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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progressive Enhancement
Rank 577 551 582
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Contract jobs citing Progressive Enhancement 35 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.066% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.090% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £359 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £320 -
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 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 13 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 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 -7 34 £363 +1.04% 5
London +12 17 £388 +5.44% 3
City of London +27 2 £338 +12.50% 1
North West -10 1 £325 +1.56% 1
Bristol -14 1 - -
South West -45 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £230 -
Glasgow - 1 £230 -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Durham - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -

Progressive Enhancement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 56 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 54 (93.10%) CSS
3 48 (82.76%) HTML
4 42 (72.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 40 (68.97%) jQuery
6 29 (50.00%) HTML5
7 27 (46.55%) CSS3
8 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
9 20 (34.48%) Web Development
10 18 (31.03%) Semantic HTML
11 15 (25.86%) MVC
11 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (25.86%) Backbone.js
12 14 (24.14%) Node.js
13 13 (22.41%) JSON
13 13 (22.41%) Sass
13 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
14 12 (20.69%) WCAG
15 11 (18.97%) Graceful Degradation
16 10 (17.24%) TDD
16 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
17 9 (15.52%) PHP
17 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
17 9 (15.52%) Workflow
17 9 (15.52%) SiteCatalyst
17 9 (15.52%) BDD
17 9 (15.52%) RESTful
17 9 (15.52%) Analytics
18 8 (13.79%) Ajax
18 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing

Progressive Enhancement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (24.14%) Node.js
2 5 (8.62%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.17%) WordPress
3 3 (5.17%) Apache
4 2 (3.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.72%) SAS
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (5.17%) Tridion
3 2 (3.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) Subversion
2 7 (12.07%) Grunt
3 4 (6.90%) Bower
3 4 (6.90%) Yeoman
4 3 (5.17%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (5.17%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
4 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.72%) Hudson
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
1 5 (8.62%) Publishing
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (100.00%) Developer
2 37 (63.79%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (37.93%) Web Developer
4 16 (27.59%) Front-End Web Developer
5 15 (25.86%) UI Developer
6 13 (22.41%) UI Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) HTML Developer
7 4 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.45%) CSS Developer
8 2 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Umbraco Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.72%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (93.10%) CSS
2 48 (82.76%) HTML
3 40 (68.97%) jQuery
4 29 (50.00%) HTML5
5 27 (46.55%) CSS3
6 18 (31.03%) Semantic HTML
7 15 (25.86%) Backbone.js
8 13 (22.41%) JSON
8 13 (22.41%) Sass
8 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
9 9 (15.52%) RESTful
10 8 (13.79%) Ajax
10 8 (13.79%) .NET
10 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
11 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (10.34%) LESS
12 6 (10.34%) Web Services
12 6 (10.34%) DOM
13 4 (6.90%) SOAP
13 4 (6.90%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) New Media
1 7 (12.07%) User Experience
2 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.45%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.72%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
1 4 (6.90%) Android
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Phone
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.17%) webOS
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (34.48%) Web Development
3 15 (25.86%) MVC
3 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.97%) Graceful Degradation
5 10 (17.24%) TDD
5 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Workflow
6 9 (15.52%) BDD
6 9 (15.52%) Analytics
7 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 8 (13.79%) OO
8 7 (12.07%) Web Design
9 3 (5.17%) Dependency Management
9 3 (5.17%) Web Usability
9 3 (5.17%) Scrum
10 2 (3.45%) SEO
10 2 (3.45%) CRM
10 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.52%) PHP
3 6 (10.34%) C#
4 4 (6.90%) Perl
5 3 (5.17%) PHP5
5 3 (5.17%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) PHP4
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) WCAG
2 1 (1.72%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Facebook
3 1 (1.72%) Twitter
3 1 (1.72%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.72%) Zend
3 1 (1.72%) JBoss
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe
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