The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank - 95 86
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.85% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £215 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -52.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.86 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -2.40%
Fat Client
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
446 470 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.77% 28.76% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 253 216
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 32
Median hourly rate £16.09 £18.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.22% +8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £44.30 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands