The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 67 63 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing Drupal 1 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 1.39% 0.080%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 7.53% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%
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 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-45.33% +36.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
180 186 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.59% 18.53% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 76
Average daily rate £388 £425 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £8.11 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Drupal
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Akamai
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) OOCSS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) OOCSS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Akamai