The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 47 50
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.44% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.64% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £438 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +236.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £10.25
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +109.75%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
54 122 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.21% 26.93% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 40
Median daily rate £373 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £280 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire