Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 161 162
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 42 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 0.79% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.21% 2.43% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 19
East of England median daily rate £329 £431 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.65% +32.69% -
10th Percentile £276 £278 £273
90th Percentile £403 £625 £575
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +150.00% -34.55%

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 1,308 1,441 1,414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.04% 32.49% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 836 833
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -4.46%
10th Percentile £205 £241 £197
90th Percentile £594 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 70 109
East of England median hourly rate £21.75 £20.83 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +15.71% -12.20%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.15 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.68 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.69 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.88% -2.38%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +8 21 £390 -35.00%
Hertfordshire -8 16 £326 -27.56% 1
Norfolk - 4 £400 - 3
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £275 -24.14% 1
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 21 (50.00%) SQL
1 21 (50.00%) Oracle
1 21 (50.00%) Linux
1 21 (50.00%) ETL
1 21 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 21 (50.00%) Internet
1 21 (50.00%) JMeter
1 21 (50.00%) JIRA
1 21 (50.00%) QA
1 21 (50.00%) Selenium
1 21 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 21 (50.00%) Confluence
1 21 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 21 (50.00%) User Stories
1 21 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 20 (47.62%) Pentaho
2 20 (47.62%) Data Integration
3 19 (45.24%) ISTQB
3 19 (45.24%) TDD
3 19 (45.24%) Software Testing
3 19 (45.24%) ISEB
4 18 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 18 (42.86%) Scrum
4 18 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 18 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 18 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 18 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 18 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 17 (40.48%) Test Planning

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 21 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) Internet
2 11 (26.19%) SSL
3 8 (19.05%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) SpaceWire
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) DNS
6 1 (2.38%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) Pentaho
2 15 (35.71%) Impala
3 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) JIRA
1 21 (50.00%) JMeter
1 21 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 21 (50.00%) Selenium
1 21 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 11 (26.19%) Bitbucket
3 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 4 (9.52%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (9.52%) Avionics
2 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Tester
2 10 (23.81%) QA Tester
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Test Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Web Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) Web Services
2 10 (23.81%) LDAP
2 10 (23.81%) REST
2 10 (23.81%) SOAP
2 10 (23.81%) XSLT
3 8 (19.05%) JSON
3 8 (19.05%) XML
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
5 2 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (2.38%) J2SE
6 1 (2.38%) Middleware
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.81%) DataPower
3 4 (9.52%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 21 (50.00%) ETL
1 21 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 21 (50.00%) User Stories
2 20 (47.62%) Data Integration
3 19 (45.24%) Software Testing
3 19 (45.24%) TDD
4 18 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 18 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 18 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 18 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 18 (42.86%) Scrum
4 18 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 18 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 18 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (40.48%) Sprint Planning
5 17 (40.48%) Test Planning
6 16 (38.10%) Coaching
6 16 (38.10%) SDLC
6 16 (38.10%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) ISEB
1 19 (45.24%) ISTQB
2 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) QA
2 16 (38.10%) Data Quality
3 3 (7.14%) ECSS
3 3 (7.14%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) NFS
1 1 (2.38%) Samba
1 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas