Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 14 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
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 164 172
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 +10
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 30 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.77% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 2.31% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 14
East of England median daily rate £488 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.29% +12.00% -43.18%
10th Percentile £315 £278 £238
90th Percentile £600 £575 £381
England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £16.81 £32.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.90% -48.13% -11.23%
10th Percentile £41.25 £15.56 £19.40
90th Percentile £43.75 £32.03 £34.56
England median hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +164.71% -26.09% +40.78%

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,559 1,560 1,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.75% 33.51% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 910 923
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 125 142
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% -5.26% -36.67%
10th Percentile £13.48 £10.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.30 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.90 £19.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.95% -0.41% +8.11%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the East of England

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Client/Server in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in the East of England

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in the East of England

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in the East of England

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +2 14 £500 +53.85% 3
Hertfordshire -12 9 £420 -23.64% 5
Bedfordshire +7 3 £325 -18.75%
Norfolk - 3 £335 -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - - 24
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 East of England region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 16 (53.33%) Internet
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) ISEB
5 8 (26.67%) Migration
5 8 (26.67%) JIRA
5 8 (26.67%) QA
5 8 (26.67%) Selenium
5 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 8 (26.67%) Confluence
5 8 (26.67%) BDD
5 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
6 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (23.33%) SDLC
6 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Firewall
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle
7 6 (20.00%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) Web Services
7 6 (20.00%) Kanban
7 6 (20.00%) ISTQB

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (26.67%) Confluence
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.67%) Commerce Server
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Internet
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (16.67%) HTTP
4 3 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (3.33%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Impala
1 5 (16.67%) Pentaho
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
1 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (16.67%) JMeter
3 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (10.00%) Zephyr
6 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.67%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (6.67%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Redmine
6 2 (6.67%) Subversion
7 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.33%) Sahi
7 1 (3.33%) WATIR
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Law
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Avionics
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) Java EE
2 3 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) EJB
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.33%) JAXB
4 1 (3.33%) JAX-RS
4 1 (3.33%) JAX-WS
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) NHS
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) DataPower
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (33.33%) TDD
2 8 (26.67%) BDD
2 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (23.33%) SDLC
3 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security
4 6 (20.00%) Kanban
4 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 6 (20.00%) Validation
5 5 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) C
4 1 (3.33%) ES6
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISEB
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (16.67%) MCSA
3 5 (16.67%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (10.00%) DBS Check
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) COBIT
3 1 (3.33%) ECSS
3 1 (3.33%) GDPR
3 1 (3.33%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Dell
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) Sony
3 3 (10.00%) Splunk