The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 51 56 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Drupal 13 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.51% 1.91% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.98% 10.13% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 - -
Drupal
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
163 158 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.93% 18.90% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 113 70
Average daily rate £348 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drupal across the Bristol region.

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Liferay
3 9 (36.00%) ForgeRock
3 9 (36.00%) Content Management
4 8 (32.00%) HTML
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) PHP
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) OO
7 5 (20.00%) OOP
7 5 (20.00%) J2EE
7 5 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) CMS
8 4 (16.00%) QA
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) MySQL
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) CRM
8 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
8 4 (16.00%) Open Source
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
8 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) HTML5
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.00%) Ajax
10 2 (8.00%) Marketing
10 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (36.00%) Liferay
2 4 (16.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) ExpressionEngine
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 5 (20.00%) J2EE
3 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) Ajax
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) Memcached
7 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) CentOS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Content Management
2 6 (24.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) OOP
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) PHP
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) ForgeRock
2 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (16.00%) TIBCO