Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 514 481
Rank change year-on-year -36 -33 -14
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 83 135 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.74% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 105 103
London median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -5.76%
10th Percentile £211 £159 £160
90th Percentile £625 £625 £585
England median daily rate £425 £390 £410
% change year-on-year +8.97% -4.88% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
London median hourly rate - £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% -41.67%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +134.38% -18.99% +51.92%

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 17,506 18,265 16,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.17% 38.46% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,636 13,104 11,327
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 233 264
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.90 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +13.09% -6.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.68
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -6 28 £563 +4.65% 8
West London -5 4 £343 -21.71% 10
East London -31 2 £283 +48.68% 1
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 34 (40.96%) SQL
3 33 (39.76%) Linux
4 30 (36.14%) Python
5 21 (25.30%) Java
6 20 (24.10%) OO
6 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (22.89%) C++
7 19 (22.89%) Hedge funds
8 18 (21.69%) NumPy
8 18 (21.69%) Cython
8 18 (21.69%) Flask
8 18 (21.69%) Pandas
8 18 (21.69%) Data Structures
8 18 (21.69%) Algorithms
8 18 (21.69%) IPython
8 18 (21.69%) Automated Trading
8 18 (21.69%) Backtesting
8 18 (21.69%) OOD
9 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
10 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
11 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
12 12 (14.46%) .NET
12 12 (14.46%) HTML
13 11 (13.25%) C#
14 10 (12.05%) CSS
14 10 (12.05%) Windows
14 10 (12.05%) Docker
15 9 (10.84%) DevOps
15 9 (10.84%) Active Directory

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 18 (21.69%) IPython
2 8 (9.64%) IIS
3 6 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.82%) WordPress
5 3 (3.61%) CMS
5 3 (3.61%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.20%) Apache
7 1 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.20%) Tornado
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.20%) GIMP
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (1.20%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.20%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) Minerva
2 1 (1.20%) ScheduALL
2 1 (1.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) npm
3 2 (2.41%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Office 365
4 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.20%) PaaS
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Internet
2 5 (6.02%) HTTP
2 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.02%) Wireless
3 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.61%) DNS
4 3 (3.61%) Firewall
5 2 (2.41%) DHCP
5 2 (2.41%) FTP
5 2 (2.41%) Intranet
5 2 (2.41%) WAN
6 1 (1.20%) AMQP
6 1 (1.20%) DMZ
6 1 (1.20%) Extranet
6 1 (1.20%) LAN
6 1 (1.20%) SAN
6 1 (1.20%) SSL
6 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 5 (6.02%) Power BI
4 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.41%) Big Data
5 2 (2.41%) DB2
5 2 (2.41%) KDB
5 2 (2.41%) MS Access
5 2 (2.41%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.41%) QlikView
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.20%) Ingres
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.20%) Redis
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.41%) TestRail
3 2 (2.41%) webpack
4 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.20%) RSpec
4 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Publishing
2 4 (4.82%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Games
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) Python Developer
3 18 (21.69%) Quantitative Developer
4 16 (19.28%) Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.61%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Junior
8 3 (3.61%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) Flask
1 18 (21.69%) NumPy
1 18 (21.69%) Pandas
2 12 (14.46%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) HTML
3 10 (12.05%) CSS
4 6 (7.23%) Kafka
4 6 (7.23%) XML
5 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.02%) RESTful
5 5 (6.02%) Web Services
6 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.82%) HTML5
6 4 (4.82%) Middleware
6 4 (4.82%) Node.js
6 4 (4.82%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.82%) React
6 4 (4.82%) REST
6 4 (4.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Hedge funds
2 18 (21.69%) Algorithms
2 18 (21.69%) Data Structures
3 8 (9.64%) User Experience
4 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.41%) Blog
5 2 (2.41%) Fintech
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Digital Wallet
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.76%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) Windows
3 8 (9.64%) Unix
4 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.02%) Android
6 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.20%) Solaris
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (24.10%) OO
2 18 (21.69%) Automated Trading
2 18 (21.69%) Backtesting
2 18 (21.69%) OOD
3 9 (10.84%) DevOps
4 8 (9.64%) Change Management
4 8 (9.64%) ITIL
4 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
5 7 (8.43%) Microservices
5 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.43%) Time Management
6 6 (7.23%) Open Source
6 6 (7.23%) Scrum
6 6 (7.23%) TDD
7 5 (6.02%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.02%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) SQL
2 30 (36.14%) Python
3 21 (25.30%) Java
4 19 (22.89%) C++
5 18 (21.69%) Cython
6 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.25%) C#
8 3 (3.61%) Ruby
8 3 (3.61%) VB
9 2 (2.41%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.41%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (2.41%) PHP
9 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.20%) C
10 1 (1.20%) Java 8
10 1 (1.20%) KiXtart
10 1 (1.20%) R
10 1 (1.20%) VB6
10 1 (1.20%) VBA
10 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) MCSE
2 3 (3.61%) MCSM
3 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Docker
2 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.23%) Puppet
3 5 (6.02%) Consul
3 5 (6.02%) Terraform
4 3 (3.61%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (1.20%) Control-M
5 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Citrix
3 4 (4.82%) VMware
4 3 (3.61%) Bloomberg
4 3 (3.61%) Lotus
4 3 (3.61%) Reuters
4 3 (3.61%) Trayport
5 2 (2.41%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.41%) Axway
5 2 (2.41%) Infor
5 2 (2.41%) Pega
5 2 (2.41%) Sun
5 2 (2.41%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) TippingPoint