The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 months to 29 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 616 618
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2  
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 2 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.012% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.015% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 17
Median daily rate £215 £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.41% +112.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -44.51% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36628 41177 41257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.72% 83.54% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92282 104544 94562
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2775 2674 2752
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Graceful Degradation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Graceful Degradation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Graceful Degradation in England

Graceful Degradation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graceful Degradation in England

Graceful Degradation
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graceful Degradation within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 2 £215 -
Graceful Degradation
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Graceful Degradation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Graceful Degradation.

1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) HTML5
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) jQuery
5 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
6 5 (45.45%) CSS3
6 5 (45.45%) TDD
6 5 (45.45%) MVC
6 5 (45.45%) OO
6 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
7 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
7 4 (36.36%) Java
7 4 (36.36%) Scrum
7 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (36.36%) Web Development
8 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 3 (27.27%) Ajax
8 3 (27.27%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
8 3 (27.27%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (27.27%) C#
8 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (27.27%) .NET
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 3 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (27.27%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme

Graceful Degradation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (18.18%) Ant
3 2 (18.18%) Grunt
3 2 (18.18%) gulp
3 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 2 (18.18%) Mocha
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) HTML5
4 8 (72.73%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
6 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
7 2 (18.18%) Dojo
7 2 (18.18%) Grails
7 2 (18.18%) Node.js
7 2 (18.18%) RESTful
7 2 (18.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
4 3 (27.27%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile First
4 3 (27.27%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (27.27%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) ES6
4 2 (18.18%) Groovy
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible