The table below looks at the statistics for Progressive Enhancement 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 Progressive Enhancement over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progressive Enhancement
Rank 561 541 522
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Contract jobs citing Progressive Enhancement 28 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.040% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.054% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £400 £294
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +36.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £44.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.71%
Progressive Enhancement
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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
37706 35111 32588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.60% 74.22% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25073 22066 19516
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1076 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%

Progressive Enhancement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progressive Enhancement across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Progressive Enhancement Jobs Demand Trend in England

Progressive Enhancement
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Progressive Enhancement across the England region.

Progressive Enhancement Daily Rate Trend in England

Progressive Enhancement
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progressive Enhancement across the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Progressive Enhancement Daily Rate Histogram in England

Progressive Enhancement
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Progressive Enhancement across the England region.

Progressive Enhancement Hourly Rate Trend in England

Progressive Enhancement
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 Progressive Enhancement within the England region over the 3 months to 18 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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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 +36 26 £400 -3.03% 1
South East - 2 £263 -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Progressive Enhancement
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Progressive Enhancement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Progressive Enhancement 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 Progressive Enhancement.

1 56 (90.32%) JavaScript
2 53 (85.48%) HTML
2 53 (85.48%) CSS
3 41 (66.13%) HTML5
3 41 (66.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 38 (61.29%) Git (software)
5 37 (59.68%) jQuery
6 31 (50.00%) CSS3
7 26 (41.94%) Sass
8 25 (40.32%) Backbone.js
9 22 (35.48%) AngularJS
10 17 (27.42%) LESS
10 17 (27.42%) Unit Testing
10 17 (27.42%) Web Development
11 16 (25.81%) OO
11 16 (25.81%) MVC
11 16 (25.81%) Graceful Degradation
11 16 (25.81%) Semantic HTML
12 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (20.97%) Subversion
13 13 (20.97%) PHP
14 12 (19.35%) Automated Testing
14 12 (19.35%) Node.js
15 11 (17.74%) Grunt
16 10 (16.13%) User Experience
16 10 (16.13%) Jasmine
17 9 (14.52%) Analytics
17 9 (14.52%) SiteCatalyst
17 9 (14.52%) REST
17 9 (14.52%) WCAG

Progressive Enhancement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Progressive Enhancement 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 Progressive Enhancement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (19.35%) Node.js
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) Confluence
4 3 (4.84%) WordPress
5 2 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Drupal
6 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (3.23%) Shopify
3 1 (1.61%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) SQLite
3 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.23%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (61.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.97%) Subversion
3 11 (17.74%) Grunt
4 10 (16.13%) Jasmine
5 8 (12.90%) JIRA
5 8 (12.90%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (11.29%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.06%) Selenium
8 4 (6.45%) QUnit
8 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.45%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (6.45%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.61%) Ant
10 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.61%) Bower
10 1 (1.61%) Yeoman
10 1 (1.61%) Hudson
General
1 6 (9.68%) Games
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Publishing
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Developer
2 30 (48.39%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (25.81%) Web Developer
4 11 (17.74%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Front-End Web Developer
5 9 (14.52%) UI Developer
6 8 (12.90%) UI Programmer
7 4 (6.45%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.84%) WordPress Developer
9 2 (3.23%) iOS Developer
9 2 (3.23%) CSS Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Flash Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Drupal Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (85.48%) HTML
1 53 (85.48%) CSS
2 41 (66.13%) HTML5
3 37 (59.68%) jQuery
4 31 (50.00%) CSS3
5 26 (41.94%) Sass
6 25 (40.32%) Backbone.js
7 22 (35.48%) AngularJS
8 17 (27.42%) LESS
9 16 (25.81%) Semantic HTML
10 9 (14.52%) REST
11 8 (12.90%) JSON
11 8 (12.90%) YUI
12 7 (11.29%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (11.29%) Ember.js
13 6 (9.68%) Web Services
14 5 (8.06%) Ajax
15 4 (6.45%) Mustache
15 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (6.45%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) User Experience
2 6 (9.68%) Online Games
3 5 (8.06%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.45%) New Media
5 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.84%) Open Source
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.61%) W3C
7 1 (1.61%) Clustering
7 1 (1.61%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
1 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.45%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Phone 7
3 3 (4.84%) webOS
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.61%) Debian
4 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) Responsive Web Design
2 17 (27.42%) Unit Testing
2 17 (27.42%) Web Development
3 16 (25.81%) OO
3 16 (25.81%) MVC
3 16 (25.81%) Graceful Degradation
4 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.35%) Automated Testing
6 9 (14.52%) Analytics
6 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.68%) TDD
9 6 (9.68%) Web Design
10 5 (8.06%) SEO
10 5 (8.06%) Scrum
11 4 (6.45%) OOD
11 4 (6.45%) Workflow
12 3 (4.84%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 56 (90.32%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.97%) PHP
3 6 (9.68%) Ruby
4 5 (8.06%) PHP5
5 4 (6.45%) Scala
5 4 (6.45%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) Java
6 3 (4.84%) ActionScript
6 3 (4.84%) Python
6 3 (4.84%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (3.23%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Adobe
1 3 (4.84%) Facebook
1 3 (4.84%) Appcelerator
2 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.61%) Zend