The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 23 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% - 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £625
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 £30.75 £23.00 £26.09
% change year-on-year +33.69% -11.83%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 208 272 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 32.50% 29.57% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 186 156
Median daily rate £388 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -0.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +24.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.05 £62.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Cheshire

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) J2EE
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
1 10 (90.91%) EJB
1 10 (90.91%) SOAP
1 10 (90.91%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (90.91%) JIRA
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (90.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (90.91%) EJB 3.0
1 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
1 10 (90.91%) Hudson
1 10 (90.91%) REST
1 10 (90.91%) Bitbucket
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) JUnit
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
3 4 (36.36%) IntelliJ
3 4 (36.36%) JSF
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Mockito
3 4 (36.36%) MyEclipse
4 3 (27.27%) JasperReports

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (90.91%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) JasperReports
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (90.91%) Bitbucket
1 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
1 10 (90.91%) Hudson
1 10 (90.91%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
2 4 (36.36%) IntelliJ
2 4 (36.36%) JUnit
2 4 (36.36%) Mockito
2 4 (36.36%) MyEclipse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) EJB
1 10 (90.91%) EJB 3.0
1 10 (90.91%) J2EE
1 10 (90.91%) REST
1 10 (90.91%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) JSF
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (9.09%) JPA
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft