Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Graceful Degradation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Graceful Degradation over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Graceful Degradation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 231 303
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.017% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median daily rate - £325 -
Central London median daily rate - £238 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Graceful Degradation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5663 5908 9330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 87.59% 86.68% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4368 4791 7311
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £286
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 92
City of London median hourly rate £20.27 £20.00 £21.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -6.54% -2.17%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.25 £10.82
90th Percentile £29.77 £47.85 £53.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% -4.76% -

Graceful Degradation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Graceful Degradation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Graceful Degradation in the City of London

Graceful Degradation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Graceful Degradation in the City of London