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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 391 333
Rank change year-on-year +57 -58  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 88 36 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.44% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 30 63
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £146 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +0.64% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £31.00 £16.50 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.87% -40.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £26.09
% change year-on-year +33.69% -11.83%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7882 8097 8562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.12% 37.43% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5660 5858 6021
Median daily rate £515 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 106 148
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.58% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 16 £475 -8.21% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £375 - 4
Surbiton - 2 £451 -
Romford - 1 - -
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 65 (46.43%) SQL
2 55 (39.29%) Java
3 54 (38.57%) Windows
4 50 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (29.29%) Finance
6 36 (25.71%) SQL Server
7 35 (25.00%) Linux
8 33 (23.57%) Microsoft
9 30 (21.43%) TDD
10 28 (20.00%) Unix
11 27 (19.29%) .NET
11 27 (19.29%) Spring
12 26 (18.57%) Web Services
13 23 (16.43%) C#
13 23 (16.43%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (15.71%) Open Source
14 22 (15.71%) DevOps
15 20 (14.29%) NoSQL
16 19 (13.57%) Mentoring
17 18 (12.86%) Big Data
17 18 (12.86%) Active Directory
18 17 (12.14%) HTML
18 17 (12.14%) T-SQL
18 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET
18 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
18 17 (12.14%) OO
19 16 (11.43%) MySQL
19 16 (11.43%) Puppet
19 16 (11.43%) Service Design
20 15 (10.71%) WinForms

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 (9.29%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.43%) IIS
3 8 (5.71%) Apache
4 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.57%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.86%) JBoss
6 4 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.86%) WildFly
7 3 (2.14%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.71%) SAS
9 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.57%) Acrobat
3 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.14%) Stata
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Sonata
2 4 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.43%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.86%) PaaS
4 3 (2.14%) GitHub
4 3 (2.14%) IaaS
4 3 (2.14%) Office 365
4 3 (2.14%) SaaS
5 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.29%) HTTP
2 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.00%) DNS
3 7 (5.00%) Internet
3 7 (5.00%) LDAP
4 6 (4.29%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.29%) Firewall
5 5 (3.57%) DHCP
5 5 (3.57%) VPN
5 5 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.57%) Wireless
6 4 (2.86%) FTP
6 4 (2.86%) LAN
7 3 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.14%) ICMP
7 3 (2.14%) MPLS
8 2 (1.43%) DMZ
8 2 (1.43%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.43%) Modbus
8 2 (1.43%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 18 (12.86%) Big Data
5 16 (11.43%) MySQL
6 9 (6.43%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.86%) Blockchain
8 4 (2.86%) EDRMS
8 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.14%) Aerospike
9 3 (2.14%) DB2
9 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.43%) SSDT
11 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.71%) MS Access
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.14%) JIRA
3 9 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.71%) LoadRunner
5 7 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 7 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.00%) Fiddler
5 7 (5.00%) JMeter
5 7 (5.00%) Log4j
5 7 (5.00%) Subversion
5 7 (5.00%) YourKit
6 6 (4.29%) Gatling
6 6 (4.29%) Hudson
6 6 (4.29%) LoadUI
7 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.86%) Maven
9 3 (2.14%) WebPagetest
9 3 (2.14%) WiX
General
1 41 (29.29%) Finance
2 14 (10.00%) Retail
3 12 (8.57%) Front Office
4 9 (6.43%) Banking
5 7 (5.00%) Games
6 5 (3.57%) Advertising
7 2 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Legal
7 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 2 (1.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (41.43%) Developer
2 33 (23.57%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.43%) Senior Developer
4 20 (14.29%) Analyst
5 19 (13.57%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 13 (9.29%) AWS DevOps
7 13 (9.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (8.57%) AWS Developer
8 12 (8.57%) DevOps Developer
9 11 (7.86%) Consultant
9 11 (7.86%) Project Manager
10 10 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (6.43%) Business Consultant
11 9 (6.43%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (5.71%) Desktop Support
12 8 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (5.71%) Software Consultant
12 8 (5.71%) Technical Manager
12 8 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.29%) .NET
1 27 (19.29%) Spring
2 26 (18.57%) Web Services
3 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET
3 17 (12.14%) HTML
4 15 (10.71%) WinForms
5 10 (7.14%) Ajax
5 10 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (5.71%) J2EE
6 8 (5.71%) WPF
7 7 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.00%) HTML5
7 7 (5.00%) Node.js
7 7 (5.00%) ODBC
8 6 (4.29%) Kafka
8 6 (4.29%) WCF
8 6 (4.29%) XML
9 5 (3.57%) Middleware
10 4 (2.86%) CSS
10 4 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.29%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.00%) CCTV
5 7 (5.00%) Fintech
5 7 (5.00%) N-Tier
6 6 (4.29%) EPoS
7 4 (2.86%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.86%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.14%) AS400
8 3 (2.14%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.57%) Windows
2 35 (25.00%) Linux
3 28 (20.00%) Unix
4 13 (9.29%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.14%) OS/390
8 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.14%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.71%) Android
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.43%) TDD
3 22 (15.71%) DevOps
3 22 (15.71%) Open Source
4 19 (13.57%) Mentoring
5 17 (12.14%) OO
6 16 (11.43%) Service Design
7 14 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 13 (9.29%) MVC
9 11 (7.86%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.86%) Project Management
9 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.14%) Defect Management
10 10 (7.14%) ITIL
10 10 (7.14%) SDLC
11 9 (6.43%) BDD
11 9 (6.43%) Performance Testing
11 9 (6.43%) Release Management
12 8 (5.71%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.43%) SQL
2 55 (39.29%) Java
3 23 (16.43%) C#
4 17 (12.14%) T-SQL
5 14 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 11 (7.86%) Bash Shell
6 11 (7.86%) VB
7 10 (7.14%) Python
7 10 (7.14%) VB6
8 9 (6.43%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.71%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.57%) Groovy
10 5 (3.57%) Ruby
11 4 (2.86%) Perl
12 3 (2.14%) Scala
13 1 (0.71%) C
13 1 (0.71%) COBOL
13 1 (0.71%) Elixir
13 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Degree
2 8 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 6 (4.29%) PMP
3 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) ACDT
5 3 (2.14%) ACHDS
5 3 (2.14%) ACTC
5 3 (2.14%) MCDST
5 3 (2.14%) MCP
5 3 (2.14%) MCSA
5 3 (2.14%) MCSE
5 3 (2.14%) MCSM
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.14%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.43%) CCNP
6 2 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.86%) Docker
3 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.43%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.71%) iptables
6 1 (0.71%) KVM
6 1 (0.71%) NFS
6 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (11.43%) Puppet
2 14 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.71%) Nagios
3 8 (5.71%) SCCM
4 7 (5.00%) Grafana
4 7 (5.00%) Graphite
4 7 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (5.00%) ZABBIX
5 5 (3.57%) Mesos
6 4 (2.86%) Marathon
7 3 (2.14%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.14%) Consul
7 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.14%) Tivoli NetView
8 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.71%) Chronos
9 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) Oracle
3 11 (7.86%) HP
3 11 (7.86%) VMware
4 8 (5.71%) Avaloq
4 8 (5.71%) Dynatrace
4 8 (5.71%) FNZ
5 7 (5.00%) Cisco
5 7 (5.00%) IBM
6 5 (3.57%) Citrix
6 5 (3.57%) Lotus
7 4 (2.86%) Veeam
8 3 (2.14%) Apple
8 3 (2.14%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (1.43%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.43%) Misys
9 2 (1.43%) NetApp
9 2 (1.43%) Nuix
9 2 (1.43%) Splunk
10 1 (0.71%) comScore
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 18 days ago