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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 73 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Drupal 1 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.11% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 0.51% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.79% -45.33%
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
152 198 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.38% 21.98% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 80
Average daily rate £440 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.90 £8.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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 29 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Liferay
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Sass

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) YUI
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
2 1 (16.67%) E-business
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe