The table below looks at the statistics for Graceful Degradation skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graceful Degradation
England / South East
Rank - 251 261
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.014% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £200 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £200 £325
% change year-on-year
- -38.46%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6136 6947 7534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.56% 80.95% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3621 4287 4122
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 272 248
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Graceful Degradation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Graceful Degradation
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Trend in the South East