The table below looks at the statistics for Graceful Degradation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graceful Degradation
Rank 632 661 636
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 17 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.019% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
Median daily rate £425 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £285 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £378 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Graceful Degradation
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graceful Degradation within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
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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
England +32 16 £425 +30.76% 4
London +16 15 £425 - 4
South West +15 1 £338 -3.57%
Gloucestershire +4 1 £338 -3.57%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Tewkesbury - 1 £338 -
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Belfast - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 with a requirement for Graceful Degradation.

1 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (82.61%) CSS3
3 18 (78.26%) jQuery
3 18 (78.26%) HTML5
4 17 (73.91%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (73.91%) AngularJS
5 16 (69.57%) Backbone.js
5 16 (69.57%) Ajax
6 13 (56.52%) Front End Development
7 12 (52.17%) Web Development
7 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (52.17%) MVC
8 11 (47.83%) Progressive Enhancement
9 10 (43.48%) OO
10 9 (39.13%) PHP
10 9 (39.13%) JSON
10 9 (39.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (34.78%) React
11 8 (34.78%) Mobile Development
11 8 (34.78%) Android
11 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
11 8 (34.78%) Node.js
11 8 (34.78%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
13 6 (26.09%) Sass
13 6 (26.09%) Semantic Web
13 6 (26.09%) Web Design
13 6 (26.09%) .NET

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Drupal
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Bower
2 3 (13.04%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.35%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Web Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) CSS3
3 18 (78.26%) HTML5
3 18 (78.26%) jQuery
4 17 (73.91%) AngularJS
5 16 (69.57%) Ajax
5 16 (69.57%) Backbone.js
6 9 (39.13%) JSON
6 9 (39.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (34.78%) Node.js
7 8 (34.78%) React
8 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 6 (26.09%) Sass
9 5 (21.74%) Ember.js
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) Dojo
10 4 (17.39%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (17.39%) LESS
10 4 (17.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (26.09%) Semantic Web
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.70%) User Experience
6 1 (4.35%) Animation
6 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Android
1 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
2 4 (17.39%) webOS
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Phone
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Responsive Web Design
2 13 (56.52%) Front End Development
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) MVC
3 12 (52.17%) Web Development
4 11 (47.83%) Progressive Enhancement
5 10 (43.48%) OO
6 8 (34.78%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 8 (34.78%) Mobile Development
7 6 (26.09%) Web Design
8 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 5 (21.74%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (21.74%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) Business Development
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (17.39%) Mobile First
9 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) SPARQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe
1 1 (4.35%) Google
1 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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