The first table below looks at the demand for Progressive Enhancement skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progressive Enhancement over the 3 months to 25 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progressive Enhancement
Rank 561 532 561
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +29
Contract jobs citing Progressive Enhancement 32 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.071% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.097% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 11
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£375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £296 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £188
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +68.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.22
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

Progressive Enhancement
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progressive Enhancement within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Progressive Enhancement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Progressive Enhancement
Daily Rate Trend

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

Progressive Enhancement Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Progressive Enhancement
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progressive Enhancement within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Progressive Enhancement Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Progressive Enhancement
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Progressive Enhancement within the UK.

Progressive Enhancement Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Progressive Enhancement
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progressive Enhancement within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -34 30 £400 +14.28% 9
London -7 18 £413 +13.01% 6
East of England -21 7 £250 -
City of London +14 3 £395 +31.66%
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Scotland - 2 £350 - 1
North West -5 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 1
South East - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Luton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Progressive Enhancement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Progressive Enhancement 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 Progressive Enhancement.

1 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 44 (88.00%) CSS
3 38 (76.00%) HTML
4 32 (64.00%) jQuery
5 28 (56.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 26 (52.00%) HTML5
7 25 (50.00%) CSS3
8 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
9 14 (28.00%) Semantic HTML
10 13 (26.00%) Web Development
10 13 (26.00%) MVC
11 11 (22.00%) Backbone.js
11 11 (22.00%) TDD
11 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
12 10 (20.00%) Node.js
12 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 9 (18.00%) Sass
13 9 (18.00%) WCAG
13 9 (18.00%) OO
13 9 (18.00%) PHP
13 9 (18.00%) Ajax
14 8 (16.00%) RESTful
14 8 (16.00%) BDD
15 7 (14.00%) LESS
15 7 (14.00%) JSON
15 7 (14.00%) Subversion
15 7 (14.00%) Scrum
15 7 (14.00%) HTTP
16 6 (12.00%) Web Services
16 6 (12.00%) DOM

Progressive Enhancement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Progressive Enhancement 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 Progressive Enhancement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.00%) Node.js
2 6 (12.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (4.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) Subversion
3 3 (6.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.00%) Grunt
3 3 (6.00%) Yeoman
3 3 (6.00%) Bower
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.00%) Firebug
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Publishing
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (98.00%) Developer
2 27 (54.00%) Front-End Developer
3 19 (38.00%) Web Developer
4 14 (28.00%) UI Developer
5 13 (26.00%) UI Programmer
6 12 (24.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 6 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Agile Business Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.00%) User Experience Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Umbraco Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Senior UI Developer
10 1 (2.00%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (88.00%) CSS
2 38 (76.00%) HTML
3 32 (64.00%) jQuery
4 26 (52.00%) HTML5
5 25 (50.00%) CSS3
6 14 (28.00%) Semantic HTML
7 11 (22.00%) Backbone.js
8 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (18.00%) Sass
9 9 (18.00%) Ajax
10 8 (16.00%) RESTful
11 7 (14.00%) LESS
11 7 (14.00%) JSON
12 6 (12.00%) .NET
12 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.00%) Web Services
12 6 (12.00%) DOM
12 6 (12.00%) Modernizr
13 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) New Media
2 3 (6.00%) W3C
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Online Games
4 1 (2.00%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 13 (26.00%) Web Development
2 13 (26.00%) MVC
3 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (22.00%) TDD
4 9 (18.00%) OO
5 8 (16.00%) BDD
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Web Design
7 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.00%) Workflow
7 6 (12.00%) Analytics
8 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.00%) SEO
9 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.00%) Dependency Management
11 2 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
11 2 (4.00%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.00%) PHP
3 5 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) Ruby
5 3 (6.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) PHP5
7 1 (2.00%) PHP4
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) WCAG
2 2 (4.00%) Section 508
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) hybris
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Sun
2 2 (4.00%) Yahoo!
2 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.00%) Zend
3 1 (2.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (2.00%) Apple
3 1 (2.00%) Stellent
3 1 (2.00%) Endeca
3 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.00%) Facebook
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter
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