The table below looks at the statistics for Graceful Degradation skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graceful Degradation
Rank 399 411 402
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 9 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.033% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.041% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate £345 £405 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +40.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £363 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £405 £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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17632 17050 17380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.28% 80.33% 80.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12602 12214 11927
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 196 238
Average hourly rate £22.12 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £48.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Graceful Degradation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Graceful Degradation Jobs Demand Trend in London

Graceful Degradation
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation across the London region.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Trend in London

Graceful Degradation
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graceful Degradation across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Histogram in London

Graceful Degradation
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 8 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
City of London +49 2 £288 -19.01%
Graceful Degradation
England

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (70.00%) Sass
3 7 (70.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (70.00%) Front End Development
3 7 (70.00%) JSON
3 7 (70.00%) Web Accessibility
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) JSP
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) JSTL
4 6 (60.00%) Web Development
4 6 (60.00%) Underscore.js
5 5 (50.00%) Grunt
5 5 (50.00%) Bower
5 5 (50.00%) gulp
5 5 (50.00%) Mercurial
5 5 (50.00%) hybris
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 3 (30.00%) XML
8 2 (20.00%) W3C
8 2 (20.00%) MVC
8 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (20.00%) CSS3

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Bower
1 5 (50.00%) Grunt
1 5 (50.00%) gulp
1 5 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (10.00%) Firebug
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (60.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 6 (60.00%) HTML Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JSP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) JSON
3 7 (70.00%) Sass
4 6 (60.00%) JSP
4 6 (60.00%) JSTL
4 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) Underscore.js
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) LESS
7 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
7 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (10.00%) React
7 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Front End Development
1 7 (70.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (70.00%) Web Accessibility
2 6 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) SMACSS
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle