Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 24 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 164 180
Rank change year-on-year -28 +16 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 14 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 2.44% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 27
South West median daily rate £343 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -18.75% -27.27%
10th Percentile £310 £231 £308
90th Percentile £438 £416 £575
England median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.11% - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% +65.38% -10.34%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1545 1637 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.26% 28.78% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 1121 1153
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £205 £225 £213
90th Percentile £546 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 117 103
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.51% -32.05% +18.18%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.53 £12.76
90th Percentile £57.03 £43.95 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the South West

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +19 4 £325 -7.14%
Bristol -19 4 £425 +54.55% 1
Somerset - 3 £325 -
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Information Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) TypeScript
2 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) Grunt
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) nginx
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) XHTML
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) VBScript

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Grunt
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
3 1 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Information Architecture
1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (35.71%) TypeScript
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas