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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graceful Degradation
Rank 579 579 531
Rank change year-on-year
0 -48
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 28 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.006% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.008% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 13
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£285 £240 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £238 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £248 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 14 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 22 May 2015. 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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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 -5 24 £200 -16.66% 10
London +4 15 £200 -16.66% 6
Northampton - 6 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 - - 1
East Midlands - 6 - - 1
North West - 3 £313 - 1
Manchester - 3 £313 - 1
County Antrim - 3 £375 -
Belfast - 3 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) HTML
1 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 40 (100.00%) CSS
2 35 (87.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 27 (67.50%) Web Design
4 26 (65.00%) Ajax
4 26 (65.00%) JSON
5 25 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 24 (60.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 23 (57.50%) HTML5
8 18 (45.00%) Backbone.js
9 17 (42.50%) LESS
9 17 (42.50%) XHTML
10 16 (40.00%) AngularJS
10 16 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (37.50%) Grunt
11 15 (37.50%) OO
11 15 (37.50%) Bower
12 14 (35.00%) jQuery
12 14 (35.00%) CSS3
13 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (32.50%) TDD
14 11 (27.50%) Sass
15 10 (25.00%) YUI
15 10 (25.00%) Ext JS
15 10 (25.00%) MVC
16 9 (22.50%) Java
16 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (22.50%) Web Development
16 9 (22.50%) Banking

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.00%) Triplestore
2 1 (2.50%) MarkLogic
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (37.50%) Grunt
2 15 (37.50%) Bower
3 7 (17.50%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.50%) Behat
5 1 (2.50%) QUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.50%) Mocha
5 1 (2.50%) RSpec
5 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.50%) Hudson
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 9 (22.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 10 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (10.00%) UI Designer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) HTML
1 40 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (65.00%) Ajax
2 26 (65.00%) JSON
3 23 (57.50%) HTML5
4 18 (45.00%) Backbone.js
5 17 (42.50%) LESS
5 17 (42.50%) XHTML
6 16 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 16 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (35.00%) jQuery
7 14 (35.00%) CSS3
8 11 (27.50%) Sass
9 10 (25.00%) YUI
9 10 (25.00%) Ext JS
10 8 (20.00%) Web Services
10 8 (20.00%) XML
11 6 (15.00%) Marionette.js
11 6 (15.00%) Semantic HTML
12 5 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) W3C
2 7 (17.50%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
3 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Phone
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.50%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) webOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 27 (67.50%) Web Design
3 24 (60.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 15 (37.50%) OO
5 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (32.50%) TDD
6 10 (25.00%) MVC
7 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (22.50%) Web Development
7 9 (22.50%) Automated Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Web Application Development
8 8 (20.00%) BDD
9 6 (15.00%) Mobile Development
10 4 (10.00%) SOA
10 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.00%) Web Usability
12 2 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
13 1 (2.50%) Microservices
13 1 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) Ruby
4 4 (10.00%) SPARQL
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) C
5 2 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
1 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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