The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.88
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +117.72%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 30.48% 29.84% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 29
Median daily rate £363 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Luton