The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 27 March 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.46% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £320 £388
% change year-on-year +1.87% -17.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.72% -59.37%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 88 168 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 41.31% 38.98% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 104 64
Median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £242 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £490 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 25
Median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +176.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Lancashire

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Lancashire