The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Birmingham 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 59 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Drupal 2 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 1.81% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% 10.38% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +8.00%
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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
115 106 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.34% 17.46% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 49
Average daily rate £320 £310 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.85 £12.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £126.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Drupal
West Midlands

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 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Magento
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) Yii
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Magento
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Yii
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript