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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
UK / England
Rank 418 433 417
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 166 187 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.23% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 111 108
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +23.28% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Median hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £32.25 -
% change year-on-year -61.24% -  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13406 15228 14690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.07% 31.17% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8669 10047 9002
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 520 610
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +18.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.40 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
London +14 52 £450 - 245
South East +22 35 £400 +17.64% 28
South West +7 19 £525 +40.00% 5
East of England -2 17 £350 +7.69% 9
North West +35 15 £475 +171.42% 3
Yorkshire -6 14 £475 +29.42% 5
West Midlands +5 9 £525 +40.00% 1
North East -12 2 £250 -5.66% 1
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 117 (36.56%) Windows
2 105 (32.81%) SQL
3 97 (30.31%) Java
4 83 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (22.81%) Linux
6 71 (22.19%) SQL Server
7 67 (20.94%) Oracle
8 66 (20.63%) Active Directory
9 60 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 54 (16.88%) Unix
11 51 (15.94%) Microsoft
11 51 (15.94%) Finance
12 48 (15.00%) .NET
13 47 (14.69%) SC Cleared
14 42 (13.13%) C#
15 39 (12.19%) Windows Server
16 36 (11.25%) XML
17 35 (10.94%) MVC
18 34 (10.63%) Internet
18 34 (10.63%) HTML
18 34 (10.63%) SDLC
18 34 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
19 33 (10.31%) JIRA
20 31 (9.69%) OO
21 30 (9.38%) C++
21 30 (9.38%) MySQL
21 30 (9.38%) ASP.NET
21 30 (9.38%) DNS
21 30 (9.38%) Spring
21 30 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

Client/Server
Top Related 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 19 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.44%) Skype for Business
5 11 (3.44%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.81%) Apache
6 9 (2.81%) SAS
7 8 (2.50%) Confluence
8 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.56%) IIS
9 5 (1.56%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.94%) CMS
11 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.94%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.94%) Jetty
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.81%) Sonata
2 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.81%) Office 365
3 5 (1.56%) IaaS
3 5 (1.56%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (1.56%) PaaS
4 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.63%) Internet
2 30 (9.38%) DNS
3 24 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 23 (7.19%) Firewall
5 22 (6.88%) LAN
6 15 (4.69%) HTTP
7 13 (4.06%) Ethernet
7 13 (4.06%) SMTP
8 12 (3.75%) Wireless
9 11 (3.44%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (3.13%) Skype
11 9 (2.81%) IPv4
11 9 (2.81%) Network Security
11 9 (2.81%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (2.81%) SAN
12 7 (2.19%) FTP
12 7 (2.19%) NAS
12 7 (2.19%) SSL
13 6 (1.88%) IPsec
13 6 (1.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.38%) MySQL
3 25 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 20 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.63%) Big Data
6 16 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (3.75%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.81%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.50%) DB2
11 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.25%) Blockchain
13 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.94%) JasperReports
14 3 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (10.31%) JIRA
2 26 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (6.88%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.63%) Eclipse
5 16 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 15 (4.69%) Selenium
7 14 (4.38%) Moq
7 14 (4.38%) MSBuild
7 14 (4.38%) NUnit
7 14 (4.38%) ReSharper
8 13 (4.06%) LoadRunner
9 11 (3.44%) Bitbucket
9 11 (3.44%) Subversion
10 10 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (3.13%) Hudson
11 7 (2.19%) JMeter
11 7 (2.19%) SoapUI
12 6 (1.88%) JUnit
13 4 (1.25%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.25%) Mockito
General
1 51 (15.94%) Finance
2 20 (6.25%) Retail
3 19 (5.94%) Banking
4 18 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.81%) Marketing
6 6 (1.88%) Back Office
7 5 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.25%) Electronics
8 4 (1.25%) Games
9 3 (0.94%) Military
10 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.63%) Law
10 2 (0.63%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (33.13%) Developer
2 53 (16.56%) Java Developer
3 43 (13.44%) Architect
4 31 (9.69%) Analyst
5 29 (9.06%) .NET Developer
6 23 (7.19%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.25%) Consultant
