The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.86 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.18% +0.69%
Fat Client
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
163 203 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.06% 23.94% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 106 129
Median daily rate £350 £364 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £210 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -30.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.30 £20.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fat Client across the Cambridgeshire region.

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Cambridgeshire region.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire