The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 223 199 177
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Contract jobs citing Drupal 47 52 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.57% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.46% 3.05% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 39
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £371 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.79% -45.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.79% -45.33%
Drupal
England

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

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1911 1706 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.28% 18.65% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 941 816
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 87 69
Average hourly rate £19.34 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Drupal
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
East Sussex +9 16 £250 -
Hampshire +3 16 £283 -5.83% 1
Berkshire -12 10 £290 -14.07% 8
Oxfordshire -23 7 £290 -20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £300 - 4
Surrey -13 2 £300 +4.34% 1
West Sussex -16 1 £250 -9.09%
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 71 (76.34%) PHP
1 71 (76.34%) CSS
2 70 (75.27%) HTML
3 57 (61.29%) JavaScript
4 46 (49.46%) CMS
5 42 (45.16%) MySQL
6 35 (37.63%) jQuery
7 32 (34.41%) OO
8 30 (32.26%) OO PHP
9 27 (29.03%) HTML5
10 26 (27.96%) Subversion
11 25 (26.88%) CSS3
12 24 (25.81%) Git (software)
12 24 (25.81%) LAMP
13 23 (24.73%) Perl
13 23 (24.73%) Marketing
14 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (20.43%) SQL
15 19 (20.43%) Photoshop
16 17 (18.28%) Linux
17 16 (17.20%) Ajax
18 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
19 8 (8.60%) QA
19 8 (8.60%) WordPress
20 7 (7.53%) JSON
20 7 (7.53%) XML
20 7 (7.53%) Apache
20 7 (7.53%) SEO
21 6 (6.45%) Adobe
21 6 (6.45%) SQL Server

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 46 (49.46%) CMS
2 8 (8.60%) WordPress
3 7 (7.53%) Apache
4 4 (4.30%) Confluence
5 1 (1.08%) Kentico
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.08%) DNN
5 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.15%) GitHub
3 1 (1.08%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (45.16%) MySQL
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 26 (27.96%) Subversion
2 24 (25.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.30%) JIRA
General
1 23 (24.73%) Marketing
2 4 (4.30%) Legal
3 3 (3.23%) French Language
3 3 (3.23%) German Language
3 3 (3.23%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (79.57%) Developer
2 28 (30.11%) Web Developer
3 23 (24.73%) PHP Developer
4 20 (21.51%) Drupal Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Perl Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 5 (5.38%) LAMP Developer
8 4 (4.30%) OO PHP Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Designer
10 2 (2.15%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 2 (2.15%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.15%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Analyst
11 1 (1.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (76.34%) CSS
2 70 (75.27%) HTML
3 35 (37.63%) jQuery
4 27 (29.03%) HTML5
5 25 (26.88%) CSS3
6 24 (25.81%) LAMP
7 16 (17.20%) Ajax
8 7 (7.53%) XML
8 7 (7.53%) JSON
9 5 (5.38%) Dojo
9 5 (5.38%) Sass
9 5 (5.38%) XHTML
9 5 (5.38%) Web Services
10 3 (3.23%) .NET
10 3 (3.23%) Laravel
11 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
12 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.08%) LESS
12 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) User Experience
2 4 (4.30%) Blog
2 4 (4.30%) Social Media
2 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.15%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.08%) FMCG
4 1 (1.08%) W3C
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) CentOS
3 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) OO
2 30 (32.26%) OO PHP
3 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.53%) SEO
6 5 (5.38%) OOP
6 5 (5.38%) Web Development
6 5 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.30%) Kanban
7 4 (4.30%) Open Source
7 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.30%) Analytics
7 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.23%) Content Management
8 3 (3.23%) Migration
9 2 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.15%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.15%) Project Management
9 2 (2.15%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (76.34%) PHP
2 57 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.73%) Perl
4 19 (20.43%) SQL
5 6 (6.45%) C#
6 5 (5.38%) Python
7 4 (4.30%) Java
8 3 (3.23%) PHP5
9 1 (1.08%) Pascal
9 1 (1.08%) VBA
9 1 (1.08%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Puppet
1 5 (5.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) Adobe
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
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