The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 110 104
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.62% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-43.86% -66.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
452 481 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.61% 25.01% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 333 279
Median daily rate £413 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 27
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £12.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £12.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £21.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire