Period
to 22 June 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 22 June 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 543 490 632
Rank change year-on-year -53 +142 -5
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 93 80 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.71% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 120
10th Percentile £340 £313 £298
25th Percentile £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +13.89% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £647 £510 £538
90th Percentile £713 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £513 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +11.41% +2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
10th Percentile £49.30 " "
25th Percentile £65.50 £18.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate £65.54 £19.50 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +236.10% -61.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £71.75 £20.75 £52.50
90th Percentile £73.45 £43.10 "
UK median hourly rate £65.54 £19.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +236.10% -61.00% +17.65%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15,025 11,260 23,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.99% 29.82% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,088 7,509 15,907
10th Percentile £300 £263 £291
25th Percentile £400 £380 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £476
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +3.99% +0.21%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 421 793
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.50 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £20.96
Median % change year-on-year +2.88% +15.96% -12.69%
75th Percentile £47.63 £46.50 £46.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.71 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +20.51% -8.89%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Client/Server in England.

Daily rate trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Client/Server in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Client/Server in England.

Hourly rate trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Client/Server in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 June 2021. 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
London -47 50 £525 +5.00% 23
South East -1 31 £508 +9.01% 7
North of England +14 3 £260 -3.26% 5
South West +8 2 £506 +19.12% 10
Midlands -23 2 - - 8
North East - 2 £160 -
East Midlands +2 1 - - 4
North West +1 1 £360 +33.95% 3
West Midlands -19 1 - - 4
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.01%) Java
3 30 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 30 (32.26%) SQL
3 30 (32.26%) Relational Database
4 29 (31.18%) Windows
4 29 (31.18%) RESTful
4 29 (31.18%) Node.js
5 28 (30.11%) NoSQL
5 28 (30.11%) Scrum
6 27 (29.03%) AWS
6 27 (29.03%) Jenkins
7 26 (27.96%) Finance
7 26 (27.96%) Linux
8 25 (26.88%) Test Automation
8 25 (26.88%) Git (software)
9 24 (25.81%) JSON
9 24 (25.81%) AngularJS
9 24 (25.81%) TDD
10 23 (24.73%) Kanban
11 22 (23.66%) JIRA
11 22 (23.66%) Confluence
11 22 (23.66%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (21.51%) Social Skills
13 19 (20.43%) TypeScript
13 19 (20.43%) Azure
13 19 (20.43%) Spring
14 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
14 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
15 17 (18.28%) Microservices

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (23.66%) Confluence
2 2 (2.15%) Site Server
3 1 (1.08%) GemFire
3 1 (1.08%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.08%) nginx
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Chatbot
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Eikon
1 5 (5.38%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (1.08%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.03%) AWS
2 19 (20.43%) Azure
3 8 (8.60%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (8.60%) Power Platform
3 8 (8.60%) Serverless
4 7 (7.53%) npm
5 4 (4.30%) GitHub
6 3 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) LAN
2 11 (11.83%) Firewall
3 8 (8.60%) HTTP
3 8 (8.60%) RTMP
4 5 (5.38%) SAN
5 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.23%) Internet
6 3 (3.23%) VPN
7 2 (2.15%) NAS
7 2 (2.15%) Network Security
8 1 (1.08%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.08%) SSL
8 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 28 (30.11%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.60%) Power BI
4 8 (8.60%) Tableau
5 7 (7.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.15%) Redis
7 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 25 (26.88%) Git (software)
3 22 (23.66%) JIRA
4 16 (17.20%) Maven
5 14 (15.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (15.05%) Subversion
6 13 (13.98%) Cucumber
6 13 (13.98%) FishEye
6 13 (13.98%) JUnit
6 13 (13.98%) Selenium
6 13 (13.98%) TestNG
7 9 (9.68%) Artifactory
8 3 (3.23%) Codeship
9 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.08%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.08%) Cypress.io
9 1 (1.08%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.08%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.08%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.08%) YourKit
General
1 26 (27.96%) Finance
2 20 (21.51%) Social Skills
3 13 (13.98%) Documentation Skills
4 8 (8.60%) Banking
4 8 (8.60%) Influencing Skills
5 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.15%) Retail
7 1 (1.08%) Automotive
7 1 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (1.08%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.08%) Law
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Military
7 1 (1.08%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (63.44%) Developer
2 18 (19.35%) Full Stack Developer
3 15 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Architect
4 10 (10.75%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Python Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Node.js Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Market Data Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Market Data Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Software Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Backend Developer
9 3 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow Developer
9 3 (3.23%) SOC Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.18%) Node.js
1 29 (31.18%) RESTful
2 24 (25.81%) AngularJS
2 24 (25.81%) JSON
3 19 (20.43%) Spring
4 13 (13.98%) Akka
4 13 (13.98%) Java EE
4 13 (13.98%) Java EE 5
4 13 (13.98%) XML
5 12 (12.90%) React
6 7 (7.53%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (6.45%) Spring Boot
8 5 (5.38%) HTML
8 5 (5.38%) REST
8 5 (5.38%) Software Packaging
8 5 (5.38%) Web Services
9 4 (4.30%) .NET
9 4 (4.30%) CSS
9 4 (4.30%) GraphQL
9 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Replication
2 7 (7.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) Wiki
6 1 (1.08%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.08%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.08%) iSeries
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.18%) Windows
2 26 (27.96%) Linux
3 13 (13.98%) Unix
4 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.23%) AIX
6 3 (3.23%) Android
7 2 (2.15%) SUSE
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.08%) Solaris
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.11%) Scrum
3 25 (26.88%) Test Automation
4 24 (25.81%) TDD
5 23 (24.73%) Kanban
6 22 (23.66%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (18.28%) Microservices
8 16 (17.20%) BDD
8 16 (17.20%) SDLC
9 14 (15.05%) Functional Programming
9 14 (15.05%) Integration Testing
9 14 (15.05%) Mentoring
10 13 (13.98%) Multithreading
10 13 (13.98%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (13.98%) Software Architecture
10 13 (13.98%) UML
11 12 (12.90%) Machine Learning
11 12 (12.90%) Workflow
12 11 (11.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) Java
2 30 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 30 (32.26%) SQL
3 19 (20.43%) TypeScript
4 14 (15.05%) Java 8
4 14 (15.05%) Python
5 12 (12.90%) C#
6 11 (11.83%) C++
7 9 (9.68%) R
8 2 (2.15%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.15%) VB
9 1 (1.08%) ABAP
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) ES6
9 1 (1.08%) ES7
9 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) CISSP
3 2 (2.15%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.08%) CCA
4 1 (1.08%) CCSP
4 1 (1.08%) CISA
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.08%) CISM
4 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.08%) CRISC
4 1 (1.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) GRC
3 1 (1.08%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) NIST
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) SOC 2
System Software
1 17 (18.28%) Docker
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.08%) XenApp
4 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Ansible
2 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.30%) Terraform
3 2 (2.15%) WSUS
4 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.08%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) IBM
1 8 (8.60%) VMware
2 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.45%) Citrix
4 5 (5.38%) Bloomberg
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.38%) Refinitiv
4 5 (5.38%) Reuters
4 5 (5.38%) Splunk
5 3 (3.23%) Rollbar
5 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.15%) SAP
6 2 (2.15%) Tanium
7 1 (1.08%) Delphix
7 1 (1.08%) Omniture
7 1 (1.08%) OpenText
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle
7 1 (1.08%) Wyse