The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modernizr
Rank 581 549 576
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Contract jobs citing Modernizr 9 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.041% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% 0.15% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15105 14234 14850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.92% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9047 9067
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 296 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%

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 18 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 24 July 2014. 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 -30 7 £350 +27.27% 3
London -9 4 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Fareham - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -

Modernizr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 19 (90.48%) HTML
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
1 19 (90.48%) CSS
1 19 (90.48%) HTML5
2 15 (71.43%) CSS3
2 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 14 (66.67%) Sass
4 12 (57.14%) Jasmine
4 12 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 12 (57.14%) Web Development
5 10 (47.62%) Ajax
5 10 (47.62%) MVC
5 10 (47.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) JSON
9 6 (28.57%) OO
9 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
9 6 (28.57%) TDD
9 6 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
9 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 5 (23.81%) RESTful
10 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (23.81%) Web Design
11 4 (19.05%) Front Office
11 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
11 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 4 (19.05%) .NET
11 4 (19.05%) Node.js

Modernizr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (9.52%) Sitefinity
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Fireworks
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Jasmine
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) Grunt
3 3 (14.29%) Bower
3 3 (14.29%) Yeoman
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) Firebug
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) Mocha
4 2 (9.52%) PHPUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
4 2 (9.52%) QUnit
5 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) Calabash
5 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Front Office
3 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (33.33%) UI Programmer
3 7 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) Web Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior UI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) HTML
1 19 (90.48%) CSS
1 19 (90.48%) HTML5
2 15 (71.43%) CSS3
2 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 14 (66.67%) Sass
4 12 (57.14%) Backbone.js
5 10 (47.62%) Ajax
6 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
7 7 (33.33%) JSON
8 5 (23.81%) RESTful
8 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (19.05%) .NET
9 4 (19.05%) JSLint
9 4 (19.05%) LESS
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (14.29%) Zepto.js
10 3 (14.29%) DOM
11 2 (9.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Online Games
2 1 (4.76%) New Media
2 1 (4.76%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Web Development
2 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (23.81%) Web Design
6 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) SEO
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
8 2 (9.52%) OOP
9 1 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OpenIDM
1 2 (9.52%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.52%) Sun
2 2 (9.52%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Zend