The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 193 176 216
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +40
Contract jobs citing Drupal 47 59 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.70% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.78% 4.28% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.49% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.30 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-45.33% +36.36%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1691 1378 1651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.42% 16.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 759 806
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 85 83
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Drupal
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Berkshire -11 18 £300 -17.24% 5
Surrey -1 9 £300 -14.28% 2
Oxfordshire -1 7 £438 +34.61% 5
East Sussex +2 5 - - 3
West Sussex -2 2 £275 - 3
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £275 +22.22% 2
Kent - 2 £225 - 1
Hampshire -18 1 £250 +5.26% 6
Sussex - - - - 1
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 52 (65.82%) HTML
2 50 (63.29%) PHP
3 46 (58.23%) JavaScript
4 45 (56.96%) CSS
5 32 (40.51%) CMS
6 23 (29.11%) MySQL
7 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
7 16 (20.25%) jQuery
8 15 (18.99%) SEO
9 14 (17.72%) Marketing
10 13 (16.46%) Content Management
11 12 (15.19%) LAMP
11 12 (15.19%) XML
11 12 (15.19%) WordPress
12 11 (13.92%) TDD
13 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (12.66%) OO
13 10 (12.66%) HTML5
14 9 (11.39%) Analytics
14 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (11.39%) Linux
14 9 (11.39%) Project Management
14 9 (11.39%) Joomla!
15 8 (10.13%) Web Development
15 8 (10.13%) OOP
15 8 (10.13%) CRM
15 8 (10.13%) Web Services
15 8 (10.13%) Kanban
15 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
15 8 (10.13%) Social Media

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 32 (40.51%) CMS
2 12 (15.19%) WordPress
3 9 (11.39%) Joomla!
4 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 3 (3.80%) Magnolia
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.53%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (2.53%) Confluence
6 2 (2.53%) Node.js
6 2 (2.53%) Liferay
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.53%) Moodle
7 1 (1.27%) nginx
7 1 (1.27%) TeamSite
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.53%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) Intranet
3 1 (1.27%) NFC
3 1 (1.27%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (5.06%) PHPUnit
2 4 (5.06%) Behat
2 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.27%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.27%) Trac
5 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 14 (17.72%) Marketing
2 5 (6.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.06%) Finance
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Dutch Language
4 3 (3.80%) French Language
5 2 (2.53%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (15.19%) PHP Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Project Manager
5 10 (12.66%) Web Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Web Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Web Project Manager
8 4 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Communications Officer
8 4 (5.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Marketing Executive
9 3 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Digital Marketing Executive
9 3 (3.80%) Web Editor
9 3 (3.80%) Relationships Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Content Editor
9 3 (3.80%) Business Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.82%) HTML
2 45 (56.96%) CSS
3 16 (20.25%) jQuery
4 12 (15.19%) LAMP
4 12 (15.19%) XML
5 10 (12.66%) HTML5
6 8 (10.13%) Web Services
7 7 (8.86%) CSS3
7 7 (8.86%) Flash
8 6 (7.59%) SOAP
9 5 (6.33%) REST
9 5 (6.33%) Ajax
10 4 (5.06%) JSON
10 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.53%) Zend Framework
12 2 (2.53%) XHTML
12 2 (2.53%) ATL
12 2 (2.53%) .NET
12 2 (2.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Social Media
1 8 (10.13%) Open Source
1 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.27%) Online Games
4 1 (1.27%) Kinect
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Wiki
4 1 (1.27%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Android
2 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
2 15 (18.99%) SEO
3 13 (16.46%) Content Management
4 11 (13.92%) TDD
5 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.66%) OO
6 9 (11.39%) Analytics
6 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.39%) Project Management
7 8 (10.13%) Web Development
7 8 (10.13%) OOP
7 8 (10.13%) CRM
7 8 (10.13%) Kanban
8 7 (8.86%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (8.86%) Web Analytics
8 7 (8.86%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.59%) B2C
9 6 (7.59%) Email Marketing
9 6 (7.59%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (6.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) PHP
2 46 (58.23%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.86%) SQL
4 4 (5.06%) PHP5
5 3 (3.80%) Java
6 2 (2.53%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) PMP
2 3 (3.80%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Adobe
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (3.80%) Zend
3 2 (2.53%) Google
4 1 (1.27%) Facebook
4 1 (1.27%) Akamai
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) Open Text
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