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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graceful Degradation
Rank 398 400 413
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 1 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.049% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.065% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 8
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£415 £400 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -9.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £318 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18130 18561 19511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.89% 76.53% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 12903 12947
Average daily rate £445 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 256 371
Average hourly rate £20.16 £27.50 £27.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.69% -1.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.70 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
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 28 July 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
City of London +9 1 £415 +22.96%
Graceful Degradation
England

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) WordPress
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience Design
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) TDD

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (66.67%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience Design
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) PHP5
4 1 (16.67%) PHP4
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Facebook
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter