Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Progressive Enhancement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Progressive Enhancement over the 6 months to 20 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.

Progressive Enhancement
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 788 775 820
Rank change year-on-year -13 +45 +8
Contract jobs citing Progressive Enhancement 91 113 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 91 53
UK median daily rate £425 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +10.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £362 £331 £315
90th Percentile £539 £575 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £369 £388
% change year-on-year +11.86% -4.84% +54.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Progressive Enhancement 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 86424 87276 93513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.51% 83.91% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57570 57725 60596
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2323 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Progressive Enhancement
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Progressive Enhancement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Progressive Enhancement in the UK

Progressive Enhancement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progressive Enhancement in the UK

Progressive Enhancement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Progressive Enhancement over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Progressive Enhancement in the UK

Progressive Enhancement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progressive Enhancement.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progressive Enhancement in the UK

Progressive Enhancement
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progressive Enhancement within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 -1 84 £435 -7.94% 9
London -30 62 £463 -3.65% 6
UK excluding London +29 29 £413 +11.86% 3
North of England +63 9 £375 +3.45% 2
North West +27 7 £375 +7.14% 2
Scotland -8 6 £413 +6.45%
Midlands +10 5 £413 +10.00% 1
East Midlands -6 4 £413 -2.94%
East of England -15 4 - -
Yorkshire +13 2 £430 +16.61%
South East +5 2 £770 +57.95%
South West +3 2 £325 -26.76%
West Midlands +22 1 £375 +66.67% 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Progressive Enhancement 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 Progressive Enhancement.

1 82 (90.11%) CSS
2 77 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 75 (82.42%) HTML
4 64 (70.33%) HTML5
5 59 (64.84%) Sass
6 57 (62.64%) CSS3
7 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (54.95%) Front End Development
9 41 (45.05%) jQuery
10 39 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 38 (41.76%) AngularJS
12 36 (39.56%) gulp
12 36 (39.56%) User Experience
13 33 (36.26%) .NET
14 32 (35.16%) Mobile First
15 31 (34.07%) Jasmine
16 30 (32.97%) Web Services
16 30 (32.97%) Git (software)
17 28 (30.77%) JSON
18 27 (29.67%) Karma Test Runner
19 26 (28.57%) Angular 2
19 26 (28.57%) Web Development
20 24 (26.37%) Ajax
21 23 (25.27%) TDD
22 22 (24.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 22 (24.18%) REST
22 22 (24.18%) XML
22 22 (24.18%) SOAP
23 21 (23.08%) Finance
23 21 (23.08%) Node.js

Progressive Enhancement
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.59%) CMS
2 4 (4.40%) Apache
2 4 (4.40%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.10%) Drupal
4 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.10%) InDesign
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.49%) npm
2 4 (4.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (3.30%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.20%) TestFlight
5 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.10%) GitHub
5 1 (1.10%) PaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.30%) MySQL
2 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.20%) CouchDB
2 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.20%) SQLite
3 1 (1.10%) GIS
3 1 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (39.56%) gulp
2 31 (34.07%) Jasmine
3 30 (32.97%) Git (software)
4 27 (29.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 21 (23.08%) Grunt
6 18 (19.78%) Bitbucket
7 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
8 9 (9.89%) Cucumber
9 7 (7.69%) webpack
10 5 (5.49%) Mocha
11 4 (4.40%) Bower
11 4 (4.40%) PostCSS
11 4 (4.40%) Yeoman
12 3 (3.30%) Subversion
13 2 (2.20%) Selenium
13 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
14 1 (1.10%) Fiddler
14 1 (1.10%) Firebug
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Games
3 5 (5.49%) Marketing
4 4 (4.40%) Publishing
4 4 (4.40%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 81 (89.01%) Developer
2 34 (37.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (25.27%) Angular Developer
4 19 (20.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (16.48%) UI Developer
6 12 (13.19%) Web Developer
7 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.79%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.79%) HTML Developer
9 7 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 7 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Designer
10 6 (6.59%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Web Designer
12 4 (4.40%) Games Designer
12 4 (4.40%) HTML CSS Designer
12 4 (4.40%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (90.11%) CSS
2 75 (82.42%) HTML
3 64 (70.33%) HTML5
4 59 (64.84%) Sass
5 57 (62.64%) CSS3
6 41 (45.05%) jQuery
7 38 (41.76%) AngularJS
8 33 (36.26%) .NET
9 30 (32.97%) Web Services
10 28 (30.77%) JSON
11 26 (28.57%) Angular 2
12 24 (26.37%) Ajax
13 22 (24.18%) REST
13 22 (24.18%) SOAP
13 22 (24.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (24.18%) XML
14 21 (23.08%) Node.js
15 18 (19.78%) XHTML
16 16 (17.58%) React
17 14 (15.38%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (39.56%) User Experience
2 19 (20.88%) W3C
3 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.40%) Social Media
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.30%) New Media
5 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.20%) Online Games
6 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.30%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.20%) Unix
5 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (54.95%) Front End Development
3 39 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 32 (35.16%) Mobile First
5 26 (28.57%) Web Development
6 23 (25.27%) TDD
7 20 (21.98%) Unit Testing
7 20 (21.98%) Web Design
8 19 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (19.78%) Performance Optimisation
9 18 (19.78%) SEO
10 14 (15.38%) MVC
11 12 (13.19%) Scrum
11 12 (13.19%) Test Automation
12 11 (12.09%) Project Management
13 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
13 10 (10.99%) Pair Programming
13 10 (10.99%) Refactoring
13 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
14 9 (9.89%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.19%) C#
3 6 (6.59%) ES6
4 4 (4.40%) PHP
5 3 (3.30%) Python
6 2 (2.20%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.20%) Perl
6 2 (2.20%) Scala
6 2 (2.20%) SQL
6 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.10%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) WAI
2 1 (1.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) Adobe
2 4 (4.40%) Google
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.10%) Twitter
4 1 (1.10%) Xamarin