The table below looks at the statistics for Graceful Degradation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graceful Degradation
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Graceful Degradation
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 627 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.20% 78.18% 71.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 300 244
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 32
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.70 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Graceful Degradation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graceful Degradation across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Graceful Degradation Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Graceful Degradation
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation across the Cheshire region.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire