Period
to 24 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 492 555 443
Rank change year-on-year +63 -112 +77
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 87 82 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.50% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 66 118
London median daily rate £500 £429 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.55% -4.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £321 £253 £166
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
England median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
London median hourly rate £50.00 - £17.50
10th Percentile £47.50 - £16.00
90th Percentile £52.50 - £26.90
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £16.90
% change year-on-year +11.11% +166.23% -26.51%

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 13,935 16,555 15,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.22% 36.16% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,777 11,724 11,177
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 258 220
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.16% +9.50%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.31 £12.79
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £49.02
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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
Central London +39 25 £575 +50.33% 5
West London +20 3 - - 3
South London +19 1 - - 5
East London +12 1 £500 +76.99% 4
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, 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 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.14%) Linux
2 21 (24.14%) Python
3 20 (22.99%) Degree
4 19 (21.84%) Java
4 19 (21.84%) SQL
5 17 (19.54%) Unix
5 17 (19.54%) REST
5 17 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (18.39%) JSON
7 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 15 (17.24%) Finance
7 15 (17.24%) Migration
8 14 (16.09%) Windows
9 12 (13.79%) Perl
9 12 (13.79%) C#
9 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
10 11 (12.64%) Azure
10 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.49%) SOA
11 10 (11.49%) Microservices
12 9 (10.34%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
12 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
12 9 (10.34%) Web Services
13 8 (9.20%) C++
13 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
13 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
13 8 (9.20%) Data Mapping

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 8 (9.20%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.90%) Confluence
2 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.75%) IPython
4 4 (4.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.45%) CMS
5 3 (3.45%) Headless CMS
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.15%) Drupal
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Azure
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Flow
2 6 (6.90%) Power Platform
2 6 (6.90%) PowerApps
3 5 (5.75%) AWS
3 5 (5.75%) Office 365
4 4 (4.60%) SaaS
5 3 (3.45%) GCP
5 3 (3.45%) GitHub
5 3 (3.45%) IaaS
5 3 (3.45%) PaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.15%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
2 4 (4.60%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.60%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (4.60%) LAN
2 4 (4.60%) WAN
3 3 (3.45%) DVB
3 3 (3.45%) HbbTV
3 3 (3.45%) Multicast
3 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.30%) Firewall
4 2 (2.30%) VoIP
4 2 (2.30%) Wireless
5 1 (1.15%) DHCP
5 1 (1.15%) DNS
5 1 (1.15%) FTP
5 1 (1.15%) HTTP
5 1 (1.15%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.15%) SSL
5 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.75%) IDOL
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.60%) Big Data
3 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.60%) QlikView
4 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.30%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) JIRA
2 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.30%) Hudson
4 2 (2.30%) JMeter
5 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.15%) gulp
5 1 (1.15%) JUnit
5 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.15%) Selenium
5 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.15%) webpack
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Retail
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
4 6 (6.90%) Games
4 6 (6.90%) Law
5 3 (3.45%) Electronics
5 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Front Office
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Developer
2 14 (16.09%) Architect
3 10 (11.49%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 6 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Python Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Applications Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Applications Support Manager
7 4 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Support Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) DTV Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Implementation Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) IPTV Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) REST
2 16 (18.39%) JSON
3 9 (10.34%) Web Services
4 7 (8.05%) .NET
5 6 (6.90%) RESTful
6 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.75%) EDI
6 5 (5.75%) Flask
6 5 (5.75%) NumPy
6 5 (5.75%) Pandas
6 5 (5.75%) React
6 5 (5.75%) SOAP
6 5 (5.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (4.60%) GraphQL
7 4 (4.60%) Kafka
7 4 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.60%) Vue.js
7 4 (4.60%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.05%) Algorithms
2 7 (8.05%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.75%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.75%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.75%) User Experience
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.45%) Digital TV
5 3 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.45%) IPTV
6 2 (2.30%) Derivative
7 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.15%) MPEG
7 1 (1.15%) PDA
7 1 (1.15%) Robotics
7 1 (1.15%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) Unix
3 14 (16.09%) Windows
4 6 (6.90%) Android
5 3 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (17.24%) Migration
3 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
5 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.49%) Microservices
6 10 (11.49%) SOA
7 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.34%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 8 (9.20%) Data Mapping
8 8 (9.20%) DevOps
9 7 (8.05%) Analytics
9 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (8.05%) OO
10 6 (6.90%) Change Management
10 6 (6.90%) Mathematics
10 6 (6.90%) TDD
10 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) Python
2 19 (21.84%) Java
2 19 (21.84%) SQL
3 12 (13.79%) C#
3 12 (13.79%) Perl
4 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.20%) C++
5 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.75%) Cython
7 4 (4.60%) Kotlin
7 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) Groovy
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) MCSA
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.45%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.30%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.30%) ACDT
5 2 (2.30%) ACHDS
5 2 (2.30%) ACTC
5 2 (2.30%) MCDST
5 2 (2.30%) MCP
5 2 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.15%) CISA
6 1 (1.15%) CISM
6 1 (1.15%) CISSP
6 1 (1.15%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) NIST
2 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) Docker
3 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Consul
1 4 (4.60%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.60%) Puppet
1 4 (4.60%) Terraform
2 1 (1.15%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
2 6 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.75%) iManage
4 4 (4.60%) AppDynamics
4 4 (4.60%) Dynatrace
4 4 (4.60%) Logi
4 4 (4.60%) Splunk
4 4 (4.60%) Twitter
5 3 (3.45%) Apple
6 2 (2.30%) Dell
6 2 (2.30%) Google
6 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.15%) CA
7 1 (1.15%) HP
7 1 (1.15%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.15%) Pega
7 1 (1.15%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) webMethods