The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% - 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £80 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +0.64% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +9.09% +46.66%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 80 127 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.49% 35.67% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 83 53
Median daily rate £313 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £296 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £558 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.40 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.41% -64.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Client/Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in Cambridge

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Cambridge

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) TestRail

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) Anypoint
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (50.00%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace