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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graceful Degradation
Rank 576 544 526
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -18
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 13 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.032% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.043% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Average daily rate
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£405 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £373 £383
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
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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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £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 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +18 11 £405 +40.86%
South East -23 2 £263 -27.58%
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
Graceful Degradation
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Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (81.82%) HTML5
3 16 (72.73%) Progressive Enhancement
4 14 (63.64%) PHP
4 14 (63.64%) Web Development
4 14 (63.64%) jQuery
5 13 (59.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (59.09%) Sass
6 12 (54.55%) CSS3
6 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
6 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) MVC
8 8 (36.36%) HTTP
8 8 (36.36%) OO
8 8 (36.36%) Backbone.js
8 8 (36.36%) Ember.js
9 7 (31.82%) Semantic HTML
9 7 (31.82%) Subversion
9 7 (31.82%) YUI
10 6 (27.27%) TDD
10 6 (27.27%) User Experience
10 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
11 5 (22.73%) BDD
11 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
11 5 (22.73%) REST
11 5 (22.73%) LAMP
11 5 (22.73%) JSON
11 5 (22.73%) Web Services

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) Subversion
3 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 4 (18.18%) Selenium
4 4 (18.18%) QUnit
4 4 (18.18%) Jasmine
4 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 4 (18.18%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (13.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (9.09%) Behat
6 2 (9.09%) Hudson
6 2 (9.09%) RSpec
6 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) CSS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (81.82%) HTML5
3 14 (63.64%) jQuery
4 13 (59.09%) Sass
5 12 (54.55%) CSS3
6 8 (36.36%) Backbone.js
6 8 (36.36%) Ember.js
7 7 (31.82%) Semantic HTML
7 7 (31.82%) YUI
8 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
8 5 (22.73%) REST
8 5 (22.73%) LAMP
8 5 (22.73%) JSON
8 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) Dojo
9 4 (18.18%) Ext JS
9 4 (18.18%) LESS
9 4 (18.18%) Mustache
9 4 (18.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
3 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (9.09%) W3C
4 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
4 2 (9.09%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone
2 3 (13.64%) webOS
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Progressive Enhancement
2 14 (63.64%) Web Development
3 13 (59.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) MVC
6 8 (36.36%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) TDD
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
9 4 (18.18%) SOA
9 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Web Design
10 3 (13.64%) Web Usability
10 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) SEO
10 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 3 (13.64%) OOD
11 2 (9.09%) CRM
11 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (63.64%) PHP
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) PHP5
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby
3 4 (18.18%) Scala
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Facebook
1 3 (13.64%) Appcelerator