The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 114 117
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.049% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.16% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +52.17% -71.25%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 457 639 556
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 34.13% 31.60% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 435 343
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 24
Median hourly rate £20.58 £14.50 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.89% -18.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.09 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £18.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +29.72%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in West Yorkshire

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in West Yorkshire