The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% - 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £366 £343
% change year-on-year +23.03% +6.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £32.25 -
% change year-on-year -61.24% -  

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 425 566 459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 32.67% 31.89% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 322 234
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.51 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.19 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Client/Server in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Manchester

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Manchester

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Dojo
3 2 (40.00%) JSR 170
3 2 (40.00%) Taglibs
3 2 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) OSGi
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Sling
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Felix
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Anywhere
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Commerce Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Anywhere
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PowerBuilder Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Felix
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Sling
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Dojo
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) JSR 170
2 2 (40.00%) OSGi
2 2 (40.00%) Taglibs
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP