The table below looks at the statistics for Modernizr skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Modernizr over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Modernizr
Rank 589 586 552
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Contract jobs citing Modernizr 13 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.080% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £335 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate - £420 -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14961 14951 12882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.86% 27.40% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9715 9718 8039
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 215 350
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Modernizr
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Modernizr within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Modernizr Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Modernizr
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Modernizr within the UK.

Modernizr Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Modernizr
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Modernizr within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -3 13 £425 +1.19% 1
London -3 8 £425 +9.67% 1
Nottingham - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
City of London +21 1 £400 +14.28%
North West - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

Modernizr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Modernizr 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 Modernizr.

1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (92.31%) Grunt
2 12 (92.31%) Node.js
3 10 (76.92%) Jasmine
4 9 (69.23%) TDD
5 8 (61.54%) Backbone.js
5 8 (61.54%) Sass
5 8 (61.54%) Underscore.js
5 8 (61.54%) BDD
6 6 (46.15%) CMS
7 5 (38.46%) MVC
7 5 (38.46%) Ajax
7 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 5 (38.46%) OO
7 5 (38.46%) HTML
7 5 (38.46%) RESTful
8 4 (30.77%) JSON
8 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
8 4 (30.77%) HTML5
8 4 (30.77%) CSS3
8 4 (30.77%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (30.77%) Zepto.js
8 4 (30.77%) DOM
8 4 (30.77%) .NET
8 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 4 (30.77%) Web Design
8 4 (30.77%) Workflow

Modernizr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Modernizr 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 Modernizr. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (92.31%) Node.js
2 6 (46.15%) CMS
3 2 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Grunt
2 10 (76.92%) Jasmine
3 4 (30.77%) Yeoman
3 4 (30.77%) Bower
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (61.54%) Sass
2 8 (61.54%) Underscore.js
2 8 (61.54%) Backbone.js
3 5 (38.46%) RESTful
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) DOM
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) Zepto.js
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) LINQ
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Workflow
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Web Design
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
4 4 (30.77%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft