The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 72 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Drupal 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.093% 0.26% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 1.42% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+102.70% -28.84%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
200 141 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.62% 18.26% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 58 70
Average daily rate £350 £316 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -12.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.34% +53.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £34.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Drupal
Berkshire

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 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) UML
5 3 (42.86%) Games
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) Ajax
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 2 (28.57%) CSS3
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Social Network
6 2 (28.57%) LAMP
7 1 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP