The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 26 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 94 75
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.51% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.56% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £338 £275
% change year-on-year -34.81% +22.72%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 392 577 384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 28.08% 32.65% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 317 219
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +5.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £36.90 £35.80
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Manchester

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Manchester