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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 121 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Drupal 11 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.34% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 2.20% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 14
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
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
517 409 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.44% 15.32% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 207 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 37
Average hourly rate £18.25 £21.77 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +18.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.31 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 0 9 £320 +6.66% 5
Lancashire - - - - 3
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (84.62%) PHP
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 15 (57.69%) CSS
3 15 (57.69%) CMS
4 13 (50.00%) MySQL
5 10 (38.46%) jQuery
6 9 (34.62%) Content Management
7 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
8 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
8 5 (19.23%) OO
9 4 (15.38%) Open Source
9 4 (15.38%) Google Maps API
9 4 (15.38%) Google
10 3 (11.54%) Zend
10 3 (11.54%) Magento
10 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
10 3 (11.54%) Subversion
10 3 (11.54%) Facebook
10 3 (11.54%) Twitter
10 3 (11.54%) Apache
10 3 (11.54%) Linux
10 3 (11.54%) C
11 2 (7.69%) Web Services
11 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
11 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.69%) GIS
11 2 (7.69%) ESRI
11 2 (7.69%) ArcGIS
11 2 (7.69%) Workflow

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (57.69%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) ArcGIS
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Behat
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Drupal Developer
3 8 (30.77%) PHP Developer
4 6 (23.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
6 3 (11.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Magento Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) HTML
1 15 (57.69%) CSS
2 10 (38.46%) jQuery
3 4 (15.38%) Google Maps API
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) Grails
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
3 1 (3.85%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Content Management
2 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
3 5 (19.23%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Web Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Test Management
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) PHP
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 1 (3.85%) PHP5
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) Zend
2 3 (11.54%) Facebook
2 3 (11.54%) Twitter
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) ESRI
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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