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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graceful Degradation
Rank 392 373 363
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.051% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.064% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Average daily rate
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£403 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £244 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015. 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
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Web Development
2 13 (76.47%) HTML5
3 12 (70.59%) Sass
4 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
4 11 (64.71%) PHP
5 10 (58.82%) HTTP
5 10 (58.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (52.94%) Progressive Enhancement
6 9 (52.94%) jQuery
7 8 (47.06%) MVC
8 7 (41.18%) TDD
8 7 (41.18%) OO
8 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
8 7 (41.18%) Backbone.js
8 7 (41.18%) Ember.js
9 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
9 6 (35.29%) Semantic HTML
9 6 (35.29%) User Experience
9 6 (35.29%) BDD
9 6 (35.29%) REST
9 6 (35.29%) Web Services
9 6 (35.29%) Web Design
9 6 (35.29%) Degree
10 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
10 5 (29.41%) Ruby
10 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (29.41%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 5 (29.41%) QUnit
3 5 (29.41%) Jasmine
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 5 (29.41%) Sinon.JS
3 5 (29.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) RSpec
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) Hudson
4 2 (11.76%) Behat
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (76.47%) HTML5
3 12 (70.59%) Sass
4 9 (52.94%) jQuery
5 7 (41.18%) Backbone.js
5 7 (41.18%) Ember.js
6 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
6 6 (35.29%) Semantic HTML
6 6 (35.29%) REST
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) CSS3
7 5 (29.41%) Ext JS
7 5 (29.41%) RESTful
7 5 (29.41%) Smarty
7 5 (29.41%) Mustache
7 5 (29.41%) LESS
7 5 (29.41%) YUI
7 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (17.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) W3C
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) webOS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone 7
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) Web Development
2 10 (58.82%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (52.94%) Progressive Enhancement
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 7 (41.18%) OO
6 6 (35.29%) Web Design
6 6 (35.29%) BDD
7 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
7 5 (29.41%) SOA
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Microservices
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) OOP
9 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.88%) Time Management
9 1 (5.88%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) PHP
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 5 (29.41%) Scala
4 3 (17.65%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) PHP5
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Vagrant