The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 89 89
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.67% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.96% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 304 460 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.50% 34.15% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 226 170
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Median hourly rate £43.39 £47.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +120.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Client/Server in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Edinburgh

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Alterian
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Looker

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Looker
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos BI Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Alterian
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau