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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graceful Degradation
Rank 576 557 558
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.023% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate
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£369 £318 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.14% -23.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £263 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £369 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 -
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
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 29 August 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 +16 3 £338 - 3
North West -12 1 £300 -5.51%
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 3
Graceful Degradation
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Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) Progressive Enhancement
3 8 (72.73%) CSS3
4 7 (63.64%) Web Development
5 6 (54.55%) MVC
5 6 (54.55%) Ajax
6 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) PHP
6 5 (45.45%) MySQL
6 5 (45.45%) WordPress
6 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (36.36%) JSON
8 3 (27.27%) Dojo
8 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
8 3 (27.27%) .NET
8 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (27.27%) Ember.js
8 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
8 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
8 3 (27.27%) webOS
8 3 (27.27%) Web Usability
8 3 (27.27%) Android
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
9 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (45.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (18.18%) CSS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Dojo
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Ember.js
6 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
7 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) Sass
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 2 (18.18%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
1 3 (27.27%) webOS
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (63.64%) Web Development
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (27.27%) Web Usability
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Web Design
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) PHP5
4 1 (9.09%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Facebook
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 9 days ago