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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 76 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Drupal 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.50% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.80% 3.03% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £363 £273 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.02% -22.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £46.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.43% +22.66%
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
184 165 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.88% 16.62% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 94 111
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £266 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £9.00 £33.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.13% +123.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 2016.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drupal across the Reading region.

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) WordPress
2 5 (55.56%) Joomla!
2 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) DCOM
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (44.44%) VB
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) VB6
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Node.js
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) German Language

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (66.67%) WordPress
2 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 5 (55.56%) Joomla!
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (11.11%) MODX
5 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) AdWords
2 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) German Language
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Executive
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing Executive
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing Executive
3 2 (22.22%) PPC Executive
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) DCOM
4 2 (22.22%) COM
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Pay per click
2 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) VB
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Facebook
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Marketo
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware