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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 69 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Drupal 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.30% 0.55% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +80.72%
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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
186 183 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.68% 19.08% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 101 61
Average daily rate £400 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.10 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £25.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 2015.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) jQuery
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) HTML5
4 7 (43.75%) CSS3
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) CMS
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) WordPress
7 4 (25.00%) MySQL
7 4 (25.00%) B2B
7 4 (25.00%) B2C
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Ext JS
8 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
8 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
9 2 (12.50%) Drush
9 2 (12.50%) Grunt
9 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
9 2 (12.50%) REST

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (37.50%) CMS
2 5 (31.25%) WordPress
3 2 (12.50%) Liferay
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Grunt
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
2 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Drupal Developer
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (18.75%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) jQuery
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) CSS3
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Ext JS
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) LAMP
6 2 (12.50%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) Django
6 2 (12.50%) YUI
6 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 2 (12.50%) Drush
7 1 (6.25%) Sass
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) XHTML
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Debian
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) B2B
2 4 (25.00%) B2C
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) E-business
4 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Email Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (75.00%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) Zend
1 1 (6.25%) SendGrid