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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 116 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Drupal 18 43 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 1.45% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.60% 7.93% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
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 £57.00 - -
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
500 542 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.63% 18.29% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 367 226
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 12
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.75 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 May 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 May 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 +5 13 £375 +15.38% 2
Cornwall +4 2 £263 +22.09%
Wiltshire -1 1 £338 -3.57%
Gloucestershire -16 1 £325 +8.33%
Dorset - 1 £263 - 1
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (58.00%) PHP
2 25 (50.00%) HTML
3 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (42.00%) MySQL
5 20 (40.00%) Linux
6 16 (32.00%) CSS
7 15 (30.00%) Java
7 15 (30.00%) HTML5
8 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.00%) Content Management
9 11 (22.00%) jQuery
10 9 (18.00%) Liferay
10 9 (18.00%) ForgeRock
11 8 (16.00%) Open Source
11 8 (16.00%) OOP
11 8 (16.00%) CMS
12 7 (14.00%) LAMP
12 7 (14.00%) OO
12 7 (14.00%) Apache
12 7 (14.00%) Magento
12 7 (14.00%) CSS3
12 7 (14.00%) Digital Media
13 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
13 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
13 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (12.00%) Web Design
14 5 (10.00%) J2EE
14 5 (10.00%) Varnish
15 4 (8.00%) Apache Solr
15 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (18.00%) Liferay
2 8 (16.00%) CMS
3 7 (14.00%) Apache
4 4 (8.00%) Apache Solr
4 4 (8.00%) WordPress
5 2 (4.00%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.00%) SMS
1 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.00%) Marketing
1 3 (6.00%) Publishing
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Developer
2 27 (54.00%) Drupal Developer
3 11 (22.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (12.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Magento Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Web Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) HTML
2 16 (32.00%) CSS
3 15 (30.00%) HTML5
4 11 (22.00%) jQuery
5 7 (14.00%) LAMP
5 7 (14.00%) CSS3
6 5 (10.00%) J2EE
7 4 (8.00%) Web Services
8 3 (6.00%) Symfony
8 3 (6.00%) XHTML
9 2 (4.00%) Yii
9 2 (4.00%) Ajax
10 1 (2.00%) Memcached
10 1 (2.00%) WebCenter
10 1 (2.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Photography
3 1 (2.00%) W3C
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon Linux
2 2 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Content Management
3 8 (16.00%) Open Source
3 8 (16.00%) OOP
4 7 (14.00%) OO
5 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.00%) Web Design
6 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) SDLC
6 4 (8.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.00%) DevOps
8 2 (4.00%) UML
8 2 (4.00%) MVC
8 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.00%) ERP
8 2 (4.00%) TDD
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) PHP
2 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) ForgeRock
2 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (8.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.00%) FatWire
3 1 (2.00%) Facebook
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter