5 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (28.00%) Puppet
5 7 (28.00%) Node.js
6 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (24.00%) Redis
6 6 (24.00%) Couchbase
6 6 (24.00%) SimpleDB
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
6 6 (24.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) Perl
7 5 (20.00%) C
7 5 (20.00%) MPEG
7 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 5 (20.00%) ISEB

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (28.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.00%) Route 53
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (20.00%) DVB
2 5 (20.00%) VLAN
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) SSL
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SimpleDB
1 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (24.00%) Redis
1 6 (24.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Integration Tester
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support
7 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) POSIX
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) MPEG
1 5 (20.00%) IPTV
1 5 (20.00%) Video on Demand
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) STB
4 1 (4.00%) Blog
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 7 (28.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Online Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) Python
2 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (32.00%) PHP
3 8 (32.00%) Ruby
4 6 (24.00%) Perl
5 5 (20.00%) Tcl
5 5 (20.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) AWK
8 1 (4.00%) Jython
8 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
1 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (28.00%) Salt
2 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) Capita
2 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat