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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Modernizr
Rank 611 610 573
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -37
Contract jobs citing Modernizr 15 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.004% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.014% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 11
Average daily rate £550 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £320 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 - £375
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Modernizr within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Modernizr Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Modernizr
Top 7 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 14 £650 +116.66% 1
London +16 11 £650 +116.66%
Berkshire - 3 £410 -
South East - 3 £410 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £410 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

Modernizr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 24 (96.00%) HTML5
3 19 (76.00%) AngularJS
4 17 (68.00%) CSS
4 17 (68.00%) CSS3
5 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (60.00%) Sass
7 14 (56.00%) jQuery
8 11 (44.00%) Backbone.js
8 11 (44.00%) Node.js
9 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (32.00%) User Experience
10 8 (32.00%) JSON
10 8 (32.00%) XML
11 7 (28.00%) Finance
11 7 (28.00%) JMS
11 7 (28.00%) React
11 7 (28.00%) Fintech
11 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
11 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (24.00%) OO
12 6 (24.00%) TDD
13 5 (20.00%) PHP
13 5 (20.00%) MySQL
13 5 (20.00%) Web Design
13 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
14 4 (16.00%) Grunt
14 4 (16.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate

Modernizr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (44.00%) Node.js
2 4 (16.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Grunt
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) French Language
2 2 (8.00%) German Language
2 2 (8.00%) Italian Language
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Angular Developer
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Developer
4 7 (28.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior Agile Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Designer
6 3 (12.00%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (8.00%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (8.00%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (8.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
1 24 (96.00%) HTML5
2 19 (76.00%) AngularJS
3 17 (68.00%) CSS
3 17 (68.00%) CSS3
4 15 (60.00%) Sass
5 14 (56.00%) jQuery
6 11 (44.00%) Backbone.js
7 8 (32.00%) JSON
7 8 (32.00%) XML
8 7 (28.00%) JMS
8 7 (28.00%) React
8 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (16.00%) Ajax
9 4 (16.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
9 4 (16.00%) HTML5 Canvas
9 4 (16.00%) SVG
9 4 (16.00%) WebSockets
10 3 (12.00%) Mustache
10 3 (12.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) User Experience
2 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
2 7 (28.00%) Fintech
3 4 (16.00%) Animation
3 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (24.00%) OO
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (20.00%) Web Design
5 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (16.00%) SEO
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 4 (16.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) MVVM
6 3 (12.00%) OO PHP
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.00%) Typography
7 2 (8.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Facebook
1 2 (8.00%) Twitter
1 2 (8.00%) Zend