The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graceful Degradation
Rank 198 212 220
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.037% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£415 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.96% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £318 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4384 5386 5831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.55% 76.01% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3259 4028 4332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 92 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.90 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Graceful Degradation
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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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience Design
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience Design
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript