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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graceful Degradation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.09% -19.23%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

Graceful Degradation
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Graceful Degradation 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 Graceful Degradation.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
1 1 (100.00%) PlayStation

Graceful Degradation
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Graceful Degradation 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 Graceful Degradation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Games Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Games Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Gameplay Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PlayStation
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter