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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 197 172 198
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs citing Drupal 51 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.69% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.95% 4.10% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 33
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £245 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £400 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
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%
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
1731 1464 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.63% 16.74% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 811 844
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 69 85
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 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 29 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 -2 18 £338 -3.57% 2
Surrey +6 12 £288 -17.85% 1
Oxfordshire -4 7 £363 +7.40% 3
Hampshire -19 5 £300 +26.31% 4
West Sussex -1 3 £275 -4.34% 1
East Sussex -5 3 - - 3
Kent - 2 £225 -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 4
Sussex - - - - 1
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 42 (55.26%) PHP
2 39 (51.32%) HTML
2 39 (51.32%) CMS
3 32 (42.11%) CSS
3 32 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 22 (28.95%) MySQL
5 18 (23.68%) Linux
6 16 (21.05%) SEO
7 15 (19.74%) Marketing
7 15 (19.74%) E-Commerce
7 15 (19.74%) WordPress
8 14 (18.42%) Web Services
9 13 (17.11%) Apache
9 13 (17.11%) Open Source
10 12 (15.79%) Content Management
10 12 (15.79%) LAMP
11 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (13.16%) XML
12 10 (13.16%) jQuery
13 9 (11.84%) Analytics
13 9 (11.84%) OO
13 9 (11.84%) Project Management
13 9 (11.84%) Joomla!
14 8 (10.53%) CRM
14 8 (10.53%) Kanban
14 8 (10.53%) HTML5
14 8 (10.53%) Social Media
14 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
15 7 (9.21%) REST
15 7 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 39 (51.32%) CMS
2 15 (19.74%) WordPress
3 13 (17.11%) Apache
4 9 (11.84%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.95%) Magnolia
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.95%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.63%) Liferay
6 2 (2.63%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (2.63%) Confluence
6 2 (2.63%) Node.js
7 1 (1.32%) Moodle
7 1 (1.32%) TeamSite
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.63%) Tridion
3 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (1.32%) RFID
3 1 (1.32%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) MySQL
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.89%) Subversion
2 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.95%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.32%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.32%) Trac
General
1 15 (19.74%) Marketing
2 5 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
4 3 (3.95%) Dutch Language
4 3 (3.95%) French Language
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 10 (13.16%) Digital Project Manager
5 9 (11.84%) PHP Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.58%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Web Manager
7 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Communications Officer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Marketing Executive
9 3 (3.95%) Content Editor
9 3 (3.95%) Business Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Web Editor
9 3 (3.95%) Relationships Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (51.32%) HTML
2 32 (42.11%) CSS
3 14 (18.42%) Web Services
4 12 (15.79%) LAMP
5 10 (13.16%) XML
5 10 (13.16%) jQuery
6 8 (10.53%) HTML5
7 7 (9.21%) REST
7 7 (9.21%) Flash
7 7 (9.21%) Ajax
8 6 (7.89%) SOAP
8 6 (7.89%) CSS3
9 4 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.26%) Symfony
10 3 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.63%) Zend Framework
11 2 (2.63%) .NET
11 2 (2.63%) J2EE
11 2 (2.63%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Open Source
2 8 (10.53%) Social Media
3 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.32%) Animation
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Wiki
6 1 (1.32%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.95%) Debian
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) SEO
2 15 (19.74%) E-Commerce
3 12 (15.79%) Content Management
4 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.84%) OO
5 9 (11.84%) Project Management
5 9 (11.84%) Analytics
6 8 (10.53%) Kanban
6 8 (10.53%) CRM
7 7 (9.21%) Web Analytics
7 7 (9.21%) Web Development
7 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.89%) DevOps
8 6 (7.89%) MVC
8 6 (7.89%) Email Marketing
8 6 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (7.89%) B2C
9 5 (6.58%) B2B
9 5 (6.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (55.26%) PHP
2 32 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.89%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) PHP5
5 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.63%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.95%) PMP
3 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
1 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
1 6 (7.89%) Zend
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) Adobe
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Open Text
5 1 (1.32%) Akamai
5 1 (1.32%) Facebook
5 1 (1.32%) IBM