The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 50 49
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.44% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.72% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £308 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £366 £349
% change year-on-year +23.03% +4.79%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 62 116 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 18.79% 25.72% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 54
Median daily rate £383 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £133 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 7
Median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% -3.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.00 £28.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Gloucestershire

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Gloucestershire

Client/Server
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VC++
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (33.33%) MFC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) DCOM

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) DCOM
1 1 (33.33%) MFC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VC++