Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 184 175
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 54 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.08% 0.53% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 1.66% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 10
East of England median daily rate £360 £425 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +44.68% -34.72%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £238
90th Percentile £565 £579 £409
England median daily rate £425 £390 £410
% change year-on-year +8.97% -4.88% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £16.81 £32.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.46% -48.13% -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +134.38% -18.99% +51.92%

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 1,581 1,629 1,544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.72% 31.90% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 965 863
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £210 £192 £180
90th Percentile £594 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 94 116
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.14% -11.11% +43.18%
10th Percentile £12.93 £10.93 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +7 24 £338 -25.00% 3
Essex -4 19 £400 +18.52% 4
Bedfordshire +11 5 £325 -18.75% 5
Norfolk - 3 £335 -
Suffolk - 2 £425 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 25 (46.30%) Test Strategy
2 22 (40.74%) SQL
3 21 (38.89%) Web Services
3 21 (38.89%) TDD
4 20 (37.04%) ISEB
4 20 (37.04%) Internet
5 19 (35.19%) Software Testing
5 19 (35.19%) ISTQB
5 19 (35.19%) JIRA
5 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (35.19%) Selenium
5 19 (35.19%) Test Automation
5 19 (35.19%) Confluence
5 19 (35.19%) SDLC
6 18 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 18 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (33.33%) QA
6 18 (33.33%) Scrum
6 18 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 18 (33.33%) Oracle
6 18 (33.33%) Windows
7 17 (31.48%) Performance Testing
7 17 (31.48%) Integration Testing
7 17 (31.48%) Functional Testing
7 17 (31.48%) BDD
8 16 (29.63%) Pentaho
8 16 (29.63%) User Stories
8 16 (29.63%) Acceptance Criteria
8 16 (29.63%) Kanban
8 16 (29.63%) Data Integration

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 19 (35.19%) Confluence
2 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) Internet
2 15 (27.78%) Firewall
3 7 (12.96%) SSL
4 6 (11.11%) VPN
5 4 (7.41%) DNS
6 3 (5.56%) HTTP
6 3 (5.56%) SpaceWire
7 1 (1.85%) DHCP
7 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) Pentaho
2 14 (25.93%) Impala
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.70%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Redis
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) JIRA
1 19 (35.19%) Selenium
2 18 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 16 (29.63%) JMeter
3 16 (29.63%) LoadRunner
4 11 (20.37%) Bitbucket
5 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.41%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (5.56%) Zephyr
7 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.70%) JUnit
7 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.85%) Sahi
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.85%) Subversion
8 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.85%) WATIR
General
1 7 (12.96%) Law
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Avionics
4 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Technical Test Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Tester
5 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Web Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) Web Services
2 7 (12.96%) REST
2 7 (12.96%) SOAP
2 7 (12.96%) XML
2 7 (12.96%) XSLT
3 6 (11.11%) JSON
3 6 (11.11%) LDAP
4 3 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (1.85%) J2SE
5 1 (1.85%) Node.js
5 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) DataPower
3 3 (5.56%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (5.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Linux
3 11 (20.37%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Test Strategy
2 21 (38.89%) TDD
3 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) SDLC
3 19 (35.19%) Software Testing
3 19 (35.19%) Test Automation
4 18 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 18 (33.33%) Scrum
4 18 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (31.48%) BDD
5 17 (31.48%) Functional Testing
5 17 (31.48%) Integration Testing
5 17 (31.48%) Performance Testing
6 16 (29.63%) Acceptance Criteria
6 16 (29.63%) Data Integration
6 16 (29.63%) ETL
6 16 (29.63%) Kanban
6 16 (29.63%) User Stories
7 13 (24.07%) Data Engineering
7 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) ES6
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) ISEB
2 19 (35.19%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) VCAP
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) QA
2 13 (24.07%) Data Quality
3 3 (5.56%) ECSS
3 3 (5.56%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.85%) vCloud
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) IBM
2 7 (12.96%) Sony
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) Splunk
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) VMware