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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 144 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Contract jobs citing Drupal 4 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.23% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 1.72% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate
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£250 £307 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% +22.60%
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 - £18.50
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
576 407 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.69% 13.46% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 217 181
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 35
Average hourly rate £16.84 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 -12 4 £250 -21.56% 6
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) CMS
5 6 (50.00%) HTML5
6 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) Magento
7 4 (33.33%) Symfony
7 4 (33.33%) Zend
7 4 (33.33%) Google Maps API
7 4 (33.33%) Content Management
7 4 (33.33%) Google
7 4 (33.33%) Laravel
8 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (25.00%) RESTful
8 3 (25.00%) Node.js
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) OOP
8 3 (25.00%) OO
8 3 (25.00%) XHTML
8 3 (25.00%) JSON
8 3 (25.00%) MVC
9 2 (16.67%) Workflow
9 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (16.67%) GIS
9 2 (16.67%) ESRI

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (58.33%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Symfony
4 4 (33.33%) Google Maps API
4 4 (33.33%) Laravel
5 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) XHTML
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (25.00%) OOP
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP5
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Zend
1 4 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) ESRI
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