Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 162 163
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 36 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 1.44% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 8
East of England median daily rate £450 £300 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -36.91% +11.88%
10th Percentile £265 £261 £296
90th Percentile £625 £541 £634
England median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.40 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -28.00% -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +135.29% -35.24% +81.03%

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 1,556 1,390 1,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.54% 31.11% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 783 766
East of England median daily rate £418 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £169 £204
90th Percentile £580 £544 £575
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 121 171
East of England median hourly rate £24.50 £33.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.87% +55.81% +4.88%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.63 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Hertfordshire +9 21 £450 -16.28% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 8 £363 - 35
Essex +6 5 £600 +108.70%
Bedfordshire - 2 £400 - 1
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 15 (41.67%) Java
2 13 (36.11%) IBM
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.78%) Linux
6 9 (25.00%) HP
6 9 (25.00%) .NET
6 9 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 9 (25.00%) HP ALM
7 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (22.22%) Internet
8 7 (19.44%) Middleware
8 7 (19.44%) C
8 7 (19.44%) Windows
8 7 (19.44%) SOA
8 7 (19.44%) DataPower
8 7 (19.44%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.67%) Retail
9 6 (16.67%) VMware
9 6 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (16.67%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.67%) PHP
9 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (13.89%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure

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 9 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.78%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.78%) SMTP
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) Data Lake
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.33%) OLAP
3 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) JIRA
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) JMeter
3 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) WebSphere Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Test Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) MicroStrategy Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior MicroStrategy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (19.44%) Middleware
3 6 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) JSON
5 2 (5.56%) LAMP
5 2 (5.56%) LDAP
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.56%) WPF
5 2 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) DataPower
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Smartcard
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Life Science
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.33%) VMS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (19.44%) SOA
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.89%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.89%) Workflow
5 4 (11.11%) CRM
5 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.11%) PDM
5 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) C
4 6 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISEB
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (8.33%) Ansible
2 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) IBM
2 9 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Sun
5 3 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (5.56%) Capita
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft