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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graceful Degradation
Rank 586 583 562
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 10 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.021% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.027% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Average daily rate £273 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.12% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £268 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £427 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.09% -19.23%
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 9 £345 -14.81% 2
South East +16 1 £200 -23.80% 2
Graceful Degradation
UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 9 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (57.14%) Web Development
5 8 (57.14%) JSON
5 8 (57.14%) Sass
5 8 (57.14%) Front End Development
5 8 (57.14%) Web Accessibility
6 7 (50.00%) HTML5
6 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) Spring
7 6 (42.86%) JSTL
7 6 (42.86%) Java
7 6 (42.86%) JSP
7 6 (42.86%) Underscore.js
8 5 (35.71%) Grunt
8 5 (35.71%) gulp
8 5 (35.71%) Bower
8 5 (35.71%) Mercurial
8 5 (35.71%) hybris
8 5 (35.71%) Degree
9 4 (28.57%) MVC
9 4 (28.57%) TDD
9 4 (28.57%) .NET
9 4 (28.57%) MySQL
9 4 (28.57%) C#
9 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (21.43%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Kentico
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Bower
1 5 (35.71%) Grunt
1 5 (35.71%) gulp
1 5 (35.71%) Mercurial
2 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
5 1 (7.14%) Firebug
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (42.86%) HTML CSS Developer
3 6 (42.86%) HTML Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Angular Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) CMS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JSP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 8 (57.14%) JSON
4 8 (57.14%) Sass
5 7 (50.00%) HTML5
6 6 (42.86%) JSP
6 6 (42.86%) JSTL
6 6 (42.86%) Spring
6 6 (42.86%) Underscore.js
7 4 (28.57%) .NET
7 4 (28.57%) CSS3
8 3 (21.43%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (14.29%) Dojo
9 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (14.29%) LESS
9 2 (14.29%) WCF
9 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) PlayStation
2 1 (7.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (57.14%) Front End Development
2 8 (57.14%) Web Accessibility
2 8 (57.14%) Web Development
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) hybris
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 1 (7.14%) Facebook
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter