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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progressive Enhancement
UK
Rank 560 589 585
Rank change year-on-year +29 -4  
Contract jobs citing Progressive Enhancement 39 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.074% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.089% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 25
Median daily rate £381 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £360 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £326 £363
% change year-on-year +1.38% -10.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Progressive Enhancement 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Progressive Enhancement
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Progressive Enhancement.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progressive Enhancement in the UK

Progressive Enhancement
Top 15 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 3 months to 23 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
England +39 39 £381 -15.27% 3
London +3 15 £488 +8.38% 2
East Midlands +5 10 £413 +26.92%
Nottingham +11 9 £414 +27.30%
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £414 +27.30%
City of London +5 7 £525 -
East of England - 7 £290 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £290 -
Luton - 6 £255 -
North West - 4 £285 - 1
West Midlands +16 3 £440 -
Manchester - 3 £285 - 1
Coventry - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 £440 -
Stockport - 1 - -

Progressive Enhancement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 68 (93.15%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (90.41%) CSS
3 61 (83.56%) HTML
4 60 (82.19%) JavaScript
5 51 (69.86%) Sass
6 49 (67.12%) CSS3
7 46 (63.01%) HTML5
8 41 (56.16%) Git (software)
9 32 (43.84%) Web Development
9 32 (43.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 29 (39.73%) Node.js
10 29 (39.73%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (36.99%) gulp
11 27 (36.99%) Front End Development
12 26 (35.62%) jQuery
13 25 (34.25%) TDD
14 22 (30.14%) RESTful
14 22 (30.14%) Jasmine
15 21 (28.77%) Grunt
16 20 (27.40%) AngularJS
17 18 (24.66%) Ajax
18 17 (23.29%) Mocha
18 17 (23.29%) Cucumber
19 16 (21.92%) JSON
19 16 (21.92%) Scrum
19 16 (21.92%) Web Design
19 16 (21.92%) LESS
19 16 (21.92%) User Experience
20 15 (20.55%) BDD
21 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering

Progressive Enhancement
Top Related 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 4 (5.48%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) Drupal
3 2 (2.74%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.22%) TestFlight
2 3 (4.11%) Akamai
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.74%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) Azure SQL Database
1 6 (8.22%) CouchDB
1 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.22%) MySQL
1 6 (8.22%) SQLite
2 3 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.11%) Hazelcast
2 3 (4.11%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.37%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 41 (56.16%) Git (software)
2 27 (36.99%) gulp
3 22 (30.14%) Jasmine
4 21 (28.77%) Grunt
5 17 (23.29%) Cucumber
5 17 (23.29%) Mocha
6 13 (17.81%) WebDriver
7 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
7 11 (15.07%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (12.33%) Selenium
9 8 (10.96%) Subversion
10 5 (6.85%) Vagrant
11 3 (4.11%) Bower
11 3 (4.11%) PhantomJS
11 3 (4.11%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (4.11%) Yeoman
12 2 (2.74%) CasperJS
12 2 (2.74%) JIRA
12 2 (2.74%) webpack
General
1 6 (8.22%) Games
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Electronics
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (91.78%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (34.25%) Senior Developer
4 20 (27.40%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Angular Developer
6 6 (8.22%) iOS Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Designer
7 5 (6.85%) Digital Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior iOS Developer
7 5 (6.85%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.11%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Web Designer
9 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (90.41%) CSS
2 61 (83.56%) HTML
3 51 (69.86%) Sass
4 49 (67.12%) CSS3
5 46 (63.01%) HTML5
6 29 (39.73%) Node.js
7 26 (35.62%) jQuery
8 22 (30.14%) RESTful
9 20 (27.40%) AngularJS
10 18 (24.66%) Ajax
11 16 (21.92%) JSON
11 16 (21.92%) LESS
12 14 (19.18%) React
13 13 (17.81%) DOM
14 12 (16.44%) Backbone.js
14 12 (16.44%) Web Services
15 11 (15.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (10.96%) Behat
16 8 (10.96%) Dojo
16 8 (10.96%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) User Experience
2 9 (12.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.59%) Animation
4 5 (6.85%) W3C
5 3 (4.11%) Mobile Games
5 3 (4.11%) Online Games
6 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Android
3 2 (2.74%) webOS
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (93.15%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) Responsive Web Design
2 32 (43.84%) Web Development
3 29 (39.73%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (36.99%) Front End Development
5 25 (34.25%) TDD
6 16 (21.92%) Scrum
6 16 (21.92%) Web Design
7 15 (20.55%) BDD
8 14 (19.18%) Mobile First
8 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering
9 12 (16.44%) Pair Programming
9 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
10 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
11 9 (12.33%) Coaching
11 9 (12.33%) Graceful Degradation
12 8 (10.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 8 (10.96%) MVC
12 8 (10.96%) Prototyping
12 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (82.19%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.07%) PHP
3 9 (12.33%) ES6
3 9 (12.33%) Java
4 6 (8.22%) Apple Swift
4 6 (8.22%) C#
4 6 (8.22%) Objective-C
4 6 (8.22%) SQL
5 2 (2.74%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
2 9 (12.33%) WAI
3 4 (5.48%) WCAG
4 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Adobe
2 6 (8.22%) Ensighten
3 3 (4.11%) Apigee
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago