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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
London / City of London
Rank 144 148 175
Rank change year-on-year +4 +27  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 11 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.92% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 12
Median daily rate £550 £475 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £366 £349
% change year-on-year +23.03% +4.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.64 -
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 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 1095 1201 1857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.14% 36.11% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 953 1419
Median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Unix
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) OO
4 10 (52.63%) Spring
4 10 (52.63%) Open Source
4 10 (52.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
4 10 (52.63%) DevOps
4 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
4 10 (52.63%) Service Design
5 8 (42.11%) Big Data
5 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (42.11%) Puppet
6 6 (31.58%) SDLC
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) JIRA
7 4 (21.05%) QA
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) C

Client/Server
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
2 8 (42.11%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Toad
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 7 (36.84%) AWS Developer
3 7 (36.84%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Charles River Business Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Compliance Business Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) CGI
4 1 (5.26%) Embperl
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Unix
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) MVS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) OO
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) DevOps
3 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
3 10 (52.63%) Open Source
3 10 (52.63%) Service Design
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL
5 1 (5.26%) Go
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) JCL
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (5.26%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.26%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Charles River
3 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
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