Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 72 87
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -2
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.88% 1.14% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 3.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Essex median daily rate £338 £261 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.56% - -
East of England median daily rate £425 £294 £463
% change year-on-year +44.68% -36.49% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £32.40 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.46% - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £32.40 -
% change year-on-year -48.13% - -

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 303 313 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.97% 35.73% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 194 151
Essex median daily rate £500 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £192 £220 £193
90th Percentile £599 £475 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 67 62
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £21.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.78% +2.83%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £40.69
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £32.40 £22.44
% change year-on-year -40.19% +44.40% -7.70%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 - 3 £350 - 1
Brentwood - 2 - -
Client/Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) FTP
5 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL

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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Production Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) API Design
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) PDM
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP