The table below looks at the statistics for Graceful Degradation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graceful Degradation
Rank 614 602 571
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -31
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 12 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.019% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.025% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Average daily rate £354 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £268 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £427 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.09% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Graceful Degradation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graceful Degradation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Graceful Degradation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graceful Degradation
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation within the UK.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Graceful Degradation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graceful Degradation within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 10 £273 -30.12% 8
London +9 9 £345 -14.81% 2
City of London +36 2 £288 -19.01%
Wales - 2 £363 - 1
South East +16 1 £200 -23.80% 2
Bracknell - 1 £200 -
Berkshire - 1 £200 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £363 -
South Wales - 1 £363 - 1

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (68.42%) JSON
4 11 (57.89%) jQuery
5 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
6 9 (47.37%) Bower
6 9 (47.37%) Front End Development
6 9 (47.37%) Grunt
7 8 (42.11%) Sass
7 8 (42.11%) Web Accessibility
7 8 (42.11%) Web Development
8 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (36.84%) Web Design
8 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 7 (36.84%) HTML5
8 7 (36.84%) Progressive Enhancement
9 6 (31.58%) Backbone.js
9 6 (31.58%) LESS
9 6 (31.58%) Underscore.js
9 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (31.58%) JSTL
9 6 (31.58%) Spring
9 6 (31.58%) Ajax
9 6 (31.58%) Java
9 6 (31.58%) JSP
10 5 (26.32%) Degree
10 5 (26.32%) hybris
10 5 (26.32%) Mercurial

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Kentico
2 2 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Bower
1 9 (47.37%) Grunt
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) gulp
3 5 (26.32%) Mercurial
4 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.53%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (10.53%) Subversion
6 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
6 1 (5.26%) Firebug
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) HTML CSS Developer
2 10 (52.63%) HTML Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (26.32%) Angular Developer
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (21.05%) UI Developer
5 4 (21.05%) UI/UX Developer
5 4 (21.05%) UX Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) CMS Developer
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C++ Games Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C++ Games Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Gameplay Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Games Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) JSON
3 11 (57.89%) jQuery
4 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
5 8 (42.11%) Sass
6 7 (36.84%) HTML5
7 6 (31.58%) Ajax
7 6 (31.58%) Backbone.js
7 6 (31.58%) JSP
7 6 (31.58%) JSTL
7 6 (31.58%) LESS
7 6 (31.58%) Spring
7 6 (31.58%) Underscore.js
8 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 4 (21.05%) CSS3
10 3 (15.79%) XML
11 2 (10.53%) Dojo
11 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) W3C
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
3 1 (5.26%) PlayStation
3 1 (5.26%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (47.37%) Front End Development
3 8 (42.11%) Web Accessibility
3 8 (42.11%) Web Development
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (36.84%) Web Design
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) hybris
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) EPiServer
3 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.26%) Facebook
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter