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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graceful Degradation
Rank 566 568 524
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -44
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 14 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.008% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.011% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
Average daily rate
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£383 £239 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.20% -36.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £247 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £450
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
38856 37385 32217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.37% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24681 23757 19706
Average daily rate £420 £404 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1104 1010
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +1 7 £395 +65.44% 5
East Midlands - 5 - - 1
North West - 2 £330 -
Graceful Degradation
UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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%) JavaScript
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (87.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (66.67%) HTML5
4 15 (62.50%) Progressive Enhancement
5 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
6 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (50.00%) Web Design
7 11 (45.83%) JSON
8 10 (41.67%) Java
8 10 (41.67%) PHP
8 10 (41.67%) Sass
9 9 (37.50%) Backbone.js
9 9 (37.50%) OO
9 9 (37.50%) Web Development
9 9 (37.50%) Ajax
9 9 (37.50%) MVC
10 8 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
11 7 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (29.17%) LESS
11 7 (29.17%) Subversion
11 7 (29.17%) Degree
11 7 (29.17%) jQuery
11 7 (29.17%) Web Services
12 6 (25.00%) HTTP
12 6 (25.00%) RESTful
12 6 (25.00%) CSS3
12 6 (25.00%) Grunt
12 6 (25.00%) Bower

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Subversion
3 6 (25.00%) Grunt
3 6 (25.00%) Bower
4 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) RSpec
5 2 (8.33%) Hudson
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (8.33%) Behat
6 1 (4.17%) QUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.17%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 6 (25.00%) UI Programmer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Designer
5 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 3 (12.50%) UI Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (66.67%) HTML5
3 11 (45.83%) JSON
4 10 (41.67%) Sass
5 9 (37.50%) Backbone.js
5 9 (37.50%) Ajax
6 8 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
7 7 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (29.17%) LESS
7 7 (29.17%) jQuery
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) RESTful
8 6 (25.00%) CSS3
9 5 (20.83%) Marionette.js
9 5 (20.83%) LAMP
10 4 (16.67%) SVG
10 4 (16.67%) YUI
10 4 (16.67%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (16.67%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.67%) W3C
4 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone
2 3 (12.50%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) webOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (62.50%) Progressive Enhancement
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Web Design
4 9 (37.50%) OO
4 9 (37.50%) Web Development
4 9 (37.50%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) SEO
6 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (8.33%) OOD
7 2 (8.33%) Web Usability
7 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (8.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) PHP
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) PHP5
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) C
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Google
1 2 (8.33%) Appcelerator
1 2 (8.33%) Facebook
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 19 days ago