Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 66 77
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.40% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Lancashire median daily rate - £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +53.85%
North West median daily rate £104 £450 £275
% change year-on-year -76.94% +63.64% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.37% -13.24% +25.93%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 170 249 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 37.12% 37.50% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 184 173
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £200 £163 £188
90th Percentile £601 £568 £610
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 34
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.13 £27.46 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.90% -31.34% +81.82%
10th Percentile £12.21 £11.48 £12.80
90th Percentile £45.21 £45.63 £48.85
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £17.34
% change year-on-year +19.40% -3.40% +15.60%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Lancashire