The table below looks at the statistics for Progressive Enhancement 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 Progressive Enhancement over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progressive Enhancement
England / North West
Rank - 150 140
Contract jobs citing Progressive Enhancement 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.078% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.097% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
- +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2172 3100 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.02% 80.56% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1888 1439
Median daily rate £413 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 107 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +39.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Progressive Enhancement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Progressive Enhancement Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Progressive Enhancement
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Progressive Enhancement Daily Rate Trend in the North West