8 19 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
10 15 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.38%) C++ Developer
11 14 (4.38%) SQL Developer
11 14 (4.38%) WinForms Developer
11 14 (4.38%) WPF Developer
12 13 (4.06%) Administrator
12 13 (4.06%) AWS DevOps
12 13 (4.06%) Business Analyst
12 13 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (3.44%) AWS Developer
13 11 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.00%) .NET
2 36 (11.25%) XML
3 34 (10.63%) HTML
4 30 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 30 (9.38%) Spring
5 28 (8.75%) WinForms
6 25 (7.81%) J2EE
6 25 (7.81%) WCF
7 24 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (6.88%) SOAP
9 21 (6.56%) Web Services
10 20 (6.25%) XML Messaging
11 16 (5.00%) ADO.NET
11 16 (5.00%) Hibernate
12 15 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (4.69%) REST
12 15 (4.69%) WPF
13 14 (4.38%) Caliburn.Micro
13 14 (4.38%) jQuery
13 14 (4.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.44%) Fintech
6 10 (3.13%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.88%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.88%) Replication
9 5 (1.56%) CESG
9 5 (1.56%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.25%) Clustering
10 4 (1.25%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.25%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 117 (36.56%) Windows
2 73 (22.81%) Linux
3 54 (16.88%) Unix
4 39 (12.19%) Windows Server
5 34 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.56%) Windows 7
8 15 (4.69%) Windows 10
9 14 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (4.06%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.81%) Windows 8
12 8 (2.50%) MVS
12 8 (2.50%) Solaris
13 6 (1.88%) Android
13 6 (1.88%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.25%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.63%) CentOS
17 2 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (10.94%) MVC
3 34 (10.63%) SDLC
4 31 (9.69%) OO
5 29 (9.06%) Scrum
6 28 (8.75%) Unit Testing
7 26 (8.13%) Open Source
7 26 (8.13%) TDD
8 25 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (7.19%) DevOps
9 23 (7.19%) Validation
10 22 (6.88%) Mentoring
11 21 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (6.25%) ITIL
12 20 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 17 (5.31%) Project Management
13 17 (5.31%) Prototyping
14 16 (5.00%) Business Analysis
14 16 (5.00%) Change Management
14 16 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 105 (32.81%) SQL
2 97 (30.31%) Java
3 42 (13.13%) C#
4 30 (9.38%) C++
5 28 (8.75%) VB.NET
6 24 (7.50%) C
7 20 (6.25%) Python
8 18 (5.63%) JavaScript
9 15 (4.69%) VB
10 12 (3.75%) Perl
10 12 (3.75%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.44%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.81%) Ruby
13 9 (2.81%) VBScript
13 9 (2.81%) VC++
14 8 (2.50%) JCL
14 8 (2.50%) VB6
15 7 (2.19%) COBOL
16 6 (1.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 47 (14.69%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.38%) Degree
4 11 (3.44%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.13%) MCSA
5 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.50%) ACDT
6 8 (2.50%) ACHDS
6 8 (2.50%) ACTC
6 8 (2.50%) MCDST
6 8 (2.50%) MCP
6 8 (2.50%) MCSE
6 8 (2.50%) MCSM
6 8 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (2.19%) ISEB
8 6 (1.88%) CCNA
8 6 (1.88%) CCNP
8 6 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.94%) RMADS
4 3 (0.94%) SLA
5 2 (0.63%) Basel II
6 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 66 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (3.13%) NFS
5 10 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.81%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.50%) DFS Replication
8 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.25%) iptables
9 4 (1.25%) KVM
9 4 (1.25%) XenServer
10 3 (0.94%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.63%) Docker
11 2 (0.63%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.63%) Squid
12 1 (0.31%) Firmware
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (6.56%) Puppet
2 16 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (2.50%) SCCM
5 7 (2.19%) WSUS
6 4 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.25%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.94%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.94%) SCSM
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.63%) SCOM
9 1 (0.31%) Ansible
9 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.31%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.31%) DameWare
9 1 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.31%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 67 (20.94%) Oracle
2 51 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.19%) VMware
4 17 (5.31%) IBM
5 16 (5.00%) HP
6 14 (4.38%) Red Hat
7 13 (4.06%) Citrix
8 10 (3.13%) Cisco
8 10 (3.13%) SAP
9 9 (2.81%) Apple
9 9 (2.81%) Avaloq
9 9 (2.81%) FNZ
10 6 (1.88%) NetApp
10 6 (1.88%) Telerik
11 5 (1.56%) Pega
11 5 (1.56%) webMethods
12 3 (0.94%) Charles River
12 3 (0.94%) F5
12 3 (0.94%) Lotus
12 3 (0.94%) Sybase
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago