The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 22 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 36 28
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool - 0.40% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.09% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £600 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +361.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £330 £275
% change year-on-year -18.48% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -27.38%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 70 92 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 26.12% 36.51% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 38
Median daily rate £388 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +16.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £295 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £538 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.92% -38.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Liverpool

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Liverpool