The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 29 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
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 149 110
Rank change year-on-year +34 -39  
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.045% 0.068% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.20% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Scotland median daily rate - £118 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -60.83%  
UK median daily rate £239 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -31.78% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.47% -11.84%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 629 1021 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.54% 34.52% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 804 489
Scotland median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
10th Percentile £250 £220 £200
90th Percentile £500 £499 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 48
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.77%  
10th Percentile £17.25 £15.42 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.63 £48.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Scotland

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Scotland

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Scotland

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Fat Client
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Tcl
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) DHTML
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) XPath
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Itk
3 2 (50.00%) webMethods
3 2 (50.00%) CAD
3 2 (50.00%) AutoCAD
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) PLM
3 2 (50.00%) Teamcenter
3 2 (50.00%) Siemens NX
4 1 (25.00%) Case Management

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (50.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) DHTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Itk
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSL
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) PLM
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Tcl
1 2 (50.00%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft