The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - - 5.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £366 £349
% change year-on-year +23.03% +4.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £32.25 -
% change year-on-year -61.24% -  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 9 19 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 17.31% 23.46% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 18
Median daily rate £375 £475 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +16.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £418 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.13% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Cheltenham

Client/Server
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) DCOM

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) DCOM
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VC++