The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graceful Degradation
Rank 404 378 420
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +42
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.051% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.067% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Average daily rate £250 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Graceful Degradation
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 2 £350 +20.68% 1
Graceful Degradation
England

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
1 16 (94.12%) HTML5
2 14 (82.35%) CSS3
3 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
4 12 (70.59%) jQuery
5 11 (64.71%) Ajax
6 10 (58.82%) PHP
6 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (52.94%) MVC
7 9 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (47.06%) Photoshop
8 8 (47.06%) Web Development
8 8 (47.06%) WordPress
9 7 (41.18%) JSON
9 7 (41.18%) MySQL
9 7 (41.18%) XHTML
10 6 (35.29%) CMS
10 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
10 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
10 6 (35.29%) C#
10 6 (35.29%) .NET
10 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
10 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (35.29%) LESS
10 6 (35.29%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 4 (23.53%) Google

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) WordPress
2 6 (35.29%) CMS
3 3 (17.65%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Grunt
3 3 (17.65%) Bower
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Web Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Front-End Web Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
1 16 (94.12%) HTML5
2 14 (82.35%) CSS3
3 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
4 12 (70.59%) jQuery
5 11 (64.71%) Ajax
6 7 (41.18%) JSON
6 7 (41.18%) XHTML
7 6 (35.29%) .NET
7 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
7 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (35.29%) LESS
7 6 (35.29%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) Sass
8 3 (17.65%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
9 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) MVC
2 9 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (47.06%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Web Design
4 3 (17.65%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) PHP5
5 1 (5.88%) PHP4
5 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) Facebook
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter
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