The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 102 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Drupal 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.26% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.97% 1.59% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £425 £250 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -21.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-80.43% -
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
309 251 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.65% 16.49% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 152 107
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.30% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.95 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £19.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Drupal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £425 -
Drupal
North West

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) WordPress
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Magento
4 2 (33.33%) GeoServer
4 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Ember.js
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) React
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 2 (33.33%) GeoServer
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Magento Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) CMS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) React
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) Zend