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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 73 66 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Drupal 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.68% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.68% 3.68% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £225 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £316 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Drupal
Berkshire

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
179 163 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.17% 18.61% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 81 96
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £33.50 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% +122.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) Publishing
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Pay per click
4 2 (22.22%) Symfony
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) Facebook
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Marketo
4 2 (22.22%) AdWords

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) AdWords
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Executive
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing Executive
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing Executive
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PPC Executive
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Author
4 1 (11.11%) Django Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Writer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Django
4 1 (11.11%) Drush
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Pay per click
2 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Facebook
1 2 (22.22%) Google
1 2 (22.22%) Marketo
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) Zend