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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 98 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing Drupal 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 3.81% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £294 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.79% -45.33%
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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
323 210 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.14% 15.91% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 114 100
Average daily rate £400 £324 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.55% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.91 £19.50 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Magento
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
3 3 (50.00%) Symfony
3 3 (50.00%) Zend
3 3 (50.00%) Laravel
3 3 (50.00%) WordPress
4 2 (33.33%) Social Media
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Online Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Social Media Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) MailChimp
4 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Email Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Editor
3 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Content Editor
3 1 (16.67%) Content Editor
3 1 (16.67%) CMS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
3 3 (50.00%) Laravel
3 3 (50.00%) Symfony
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) SEO
1 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Email Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Online Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Google