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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 54 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Drupal 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.32% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.46% 2.15% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £263 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £187.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-85.66% +435.71%
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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
112 93 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.31% 15.07% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 59 27
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -33.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) PHP5
3 4 (66.67%) Yii
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 4 (66.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
4 1 (16.67%) Blog
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) Yii
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
1 1 (16.67%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP5
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com