The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 397 381 376
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 29 47 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 40
Median daily rate £335 £413 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% +69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £308 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £503 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £264
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-70.00% +158.06%
Fat Client
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8257 8129 8836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.22% 36.35% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5909 5515 6211
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 127 160
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.75 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in London

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in London

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in London

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in London

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 8 £451 +0.11% 2
Croydon -7 2 £335 +11.66%
Southall - 2 £200 -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 51 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 26 (50.98%) Windows
3 19 (37.25%) Citrix
4 18 (35.29%) XML
5 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 16 (31.37%) HTTP
6 16 (31.37%) C
6 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (29.41%) Interactive TV
7 15 (29.41%) XSD
7 15 (29.41%) OpenTV
7 15 (29.41%) Scrum
7 15 (29.41%) ANSI C
8 14 (27.45%) MS Office
9 13 (25.49%) Java
9 13 (25.49%) ITIL
9 13 (25.49%) MPEG
9 13 (25.49%) DVB
10 11 (21.57%) C++
10 11 (21.57%) HTML
10 11 (21.57%) TDD
10 11 (21.57%) XenApp
10 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
11 10 (19.61%) XenDesktop
11 10 (19.61%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
11 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
12 9 (17.65%) Internet

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (27.45%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
2 3 (5.88%) GitHub
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) HTTP
2 13 (25.49%) DVB
3 9 (17.65%) Internet
4 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.80%) DHCP
5 5 (9.80%) DNS
6 3 (5.88%) Intranet
6 3 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (5.88%) WAN
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall
7 2 (3.92%) SAN
8 1 (1.96%) BGP
8 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.96%) Multicast
8 1 (1.96%) NAS
8 1 (1.96%) Network Security
8 1 (1.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.96%) OLTP
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
1 8 (15.69%) Maven
2 4 (7.84%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) JBuilder
3 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Billing
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) C Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Desktop Support
3 8 (15.69%) Software Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Service Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix Support
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) XML
2 15 (29.41%) XSD
3 11 (21.57%) HTML
4 8 (15.69%) Flash
4 8 (15.69%) HTML5
4 8 (15.69%) JSON
4 8 (15.69%) Spring
5 3 (5.88%) .NET
6 2 (3.92%) XSL
7 1 (1.96%) Middleware
7 1 (1.96%) SOAP
7 1 (1.96%) Struts
7 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 15 (29.41%) Interactive TV
3 13 (25.49%) MPEG
4 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
4 8 (15.69%) User Experience
5 6 (11.76%) STB
6 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
7 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
7 4 (7.84%) Device Driver
7 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
8 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (3.92%) Clustering
9 2 (3.92%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.96%) Handset
10 1 (1.96%) iPhone
10 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.88%) Linux
6 3 (5.88%) Unix
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.92%) Solaris
8 1 (1.96%) Android
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Scrum
3 13 (25.49%) ITIL
4 11 (21.57%) TDD
5 10 (19.61%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (15.69%) Kanban
6 8 (15.69%) MVC
6 8 (15.69%) Pair Programming
7 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
8 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.80%) BDD
9 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.80%) Service Management
10 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.84%) Data Management
10 4 (7.84%) Project Management
10 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) C
2 15 (29.41%) ANSI C
3 13 (25.49%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) C++
5 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
6 8 (15.69%) ActionScript
7 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.88%) SQL
9 2 (3.92%) C#
10 1 (1.96%) Perl
10 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) MCSE
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CCEA
3 1 (1.96%) CCEE
3 1 (1.96%) CCIE
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.57%) XenApp
3 10 (19.61%) XenDesktop
4 7 (13.73%) Terminal Services
4 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.88%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.84%) HP SIM
2 4 (7.84%) SCOM
2 4 (7.84%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Citrix
2 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (29.41%) OpenTV
4 8 (15.69%) VMware
5 7 (13.73%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle
6 4 (7.84%) Symantec
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco
7 3 (5.88%) LANDesk
7 3 (5.88%) Remedy
8 2 (3.92%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.92%) Sun
8 2 (3.92%) Wyse
9 1 (1.96%) Apple
9 1 (1.96%) BMC
9 1 (1.96%) Embarcadero
9 1 (1.96%) Google
9 1 (1.96%) Lotus
9 1 (1.96%) Plumtree
9 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
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