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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
North West / Cheshire
Rank 43 78 72
Rank change year-on-year +35 -6  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.86% 0.62% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.99% 1.92% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Median daily rate £475 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +171.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +23.28% +7.35%  
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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 167 313 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 31.10% 32.23% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 184 159
Median daily rate £350 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.98% -5.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £547 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.27% +28.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £13.74 £14.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £42.00 £72.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Cheshire

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) EJB
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) Hudson
1 10 (100.00%) REST
1 10 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (40.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) JSF
3 4 (40.00%) Mockito
3 4 (40.00%) MyEclipse
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) JasperReports

Client/Server
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) JasperReports
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) Hudson
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (40.00%) IntelliJ
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Mockito
2 4 (40.00%) MyEclipse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) EJB
1 10 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
1 10 (100.00%) REST
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JSF
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) JPA
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle