The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 67 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.15% 0.14% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.43% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £344 £275
% change year-on-year -36.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year +14.75% -11.59%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 222 232 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 33.04% 32.68% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 128 128
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Median hourly rate - - £26.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Fat Client as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Glasgow

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Glasgow

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client