Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 80 79
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.78% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 1.03% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Essex median daily rate £600 £288 £242
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.70% +18.80% -25.54%
East of England median daily rate £450 £300 £476
% change year-on-year +50.00% -36.91% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £32.40 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.46% - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.40 £45.00
% change year-on-year +23.46% -28.00% -

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 232 290 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.19% 36.16% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 201 139
Essex median daily rate £513 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -10.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £198
90th Percentile £600 £540 £595
East of England median daily rate £418 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +19.29% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 57
Essex median hourly rate £41.75 £36.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.52% +90.21% +15.15%
10th Percentile £14.80 £17.10 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £47.00 £45.70
East of England median hourly rate £24.50 £33.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +55.81% +4.88%

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 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 24 February 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 0 4 £600 +84.62%
Brentwood - 1 - -
Client/Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) PDM
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) HP ALM
3 3 (60.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Zephyr
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) JMeter
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber

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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Production Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) PDM
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP