The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 137 113 131
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing Drupal 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.27% 1.55% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £190 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £350
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 - £39.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +139.39%
Drupal
England

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

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
617 386 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.05% 16.23% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 166 251
Average daily rate £391 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Drupal
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +5 7 £375 +97.36% 3
Hertfordshire - 4 £365 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £200 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 25 (92.59%) HTML
2 24 (88.89%) CSS
3 23 (85.19%) PHP
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) jQuery
5 10 (37.04%) HTML5
6 9 (33.33%) CSS3
7 7 (25.93%) WordPress
8 5 (18.52%) MySQL
8 5 (18.52%) MVC
8 5 (18.52%) CMS
9 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) Publishing
9 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
9 4 (14.81%) Code Coverage
9 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) Joomla!
9 4 (14.81%) Kindle
10 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (11.11%) QA
10 3 (11.11%) JSON
10 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Usability Testing
10 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
11 2 (7.41%) CRM
11 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (25.93%) WordPress
2 5 (18.52%) CMS
3 4 (14.81%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.70%) Moodle
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (18.52%) PHP Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Interactive Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Joomla! Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) HTML
2 24 (88.89%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) HTML5
3 10 (37.04%) jQuery
4 9 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) JSON
6 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) Symfony
8 1 (3.70%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) XSLT
8 1 (3.70%) Flash
8 1 (3.70%) XHTML
8 1 (3.70%) LAMP
8 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Kindle
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.70%) Animation
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Code Coverage
2 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (11.11%) Usability Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) PHP
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) PHP5
5 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
2 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Zend