Period
to 16 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 16 December 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +63
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.23% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Kent median daily rate £368 - -
South East median daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +157.14% -10.26%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 226 129 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.93% 26.49% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 89 104
Kent median daily rate £350 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.39% +9.05%
10th Percentile £119 £142 £195
90th Percentile £577 £563 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 22
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% +19.12% -43.33%
10th Percentile £25.30 £14.13 £9.05
90th Percentile £87.30 £26.28 £40.10
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.19% +7.69% +14.71%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in Kent

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Kent

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Kent

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £375 -
Maidstone - 2 £338 -
Client/Server
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (75.00%) MVVM
2 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 9 (75.00%) Caliburn.Micro
2 9 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) NUnit
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) ADO.NET
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 7 (58.33%) ReSharper
4 7 (58.33%) WinForms
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (58.33%) WCF
4 7 (58.33%) WPF
4 7 (58.33%) LINQ
4 7 (58.33%) Moq
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) Legal
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 9 (75.00%) NUnit
3 7 (58.33%) Moq
3 7 (58.33%) ReSharper
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (41.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 9 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 4 (33.33%) WCF Developer
2 4 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
2 4 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) Caliburn.Micro
2 7 (58.33%) ADO.NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (58.33%) LINQ
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 7 (58.33%) WCF
2 7 (58.33%) WinForms
2 7 (58.33%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (75.00%) MVVM
1 9 (75.00%) Prototyping
1 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft