The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 1.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £295 £370
% change year-on-year
-35.59% -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
74 75 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.72% 28.85% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 31
Average daily rate £375 £484 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.52% +18.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £556 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex