The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graceful Degradation
Rank 557 510 560
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +50
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 9 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.043% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.059% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
Average daily rate £250 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-38.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38680 32060 38909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 73.00% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24376 19605 22634
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1017 1335
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £13.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Graceful Degradation
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -40 8 £250 -28.57% 7
South East -12 1 £325 -27.77%
Graceful Degradation
UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
1 24 (100.00%) HTML5
2 22 (91.67%) CSS3
3 19 (79.17%) Ajax
3 19 (79.17%) jQuery
4 16 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (62.50%) Photoshop
6 14 (58.33%) XHTML
6 14 (58.33%) JSON
6 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
7 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (41.67%) MVC
8 10 (41.67%) CMS
8 10 (41.67%) PHP
9 9 (37.50%) Web Development
10 8 (33.33%) WordPress
11 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
11 7 (29.17%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (29.17%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (29.17%) Open Source
11 7 (29.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (29.17%) .NET
11 7 (29.17%) MySQL
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
11 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
11 7 (29.17%) C#
12 6 (25.00%) LESS
13 4 (16.67%) Google

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (41.67%) CMS
2 8 (33.33%) WordPress
3 3 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Grunt
2 3 (12.50%) Bower
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (75.00%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (45.83%) Senior Developer
4 10 (41.67%) Web Developer
5 8 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 7 (29.17%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (12.50%) UI Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior UI Developer
7 3 (12.50%) UI Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) Designer
8 1 (4.17%) User Experience Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
1 24 (100.00%) HTML5
2 22 (91.67%) CSS3
3 19 (79.17%) Ajax
3 19 (79.17%) jQuery
4 14 (58.33%) XHTML
4 14 (58.33%) JSON
4 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
5 7 (29.17%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (29.17%) Razor View Engine
5 7 (29.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
6 6 (25.00%) LESS
7 3 (12.50%) Sass
8 2 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (8.33%) Web Services
8 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
8 2 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
4 9 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) Web Design
5 3 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) OOP
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (4.17%) SEO
7 1 (4.17%) Content Management
7 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) PHP
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Zend
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