The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank - 62 47
Contract jobs citing Drupal 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.28% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.67% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £268
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.79% -45.33%
Drupal
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
110 120 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.03% 16.97% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 60 70
Average daily rate £375 £331 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Drupal
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Zend