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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progressive Enhancement
Rank 575 545 562
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Contract jobs citing Progressive Enhancement 36 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.071% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.096% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 15
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £286 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £315 £244
% change year-on-year
-20.47% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
42045 39415 41397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.46% 73.73% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26091 24205 23959
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1165 1093 1499
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 11 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 2 September 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 -16 35 £400 +9.58% 14
London +11 18 £400 +8.84% 4
City of London +34 2 £338 +12.50%
North West -11 1 - - 1
Bristol -22 1 - -
South West -34 1 - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Durham - - - - 5
Merseyside - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 7

Progressive Enhancement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (96.23%) JavaScript
2 49 (92.45%) CSS
3 43 (81.13%) HTML
4 39 (73.58%) jQuery
4 39 (73.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (45.28%) HTML5
6 23 (43.40%) CSS3
7 19 (35.85%) Web Development
8 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
8 18 (33.96%) Semantic HTML
9 16 (30.19%) Backbone.js
10 14 (26.42%) Node.js
10 14 (26.42%) MVC
10 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
11 13 (24.53%) JSON
12 11 (20.75%) WCAG
13 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
14 9 (16.98%) PHP
14 9 (16.98%) Workflow
14 9 (16.98%) Ajax
14 9 (16.98%) SiteCatalyst
14 9 (16.98%) RESTful
14 9 (16.98%) Sass
14 9 (16.98%) Analytics
15 8 (15.09%) Graceful Degradation
15 8 (15.09%) BDD
15 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (15.09%) TDD
15 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
15 8 (15.09%) .NET

Progressive Enhancement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (26.42%) Node.js
2 4 (7.55%) CMS
3 3 (5.66%) WordPress
3 3 (5.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.77%) Confluence
4 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) SAS
5 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (5.66%) Tridion
3 2 (3.77%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Subversion
2 4 (7.55%) Grunt
2 4 (7.55%) Yeoman
2 4 (7.55%) Bower
3 3 (5.66%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Jasmine
3 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Hudson
4 1 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Firebug
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Publishing
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (100.00%) Developer
2 34 (64.15%) Front-End Developer
3 21 (39.62%) Web Developer
4 15 (28.30%) Front-End Web Developer
5 14 (26.42%) UI Developer
6 12 (22.64%) UI Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.77%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.77%) CSS Developer
8 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Umbraco Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.89%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (92.45%) CSS
2 43 (81.13%) HTML
3 39 (73.58%) jQuery
4 24 (45.28%) HTML5
5 23 (43.40%) CSS3
6 18 (33.96%) Semantic HTML
7 16 (30.19%) Backbone.js
8 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
9 13 (24.53%) JSON
10 9 (16.98%) Ajax
10 9 (16.98%) Sass
10 9 (16.98%) RESTful
11 8 (15.09%) .NET
11 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
12 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (11.32%) Web Services
13 6 (11.32%) DOM
14 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (7.55%) Zepto.js
15 4 (7.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) New Media
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.77%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.89%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.89%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) W3C
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Android
2 3 (5.66%) webOS
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Phone
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.89%) Debian
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Responsive Web Design
2 19 (35.85%) Web Development
3 14 (26.42%) MVC
4 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
5 9 (16.98%) Workflow
5 9 (16.98%) Analytics
6 8 (15.09%) Graceful Degradation
6 8 (15.09%) BDD
6 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
7 7 (13.21%) Web Design
8 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Web Usability
9 3 (5.66%) Dependency Management
9 3 (5.66%) Scrum
9 3 (5.66%) OO
10 2 (3.77%) CRM
10 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.77%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.98%) PHP
3 6 (11.32%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) Perl
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
5 3 (5.66%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) PHP5
7 1 (1.89%) PHP4
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
7 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Zend
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.89%) Facebook
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter
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