The table below looks at the statistics for Graceful Degradation skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graceful Degradation
Rank 558 551 527
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 14 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.036% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.049% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £407 £400
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38343 34678 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.75% 74.28% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25330 21958 19908
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1031 1366
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Graceful Degradation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Graceful Degradation Jobs Demand Trend in England

Graceful Degradation
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Trend in England

Graceful Degradation
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graceful Degradation across the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Histogram in England

Graceful Degradation
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graceful Degradation within the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -25 3 £250 -31.03% 2
South West - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Graceful Degradation
UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (85.00%) HTML5
3 16 (80.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 14 (70.00%) jQuery
5 12 (60.00%) Web Development
5 12 (60.00%) PHP
5 12 (60.00%) CSS3
6 11 (55.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (55.00%) Sass
7 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (40.00%) Ember.js
8 8 (40.00%) Backbone.js
9 7 (35.00%) MVC
9 7 (35.00%) YUI
10 6 (30.00%) OO
10 6 (30.00%) HTTP
10 6 (30.00%) User Experience
11 5 (25.00%) REST
11 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
11 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 5 (25.00%) JSON
11 5 (25.00%) Subversion
12 4 (20.00%) TDD
12 4 (20.00%) LAMP
12 4 (20.00%) Dojo
12 4 (20.00%) Selenium

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (20.00%) QUnit
3 4 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (15.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (5.00%) Behat
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) RSpec
5 1 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (10.00%) CSS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (85.00%) HTML5
3 14 (70.00%) jQuery
4 12 (60.00%) CSS3
5 11 (55.00%) Sass
6 8 (40.00%) Ember.js
6 8 (40.00%) Backbone.js
7 7 (35.00%) YUI
8 5 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
8 5 (25.00%) JSON
9 4 (20.00%) LAMP
9 4 (20.00%) Dojo
9 4 (20.00%) Ext JS
9 4 (20.00%) Smarty
9 4 (20.00%) Mustache
9 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (20.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (10.00%) New Media
4 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (15.00%) Android
2 3 (15.00%) webOS
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 12 (60.00%) Web Development
3 11 (55.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Web Usability
8 3 (15.00%) BDD
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) OOD
8 3 (15.00%) SEO
8 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Web Design
9 2 (10.00%) CRM
9 2 (10.00%) Workflow
9 2 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) PHP
3 4 (20.00%) PHP5
3 4 (20.00%) Scala
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Facebook
1 3 (15.00%) Appcelerator
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