The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progressive Enhancement
Rank 566 559 536
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing Progressive Enhancement 29 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.045% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.060% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £313 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £340 £294
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +15.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £44.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.71%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 20 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 19 December 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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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 -23 28 £375 -6.25% 5
London +28 26 £400 -3.03% 3
City of London +3 4 £375 -11.76%
Hampshire - 2 £263 - 1
South East - 2 £263 - 1
Southampton - 2 £263 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £230 -
Scotland - 1 £230 -
South West - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1

Progressive Enhancement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 55 (85.94%) HTML
2 55 (85.94%) CSS
3 43 (67.19%) HTML5
4 41 (64.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 39 (60.94%) jQuery
6 38 (59.38%) Git (software)
7 31 (48.44%) CSS3
8 28 (43.75%) Sass
9 25 (39.06%) Backbone.js
10 22 (34.38%) AngularJS
11 19 (29.69%) Web Development
12 18 (28.13%) Graceful Degradation
13 17 (26.56%) LESS
13 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
14 16 (25.00%) OO
14 16 (25.00%) MVC
14 16 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
15 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (21.88%) Node.js
17 13 (20.31%) PHP
17 13 (20.31%) Subversion
18 12 (18.75%) Automated Testing
18 12 (18.75%) User Experience
19 11 (17.19%) Grunt
19 11 (17.19%) WCAG
20 10 (15.63%) Jasmine
21 9 (14.06%) Analytics
21 9 (14.06%) SiteCatalyst
21 9 (14.06%) REST

Progressive Enhancement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (21.88%) Node.js
2 6 (9.38%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) Confluence
3 4 (6.25%) CMS
4 3 (4.69%) WordPress
5 2 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (3.13%) Shopify
3 1 (1.56%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.13%) SQLite
3 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.13%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (59.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.31%) Subversion
3 11 (17.19%) Grunt
4 10 (15.63%) Jasmine
5 8 (12.50%) JIRA
5 8 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.81%) Selenium
8 4 (6.25%) QUnit
8 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.25%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.56%) Ant
10 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.56%) Yeoman
10 1 (1.56%) Bower
10 1 (1.56%) Hudson
General
1 6 (9.38%) Games
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Publishing
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (95.31%) Developer
2 32 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 11 (17.19%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Front-End Web Developer
4 11 (17.19%) UI Developer
5 10 (15.63%) UI Programmer
6 4 (6.25%) HTML Developer
7 3 (4.69%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.13%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.13%) CSS Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Flash Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (85.94%) HTML
1 55 (85.94%) CSS
2 43 (67.19%) HTML5
3 39 (60.94%) jQuery
4 31 (48.44%) CSS3
5 28 (43.75%) Sass
6 25 (39.06%) Backbone.js
7 22 (34.38%) AngularJS
8 17 (26.56%) LESS
9 16 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
10 9 (14.06%) REST
11 8 (12.50%) JSON
11 8 (12.50%) YUI
12 7 (10.94%) Ember.js
12 7 (10.94%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (9.38%) Web Services
14 5 (7.81%) Ajax
15 4 (6.25%) Mustache
15 4 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (6.25%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) User Experience
2 6 (9.38%) Online Games
3 5 (7.81%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.25%) New Media
5 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.69%) Open Source
6 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.56%) W3C
7 1 (1.56%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
1 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.25%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone 7
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone
3 3 (4.69%) webOS
4 1 (1.56%) Debian
4 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) Responsive Web Design
2 19 (29.69%) Web Development
3 18 (28.13%) Graceful Degradation
4 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
5 16 (25.00%) OO
5 16 (25.00%) MVC
6 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Analytics
8 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
9 8 (12.50%) TDD
9 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Web Design
12 5 (7.81%) SEO
12 5 (7.81%) Scrum
13 4 (6.25%) Workflow
13 4 (6.25%) OOD
14 3 (4.69%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 58 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.31%) PHP
3 6 (9.38%) Ruby
4 5 (7.81%) PHP5
5 4 (6.25%) Scala
5 4 (6.25%) SQL
5 4 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) ActionScript
6 3 (4.69%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) WCAG
2 2 (3.13%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Adobe
2 3 (4.69%) Facebook
2 3 (4.69%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.56%) Zend
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