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 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
Graceful Degradation
England / South East
Rank - 254 253
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.015% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £200 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £363 £263
% change year-on-year
- +38.09%
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
5856 6563 7187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.40% 80.00% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3438 3925 3976
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 284 249
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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