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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graceful Degradation
Rank 633 616 621
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 7 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.043% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.054% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 2
Median daily rate £388 £200 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -38.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £192 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
44199 44580 42439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 79.49% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29376 28650 26727
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1208 1228
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 2016.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 8 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 24 June 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 -15 7 £388 +93.75% 3
London -11 5 £388 +93.75% 3
North West -2 1 £350 +1.81%
Manchester -7 1 £350 +1.81%
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
City of London - 1 £325 -
Luton - 1 £425 -

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
4 13 (76.47%) jQuery
4 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
5 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (64.71%) HTML5
7 9 (52.94%) Grunt
7 9 (52.94%) Web Development
7 9 (52.94%) JSON
8 8 (47.06%) Web Design
8 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
9 7 (41.18%) Underscore.js
9 7 (41.18%) Bower
9 7 (41.18%) Sass
10 6 (35.29%) Ajax
10 6 (35.29%) CSS3
10 6 (35.29%) Web Accessibility
11 5 (29.41%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 5 (29.41%) Wireframes
11 5 (29.41%) gulp
11 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
11 5 (29.41%) LESS
11 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (29.41%) JSTL
11 5 (29.41%) Spring
11 5 (29.41%) TDD
11 5 (29.41%) Java
11 5 (29.41%) JSP

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 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Grunt
2 7 (41.18%) Bower
3 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) gulp
4 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
4 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
5 2 (11.76%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) QUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
6 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
6 1 (5.88%) Firebug
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (41.18%) HTML Developer
4 6 (35.29%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Angular Developer
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (17.65%) UI Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Designer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (11.76%) UX Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Designer
8 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) XML 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%) JSON
7 7 (41.18%) Sass
7 7 (41.18%) Underscore.js
8 6 (35.29%) Ajax
8 6 (35.29%) CSS3
9 5 (29.41%) JSP
9 5 (29.41%) JSTL
9 5 (29.41%) LESS
9 5 (29.41%) Spring
9 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (17.65%) .NET
10 3 (17.65%) Ext JS
10 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (17.65%) XML
10 3 (17.65%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Semantic Web
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Animation
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Web Development
4 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
4 8 (47.06%) Web Design
5 6 (35.29%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (29.41%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Wireframes
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (11.76%) BDD
9 2 (11.76%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 2 (11.76%) Code Optimisation
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.76%) Game Development
9 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) 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%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) hybris
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter