Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 225 237
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12 +16
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 8 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.90% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 9
City of London median daily rate £513 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £345 £235 £183
90th Percentile £703 £588 £538
Central London median daily rate £412 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -25.18% +22.22% +5.88%
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 3,052 2,791 2,735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.50% 42.13% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,345 2,111 2,213
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.15%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £723 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £523 £525 £471
% change year-on-year -0.48% +11.41% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 30 28
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.34% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.64 £33.36 £49.40
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.85 £18.45
% change year-on-year +2.12% +2.17% -12.14%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) FNZ
4 1 (12.50%) Sonata
4 1 (12.50%) ES6
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) Fintech
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (12.50%) HP ALM
4 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Server Management
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall

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 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Software Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) PDA
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) Microservices
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) ES6
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Avaloq
2 1 (12.50%) FNZ
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau