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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 108 94 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs citing Drupal 33 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 1.41% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.42% 6.47% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 9
Average daily rate
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£378 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +80.72%
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
514 618 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.56% 21.86% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 358 284
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +28.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.85 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 12 £400 +33.33% 8
Gloucestershire -11 6 £385 +18.46%
Dorset - 6 £294 - 9
Wiltshire - - - -
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 28 (75.68%) PHP
2 23 (62.16%) MySQL
2 23 (62.16%) HTML
3 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
4 15 (40.54%) HTML5
5 13 (35.14%) CSS
5 13 (35.14%) Linux
5 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.62%) Digital Media
7 7 (18.92%) Magento
7 7 (18.92%) jQuery
7 7 (18.92%) Open Source
7 7 (18.92%) LAMP
7 7 (18.92%) Apache
8 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
8 6 (16.22%) CSS3
9 5 (13.51%) Varnish
9 5 (13.51%) Web Design
10 4 (10.81%) Publishing
10 4 (10.81%) Java
10 4 (10.81%) CMS
10 4 (10.81%) Liferay
10 4 (10.81%) Apache Solr
10 4 (10.81%) WordPress
10 4 (10.81%) QA
10 4 (10.81%) ForgeRock
11 3 (8.11%) OO PHP
11 3 (8.11%) Symfony

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (18.92%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
2 4 (10.81%) Liferay
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Solr
2 4 (10.81%) WordPress
3 2 (5.41%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.81%) Publishing
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) Drupal Developer
3 13 (35.14%) PHP Developer
4 8 (21.62%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Magento Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) HTML
2 15 (40.54%) HTML5
3 13 (35.14%) CSS
4 7 (18.92%) jQuery
4 7 (18.92%) LAMP
5 6 (16.22%) CSS3
6 3 (8.11%) Symfony
6 3 (8.11%) XHTML
6 3 (8.11%) Ajax
7 2 (5.41%) Yii
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (2.70%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Digital Media
2 7 (18.92%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) W3C
3 1 (2.70%) Photography
3 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) CentOS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
2 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.51%) Web Design
4 3 (8.11%) OO PHP
4 3 (8.11%) UML
4 3 (8.11%) OOP
4 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.11%) MVC
5 2 (5.41%) TDD
5 2 (5.41%) ERP
5 2 (5.41%) OO
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) PHP
2 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) ForgeRock
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