Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 224 248
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24 +15
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 14 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.62% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 22
City of London median daily rate £538 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +11.76% +18.06%
10th Percentile £290 £306 £323
90th Percentile £588 £612 £525
Central London median daily rate £575 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% +19.72%
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 3100 2736 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.42% 40.85% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2410 2129 2836
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £664
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 55
City of London median hourly rate £22.75 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.74% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.16 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.81 £55.00 £42.15
Central London median hourly rate £21.71 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.66% -7.75% +14.29%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) Dropwizard
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) AS400
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Derivative
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) Charles River
5 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) Dropwizard
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
2 4 (28.57%) AS400
3 3 (21.43%) Derivative
3 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
4 2 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (7.14%) Replication
5 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) OS/390
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli NetView
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Charles River
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) Veeam
3 1 (7.14%) VMware