Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 212 215
Rank change year-on-year -27 +3 +29
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 14 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 1.00% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 7
City of London median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £425 £235 £393
90th Percentile £674 £575 £538
Central London median daily rate £433 £550 £488
% change year-on-year -21.27% +12.82% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £29.64
Central London median hourly rate - - £29.64

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 2,983 2,507 2,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.24% 40.43% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,309 1,906 2,125
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £307 £294
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 23 43
City of London median hourly rate £21.13 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.97% -1.58% -7.07%
10th Percentile £12.57 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.06 £29.77 £45.95
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% -13.16% -7.07%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) SMS
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Logistics
3 5 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (28.57%) API Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Appium
4 4 (28.57%) Pattern Matching
4 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Selendroid
4 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Kanban
4 4 (28.57%) Selenium
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) JMeter
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) PDA
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Management

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 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Power BI
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Appium
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
1 4 (28.57%) Selendroid
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Charles River Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
1 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Test Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
2 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Software Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) React
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PDA
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Derivative
2 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Fintech
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Logistics
2 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) API Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Kanban
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Pattern Matching
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
4 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) ES6
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Avaloq
1 1 (7.14%) Charles River
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
1 1 (7.14%) FNZ
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) iManage
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau