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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 114 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs citing Drupal 25 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 1.16% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.84% 5.92% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 16
Average daily rate
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£356 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £301 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Drupal
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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
517 490 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.45% 19.68% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 296 276
Average daily rate £375 £372 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +14.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 13
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.05% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £29.65 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -21 10 £300 +9.09% 6
Gloucestershire -11 5 £385 - 2
Cornwall - 4 - -
Dorset - 3 £338 - 11
Somerset +1 1 £275 - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (70.59%) PHP
1 24 (70.59%) MySQL
2 19 (55.88%) HTML
3 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (35.29%) Linux
5 11 (32.35%) HTML5
6 10 (29.41%) CSS
7 8 (23.53%) Open Source
8 6 (17.65%) Digital Media
8 6 (17.65%) Apache
8 6 (17.65%) jQuery
9 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.71%) LAMP
9 5 (14.71%) Magento
10 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
10 4 (11.76%) CMS
10 4 (11.76%) Varnish
10 4 (11.76%) ForgeRock
10 4 (11.76%) Web Design
11 3 (8.82%) Information Security
11 3 (8.82%) Content Management
11 3 (8.82%) JSON
11 3 (8.82%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (8.82%) Ajax
11 3 (8.82%) Taxonomies
11 3 (8.82%) Mashup
11 3 (8.82%) LDAP
11 3 (8.82%) UML

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) CMS
3 3 (8.82%) Magnolia
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.88%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (5.88%) WordPress
5 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.94%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) LDAP
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
1 3 (8.82%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) Aerospike
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Couchbase
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.82%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) Drupal Developer
3 14 (41.18%) PHP Developer
4 9 (26.47%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Data Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Magento Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Services Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 11 (32.35%) HTML5
3 10 (29.41%) CSS
4 6 (17.65%) jQuery
5 5 (14.71%) LAMP
6 3 (8.82%) JSON
6 3 (8.82%) Ajax
6 3 (8.82%) XML
6 3 (8.82%) CSS3
7 2 (5.88%) XHTML
8 1 (2.94%) Symfony
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (2.94%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Open Source
2 6 (17.65%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.82%) Taxonomies
3 3 (8.82%) Mashup
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.94%) Photography
4 1 (2.94%) W3C
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon Linux
2 2 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
2 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (11.76%) Web Design
4 3 (8.82%) Information Security
4 3 (8.82%) Content Management
4 3 (8.82%) UML
4 3 (8.82%) OOP
4 3 (8.82%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) MVC
4 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.82%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) OO PHP
4 3 (8.82%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (8.82%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) PHP
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) PHP5
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) ForgeRock
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Sun
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago