Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 552 444 522
Rank change year-on-year -108 +78 -78
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 71 169 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.98% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 122 84
London median daily rate £438 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £227 £159 £153
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
London median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% -37.90%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £16.81 £23.00
% change year-on-year +123.15% -26.93% +76.92%

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 17,728 17,301 16,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.67% 39.01% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,751 12,350 12,135
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £288
90th Percentile £690 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 225 237
London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +9.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.63 £47.50 £52.60
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -44 15 £425 -12.82% 6
South London -43 4 £475 +26.67%
West London -22 3 £421 +9.06% 4
East London -12 2 £283 +48.68% 3
North London +1 1 £175 -58.82% 1
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 28 (39.44%) SQL
2 27 (38.03%) Finance
3 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
5 18 (25.35%) .NET
5 18 (25.35%) HTML
6 15 (21.13%) CSS
7 14 (19.72%) C#
7 14 (19.72%) Windows
7 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
8 13 (18.31%) Python
8 13 (18.31%) TDD
8 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
9 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
9 12 (16.90%) Linux
9 12 (16.90%) Java
9 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
9 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
10 11 (15.49%) IIS
10 11 (15.49%) Internet
11 10 (14.08%) XML
11 10 (14.08%) OO
11 10 (14.08%) Banking
11 10 (14.08%) jQuery
11 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
11 10 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (12.68%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
12 9 (12.68%) QA

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 (15.49%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) WordPress
3 3 (4.23%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.23%) IPython
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.23%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.41%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.41%) Minerva
1 1 (1.41%) ScheduALL
1 1 (1.41%) Sonata
1 1 (1.41%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) npm
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Internet
2 7 (9.86%) HTTP
3 6 (8.45%) Intranet
4 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.63%) Wireless
5 1 (1.41%) Extranet
5 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.45%) Power BI
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.82%) DB2
5 2 (2.82%) Impala
5 2 (2.82%) MS Access
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) JIRA
3 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.82%) JMeter
4 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.82%) Selenium
4 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.82%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.82%) webpack
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Front Office
4 4 (5.63%) Publishing
5 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) Billing
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (14.08%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Architect
8 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Azure Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) .NET
1 18 (25.35%) HTML
2 15 (21.13%) CSS
3 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
4 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
4 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (14.08%) jQuery
4 10 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (14.08%) XML
5 9 (12.68%) Web Services
6 8 (11.27%) Ajax
7 7 (9.86%) HTML5
7 7 (9.86%) JSON
8 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.45%) SOAP
9 5 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.04%) RESTful
10 4 (5.63%) .NET Core
10 4 (5.63%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (4.23%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.86%) Algorithms
2 7 (9.86%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.04%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.63%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.63%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.23%) Derivative
5 3 (4.23%) Fintech
5 3 (4.23%) User Experience
6 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) AS400
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.41%) Animation
7 1 (1.41%) Blog
7 1 (1.41%) Digital Wallet
7 1 (1.41%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Linux
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.86%) Unix
5 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.82%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.41%) Solaris
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.31%) TDD
3 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
4 10 (14.08%) OO
5 9 (12.68%) Project Management
5 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.27%) MVC
6 8 (11.27%) Scrum
7 7 (9.86%) Change Management
7 7 (9.86%) DevOps
7 7 (9.86%) ITIL
7 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (9.86%) SDLC
7 7 (9.86%) Time Management
7 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.45%) Functional Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Investment Management
8 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) SQL
2 14 (19.72%) C#
3 13 (18.31%) Python
4 12 (16.90%) Java
4 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.68%) VB
6 7 (9.86%) C++
7 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.45%) VB6
8 5 (7.04%) Perl
8 5 (7.04%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.23%) Cython
11 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.41%) Groovy
12 1 (1.41%) KiXtart
12 1 (1.41%) PHP
12 1 (1.41%) Ruby
12 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) MCSE
2 3 (4.23%) MCSM
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.82%) CCSA
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) MBA
4 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) ISO 22301
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) Docker
3 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.41%) Consul
2 1 (1.41%) Control-M
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) Charles River
4 4 (5.63%) Citrix
5 3 (4.23%) Lotus
6 2 (2.82%) Pega
6 2 (2.82%) Sybase
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) Avaloq
7 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.41%) FNZ
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.41%) TOWER Software