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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graceful Degradation
Rank 649 621 594
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -27
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 7 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.051% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.064% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 4
Median daily rate £400 £285 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +16.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £196 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £378 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
44683 43767 41024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.28% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27730 25945
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1246 1211
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 2016.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 6 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 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 -31 7 £400 +100.00% 3
London -22 4 £325 +62.50% 1
North West -3 3 £400 +28.00% 1
Manchester -14 3 £400 +28.00%
City of London - 1 £325 -
Salford - 1 - -

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
4 13 (76.47%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (76.47%) jQuery
5 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
6 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (64.71%) HTML5
7 10 (58.82%) Web Development
7 10 (58.82%) Front End Development
8 9 (52.94%) Web Accessibility
8 9 (52.94%) Sass
9 8 (47.06%) Grunt
9 8 (47.06%) JSON
9 8 (47.06%) Web Design
9 8 (47.06%) Underscore.js
10 6 (35.29%) Spring
10 6 (35.29%) Java
10 6 (35.29%) JSP
10 6 (35.29%) JSTL
10 6 (35.29%) Bower
10 6 (35.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 5 (29.41%) gulp
11 5 (29.41%) CSS3
11 5 (29.41%) hybris
11 5 (29.41%) Mercurial
11 5 (29.41%) TDD
12 4 (23.53%) MVC
12 4 (23.53%) Ajax
12 4 (23.53%) Degree

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 3 (17.65%) WordPress
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Grunt
2 6 (35.29%) Bower
3 5 (29.41%) gulp
3 5 (29.41%) Mercurial
4 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
6 2 (11.76%) Maven
6 2 (11.76%) QUnit
6 2 (11.76%) Subversion
6 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
7 1 (5.88%) Firebug
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (41.18%) HTML Developer
4 6 (35.29%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Angular Developer
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (11.76%) UX Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Designer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior UX Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Web Designer
8 1 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
4 13 (76.47%) jQuery
5 11 (64.71%) HTML5
6 9 (52.94%) Sass
7 8 (47.06%) JSON
7 8 (47.06%) Underscore.js
8 6 (35.29%) JSP
8 6 (35.29%) JSTL
8 6 (35.29%) Spring
9 5 (29.41%) CSS3
10 4 (23.53%) Ajax
10 4 (23.53%) LESS
10 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (17.65%) .NET
11 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (17.65%) RequireJS
11 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Semantic Web
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Animation
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Front End Development
3 10 (58.82%) Web Development
4 9 (52.94%) Web Accessibility
5 8 (47.06%) Web Design
6 6 (35.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) OO
9 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
10 2 (11.76%) BDD
10 2 (11.76%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 2 (11.76%) Functional Programming
10 2 (11.76%) Game Development
10 2 (11.76%) Progressive Enhancement
10 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) hybris
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter