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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 142 124 129
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Drupal 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.27% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.17% 1.61% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £320 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £46.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.43% +22.66%
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
598 497 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.99% 16.62% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 266 268
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £12.10 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.52% -28.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -10 6 £315 +14.54%
Glasgow 0 1 £350 +100.00% 1
Drupal
UK

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (55.56%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) MySQL
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Migration
5 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) HTML5
6 5 (27.78%) Yii
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) CSS3
8 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
8 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) CMS
8 3 (16.67%) LAMP
8 3 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (16.67%) Active Record
9 2 (11.11%) Content Development
9 2 (11.11%) e-Learning
9 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (11.11%) InDesign
9 2 (11.11%) Adobe
9 2 (11.11%) Telecoms

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.11%) Edge Animate
1 2 (11.11%) InDesign
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (38.89%) PHP Developer
4 6 (33.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
6 4 (22.22%) Web Manager
6 4 (22.22%) Web Project Manager
7 3 (16.67%) Web Content Manager
7 3 (16.67%) Web Content Project Manager
8 2 (11.11%) Interactive Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Senior Drupal Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) HTML5
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) Yii
3 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) LAMP
4 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (11.11%) Flash
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5 Boilerplate
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) Modernizr
4 2 (11.11%) Sass
4 2 (11.11%) Symfony
4 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) Mason
5 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
1 2 (11.11%) e-Learning
1 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Active Record
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Content Development
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) OOD
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) PHP 5
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Facebook
2 2 (11.11%) Twitter
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com