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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
Rank 53 53 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.70% 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.87% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +19.61% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 181 135 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 44.04% 29.74% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 72 65
Median daily rate £335 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.29% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £685 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.50 £32.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.18% -49.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £12.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £325 -
Client/Server
East of England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
2 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Confluence
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (71.43%) ISEB
4 4 (57.14%) Test Management
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) C
4 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
4 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) API Design
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland

Client/Server
Top Related 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 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (85.71%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) JMeter
1 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Test Management
4 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) User Stories
5 3 (42.86%) API Design
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle