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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 107 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.13% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.49% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£425 £120 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £238 £330
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -28.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -6.66%
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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 West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
482 407 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.20% 25.55% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 252 177
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 35
Average hourly rate £14.38 £14.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client.

1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSD
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) ERP

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSD
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITSM
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) Veeam
1 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard