Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 513 472 451
Rank change year-on-year -41 -21 -20
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 110 128 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.86% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 88 84
London median daily rate £425 £425 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.14% +29.00%
10th Percentile £349 £156 £313
90th Percentile £625 £575 £634
England median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
London median hourly rate £41.41 £17.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.63% -35.94% +63.10%
10th Percentile £38.77 £15.75 £25.00
90th Percentile £44.05 £19.75 £29.64
England median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +135.29% -35.24% +81.03%

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 17,527 14,911 16,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.85% 36.37% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,714 10,451 11,683
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 250 267
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.53% +11.08%
10th Percentile £12.10 £12.86 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £51.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 -23 26 £365 -2.67% 9
Central London -39 20 £475 -2.06% 18
North London -1 2 £425 -19.05%
East London -6 2 £400 +150.00%
West London -38 1 - - 11
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 59 (53.64%) SQL
2 43 (39.09%) Windows
3 40 (36.36%) Finance
4 36 (32.73%) Web Services
4 36 (32.73%) SQL Server
4 36 (32.73%) C#
5 34 (30.91%) Java
5 34 (30.91%) T-SQL
5 34 (30.91%) .NET
6 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (26.36%) ASP.NET
8 28 (25.45%) VB.NET
9 22 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (18.18%) MVC
10 20 (18.18%) WinForms
11 19 (17.27%) JavaScript
12 18 (16.36%) Linux
13 17 (15.45%) VB
13 17 (15.45%) VB6
13 17 (15.45%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (14.55%) Regression Testing
14 16 (14.55%) HTML
15 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
15 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (12.73%) SDLC
16 14 (12.73%) Active Directory
17 13 (11.82%) Banking
17 13 (11.82%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (11.82%) TeamCity

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 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
1 7 (6.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.82%) IIS
4 2 (1.82%) JBoss
4 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.82%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.73%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.82%) Serverless
5 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.91%) npm
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) LAN
2 8 (7.27%) Internet
3 7 (6.36%) HTTP
4 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.55%) SMS
5 5 (4.55%) WAN
6 4 (3.64%) SMTP
7 3 (2.73%) DNS
7 3 (2.73%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.73%) SAN
7 3 (2.73%) SSL
7 3 (2.73%) VPN
8 2 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.82%) Firewall
8 2 (1.82%) MPLS
8 2 (1.82%) NAS
8 2 (1.82%) Network Security
8 2 (1.82%) SNMP
8 2 (1.82%) VLAN
8 2 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Big Data
3 3 (2.73%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.82%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.82%) Presto
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) GIS
5 1 (0.91%) MS Access
5 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.82%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (11.82%) TeamCity
3 10 (9.09%) Maven
4 7 (6.36%) Ant
4 7 (6.36%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.55%) FitNesse
6 4 (3.64%) Appium
6 4 (3.64%) JMeter
6 4 (3.64%) Selendroid
6 4 (3.64%) Selenium
6 4 (3.64%) Subversion
7 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.82%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.82%) MSI
8 2 (1.82%) NUnit
8 2 (1.82%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (0.91%) JIRA
9 1 (0.91%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 40 (36.36%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Banking
3 10 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.55%) Front Office
5 4 (3.64%) Games
6 3 (2.73%) Marketing
7 2 (1.82%) Electronics
7 2 (1.82%) Law
7 2 (1.82%) Legal
7 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (50.00%) Developer
2 26 (23.64%) .NET Developer
2 26 (23.64%) C# Developer
3 24 (21.82%) C# .NET Developer
3 24 (21.82%) VB.NET Developer
4 23 (20.91%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 17 (15.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (15.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (15.45%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (12.73%) Analyst
6 14 (12.73%) Java Developer
7 10 (9.09%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Architect
8 5 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) WinForms Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Administrator
10 3 (2.73%) C++ Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Consultant
10 3 (2.73%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.73%) Web Services
2 34 (30.91%) .NET
3 29 (26.36%) ASP.NET
4 20 (18.18%) WinForms
5 16 (14.55%) HTML
6 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (10.91%) CSS
8 9 (8.18%) AngularJS
8 9 (8.18%) HTML5
9 8 (7.27%) Ajax
9 8 (7.27%) jQuery
10 7 (6.36%) Middleware
11 6 (5.45%) Spring
11 6 (5.45%) XML
12 5 (4.55%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.55%) JSON
13 4 (3.64%) Regular Expression
13 4 (3.64%) REST
13 4 (3.64%) RESTful
13 4 (3.64%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.09%) Derivative
2 10 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.64%) AS400
6 4 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.64%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.64%) Online Games
6 4 (3.64%) PDA
7 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.73%) Equities
8 2 (1.82%) Fintech
8 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.09%) Windows
2 18 (16.36%) Linux
3 11 (10.00%) Unix
4 6 (5.45%) Android
4 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.18%) MVC
3 16 (14.55%) Regression Testing
4 14 (12.73%) SDLC
5 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 11 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (8.18%) Functional Testing
8 9 (8.18%) ITIL
8 9 (8.18%) Kanban
8 9 (8.18%) Open Source
9 8 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (7.27%) DevOps
9 8 (7.27%) Integration Testing
9 8 (7.27%) Multithreading
9 8 (7.27%) OO
10 7 (6.36%) Data Management
10 7 (6.36%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.64%) SQL
2 36 (32.73%) C#
3 34 (30.91%) Java
3 34 (30.91%) T-SQL
4 28 (25.45%) VB.NET
5 19 (17.27%) JavaScript
6 17 (15.45%) VB
6 17 (15.45%) VB6
7 6 (5.45%) Python
8 5 (4.55%) C++
9 4 (3.64%) C
9 4 (3.64%) Ruby
10 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.91%) Perl
11 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.91%) VBA
11 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Degree
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.73%) MCSA
2 3 (2.73%) MCSE
2 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) ACDT
3 2 (1.82%) ACHDS
3 2 (1.82%) ACTC
3 2 (1.82%) CREST Certified
3 2 (1.82%) MCDST
3 2 (1.82%) MCP
3 2 (1.82%) MCSM
3 2 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (1.82%) OSCE
3 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) MiFID
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.73%) vSphere
4 2 (1.82%) Docker
4 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.82%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Puppet
2 6 (5.45%) Consul
2 6 (5.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.82%) Ansible
3 2 (1.82%) vRealize
4 1 (0.91%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.91%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle
3 9 (8.18%) Charles River
4 7 (6.36%) Citrix
4 7 (6.36%) IBM
4 7 (6.36%) VMware
5 4 (3.64%) HP
6 3 (2.73%) Apigee
6 3 (2.73%) Apple
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco
6 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.73%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.73%) Solace
6 3 (2.73%) Sophos
7 2 (1.82%) Adobe
7 2 (1.82%) F5
7 2 (1.82%) iManage
7 2 (1.82%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.82%) Polycom
7 2 (1.82%) SAP