The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 147 126 82
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -44
Contract jobs citing Drupal 6 7 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.23% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.91% 1.53% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £332 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+22.66% +102.70%
Drupal
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
662 457 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.07% 14.91% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 246 181
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.02 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.05% +28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Manchester -5 6 £275 +1.85% 11
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (83.33%) PHP
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) CMS
5 10 (55.56%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) jQuery
7 6 (33.33%) HTML5
8 5 (27.78%) Node.js
8 5 (27.78%) Magento
8 5 (27.78%) Content Management
9 4 (22.22%) Google Maps API
9 4 (22.22%) Google
9 4 (22.22%) Symfony
9 4 (22.22%) Zend
9 4 (22.22%) MySQL
9 4 (22.22%) OO
9 4 (22.22%) Laravel
10 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (16.67%) OOP
10 3 (16.67%) RESTful
10 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
10 3 (16.67%) XHTML
10 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 3 (16.67%) JSON
10 3 (16.67%) MVC
11 2 (11.11%) Workflow
11 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (11.11%) PHP5

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (61.11%) CMS
2 5 (27.78%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) ArcGIS
3 2 (11.11%) WordPress
4 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (38.89%) PHP Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Google Maps API
5 4 (22.22%) Laravel
5 4 (22.22%) Symfony
6 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (16.67%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) XHTML
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Content Management
2 4 (22.22%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) PHP
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP5
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Google
1 4 (22.22%) Zend
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) ESRI
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
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