The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank - 67 44
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.80% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £190 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £263 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%
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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 Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 167 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.57% 19.93% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 87 69
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 9
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.10 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Wales