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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 61 73 95
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs citing Drupal 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 1.01% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.60% 4.44% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+15.90% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +139.39%
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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
154 248 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.85% 22.82% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 141 78
Average daily rate £500 £425 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.12 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.50 £16.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 October 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 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) WordPress
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Akamai
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) OOCSS
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Liferay
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) OOCSS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PHP5
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Akamai
1 1 (20.00%) Zend
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
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