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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 77 75 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Drupal 11 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 0.59% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.07% 3.15% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Average daily rate
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£313 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
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 £12.30 £39.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-68.86% +139.39%
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
217 222 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.92% 18.56% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 96 137
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.80 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 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
Bury - - - -
Drupal
North West

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) CMS
4 9 (52.94%) jQuery
5 8 (47.06%) Content Management
5 8 (47.06%) Apache
6 4 (23.53%) Magento
6 4 (23.53%) Twitter
6 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (17.65%) WordPress
7 3 (17.65%) Zend
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
9 1 (5.88%) Behat
9 1 (5.88%) Open Source
9 1 (5.88%) MVC
9 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.88%) XHTML
9 1 (5.88%) SQL
9 1 (5.88%) XML
9 1 (5.88%) Linux
9 1 (5.88%) OOP
9 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) CMS
2 8 (47.06%) Apache
3 3 (17.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Behat
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
4 4 (23.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Magento Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
2 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Twitter
2 3 (17.65%) Zend
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