Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fat Client
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 76 85
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.74% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Essex median daily rate - £344 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.06% -
East of England median daily rate - £260 £353
% change year-on-year - -26.24% -37.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £21.50

Fat Client is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 270 269 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 39.42% 34.44% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 173 140
Essex median daily rate £489 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.46% - -18.75%
10th Percentile £194 £213 £185
90th Percentile £600 £516 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +17.86% -9.09% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 62
Essex median hourly rate £39.01 £36.00 £25.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.35% +38.62% +57.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.60 £44.90
East of England median hourly rate £29.47 £34.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -13.96% +55.68% +4.76%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Essex

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Essex

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Essex