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 22 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £319 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +126.31%

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
25 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.04% 21.62% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 20
Median daily rate £425 £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £418 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £611 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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