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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 68 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Drupal 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.094% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.35% 0.51% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
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 £35.00 £37.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +102.70%
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
179 195 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.41% 18.36% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 111 60
Average daily rate £410 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 23
Average hourly rate £33.50 £13.05 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.70% -37.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £17.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) Ext JS
5 3 (27.27%) B2B
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) CMS
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) LAMP
6 2 (18.18%) B2C
6 2 (18.18%) WordPress
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Django
6 2 (18.18%) Email Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) YUI
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (27.27%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) WordPress
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) Liferay
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Grunt
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) Ext JS
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) LAMP
5 2 (18.18%) Django
5 2 (18.18%) YUI
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 2 (18.18%) Drush
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XHTML
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) B2B
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Email Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) B2C
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe