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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 114 84 114
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Contract jobs citing Drupal 26 61 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 1.89% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.94% 8.96% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £304 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.35% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +102.70%
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
526 681 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.74% 21.10% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 419 252
Average daily rate £363 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drupal across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Bristol -4 17 £375 +25.00% 3
Dorset - 4 £256 -
Cornwall +3 3 £300 +39.53%
Gloucestershire -27 2 £355 +18.33%
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 30 (58.82%) PHP
2 27 (52.94%) HTML
3 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
4 22 (43.14%) MySQL
5 21 (41.18%) Linux
6 16 (31.37%) CSS
6 16 (31.37%) HTML5
7 15 (29.41%) Java
8 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (23.53%) jQuery
10 10 (19.61%) Content Management
11 9 (17.65%) Liferay
11 9 (17.65%) Open Source
11 9 (17.65%) ForgeRock
12 8 (15.69%) Digital Media
12 8 (15.69%) OOP
13 7 (13.73%) OO
13 7 (13.73%) Apache
13 7 (13.73%) CMS
13 7 (13.73%) LAMP
13 7 (13.73%) Magento
13 7 (13.73%) CSS3
14 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
14 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
14 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (11.76%) Web Design
15 5 (9.80%) J2EE
15 5 (9.80%) Varnish
16 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
16 4 (7.84%) Apache Solr

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (17.65%) Liferay
2 7 (13.73%) Apache
2 7 (13.73%) CMS
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Solr
3 4 (7.84%) WordPress
4 2 (3.92%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.96%) SMS
1 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.84%) Publishing
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 28 (54.90%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (23.53%) PHP Developer
4 7 (13.73%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Magento Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Service Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Services Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Web Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) CSS
2 16 (31.37%) HTML5
3 12 (23.53%) jQuery
4 7 (13.73%) LAMP
4 7 (13.73%) CSS3
5 5 (9.80%) J2EE
6 4 (7.84%) Web Services
7 3 (5.88%) Symfony
7 3 (5.88%) Ajax
7 3 (5.88%) XHTML
8 2 (3.92%) Yii
9 1 (1.96%) Memcached
9 1 (1.96%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Open Source
2 8 (15.69%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.96%) Photography
4 1 (1.96%) W3C
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon Linux
2 2 (3.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Content Management
3 8 (15.69%) OOP
4 7 (13.73%) OO
5 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.76%) Web Design
6 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) CRM
7 3 (5.88%) UML
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) OO PHP
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.92%) DevOps
8 2 (3.92%) ERP
8 2 (3.92%) MVC
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) TDD
9 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) PHP
2 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
3 15 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) ForgeRock
2 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (7.84%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.96%) Facebook
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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Posted: 27 days ago