The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 97 97 130
Rank change year-on-year
0 +33
Contract jobs citing Drupal 26 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.41% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.96% 7.03% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 9
Average daily rate
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£333 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
+6.08% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £39.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-31.96% +139.39%
Drupal
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
436 526 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.41% 20.09% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 298 158
Average daily rate £401 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 21
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.75 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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
Maidenhead +9 15 £340 +7.93%
Reading +5 7 £275 -15.38% 2
Newbury - 1 £263 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Drupal
South East

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) CMS
3 22 (47.83%) PHP
4 20 (43.48%) SEO
5 17 (36.96%) HTML
5 17 (36.96%) Marketing
6 16 (34.78%) Open Source
7 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 13 (28.26%) Kanban
8 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
9 12 (26.09%) XML
9 12 (26.09%) CSS
9 12 (26.09%) Linux
9 12 (26.09%) REST
9 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
10 11 (23.91%) DevOps
10 11 (23.91%) Apache
10 11 (23.91%) Scrum
10 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (21.74%) LAMP
11 10 (21.74%) Identity Management
11 10 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (21.74%) ITIL
11 10 (21.74%) KVM
11 10 (21.74%) Vagrant
11 10 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (21.74%) Bitbucket
11 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
12 9 (19.57%) Puppet

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (60.87%) CMS
2 11 (23.91%) Apache
3 7 (15.22%) WordPress
4 4 (8.70%) Joomla!
5 3 (6.52%) Confluence
5 3 (6.52%) Magnolia
5 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.35%) Liferay
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 10 (21.74%) Bitbucket
4 5 (10.87%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.17%) FogBugz
7 1 (2.17%) Trac
7 1 (2.17%) Grunt
General
1 17 (36.96%) Marketing
2 7 (15.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Dutch Language
3 3 (6.52%) French Language
4 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.17%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Project Manager
2 14 (30.43%) Digital Project Manager
3 9 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Developer
5 7 (15.22%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Communications Officer
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 3 (6.52%) Marketing Executive
7 3 (6.52%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Relationships Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Business Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Communications Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Web Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) CSS
2 12 (26.09%) XML
2 12 (26.09%) REST
3 10 (21.74%) LAMP
4 9 (19.57%) jQuery
5 7 (15.22%) Web Services
6 3 (6.52%) CSS3
6 3 (6.52%) HTML5
6 3 (6.52%) Flash
6 3 (6.52%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) .NET
7 2 (4.35%) XHTML
7 2 (4.35%) Ajax
7 2 (4.35%) Sass
8 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.17%) OOCSS
8 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (2.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Open Source
2 7 (15.22%) Social Media
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.17%) Wiki
6 1 (2.17%) Blog
6 1 (2.17%) FMCG
6 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.17%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Debian
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) SEO
3 13 (28.26%) Kanban
4 11 (23.91%) Scrum
4 11 (23.91%) DevOps
4 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
5 10 (21.74%) Identity Management
5 10 (21.74%) ITIL
6 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
6 9 (19.57%) Analytics
7 8 (17.39%) Content Management
8 7 (15.22%) Email Marketing
8 7 (15.22%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (15.22%) CRM
9 6 (13.04%) B2B
9 6 (13.04%) B2C
9 6 (13.04%) Project Management
9 6 (13.04%) Product Management
9 6 (13.04%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) PHP
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) PMP
2 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Vagrant
1 10 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (19.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) Adobe
1 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Zend
3 1 (2.17%) Akamai
3 1 (2.17%) SendGrid
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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