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 27 June 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.

Client Server
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% - 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +0.64% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +33.69% +22.66%  

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 390 587 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 27.88% 32.85% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 324 218
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 14
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £36.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) EJB
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Dojo
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) OSGi
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) JSR 170
3 2 (40.00%) Taglibs
3 2 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Sling
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Felix
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) Commerce Server
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux

Client/Server
Co-occurring 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 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Commerce Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Dojo
2 3 (60.00%) EJB
2 3 (60.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Felix
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Sling
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) JSR 170
3 2 (40.00%) OSGi
3 2 (40.00%) Taglibs
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle