Period
to 18 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 18 October 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.98% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Kent median daily rate - £325 -
South East median daily rate £259 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -20.46% +8.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year +47.06% +15.80% +3.02%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 212 148 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.90% 29.13% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 99 93
Kent median daily rate £345 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14% +8.53%
10th Percentile £122 £196 £176
90th Percentile £479 £601 £519
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 14
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% +24.62% -45.88%
South East median hourly rate £19.64 £21.16 £18.25
% change year-on-year -7.15% +15.92% +7.35%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Kent

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Kent

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Kent