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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 19 May 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 518 429 396
Rank change year-on-year -89 -33 +121
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 70 45 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.55% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 18
10th Percentile £379 £340 £375
25th Percentile £504 £370 £472
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £506 £640
Median % change year-on-year +18.52% -20.90% +21.90%
75th Percentile £788 £713 £725
90th Percentile - - £741
England median daily rate £600 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +23.08% +2.63% +5.56%

Client/Server is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,489 8,168 6,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.89% 34.02% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,872 5,710 4,887
10th Percentile £400 £350 £313
25th Percentile £481 £431 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% +2.38% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £638
90th Percentile £800 £738 £725
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 140 116
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.06 £13.13
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate £43.74 £32.25 £32.38
Median % change year-on-year +35.63% -0.39% +29.76%
75th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £47.75
90th Percentile £68.25 £60.10 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.98 £26.11 £22.29
% change year-on-year +3.34% +17.15% +6.12%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in London

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Client/Server in London.

Daily rate trend for Client/Server in London

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Client/Server in London over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Client/Server in London

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Client/Server in London.

Hourly rate trend for Client/Server in London

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -52 3 £600 +37.14% 2
South London - 2 £205 -
West London - 1 £670 - 1
East London - 1 £400 - 3
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 26 (37.14%) C++
3 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
3 22 (31.43%) Social Skills
4 21 (30.00%) Ansible
5 20 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (27.14%) TIBCO
6 19 (27.14%) Rendezvous
7 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
7 18 (25.71%) Multithreading
8 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (24.29%) Multicast
9 16 (22.86%) Agile
10 15 (21.43%) Banking
10 15 (21.43%) C#
11 14 (20.00%) OO
11 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 13 (18.57%) Azure
12 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
13 12 (17.14%) ITRS Geneos
13 12 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (17.14%) DevOps
13 12 (17.14%) TeamCity
13 12 (17.14%) SQL
14 10 (14.29%) Windows
15 9 (12.86%) Java
15 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
16 8 (11.43%) Oracle
16 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) CICS
4 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Azure
2 7 (10.00%) AWS
2 7 (10.00%) IaaS
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) Heroku
4 2 (2.86%) PaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.43%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) Multicast
2 5 (7.14%) Internet
3 3 (4.29%) HTTP
4 2 (2.86%) DHCP
4 2 (2.86%) DNS
4 2 (2.86%) Firewall
4 2 (2.86%) Intranet
4 2 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (1.43%) BGP
5 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.43%) IPsec
5 1 (1.43%) LTE
5 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
5 1 (1.43%) OSPF
5 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.14%) OLTP
6 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.86%) MySQL
6 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.43%) DB2
7 1 (1.43%) Power BI
7 1 (1.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.14%) TeamCity
4 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.57%) Artifactory
5 6 (8.57%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.86%) Android Studio
6 2 (2.86%) CA Gen
6 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.86%) JIRA
6 2 (2.86%) Maven
6 2 (2.86%) Postman
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.43%) Crucible
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 22 (31.43%) Social Skills
3 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (21.43%) Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Games
5 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.29%) Law
7 2 (2.86%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.86%) Retail
8 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.43%) Front Office
8 1 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (50.00%) Developer
2 23 (32.86%) C++ Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) TIBCO Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
6 5 (7.14%) DBA
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) Rendezvous
2 5 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (7.14%) React
2 5 (7.14%) REST
3 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.71%) CSS
3 4 (5.71%) HTML
3 4 (5.71%) Middleware
4 3 (4.29%) JSON
4 3 (4.29%) Node.js
5 2 (2.86%) .NET
5 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.86%) HTML5
5 2 (2.86%) Kafka
5 2 (2.86%) RESTful
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) XML
6 1 (1.43%) DOM
6 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Derivative
2 5 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.71%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.71%) User Experience
4 3 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.86%) Clustering
5 2 (2.86%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.86%) Legacy Code
5 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Wiki
6 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.43%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.43%) DataPower
6 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) AIX
4 2 (2.86%) Android
4 2 (2.86%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (25.71%) Multithreading
3 16 (22.86%) Agile
4 14 (20.00%) OO
5 12 (17.14%) DevOps
6 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.57%) Scrum
8 5 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
8 5 (7.14%) High Availability
8 5 (7.14%) Low Latency
8 5 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (7.14%) Proactive Maintenance
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Validation
9 4 (5.71%) Migration
9 4 (5.71%) Project Delivery
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) C++
2 15 (21.43%) C#
3 12 (17.14%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Java
4 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.57%) Python
6 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.86%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) COBOL
9 1 (1.43%) Delphi
9 1 (1.43%) Go
9 1 (1.43%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) MCP
2 1 (1.43%) MCSE
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) GridGain
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.71%) Docker
4 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.29%) vSphere
5 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (30.00%) Ansible
2 12 (17.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (10.00%) SCCM
4 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (7.14%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.29%) Terraform
7 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.14%) TIBCO
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle
4 7 (10.00%) VMware
5 6 (8.57%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) CA
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.43%) Avaya
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) Commvault
7 1 (1.43%) HP
7 1 (1.43%) Okta
7 1 (1.43%) Pega
7 1 (1.43%) Splunk