Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 485 475 458
Rank change year-on-year -10 -17 -19
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 144 146 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.88% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 108 97
London median daily rate £445 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £161 £150 £313
90th Percentile £625 £579 £650
England median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -37.01% +63.41%
10th Percentile £16.00 £15.75 £22.33
90th Percentile £19.60 £46.54 £29.33
England median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% +65.38% -10.34%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18414 16566 17511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.10% 36.73% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13189 11739 12310
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 256 302
London median hourly rate £21.40 £19.71 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.80 £50.00 £47.28
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in London

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in London

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in London

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 24 November 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
South London -13 19 £365 -1.35% 3
Central London -4 17 £538 +19.44% 9
West London -20 4 £438 +2.94% 4
East London -14 2 £190 +18.75% 1
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 70 (48.61%) Java
2 63 (43.75%) SQL
3 57 (39.58%) Windows
4 56 (38.89%) Finance
5 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (28.47%) Web Services
7 40 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 33 (22.92%) HTML
9 31 (21.53%) Oracle
9 31 (21.53%) Linux
9 31 (21.53%) Active Directory
10 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 30 (20.83%) AngularJS
11 29 (20.14%) C#
11 29 (20.14%) T-SQL
12 28 (19.44%) MVC
12 28 (19.44%) HTML5
13 26 (18.06%) .NET
13 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Office
14 24 (16.67%) Maven
15 23 (15.97%) Windows 7
16 22 (15.28%) TCP/IP
17 21 (14.58%) Subversion
17 21 (14.58%) Internet
17 21 (14.58%) Ant
17 21 (14.58%) Jenkins
18 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
19 19 (13.19%) CSS
19 19 (13.19%) VB
19 19 (13.19%) VB.NET

