The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 26 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 141 128
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.99% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £263 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +0.64% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 634 1007 849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.03% 34.78% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 541 387
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 40
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £28.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +39.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.93 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £55.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Scotland

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) Alterian
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Looker
5 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Tableau

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) Looker
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos BI Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Production Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Web Production Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
1 4 (66.67%) Alterian
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau