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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graceful Degradation
Rank 380 390 364
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.050% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.064% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
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£405 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.86% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16159 17087 15138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 78.17% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 11767 10514
Average daily rate £450 £445 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 237 299
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) HTML5
3 13 (81.25%) Web Development
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) jQuery
4 11 (68.75%) Progressive Enhancement
5 10 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (62.50%) MVC
6 9 (56.25%) PHP
6 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
6 9 (56.25%) Ember.js
6 9 (56.25%) Backbone.js
6 9 (56.25%) Sass
7 8 (50.00%) CSS3
7 8 (50.00%) HTTP
8 6 (37.50%) TDD
8 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
8 6 (37.50%) User Experience
9 5 (31.25%) REST
9 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
9 5 (31.25%) BDD
9 5 (31.25%) Dojo
9 5 (31.25%) JSON
9 5 (31.25%) Web Services
9 5 (31.25%) OO
10 4 (25.00%) Windows
10 4 (25.00%) Java
10 4 (25.00%) Subversion

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (25.00%) QUnit
3 4 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (25.00%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (12.50%) RSpec
4 2 (12.50%) Behat
4 2 (12.50%) Hudson
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) HTML5
3 11 (68.75%) jQuery
4 9 (56.25%) Ember.js
4 9 (56.25%) Backbone.js
4 9 (56.25%) Sass
5 8 (50.00%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) REST
6 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (31.25%) Dojo
6 5 (31.25%) JSON
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) Ajax
7 4 (25.00%) YUI
7 4 (25.00%) RESTful
7 4 (25.00%) Smarty
7 4 (25.00%) Ext JS
7 4 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (25.00%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
4 2 (12.50%) W3C
4 2 (12.50%) New Media
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 4 (25.00%) webOS
1 4 (25.00%) Android
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Web Development
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Progressive Enhancement
3 10 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (62.50%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) Web Design
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Web Usability
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) Microservices
9 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (6.25%) Time Management
9 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) PHP5
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
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