The table below looks at the statistics for Graceful Degradation skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graceful Degradation
Rank 200 - 211
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% - 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% - 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£396 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £363 £230
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +57.60%
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4518 5461 4925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.75% 76.74% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3527 4046 3710
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 71
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

Graceful Degradation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Graceful Degradation Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Graceful Degradation
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Graceful Degradation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Graceful Degradation.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 4 (80.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) Ember.js
4 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (20.00%) Sinon.JS

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Graceful Degradation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Graceful Degradation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) QUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) Ember.js
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Dojo
5 1 (20.00%) YUI
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) webOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) UX Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) PHP5
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared