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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graceful Degradation
Rank 581 571 563
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.012% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.016% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £308 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £388 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
North West -28 4 £293 -2.50%
London +16 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £380 - 1
Graceful Degradation
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Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (100.00%) HTML
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 29 (90.63%) Progressive Enhancement
3 26 (81.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (62.50%) JSON
5 19 (59.38%) Ajax
5 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
6 18 (56.25%) LESS
7 17 (53.13%) HTML5
8 16 (50.00%) Grunt
8 16 (50.00%) Bower
8 16 (50.00%) jQuery
8 16 (50.00%) Web Design
9 14 (43.75%) AngularJS
10 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (31.25%) Ext JS
10 10 (31.25%) YUI
10 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Banking
11 9 (28.13%) XHTML
11 9 (28.13%) Backbone.js
11 9 (28.13%) CSS3
11 9 (28.13%) Web Application Development
12 8 (25.00%) MVC
13 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (18.75%) Java
14 6 (18.75%) User Experience
14 6 (18.75%) Marionette.js

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
2 16 (50.00%) Grunt
2 16 (50.00%) Bower
3 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.13%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) Mocha
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) QUnit
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) UI Developer
2 11 (34.38%) UI Programmer
3 9 (28.13%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Front-End Web Developer
5 5 (15.63%) UI Designer
5 5 (15.63%) Designer
6 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (9.38%) UI/UX Designer
8 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
8 1 (3.13%) UX Designer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior UI Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Games Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) HTML
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (62.50%) JSON
2 20 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 19 (59.38%) Ajax
4 18 (56.25%) LESS
5 17 (53.13%) HTML5
6 16 (50.00%) jQuery
7 14 (43.75%) AngularJS
8 10 (31.25%) YUI
8 10 (31.25%) Ext JS
9 9 (28.13%) XHTML
9 9 (28.13%) CSS3
9 9 (28.13%) Backbone.js
10 6 (18.75%) Marionette.js
11 5 (15.63%) .NET
12 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (9.38%) Ember.js
14 2 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) W3C
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Xbox
3 1 (3.13%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Android
1 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
3 2 (6.25%) webOS
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Progressive Enhancement
2 26 (81.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (50.00%) Web Design
4 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (28.13%) Web Application Development
6 8 (25.00%) MVC
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) Mobile Development
9 3 (9.38%) Android Development
9 3 (9.38%) iOS Development
9 3 (9.38%) Web Development
10 2 (6.25%) Web Usability
10 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.25%) BDD
10 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (3.13%) Mobile First
11 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Facebook
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft