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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 59 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Drupal 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.38% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.74% 2.06% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £250 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £242
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
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%
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
155 97 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.84% 15.85% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 54 104
Average daily rate £375 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £131 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £12.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £25.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 2014, 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 24 (85.71%) PHP
2 18 (64.29%) MySQL
3 10 (35.71%) Symfony
3 10 (35.71%) Zend
3 10 (35.71%) CodeIgniter
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Open Source
5 8 (28.57%) jQuery
5 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.00%) Digital Media
7 6 (21.43%) HTML5
7 6 (21.43%) Ajax
7 6 (21.43%) UML
7 6 (21.43%) LDAP
8 4 (14.29%) Publishing
8 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.71%) Mashup
9 3 (10.71%) Scientific Linux
9 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
9 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
9 3 (10.71%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.71%) CentOS
9 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) Moodle
1 3 (10.71%) Magnolia
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) LDAP
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) Couchbase
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) Web Developer
2 17 (60.71%) PHP Developer
3 16 (57.14%) PHP Web Developer
4 11 (39.29%) Drupal Developer
5 7 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 7 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Data Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
1 10 (35.71%) Symfony
1 10 (35.71%) CodeIgniter
2 8 (28.57%) jQuery
3 6 (21.43%) HTML5
3 6 (21.43%) Ajax
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 1 (3.57%) XHTML
6 1 (3.57%) LAMP
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Open Source
2 7 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.71%) VLE
3 3 (10.71%) Taxonomies
3 3 (10.71%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Debian
2 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
2 3 (10.71%) CentOS
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 6 (21.43%) UML
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Content Management
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) PHP
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) NFS
1 3 (10.71%) Samba
1 3 (10.71%) Xen
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) Postfix
1 3 (10.71%) Sendmail
1 3 (10.71%) KVM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Zend
2 3 (10.71%) ForgeRock
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Sun
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) VMware