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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 121 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Drupal 21 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.045% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.09% 0.27% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £250 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £270 £264
% change year-on-year
+15.74% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-45.33% +36.36%
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
513 364 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.17% 16.31% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 235 300
Average daily rate £350 £339 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -7 13 £300 +20.10% 6
Cornwall - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 52 (81.25%) PHP
2 28 (43.75%) MySQL
3 19 (29.69%) Zend
3 19 (29.69%) CodeIgniter
4 18 (28.13%) Symfony
5 17 (26.56%) jQuery
5 17 (26.56%) MVC
5 17 (26.56%) Linux
6 16 (25.00%) CSS
7 14 (21.88%) Oracle
7 14 (21.88%) HTML
8 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
9 12 (18.75%) Content Management
10 11 (17.19%) Open Source
11 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
12 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
12 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
13 8 (12.50%) Web Services
13 8 (12.50%) Digital Media
14 7 (10.94%) UML
14 7 (10.94%) RSS
15 6 (9.38%) LDAP
15 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
15 6 (9.38%) Alfresco
15 6 (9.38%) Document Management
15 6 (9.38%) Automated Testing
15 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
15 6 (9.38%) Varnish
15 6 (9.38%) PHPUnit

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (9.38%) Alfresco
2 5 (7.81%) ExpressionEngine
2 5 (7.81%) CMS
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.25%) Joomla!
4 3 (4.69%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.69%) Moodle
4 3 (4.69%) Magnolia
4 3 (4.69%) WordPress
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.56%) InDesign
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Summit
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) LDAP
2 4 (6.25%) Intranet
3 3 (4.69%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (4.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) Couchbase
2 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.69%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.38%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.69%) Publishing
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (78.13%) Developer
2 31 (48.44%) PHP Developer
3 26 (40.63%) Drupal Developer
4 24 (37.50%) Web Developer
5 21 (32.81%) PHP Web Developer
6 16 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 9 (14.06%) Architect
8 8 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 7 (10.94%) PHP Zend Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Administrator
10 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.69%) Data Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) CodeIgniter
2 18 (28.13%) Symfony
3 17 (26.56%) jQuery
4 16 (25.00%) CSS
5 14 (21.88%) HTML
6 8 (12.50%) Web Services
7 7 (10.94%) RSS
8 6 (9.38%) HTML5
9 5 (7.81%) Ajax
9 5 (7.81%) LAMP
10 3 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.69%) REST
10 3 (4.69%) JSON
10 3 (4.69%) XML
11 2 (3.13%) Middleware
11 2 (3.13%) SOAP
11 2 (3.13%) .NET
11 2 (3.13%) CSS3
11 2 (3.13%) Sass
11 2 (3.13%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Open Source
2 8 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.69%) VLE
5 3 (4.69%) Mashup
5 3 (4.69%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Scientific Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.69%) CentOS
3 3 (4.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) MVC
2 12 (18.75%) Content Management
3 7 (10.94%) UML
4 6 (9.38%) Document Management
4 6 (9.38%) Automated Testing
4 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.25%) Scrum
6 3 (4.69%) Information Architecture
6 3 (4.69%) Information Security
6 3 (4.69%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (4.69%) User Experience Design
6 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.69%) CRM
6 3 (4.69%) OO
6 3 (4.69%) ETL
7 2 (3.13%) SOA
7 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (81.25%) PHP
2 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.69%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Varnish
1 6 (9.38%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.69%) KVM
2 3 (4.69%) Xen
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) Postfix
2 3 (4.69%) Sendmail
2 3 (4.69%) NFS
2 3 (4.69%) Samba
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Zend
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle
3 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.25%) Open Text
5 3 (4.69%) ForgeRock
5 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 3 (4.69%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.69%) Sun
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
6 2 (3.13%) Twitter
6 2 (3.13%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.56%) Google
7 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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