Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 227 234
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7 +19
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 10 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.66% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 12
City of London median daily rate £563 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +13.51% +2.83%
10th Percentile £427 £275 £211
90th Percentile £764 £588 £524
Central London median daily rate £430 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Client/Server is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,026 3,012 2,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.22% 43.91% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,354 2,325 2,199
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £306 £320 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 36 32
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.67% +9.74% -8.80%
10th Percentile £13.16 £12.64 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £82.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -12.50%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Client/Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 3 (30.00%) Hedge funds
4 3 (30.00%) NumPy
4 3 (30.00%) Cython
4 3 (30.00%) Flask
4 3 (30.00%) Pandas
4 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (30.00%) IPython
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Trading
4 3 (30.00%) Backtesting
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (20.00%) Pega
5 2 (20.00%) CCSA
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase
5 2 (20.00%) DB2

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 (30.00%) IPython
2 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Python Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Pega Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Flask
1 3 (30.00%) NumPy
1 3 (30.00%) Pandas
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) JSP
2 2 (20.00%) Servlets
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (30.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) BBC
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Trading
2 3 (30.00%) Backtesting
2 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Cython
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Pega
1 2 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Avaloq
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) FNZ
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware