Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 157 167
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 35 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.79% 0.78% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 2.35% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 8
East of England median daily rate £450 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +1.56% -41.82%
10th Percentile £286 £263 £248
90th Percentile £624 £575 £401
England median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
East of England median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.93% +10.96%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +47.54% +32.61% +15.00%

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 1,495 1,447 1,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.68% 33.30% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 835 788
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £200 £205
90th Percentile £588 £562 £558
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 118 147
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.64% +44.74% -24.00%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.74 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +17.55%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -1 15 £435 -20.91% 1
Essex +12 10 £500 +53.85% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £363 +353.13% 21
Bedfordshire +1 2 £400 -
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 14 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Internet
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (28.57%) Migration
4 10 (28.57%) IBM
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
5 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
6 8 (22.86%) HP ALM
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
6 8 (22.86%) HP
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) .NET
7 7 (20.00%) C
8 6 (17.14%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (17.14%) Validation
8 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
8 6 (17.14%) JIRA
8 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
8 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
8 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
8 6 (17.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (14.29%) Scenario Testing

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 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.71%) Commerce Server
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Big Data
1 3 (8.57%) Data Lake
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.57%) OLAP
1 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.57%) Snowflake Schema
2 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 4 (11.43%) Zephyr
4 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.57%) JMeter
4 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.86%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Redmine
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Avionics
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Test Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Development Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Integration Architect
4 3 (8.57%) MicroStrategy Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (8.57%) Java EE
3 3 (8.57%) Middleware
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) LAMP
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
4 2 (5.71%) WPF
5 1 (2.86%) EJB
5 1 (2.86%) JAXB
5 1 (2.86%) JAX-RS
5 1 (2.86%) JAX-WS
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) NHS
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) DataPower
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) Life Science
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) VMS
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Migration
3 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
4 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
4 6 (17.14%) Validation
5 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (14.29%) Project Governance
5 5 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Workflow
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCSA
2 5 (14.29%) MCSE
3 4 (11.43%) ISEB
4 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
2 1 (2.86%) ECSS
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 6 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) HP ALM
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) IBM
2 8 (22.86%) HP
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) Dell
5 3 (8.57%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (5.71%) Sun
7 1 (2.86%) Capita