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 13 (9.03%) JBoss
2 12 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.25%) IIS
4 9 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 8 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (4.86%) Tomcat
7 6 (4.17%) Apache
8 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
8 5 (3.47%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.78%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.69%) SAS
11 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.08%) Stata
3 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.69%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Trello
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.47%) Office 365
4 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.78%) npm
5 2 (1.39%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.39%) Yammer
6 1 (0.69%) Akamai
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.69%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.69%) GitHub
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.28%) TCP/IP
2 21 (14.58%) Internet
3 17 (11.81%) Ethernet
3 17 (11.81%) Wireless
4 16 (11.11%) LAN
5 12 (8.33%) HTTP
6 7 (4.86%) LDAP
7 6 (4.17%) DNS
7 6 (4.17%) Firewall
7 6 (4.17%) VPN
8 4 (2.78%) FTP
8 4 (2.78%) Skype
8 4 (2.78%) WAN
9 3 (2.08%) MPLS
9 3 (2.08%) SAN
9 3 (2.08%) SSL
10 2 (1.39%) DHCP
10 2 (1.39%) ICMP
10 2 (1.39%) NAS
10 2 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.47%) EDRMS
3 5 (3.47%) MySQL
4 4 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.39%) DB2
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.69%) Ingres
7 1 (0.69%) MS Access
7 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Maven
2 21 (14.58%) Ant
2 21 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 21 (14.58%) Subversion
3 18 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 13 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (6.25%) Mockito
6 7 (4.86%) ClearCase
6 7 (4.86%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.86%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.17%) JIRA
7 6 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (3.47%) Hudson
8 5 (3.47%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.47%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (3.47%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.78%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.78%) Bower
9 4 (2.78%) JMeter
9 4 (2.78%) Log4j
General
1 56 (38.89%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Banking
3 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.56%) Retail
6 6 (4.17%) Front Office
7 4 (2.78%) Electronics
7 4 (2.78%) Games
7 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.78%) Marketing
8 3 (2.08%) Legal
9 2 (1.39%) Billing
9 2 (1.39%) Local Government
9 2 (1.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (40.97%) Developer
2 28 (19.44%) Java Developer
3 22 (15.28%) Analyst
4 18 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.72%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 12 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 11 (7.64%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 11 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Consultant
8 7 (4.86%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.47%) Desktop Technician
10 5 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.47%) Web Services
2 33 (22.92%) HTML
3 30 (20.83%) AngularJS
4 28 (19.44%) HTML5
5 26 (18.06%) .NET
6 19 (13.19%) CSS
6 19 (13.19%) Spring
7 18 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 18 (12.50%) Spring MVC
8 15 (10.42%) jQuery
8 15 (10.42%) WinForms
9 14 (9.72%) Ajax
10 13 (9.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 12 (8.33%) REST
12 11 (7.64%) CSS3
12 11 (7.64%) SOAP
13 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (6.94%) jBPM
13 10 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 15 (10.42%) N-Tier
3 12 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.86%) Derivative
6 7 (4.86%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.47%) AS400
7 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.78%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.39%) Clustering
9 2 (1.39%) Equities
9 2 (1.39%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.39%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.69%) EPoS
10 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.69%) Online Games
10 1 (0.69%) Replication
10 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.58%) Windows
2 31 (21.53%) Linux
3 23 (15.97%) Windows 7
4 17 (11.81%) Apple iOS
5 15 (10.42%) Unix
6 13 (9.03%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.39%) Android
10 1 (0.69%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.69%) OS/390
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.69%) Solaris
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.44%) MVC
3 18 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 18 (12.50%) SDLC
4 17 (11.81%) Change Management
4 17 (11.81%) Time Management
4 17 (11.81%) Validation
5 15 (10.42%) TDD
6 14 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (9.72%) Kanban
6 14 (9.72%) Waterfall
7 13 (9.03%) BDD
7 13 (9.03%) Configuration Management
7 13 (9.03%) ITIL
8 12 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (8.33%) DevOps
8 12 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (6.94%) Release Management
10 9 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting
10 9 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 70 (48.61%) Java
2 63 (43.75%) SQL
3 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 29 (20.14%) C#
4 29 (20.14%) T-SQL
5 19 (13.19%) VB
5 19 (13.19%) VB.NET
6 18 (12.50%) VB6
7 15 (10.42%) Python
8 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.47%) C
9 5 (3.47%) C++
9 5 (3.47%) Perl
10 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.39%) Go
11 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.39%) VBA
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.11%) MCSA
2 16 (11.11%) MCSE
2 16 (11.11%) MCSM
3 15 (10.42%) ACDT
3 15 (10.42%) ACHDS
3 15 (10.42%) ACTC
3 15 (10.42%) MCDST
3 15 (10.42%) MCP
3 15 (10.42%) Network+ Certification
4 10 (6.94%) A+ Certification
5 9 (6.25%) Degree
6 4 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) CISM
7 2 (1.39%) CISSP
7 2 (1.39%) ISEB
7 2 (1.39%) OSCP
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) MiFID
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (21.53%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.42%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.69%) Docker
5 1 (0.69%) KVM
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (10.42%) Puppet
2 9 (6.25%) Consul
3 8 (5.56%) Packer
3 8 (5.56%) Terraform
4 7 (4.86%) SCCM
5 6 (4.17%) Nagios
6 4 (2.78%) Grafana
6 4 (2.78%) Graphite
6 4 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (2.78%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.69%) Ansible
8 1 (0.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.69%) Mesos
8 1 (0.69%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.69%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (21.53%) Oracle
2 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.11%) Citrix
4 15 (10.42%) Apple
5 13 (9.03%) IBM
6 12 (8.33%) Lotus
7 10 (6.94%) HP
8 7 (4.86%) Charles River
8 7 (4.86%) MuleSoft
9 6 (4.17%) Dynatrace
9 6 (4.17%) SAP
10 4 (2.78%) Cisco
10 4 (2.78%) Google
10 4 (2.78%) VMware
11 3 (2.08%) Apigee
11 3 (2.08%) Solace
11 3 (2.08%) Sophos
11 3 (2.08%) Splunk
12 2 (1.39%) Dell
12 2 (1.39%) Remedy