The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Dunstable region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 8 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 3.85% 20.00% 17.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.29% 50.00% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£410 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.49% -2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £308 £355
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.02 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+17.68% +18.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 26.92% 40.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate £330 £503 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% +37.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £355 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £650 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
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Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

Fat Client
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Mercator

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Email Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Mercator