Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Client Server
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 93 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +76
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.19% 0.59% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Birmingham median daily rate £320 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.49% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -25.49% +1.06% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Client/Server is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 459 437 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.78% 28.73% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 290 218
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £226 £200 £210
90th Percentile £500 £538 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £363
% change year-on-year -1.90% +8.97% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £16.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.13% +15.52% +11.11%
10th Percentile £9.21 £10.60 £10.96
90th Percentile £29.08 £20.51 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £17.05
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.69% -13.67%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Client/Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in Birmingham

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Birmingham

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) CGI
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) ICMP
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) FastCGI
1 3 (100.00%) Go

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) ICMP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CGI
1 3 (100.00%) FastCGI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Go
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python