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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graceful Degradation
Rank 588 592 570
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 23 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.002% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.002% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 11
Average daily rate
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£285 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.32% +3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 - £318
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
44318 41702 38141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.68% 76.22% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28766 25845 23099
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1167 1177 1114
Average hourly rate £28.85 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 2015.

Graceful Degradation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 13 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 28 July 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 22 £285 -31.32% 2
London +13 13 £200 -51.80% 1
Manchester - 5 £300 - 1
North West - 5 £300 - 1
Northampton - 3 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £400 -
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
City of London -9 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
South Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 - -

Graceful Degradation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 43 (100.00%) HTML
1 43 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 43 (100.00%) CSS
2 37 (86.05%) Responsive Web Design
3 30 (69.77%) Progressive Enhancement
4 27 (62.79%) Ajax
4 27 (62.79%) JSON
5 26 (60.47%) Web Design
6 25 (58.14%) Git (software)
6 25 (58.14%) HTML5
7 21 (48.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (46.51%) AngularJS
9 19 (44.19%) LESS
10 18 (41.86%) Backbone.js
11 17 (39.53%) jQuery
11 17 (39.53%) XHTML
12 16 (37.21%) CSS3
12 16 (37.21%) Grunt
12 16 (37.21%) Bower
13 13 (30.23%) OO
14 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (25.58%) TDD
14 11 (25.58%) YUI
14 11 (25.58%) Ext JS
15 10 (23.26%) Sass
15 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (23.26%) MVC
15 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
16 9 (20.93%) Banking
16 9 (20.93%) Web Application Development

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.98%) Node.js
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
1 4 (9.30%) Triplestore
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) MarkLogic
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Git (software)
2 16 (37.21%) Grunt
2 16 (37.21%) Bower
3 5 (11.63%) Subversion
4 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.65%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.65%) QUnit
6 1 (2.33%) Mocha
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.93%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (25.58%) UI Programmer
3 11 (25.58%) UI Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Web Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (11.63%) UI Designer
6 5 (11.63%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Designer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) UX Designer
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.33%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) HTML
1 43 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (62.79%) Ajax
2 27 (62.79%) JSON
3 25 (58.14%) HTML5
4 21 (48.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 20 (46.51%) AngularJS
6 19 (44.19%) LESS
7 18 (41.86%) Backbone.js
8 17 (39.53%) XHTML
8 17 (39.53%) jQuery
9 16 (37.21%) CSS3
10 11 (25.58%) YUI
10 11 (25.58%) Ext JS
11 10 (23.26%) Sass
12 8 (18.60%) XML
13 6 (13.95%) Web Services
13 6 (13.95%) Marionette.js
14 4 (9.30%) .NET
14 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 7 (16.28%) W3C
3 3 (6.98%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Android
1 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) webOS
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) Responsive Web Design
2 30 (69.77%) Progressive Enhancement
3 26 (60.47%) Web Design
4 13 (30.23%) OO
5 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) TDD
6 10 (23.26%) MVC
6 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.93%) Web Application Development
8 8 (18.60%) Web Development
9 6 (13.95%) BDD
10 5 (11.63%) Mobile Development
11 3 (6.98%) Android Development
11 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
11 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (4.65%) Web Usability
12 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) SPARQL
4 3 (6.98%) Scala
4 3 (6.98%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
1 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Google
2 1 (2.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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