The first table below looks at the demand for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 106 106 130
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Contract jobs citing Drupal 20 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.94% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.56% 5.37% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £258 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £423 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-45.33% +36.36%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
439 428 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.48% 17.50% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 203 204
Average daily rate £350 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £9.98 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £29.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Drupal
South East

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drupal across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drupal across the Berkshire region.

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drupal across the Berkshire region.

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 8 £325 -
Maidenhead -1 6 £348 -
Slough +3 1 £300 +4.34%
Reading -1 1 £300 -25.00% 4
Windsor - - - -
Drupal
South East

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Drupal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Drupal.

1 19 (63.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) CMS
3 14 (46.67%) SEO
4 13 (43.33%) PHP
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
5 10 (33.33%) TDD
5 10 (33.33%) Marketing
6 8 (26.67%) Content Management
6 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 8 (26.67%) Kanban
6 8 (26.67%) Analytics
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (23.33%) CRM
7 7 (23.33%) Web Services
7 7 (23.33%) XML
7 7 (23.33%) MySQL
7 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
8 6 (20.00%) LAMP
8 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) Email Marketing
8 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (20.00%) jQuery
8 6 (20.00%) Web Analytics
8 6 (20.00%) Social Media
9 5 (16.67%) BDD
9 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.67%) Open Source
9 5 (16.67%) SOAP

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Drupal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Drupal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (53.33%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Joomla!
2 3 (10.00%) WordPress
2 3 (10.00%) Magnolia
3 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) Liferay
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) PHPUnit
2 4 (13.33%) Behat
2 4 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) FogBugz
5 1 (3.33%) Trac
General
1 10 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Dutch Language
3 3 (10.00%) French Language
4 2 (6.67%) Games
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Digital Project Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Communications Officer
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 3 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Marketing Executive
6 3 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Relationships Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Business Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Web Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Communications Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) XML
4 6 (20.00%) LAMP
4 6 (20.00%) jQuery
5 5 (16.67%) SOAP
6 4 (13.33%) Ajax
6 4 (13.33%) REST
7 3 (10.00%) HTML5
7 3 (10.00%) Flash
8 2 (6.67%) .NET
8 2 (6.67%) J2EE
8 2 (6.67%) JSON
8 2 (6.67%) CSS3
9 1 (3.33%) Sass
9 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.33%) OOCSS
9 1 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (3.33%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Social Media
2 5 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Wiki
4 1 (3.33%) Online Games
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) SEO
2 10 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (26.67%) Content Management
3 8 (26.67%) Kanban
3 8 (26.67%) Analytics
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
4 7 (23.33%) CRM
5 6 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 6 (20.00%) Email Marketing
5 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (16.67%) BDD
6 5 (16.67%) B2B
6 5 (16.67%) B2C
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 4 (13.33%) Web Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) PHP5
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PMP
1 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
1 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Akamai