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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 193 166 169
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs citing Drupal 57 66 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.77% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.26% 4.32% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 55
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
+6.08% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +139.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £39.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-31.96% +139.39%
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
1746 1529 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 17.79% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 857 808
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 85
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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 0 26 £333 +5.55% 4
Surrey +2 14 £275 - 1
Oxfordshire -6 9 £350 +20.58% 8
Hampshire -11 8 £336 +12.08% 6
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £300 -14.28% 7
West Sussex -9 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 62 (58.49%) PHP
2 57 (53.77%) CMS
3 49 (46.23%) HTML
4 43 (40.57%) CSS
4 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
5 37 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (28.30%) MySQL
7 29 (27.36%) Linux
8 27 (25.47%) WordPress
9 25 (23.58%) Apache
10 22 (20.75%) Marketing
10 22 (20.75%) SEO
10 22 (20.75%) jQuery
11 21 (19.81%) E-Commerce
12 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
12 20 (18.87%) Open Source
13 17 (16.04%) Web Services
13 17 (16.04%) XML
13 17 (16.04%) LAMP
14 15 (14.15%) REST
14 15 (14.15%) Jenkins
15 13 (12.26%) HTML5
15 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (12.26%) Kanban
16 12 (11.32%) Joomla!
16 12 (11.32%) CSS3
16 12 (11.32%) DevOps
16 12 (11.32%) Content Management
17 11 (10.38%) Ajax
17 11 (10.38%) Scrum

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 57 (53.77%) CMS
2 27 (25.47%) WordPress
3 25 (23.58%) Apache
4 12 (11.32%) Joomla!
5 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.83%) TeamSite
6 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.83%) Confluence
6 3 (2.83%) Node.js
6 3 (2.83%) Magnolia
7 2 (1.89%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.89%) Liferay
7 2 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.94%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.89%) Tridion
3 2 (1.89%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) RFID
2 1 (0.94%) NFC
2 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.30%) MySQL
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.15%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.43%) Bitbucket
4 9 (8.49%) JIRA
5 8 (7.55%) Subversion
6 5 (4.72%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (4.72%) Selenium
7 3 (2.83%) Grunt
8 2 (1.89%) Xdebug
8 2 (1.89%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.94%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.94%) Trac
General
1 22 (20.75%) Marketing
2 7 (6.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.77%) Finance
4 3 (2.83%) Dutch Language
4 3 (2.83%) French Language
4 3 (2.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.94%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (43.40%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) Drupal Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Project Manager
4 16 (15.09%) PHP Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Digital Project Manager
5 10 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (6.60%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Web Manager
7 5 (4.72%) WordPress Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Communications Officer
8 4 (3.77%) Web Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.83%) Consultant
9 3 (2.83%) Architect
9 3 (2.83%) Content Editor
9 3 (2.83%) Software Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (46.23%) HTML
2 43 (40.57%) CSS
3 22 (20.75%) jQuery
4 17 (16.04%) Web Services
4 17 (16.04%) XML
4 17 (16.04%) LAMP
5 15 (14.15%) REST
6 13 (12.26%) HTML5
7 12 (11.32%) CSS3
8 11 (10.38%) Ajax
9 10 (9.43%) SOAP
10 7 (6.60%) Symfony
10 7 (6.60%) Flash
11 6 (5.66%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.77%) Sass
13 4 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.83%) XHTML
15 2 (1.89%) Zend Framework
15 2 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Open Source
2 9 (8.49%) Social Media
3 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.72%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.77%) User Experience
6 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) Wiki
7 1 (0.94%) Blog
7 1 (0.94%) FMCG
7 1 (0.94%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.94%) SCORM
7 1 (0.94%) Animation
7 1 (0.94%) Kinect
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.36%) Linux
2 10 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.72%) Windows
3 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.72%) Debian
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.75%) SEO
3 21 (19.81%) E-Commerce
4 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (12.26%) Kanban
5 12 (11.32%) DevOps
5 12 (11.32%) Content Management
6 11 (10.38%) Scrum
6 11 (10.38%) MVC
6 11 (10.38%) Project Management
7 10 (9.43%) Identity Management
7 10 (9.43%) ITIL
7 10 (9.43%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (9.43%) Analytics
8 9 (8.49%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (8.49%) OO
8 9 (8.49%) B2C
8 9 (8.49%) Email Marketing
9 8 (7.55%) CRM
9 8 (7.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 62 (58.49%) PHP
2 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.38%) Java
4 10 (9.43%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.55%) PHP5
6 3 (2.83%) Python
7 2 (1.89%) SQL
7 2 (1.89%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (8.49%) Degree
3 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.83%) PMP
3 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.94%) HNC
4 1 (0.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Vagrant
1 10 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.55%) Zend
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) Adobe
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.89%) Google
7 1 (0.94%) Open Text
7 1 (0.94%) IBM
7 1 (0.94%) Akamai
7 1 (0.94%) Facebook
7 1 (0.94%) SendGrid
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