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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 616 593
Rank change year-on-year +50 -23  
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.019% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £444 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £355 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -46.25% +6.66%  
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 34952 41419 38984
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.90% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23201 27556 24587
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 989 1142
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Graceful Degradation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Graceful Degradation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graceful Degradation in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 March 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
London +35 6 £475 +18.75% 3
South East - 3 £215 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Graceful Degradation
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 22 (95.65%) HTML
3 21 (91.30%) HTML5
4 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (73.91%) CSS3
6 16 (69.57%) jQuery
7 13 (56.52%) TDD
7 13 (56.52%) MVC
8 12 (52.17%) OO
8 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
9 11 (47.83%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
9 11 (47.83%) Front End Development
10 9 (39.13%) Progressive Enhancement
10 9 (39.13%) Backbone.js
10 9 (39.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 8 (34.78%) Wireframes
11 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (34.78%) Java
11 8 (34.78%) Scrum
11 8 (34.78%) Ajax
11 8 (34.78%) Web Development
12 7 (30.43%) C#
12 7 (30.43%) .NET
12 7 (30.43%) Node.js
12 7 (30.43%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (30.43%) Grunt
12 7 (30.43%) gulp
12 7 (30.43%) Mobile First

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 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (13.04%) Hazelcast
2 3 (13.04%) Neo4j
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) Grunt
2 7 (30.43%) gulp
3 6 (26.09%) Jasmine
3 6 (26.09%) Mocha
4 5 (21.74%) Vagrant
5 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (8.70%) Ant
6 2 (8.70%) JUnit
6 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
6 2 (8.70%) Subversion
7 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
7 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (4.35%) Bower
7 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (17.39%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (17.39%) HTML Developer
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 22 (95.65%) HTML
3 21 (91.30%) HTML5
4 17 (73.91%) CSS3
5 16 (69.57%) jQuery
6 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
7 9 (39.13%) Backbone.js
8 8 (34.78%) Ajax
9 7 (30.43%) .NET
9 7 (30.43%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (30.43%) Node.js
10 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
10 6 (26.09%) Dojo
10 6 (26.09%) Entity Framework
10 6 (26.09%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (26.09%) React
10 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (21.74%) RESTful
12 4 (17.39%) Ember.js
13 3 (13.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile Games
2 3 (13.04%) Online Games
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) webOS
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) MVC
2 13 (56.52%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) OO
4 11 (47.83%) Front End Development
4 11 (47.83%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (39.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 9 (39.13%) Progressive Enhancement
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (34.78%) Scrum
6 8 (34.78%) Web Development
6 8 (34.78%) Wireframes
7 7 (30.43%) Mobile First
8 6 (26.09%) BDD
8 6 (26.09%) DevOps
8 6 (26.09%) Kanban
8 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
10 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
5 5 (21.74%) ES6
6 2 (8.70%) Groovy
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Apigee