The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank - 58 63
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.43% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £93
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £258
% change year-on-year
- +26.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-29.98% +53.57%
Fat Client
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
210 234 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.67% 30.12% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 134 96
Median daily rate £375 £334 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £139 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £19.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.02% +64.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow