The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 77 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Drupal 9 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.54% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.77% 2.86% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
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£320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Drupal
North 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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
239 210 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.42% 18.73% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 119 123
Average daily rate £350 £300 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £445 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -19.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £17.15 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Bolton - - - -
Drupal
North West

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (85.71%) PHP
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 13 (61.90%) CMS
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 9 (42.86%) MySQL
5 8 (38.10%) Content Management
6 4 (19.05%) Google
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) Google Maps API
6 4 (19.05%) OO PHP
7 3 (14.29%) Magento
7 3 (14.29%) Apache
7 3 (14.29%) Zend
8 2 (9.52%) Web Development
8 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Workflow
8 2 (9.52%) GIS
8 2 (9.52%) ESRI
8 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) Node.js
8 2 (9.52%) Behat
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.76%) WordPress

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (61.90%) CMS
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) WordPress
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Behat
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 6 (28.57%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Magento Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
1 12 (57.14%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) jQuery
3 4 (19.05%) Google Maps API
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) FMCG
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Content Management
2 4 (19.05%) OO
2 4 (19.05%) OO PHP
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) PHP
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Zend
3 2 (9.52%) ESRI
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
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