The first table below looks at the demand for Joomla! 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 Joomla! over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joomla!
Rank 60 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Joomla! 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.17% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.87% 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£143 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £300 £213
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +40.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 - £18.00
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
115 109 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.24% 18.20% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 66 48
Average daily rate £323 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £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 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £126.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Joomla!
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Joomla!
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Joomla! Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Joomla!
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Joomla! Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Joomla!
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Joomla! 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 Joomla!.

1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience Design
2 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Web Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Internet Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) WebTrends

Joomla!
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Joomla! 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 Joomla!. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Marketing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Internet Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience Design
2 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter