The table below looks at the statistics for Graceful Degradation skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graceful Degradation
Rank - - 102
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £225 £450
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Graceful Degradation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1961 1661 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.36% 70.26% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1151 861 636
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 91 113
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Graceful Degradation
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graceful Degradation across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Graceful Degradation Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands