The first table below looks at the demand for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 Leeds 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 68 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Drupal 17 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 0.64% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.77% 3.21% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 8
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
251 156 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.42% 19.87% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 93 125
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.45 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.43% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £9.45 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Drupal
West Yorkshire

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Drupal
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Drupal
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (84.21%) Symfony
3 14 (73.68%) MVC
3 14 (73.68%) Zend
3 14 (73.68%) CodeIgniter
4 11 (57.89%) MySQL
5 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) Magento
8 2 (10.53%) CMS
9 1 (5.26%) Games
9 1 (5.26%) Web Design
9 1 (5.26%) Finance
9 1 (5.26%) HTML5
9 1 (5.26%) CSS3
9 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator
9 1 (5.26%) Twitter
9 1 (5.26%) jQuery
9 1 (5.26%) Android
9 1 (5.26%) iPhone
9 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
9 1 (5.26%) Web Development

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (10.53%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (94.74%) PHP Developer
3 15 (78.95%) Web Developer
4 14 (73.68%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (52.63%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 7 (36.84%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 6 (31.58%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (15.79%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 1 (5.26%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Symfony
2 14 (73.68%) CodeIgniter
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
2 1 (5.26%) Web Design
2 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter