Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 885 860 879
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19 -1
Contract jobs citing Graceful Degradation 2 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.029% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.035% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 25 10
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £266
90th Percentile £475 £509 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Graceful Degradation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Graceful Degradation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Graceful Degradation in the UK

Graceful Degradation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graceful Degradation in the UK

Graceful Degradation
Top 4 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 2 £450 +5.88% 3
UK excluding London +33 1 - -
London -42 1 £450 +4.65% 3
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for Graceful Degradation.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Dojo
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Content Development

Graceful Degradation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) C# Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Dojo
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft