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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 137 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing Drupal 11 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.62% 0.090%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 3.75% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.79% -45.33%
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
594 533 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.52% 16.50% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 334 220
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 20
Average hourly rate £39.25 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Cornwall +4 4 £200 -
Bristol -13 2 £325 +6.55% 1
Devon +1 1 £325 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 4
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (44.83%) Content Management
1 13 (44.83%) HTML
1 13 (44.83%) PHP
2 12 (41.38%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) CSS
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Magento
5 6 (20.69%) Liferay
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) CMS
5 6 (20.69%) ForgeRock
6 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 5 (17.24%) J2EE
6 5 (17.24%) OOP
6 5 (17.24%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) CRM
6 5 (17.24%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (17.24%) TIBCO
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) CSS3
7 4 (13.79%) HTML5
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) MySQL
8 3 (10.34%) Open Source
8 3 (10.34%) WordPress
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.90%) PHP5

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (20.69%) CMS
1 6 (20.69%) Liferay
2 3 (10.34%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
1 1 (3.45%) Games
1 1 (3.45%) Local Government
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Magento Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Web Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Web Author
8 1 (3.45%) Author
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 12 (41.38%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) J2EE
5 4 (13.79%) HTML5
5 4 (13.79%) CSS3
6 2 (6.90%) LAMP
7 1 (3.45%) Ajax
7 1 (3.45%) Symfony
7 1 (3.45%) WebCenter
7 1 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Content Management
2 5 (17.24%) OOP
2 5 (17.24%) OO
2 5 (17.24%) CRM
2 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Email Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.45%) SEO
6 1 (3.45%) Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) PHP
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.45%) PMP
1 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) ForgeRock
2 5 (17.24%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (17.24%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.45%) FatWire
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) Facebook
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter
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