Period
to 25 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 522 440 516
Rank change year-on-year -82 +76 -104
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 107 141 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.92% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 90 73
London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £223 £215
90th Percentile £565 £575 £548
England median daily rate £420 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
London median hourly rate £41.41 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.06% -28.00% +4.65%
10th Percentile £38.77 £17.40 £18.88
90th Percentile £44.05 £28.80 £28.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +30.43% -3.73%

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 17,119 15,310 16,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.90% 38.21% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,284 10,840 11,786
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 238 238
London median hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +14.12% +0.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £52.38
England median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.25% -4.76% +16.67%

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 June 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 June 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
Central London -63 19 £425 -22.73% 6
South London -37 18 £365 -2.67% 3
North London +6 3 £425 -10.53%
East London -13 2 £400 +175.86% 1
West London -35 1 £500 +49.25% 10
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 51 (47.66%) SQL
2 34 (31.78%) Finance
3 32 (29.91%) SQL Server
4 31 (28.97%) .NET
5 30 (28.04%) C#
5 30 (28.04%) Windows
5 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (23.36%) T-SQL
7 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET
8 22 (20.56%) Web Services
9 21 (19.63%) Linux
10 20 (18.69%) HTML
10 20 (18.69%) Java
11 19 (17.76%) VB.NET
11 19 (17.76%) Unix
12 18 (16.82%) MVC
12 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
12 18 (16.82%) CSS
13 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
13 17 (15.89%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (14.95%) jQuery
14 16 (14.95%) Test Automation
15 14 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (13.08%) Banking
15 14 (13.08%) Python
16 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
16 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (11.21%) VB
16 12 (11.21%) Regression Testing
16 12 (11.21%) Project Management

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 11 (10.28%) IIS
2 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.87%) Confluence
6 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.87%) JBoss
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.93%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.80%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Relativity
2 1 (0.93%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.93%) Minerva
2 1 (0.93%) Sonata
2 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) npm
3 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.93%) Serverless
3 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) Internet
2 8 (7.48%) HTTP
3 7 (6.54%) Intranet
4 5 (4.67%) LAN
4 5 (4.67%) WAN
5 4 (3.74%) SMS
5 4 (3.74%) SMTP
6 3 (2.80%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.87%) DNS
7 2 (1.87%) Firewall
7 2 (1.87%) MPLS
7 2 (1.87%) SNMP
7 2 (1.87%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.87%) VPN
8 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.93%) SSL
8 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.61%) Power BI
4 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.80%) Big Data
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.87%) Impala
6 2 (1.87%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) GIS
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) Presto
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.54%) JIRA
4 5 (4.67%) JMeter
4 5 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (4.67%) Selenium
4 5 (4.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.74%) FitNesse
5 4 (3.74%) Maven
6 3 (2.80%) Appium
6 3 (2.80%) Selendroid
6 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.87%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.87%) MSI
7 2 (1.87%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) Ant
8 1 (0.93%) NUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 34 (31.78%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Front Office
4 6 (5.61%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.74%) Games
6 2 (1.87%) Legal
6 2 (1.87%) Local Government
6 2 (1.87%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) Retail
6 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (42.06%) Developer
2 24 (22.43%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.50%) C# Developer
4 22 (20.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (17.76%) Analyst
6 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (14.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (14.02%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 15 (14.02%) VB.NET Developer
8 13 (12.15%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (6.54%) SQL Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Test Analyst
10 7 (6.54%) VB Developer
10 7 (6.54%) VB6 Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.97%) .NET
2 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET
3 22 (20.56%) Web Services
4 20 (18.69%) HTML
5 18 (16.82%) CSS
6 16 (14.95%) jQuery
7 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
7 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (10.28%) Ajax
8 11 (10.28%) XML
9 10 (9.35%) JSON
9 10 (9.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (7.48%) HTML5
11 8 (7.48%) WinForms
12 7 (6.54%) SOAP
13 5 (4.67%) React
13 5 (4.67%) WCF
14 4 (3.74%) FIX Protocol
14 4 (3.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.61%) Derivative
5 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.74%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.74%) PDA
6 3 (2.80%) Fintech
6 3 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.80%) Online Games
6 3 (2.80%) User Experience
7 2 (1.87%) AS400
7 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.04%) Windows
2 21 (19.63%) Linux
3 19 (17.76%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Android
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.82%) MVC
3 16 (14.95%) Test Automation
4 12 (11.21%) Project Management
4 12 (11.21%) Regression Testing
5 11 (10.28%) DevOps
5 11 (10.28%) SDLC
5 11 (10.28%) TDD
6 10 (9.35%) Open Source
6 10 (9.35%) Scrum
6 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (8.41%) Functional Testing
7 9 (8.41%) ITIL
7 9 (8.41%) OO
8 8 (7.48%) Build Automation
8 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.48%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (7.48%) Demand Forecasting
8 8 (7.48%) Investment Management
8 8 (7.48%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (47.66%) SQL
2 30 (28.04%) C#
3 25 (23.36%) T-SQL
4 20 (18.69%) Java
5 19 (17.76%) VB.NET
6 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
7 14 (13.08%) Python
8 12 (11.21%) VB
9 10 (9.35%) VB6
10 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.67%) C++
11 5 (4.67%) Perl
12 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.80%) Java 8
13 3 (2.80%) Ruby
14 2 (1.87%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.93%) ES6
15 1 (0.93%) Groovy
15 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB
4 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) CISA
5 1 (0.93%) CISM
5 1 (0.93%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) CLAS
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.93%) CRISC
5 1 (0.93%) MBA
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) ISO 22301
2 3 (2.80%) SLA
3 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.93%) GDPR
4 1 (0.93%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.93%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.87%) Docker
3 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.87%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.87%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Firmware
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Consul
1 8 (7.48%) Kubernetes
1 8 (7.48%) Puppet
2 3 (2.80%) Ansible
3 2 (1.87%) vRealize
4 1 (0.93%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.28%) VMware
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle
4 6 (5.61%) Charles River
5 4 (3.74%) Citrix
6 3 (2.80%) Adobe
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco
6 3 (2.80%) F5
6 3 (2.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.87%) CommVault
7 2 (1.87%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.93%) EMC
8 1 (0.93%) Juniper
8 1 (0.93%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software