The first table below looks at the demand for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Brighton 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 23 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing Drupal 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.21% 3.08% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% 17.39% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £198 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £278
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+102.70% -28.84%
Application Platforms Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
40 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.83% 17.69% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 9
Average daily rate £290 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Drupal
East Sussex

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Drupal
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 19 (90.48%) PHP
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (28.57%) MySQL
5 4 (19.05%) CMS
6 3 (14.29%) Content Management
6 3 (14.29%) Moodle
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Intranet
8 1 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) Web Design
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) JSON
8 1 (4.76%) Symfony
8 1 (4.76%) Zend
8 1 (4.76%) CSS3
8 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (19.05%) CMS
2 3 (14.29%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
1 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Symfony
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Content Management
2 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Web Design
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) PHP
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Zend