Period
to 22 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 22 April 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 292 323
Rank change year-on-year -49 +31 -27
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 39 65 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 1.33% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 34
South East median daily rate £359 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.31% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £243 £334 £262
90th Percentile £433 £487 £530
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
South East median hourly rate £45.60 £46.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +39.39% -
10th Percentile £39.00 £42.50 £21.75
90th Percentile £46.69 £47.50 £48.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -34.55% +61.76%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,283 4,874 5,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.46% 31.34% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,033 2,766 3,512
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 244 315
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £17.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.25% -28.13% +41.18%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.27 £11.47
90th Percentile £60.00 £46.30 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.90 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +20.00%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Client/Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the South East over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Thames Valley -23 15 £336 -25.44% 20
Hampshire -18 13 £295 -15.41% 9
Buckinghamshire -16 8 £323 -31.77% 2
Kent -4 5 £368 -6.37%
Berkshire -6 5 £475 +5.56% 8
Surrey -33 3 £380 -5.59% 13
East Sussex - 3 £350 -
Oxfordshire -4 2 - - 10
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) C#
3 14 (35.90%) .NET
3 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
4 13 (33.33%) WPF
5 12 (30.77%) Windows
5 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (28.21%) C++
6 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.64%) Oracle
7 10 (25.64%) ITIL
8 9 (23.08%) MVC
8 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
10 7 (17.95%) Cisco
10 7 (17.95%) Project Management
10 7 (17.95%) GIS
10 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.95%) SCCM
11 6 (15.38%) Caliburn.Micro
11 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (15.38%) MSBuild
11 6 (15.38%) MVVM
11 6 (15.38%) Moq

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
1 5 (12.82%) VPN
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) GIS
2 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Blend
2 6 (15.38%) Moq
2 6 (15.38%) MSBuild
2 6 (15.38%) NUnit
2 6 (15.38%) ReSharper
3 3 (7.69%) DbUnit
3 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) HttpUnit
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) JMeter
3 3 (7.69%) JUnit
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 3 (7.69%) XMLUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (5.13%) Banking
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (17.95%) C# WPF Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) SQL Developer
4 7 (17.95%) WPF Developer
5 6 (15.38%) C# WCF Developer
5 6 (15.38%) WCF Developer
5 6 (15.38%) WinForms Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (10.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Solutions Manager
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 13 (33.33%) WPF
3 6 (15.38%) ADO.NET
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (15.38%) Caliburn.Micro
3 6 (15.38%) LINQ
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 6 (15.38%) WCF
3 6 (15.38%) WinForms
4 5 (12.82%) Middleware
5 4 (10.26%) JSON
5 4 (10.26%) XML
6 3 (7.69%) Dojo
6 3 (7.69%) Java EE
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) Spring
6 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
6 3 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Android
4 3 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) MVC
2 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.95%) Project Management
5 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.38%) MVVM
5 6 (15.38%) Prototyping
5 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
6 5 (12.82%) SDLC
6 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) TDD
7 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) Java 8
7 2 (5.13%) IronPython
7 2 (5.13%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) MCSA
4 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) ISEB
5 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) McAfee
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (5.13%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.13%) Lumension
6 2 (5.13%) NetApp