The table below looks at the statistics for Graceful Degradation skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graceful Degradation
Rank 157 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.081% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3026 2878 2306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.80% 77.43% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1909 1707 1228
Median daily rate £413 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 121 96
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +20.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Graceful Degradation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Graceful Degradation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Graceful Degradation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Graceful Degradation
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Graceful Degradation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graceful Degradation within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 1 £350 -6.66%
Graceful Degradation
England

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Graceful Degradation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Graceful Degradation.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Web Design
1 4 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Semantic Web
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (75.00%) RequireJS
3 2 (50.00%) Underscore.js
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (50.00%) lodash
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) QUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Game Development
4 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) YUI
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) QUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) RequireJS
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) lodash
3 2 (50.00%) Underscore.js
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (100.00%) Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (50.00%) Game Development
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript