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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 204 181 175
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing Drupal 63 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.58% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.61% 3.34% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £263 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £187.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.33% +435.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £187.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-85.66% +435.71%
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
1743 1466 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.59% 17.21% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 794 732
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 74 91
Average hourly rate £19.19 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.34% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 25 £275 -8.33% 6
Surrey +3 12 £275 - 2
Hampshire -14 12 £300 +9.09% 8
Oxfordshire -23 12 £330 +10.00% 13
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £305 -6.15% 3
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 69 (62.73%) PHP
2 57 (51.82%) CMS
3 50 (45.45%) HTML
4 48 (43.64%) CSS
5 46 (41.82%) JavaScript
6 37 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (31.82%) jQuery
8 32 (29.09%) MySQL
9 30 (27.27%) WordPress
10 26 (23.64%) Linux
11 25 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 24 (21.82%) Apache
13 23 (20.91%) Open Source
14 20 (18.18%) HTML5
14 20 (18.18%) Marketing
15 18 (16.36%) XML
15 18 (16.36%) LAMP
16 17 (15.45%) SEO
17 16 (14.55%) Kanban
18 15 (13.64%) CSS3
18 15 (13.64%) Jenkins
19 14 (12.73%) REST
19 14 (12.73%) DevOps
20 13 (11.82%) Scrum
20 13 (11.82%) Web Services
20 13 (11.82%) E-Commerce
21 11 (10.00%) MVC
21 11 (10.00%) Degree
21 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
22 10 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (51.82%) CMS
2 30 (27.27%) WordPress
3 24 (21.82%) Apache
4 9 (8.18%) Joomla!
5 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.64%) TeamSite
6 4 (3.64%) Confluence
7 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.82%) Node.js
7 2 (1.82%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.91%) uWSGI
8 1 (0.91%) Moodle
8 1 (0.91%) Liferay
8 1 (0.91%) MODX
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.91%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.82%) Tridion
1 2 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Internet
2 2 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.91%) NFC
3 1 (0.91%) LDAP
3 1 (0.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.91%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.09%) MySQL
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 9 (8.18%) Subversion
5 8 (7.27%) JIRA
6 7 (6.36%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (4.55%) Selenium
7 5 (4.55%) Grunt
8 2 (1.82%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.82%) Xdebug
General
1 20 (18.18%) Marketing
2 5 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.73%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (2.73%) Spanish Language
3 3 (2.73%) Publishing
4 2 (1.82%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Finance
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (51.82%) Developer
2 25 (22.73%) Drupal Developer
3 19 (17.27%) Project Manager
4 17 (15.45%) PHP Developer
5 16 (14.55%) Digital Project Manager
6 12 (10.91%) Web Developer
7 10 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (6.36%) WordPress Developer
8 7 (6.36%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Web Manager
11 3 (2.73%) Programmer
11 3 (2.73%) Content Editor
11 3 (2.73%) Software Manager
11 3 (2.73%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Web Project Manager
11 3 (2.73%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.73%) HTML Developer
12 2 (1.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (45.45%) HTML
2 48 (43.64%) CSS
3 35 (31.82%) jQuery
4 20 (18.18%) HTML5
5 18 (16.36%) XML
5 18 (16.36%) LAMP
6 15 (13.64%) CSS3
7 14 (12.73%) REST
8 13 (11.82%) Web Services
9 10 (9.09%) Ajax
10 9 (8.18%) SOAP
11 7 (6.36%) Symfony
12 6 (5.45%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (3.64%) Sass
14 3 (2.73%) RESTful
14 3 (2.73%) XSL
14 3 (2.73%) XHTML
15 2 (1.82%) Flash
15 2 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) Open Source
2 10 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.36%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.55%) Social Media
4 5 (4.55%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.73%) Blog
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.91%) FMCG
7 1 (0.91%) Kinect
7 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.91%) PMI
7 1 (0.91%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.64%) Linux
2 10 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.45%) Windows
4 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.55%) Debian
5 1 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.45%) SEO
3 16 (14.55%) Kanban
4 14 (12.73%) DevOps
5 13 (11.82%) Scrum
5 13 (11.82%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.00%) MVC
6 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 10 (9.09%) ITIL
8 9 (8.18%) Project Management
8 9 (8.18%) Content Management
9 8 (7.27%) OO
10 7 (6.36%) OO PHP
10 7 (6.36%) B2B
10 7 (6.36%) B2C
10 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.45%) Web Development
11 6 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 69 (62.73%) PHP
2 46 (41.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 9 (8.18%) Java
5 8 (7.27%) Python
6 7 (6.36%) PHP5
7 4 (3.64%) SQL
8 1 (0.91%) C#
8 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.82%) HNC
4 2 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (9.09%) KVM
2 3 (2.73%) Varnish
3 1 (0.91%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) Puppet
1 10 (9.09%) Vagrant
1 10 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.27%) Zend
3 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.64%) Adobe
5 1 (0.91%) SendGrid
5 1 (0.91%) Akamai
5 1 (0.91%) Facebook
5 1 (0.91%) IBM
5 1 (0.91%) Open Text
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