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 29 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.

Client Server
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 129 111
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 5 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.19% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.63% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Median daily rate - £300 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £367 £345
% change year-on-year +15.96% +6.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% -  

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 572 799 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.52% 30.83% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 438 388
Median daily rate £361 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 25
Median hourly rate £47.23 £39.00 £19.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.10% +96.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £14.94 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.80 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

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

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 2 - - 1
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 7 (58.33%) Content Management
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (41.67%) Ant
3 5 (41.67%) Adobe
3 5 (41.67%) JSP
3 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Alterian
3 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Google
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (25.00%) Internet

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 5 (41.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) G Suite
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) Looker
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Ant
1 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Production Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Web Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Web Production Manager
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos BI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) JSP
3 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Content Management
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe
1 5 (41.67%) Alterian
2 4 (33.33%) Google
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) OpenText
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Tableau