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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graceful Degradation
Rank - 121 -
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.040% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.051% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £380 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2645 1949 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.26% 78.15% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1138 1008
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 100 114
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Graceful Degradation
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Graceful Degradation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Graceful Degradation Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands