The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 161 177
Rank change year-on-year +13 +16  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 16 2 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.059% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.15% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 21
Median daily rate £475 £510 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £510 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £510 £550
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 £18.75
% change year-on-year +33.69% +22.66%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1390 1337 2191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 42.07% 39.47% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1125 1753
Median daily rate £533 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.10% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 38
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -21.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £65.00 £59.95
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in the City of London

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in the City of London

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Java
3 18 (66.67%) Unix
4 17 (62.96%) Linux
4 17 (62.96%) TDD
5 16 (59.26%) OO
5 16 (59.26%) Spring
5 16 (59.26%) Open Source
5 16 (59.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (55.56%) NoSQL
6 15 (55.56%) DevOps
6 15 (55.56%) Mentoring
6 15 (55.56%) Service Design
7 13 (48.15%) Big Data
7 13 (48.15%) Puppet
7 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
11 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.11%) MySQL
11 3 (11.11%) IBM Notes
11 3 (11.11%) IBM
11 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
11 3 (11.11%) Front Office
11 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
11 3 (11.11%) Lotus
11 3 (11.11%) OS/390

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Acrobat
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) FTP
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
1 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 13 (48.15%) Big Data
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.70%) Aerospike
6 1 (3.70%) Riak
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.70%) Gatling
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) LoadUI
2 1 (3.70%) Log4j
2 1 (3.70%) WebPagetest
2 1 (3.70%) YourKit
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) Java Developer
3 11 (40.74%) AWS Developer
3 11 (40.74%) AWS DevOps
3 11 (40.74%) DevOps Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Senior Developer
4 10 (37.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (29.63%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Spring
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) Dropwizard
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) ODBC
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) AS400
1 3 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Unix
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) OS/390
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) TDD
3 16 (59.26%) OO
3 16 (59.26%) Open Source
4 15 (55.56%) DevOps
4 15 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 15 (55.56%) Service Design
5 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) ATDD
7 1 (3.70%) BDD
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.70%) Feature Driven Development
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) SOA
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Groovy
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Elixir
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (48.15%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) Grafana
3 1 (3.70%) Graphite
3 1 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.70%) Marathon
3 1 (3.70%) Mesos
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Lotus
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Veeam
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) comScore
4 1 (3.70%) Dynatrace
4 1 (3.70%) SOASTA, Inc
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