Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 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
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 91 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24 +18
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 14 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.36% 1.19% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.79% 2.94% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Essex median daily rate £500 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.15% +35.00% -
10th Percentile £369 £309 £238
90th Percentile £600 £481 £313
East of England median daily rate £430 £413 £275
% change year-on-year +4.24% +50.00% -38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Essex median hourly rate - £31.75 £32.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.01% -11.23%
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £23.40 £32.40
% change year-on-year +81.60% -27.77% -11.23%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 369 340 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.96% 40.52% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 223 175
Essex median daily rate £525 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +66.67% -18.92%
10th Percentile £320 £215 £222
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 37 80
Essex median hourly rate £23.00 £36.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.11% +13.39% +24.51%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.76 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £42.86
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +8.70% -9.80%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Client/Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in Essex over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea +7 5 £575 +64.29%
Basildon +5 2 £475 -
Client/Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 12 (85.71%) Internet
2 9 (64.29%) QA
3 8 (57.14%) Confluence
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) ISEB
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 8 (57.14%) JIRA
4 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (50.00%) Kanban
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Validation
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 6 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 5 (35.71%) SDLC

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (57.14%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Impala
1 5 (35.71%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (35.71%) JMeter
3 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
4 3 (21.43%) Bitbucket
4 3 (21.43%) Zephyr
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Sahi
5 1 (7.14%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Quality Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) BDD
1 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Kanban
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Validation
4 5 (35.71%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (35.71%) ETL
4 5 (35.71%) Project Governance
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 5 (35.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
2 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (35.71%) MCSA
3 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (21.43%) DBS Check
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
2 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Dell