The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 82 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £285 -
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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
215 279 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.58% 27.30% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 167 96
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Median hourly rate £34.00 £55.65 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.90% +219.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £15.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.46 £63.00 £19.75
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 Reading

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Reading