The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 127 123 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing Drupal 11 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.14% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.32% 0.69% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 10
Average daily rate
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£300 - £285
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 - £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+74.79% -61.86%
Drupal
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
474 576 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.38% 20.88% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 286 180
Average daily rate £363 £351 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £18.10 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drupal across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drupal across the Scotland region.

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Drupal
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 7 £300 - 5
Dundee - 2 £450 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 2
Drupal
UK

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (60.00%) CSS
2 11 (55.00%) CMS
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) User Experience
5 7 (35.00%) HTML5
6 6 (30.00%) Content Management
7 5 (25.00%) WordPress
7 5 (25.00%) Adobe
8 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
8 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) Joomla!
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery
9 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) SOA
9 3 (15.00%) PHP
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) W3C
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Content Management
9 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (15.00%) CSS3

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (55.00%) CMS
2 5 (25.00%) WordPress
3 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (15.00%) Joomla!
4 3 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Apache
6 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Hudson
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Trac
2 1 (5.00%) Grunt
2 1 (5.00%) Bower
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) CSS
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) LAMP
7 1 (5.00%) Sass
7 1 (5.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) W3C
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Content Management
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) SOA
3 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) Web Usability
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Opsware
3 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
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