The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 37 38
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.88% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £135 -
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
80 113 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.81% 34.88% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 80 48
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.50 £13.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £40.00 £15.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP