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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progressive Enhancement
Rank 568 517 562
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +45
Contract jobs citing Progressive Enhancement 19 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.044% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.061% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 17
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.45% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40055 34550 41999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.44% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24990 20571 23942
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1039 1411
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%

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 24 April 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 30 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -51 18 £400 +14.28% 6
London -16 14 £400 +10.34% 2
East of England - 5 £398 -
City of London +3 3 £350 -36.36% 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £373 -
Luton - 1 £373 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Liverpool - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
County Antrim - - - - 1
Belfast - - - - 1

Progressive Enhancement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (80.00%) CSS
2 35 (77.78%) HTML
3 33 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 33 (73.33%) HTML5
4 32 (71.11%) CSS3
5 25 (55.56%) jQuery
6 22 (48.89%) OO
7 17 (37.78%) Ajax
8 15 (33.33%) SEO
9 14 (31.11%) Dojo
10 13 (28.89%) YUI
10 13 (28.89%) W3C
11 12 (26.67%) MVC
11 12 (26.67%) Yahoo!
11 12 (26.67%) Memory Management
11 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
11 12 (26.67%) Zepto.js
11 12 (26.67%) Section 508
12 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (24.44%) DOM
12 11 (24.44%) PHP
13 10 (22.22%) Sass
13 10 (22.22%) LESS
14 9 (20.00%) Backbone.js
14 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (17.78%) TDD
15 8 (17.78%) Web Development
15 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
16 7 (15.56%) hybris
16 7 (15.56%) CMS

Progressive Enhancement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (15.56%) CMS
2 5 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (4.44%) WordPress
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.67%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) PhoneGap
4 2 (4.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.44%) PhantomJS
4 2 (4.44%) TextMate
4 2 (4.44%) Firebug
5 1 (2.22%) Mocha
5 1 (2.22%) QUnit
General
1 4 (8.89%) Games
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.11%) UI Programmer
6 4 (8.89%) User Experience Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.44%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.22%) CSS Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) CSS
2 35 (77.78%) HTML
3 33 (73.33%) HTML5
4 32 (71.11%) CSS3
5 25 (55.56%) jQuery
6 17 (37.78%) Ajax
7 14 (31.11%) Dojo
8 13 (28.89%) YUI
9 12 (26.67%) Zepto.js
10 11 (24.44%) DOM
11 10 (22.22%) Sass
11 10 (22.22%) LESS
12 9 (20.00%) Backbone.js
13 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
14 6 (13.33%) Semantic HTML
15 5 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (11.11%) Modernizr
15 5 (11.11%) MEAP
16 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 3 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) W3C
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Online Games
3 2 (4.44%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.44%) IPTV
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) OO
2 15 (33.33%) SEO
3 12 (26.67%) MVC
3 12 (26.67%) Memory Management
4 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.78%) TDD
6 8 (17.78%) Web Development
7 7 (15.56%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.11%) SOA
8 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (8.89%) BDD
9 4 (8.89%) B2C
9 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.89%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.67%) OOP
10 3 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (24.44%) PHP
3 4 (8.89%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) C
4 3 (6.67%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (4.44%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.22%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.22%) PHP5
6 1 (2.22%) PHP4
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) Section 508
2 2 (4.44%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Yahoo!
2 7 (15.56%) hybris
3 5 (11.11%) Interwoven
3 5 (11.11%) Stellent
3 5 (11.11%) Endeca
4 2 (4.44%) Apple
4 2 (4.44%) Sun
4 2 (4.44%) Zend
4 2 (4.44%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.22%) Facebook
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter
5 1 (2.22%) Google