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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graceful Degradation
Rank 562 560 527
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 16 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.029% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.038% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 11
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£375 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £238 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
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
41243 39297 33632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.22% 74.96% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 24119 20154
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1115 1095
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 21 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 30 March 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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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 -20 9 £375 +30.43% 4
Northern Ireland - 7 £375 -
County Antrim - 7 £375 -
Belfast - 7 £375 -
London 0 6 £388 +55.00% 1
North West - 2 £330 -
Manchester - 2 £330 -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 23 (79.31%) Responsive Web Design
3 22 (75.86%) HTML5
4 18 (62.07%) Sass
5 16 (55.17%) Backbone.js
5 16 (55.17%) Git (software)
6 15 (51.72%) Web Development
6 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (51.72%) OO
7 14 (48.28%) PHP
7 14 (48.28%) CSS3
8 13 (44.83%) Progressive Enhancement
8 13 (44.83%) Web Design
9 12 (41.38%) TDD
10 11 (37.93%) Subversion
10 11 (37.93%) HTTP
10 11 (37.93%) JSON
10 11 (37.93%) jQuery
10 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
11 10 (34.48%) Ajax
11 10 (34.48%) Web Services
12 9 (31.03%) XML
12 9 (31.03%) XHTML
12 9 (31.03%) MVC
12 9 (31.03%) Semantic HTML
12 9 (31.03%) User Experience
12 9 (31.03%) Ember.js
13 7 (24.14%) Cucumber

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (17.24%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
1 4 (13.79%) Triplestore
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) MarkLogic
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Git (software)
2 11 (37.93%) Subversion
3 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
4 5 (17.24%) Selenium
4 5 (17.24%) QUnit
4 5 (17.24%) Jasmine
4 5 (17.24%) Sinon.JS
4 5 (17.24%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) RSpec
5 2 (6.90%) Hudson
5 2 (6.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (6.90%) Behat
General
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.90%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 22 (75.86%) HTML5
3 18 (62.07%) Sass
4 16 (55.17%) Backbone.js
5 14 (48.28%) CSS3
6 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
6 11 (37.93%) JSON
6 11 (37.93%) jQuery
7 10 (34.48%) Ajax
7 10 (34.48%) Web Services
8 9 (31.03%) XML
8 9 (31.03%) XHTML
8 9 (31.03%) Semantic HTML
8 9 (31.03%) Ember.js
9 7 (24.14%) YUI
10 6 (20.69%) RESTful
10 6 (20.69%) REST
11 5 (17.24%) Mustache
11 5 (17.24%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) User Experience
2 7 (24.14%) W3C
3 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 4 (13.79%) Digital Media
5 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
6 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Phone
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (51.72%) OO
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Web Development
3 13 (44.83%) Web Design
3 13 (44.83%) Progressive Enhancement
4 12 (41.38%) TDD
5 9 (31.03%) MVC
6 7 (24.14%) BDD
7 6 (20.69%) SOA
8 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Mobile Development
9 3 (10.34%) SEO
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.90%) OOD
10 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.90%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) PHP
3 5 (17.24%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) Ruby
3 5 (17.24%) Scala
4 4 (13.79%) SPARQL
5 3 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) PHP5
6 2 (6.90%) C
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
1 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Google
1 2 (6.90%) Appcelerator
1 2 (6.90%) Facebook
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