The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 124 129 112
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Drupal 15 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.42% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.84% 2.58% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 24
Median daily rate £213 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £332 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £57.00 £12.30
% change year-on-year
-80.70% +363.41%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
528 504 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.62% 16.37% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 345 320
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.19 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.55% +4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Drupal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Drupal
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 across the South West region.

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Drupal
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Drupal
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 across the South West region.

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 9 £200 -46.66% 1
Dorset - 4 £213 - 5
Gloucestershire -4 1 £300 -7.69%
Devon - 1 - -
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 20 (76.92%) PHP
2 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 16 (61.54%) MySQL
3 15 (57.69%) CMS
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) jQuery
6 8 (30.77%) WordPress
7 6 (23.08%) Web Development
8 5 (19.23%) Content Management
8 5 (19.23%) LAMP
9 4 (15.38%) HTML5
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
10 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (11.54%) Sitecore
10 3 (11.54%) Open Source
10 3 (11.54%) CSS3
10 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
10 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
10 3 (11.54%) Digital Media
10 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
10 3 (11.54%) Marketing
11 2 (7.69%) Symfony
11 2 (7.69%) Degree
11 2 (7.69%) Joomla!
11 2 (7.69%) Java
11 2 (7.69%) MVC
11 2 (7.69%) Finance
12 1 (3.85%) Publishing

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (57.69%) CMS
2 8 (30.77%) WordPress
3 3 (11.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
4 2 (7.69%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
1 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Drupal Developer
3 11 (42.31%) PHP Developer
4 5 (19.23%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (11.54%) CMS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Content Editor
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Content Editor
6 2 (7.69%) Web Editor
7 1 (3.85%) Head of Technology
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Content Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 5 (19.23%) LAMP
5 4 (15.38%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) Symfony
8 1 (3.85%) .NET
8 1 (3.85%) J2EE
8 1 (3.85%) Laravel
8 1 (3.85%) REST
8 1 (3.85%) Web Services
8 1 (3.85%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Web Development
2 5 (19.23%) Content Management
3 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
3 3 (11.54%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Information Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) SEO
5 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) PHP
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft