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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 129 121
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 11 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.16% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 0.50% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 17
Median daily rate £191 £250 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.60% -54.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.65% -35.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £26.09
% change year-on-year +33.69% -11.83%  

Client/Server is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 747 801 806
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 32.20% 31.37% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 454 434
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 74 77
Median hourly rate £21.44 £21.54 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.46% -42.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £14.46 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Client/Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -18 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £136 - 12
Hertfordshire - 3 £550 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle
4 9 (32.14%) Unix
5 8 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 8 (28.57%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 8 (28.57%) JIRA
5 8 (28.57%) SDLC
6 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (25.00%) Service Design
6 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (25.00%) DevOps
6 7 (25.00%) Selenium
6 7 (25.00%) Spring
6 7 (25.00%) Kanban
6 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Open Source
6 7 (25.00%) Confluence
6 7 (25.00%) BDD
6 7 (25.00%) Puppet
6 7 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 7 (25.00%) Big Data
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 7 (25.00%) JMeter

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 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 7 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Anypoint
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) SMTP
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (25.00%) Big Data
1 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (3.57%) Essbase
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) JMeter
2 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.57%) TestRail
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
5 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Architect
7 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) J2EE
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) EDIFACT
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Unix
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) SDLC
3 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 7 (25.00%) BDD
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps
4 7 (25.00%) Kanban
4 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.00%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) Open Source
4 7 (25.00%) Service Design
4 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (21.43%) User Stories
6 5 (17.86%) Test Management
6 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) API Design
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) C
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) COBOL
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Mitel
4 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Veeam