The first table below looks at the demand for the Drupal Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal Developer
Rank 109 115 136
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 35 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 7
Average daily rate £300 £245 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £12.00
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Drupal Developer
England

Drupal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drupal Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Drupal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Drupal Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Drupal Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Drupal Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Drupal Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Drupal Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Drupal Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Drupal Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 17 £300 +20.00%
Somerset -9 1 - - 1
Drupal Developer
England

Drupal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Drupal Developer in their job title 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 with Drupal Developer in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) PHP
1 46 (100.00%) Drupal
2 32 (69.57%) CSS
3 29 (63.04%) HTML
4 23 (50.00%) jQuery
5 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
6 18 (39.13%) MySQL
7 15 (32.61%) Linux
7 15 (32.61%) LAMP
8 14 (30.43%) Sass
8 14 (30.43%) LESS
9 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 9 (19.57%) Open Source
10 9 (19.57%) RSS
11 8 (17.39%) HTML5
11 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (15.22%) VirtualBox
12 7 (15.22%) CSS3
12 7 (15.22%) Ajax
12 7 (15.22%) Content Management
12 7 (15.22%) Oracle
12 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
13 6 (13.04%) Web Services
13 6 (13.04%) UML
13 6 (13.04%) Document Management
13 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Digital Media
13 6 (13.04%) Twitter
13 6 (13.04%) PHPUnit

Drupal Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Drupal Developer in their job title 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 with Drupal Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (100.00%) Drupal
2 4 (8.70%) Apache Solr
3 3 (6.52%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.52%) Publishing
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) CSS
2 29 (63.04%) HTML
3 23 (50.00%) jQuery
4 15 (32.61%) LAMP
5 14 (30.43%) Sass
5 14 (30.43%) LESS
6 9 (19.57%) RSS
7 8 (17.39%) HTML5
7 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (15.22%) CSS3
8 7 (15.22%) Ajax
9 6 (13.04%) Web Services
10 1 (2.17%) .NET
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.17%) Flash
10 1 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Open Source
2 6 (13.04%) Digital Media
3 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
5 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Content Management
2 6 (13.04%) UML
2 6 (13.04%) Document Management
2 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
3 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.52%) Scrum
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Web Development
5 2 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) OOP
6 1 (2.17%) OO
6 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) PHP5
4 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) WCAG
2 1 (2.17%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) VirtualBox
2 6 (13.04%) Varnish
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
1 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.04%) Twitter
3 3 (6.52%) Zend