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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 82 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Drupal 9 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.87% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.57% 4.13% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £187.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-85.66% +435.71%
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
252 242 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.94% 20.95% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 136 122
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.15 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £31.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Drupal
North West

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (85.71%) PHP
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) CMS
4 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) MySQL
5 10 (47.62%) jQuery
6 7 (33.33%) Content Management
7 4 (19.05%) Google
7 4 (19.05%) Google Maps API
7 4 (19.05%) Apache
8 3 (14.29%) Zend
8 3 (14.29%) Magento
9 2 (9.52%) Behat
9 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
9 2 (9.52%) Node.js
9 2 (9.52%) OO
9 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) Web Development
9 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
9 2 (9.52%) GIS
9 2 (9.52%) ESRI
9 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
9 2 (9.52%) Workflow
10 1 (4.76%) Legal
10 1 (4.76%) Retail

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (57.14%) CMS
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
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 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Behat
General
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 6 (28.57%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Magento Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP MySQL 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
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) Google Maps API
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) FMCG
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
2 2 (9.52%) OO
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (9.52%) Web Development
2 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) PHP
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Zend
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) ESRI
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe