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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 145 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +4
Contract jobs citing Drupal 8 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.37% 3.38% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £187.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-85.66% +435.71%
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
582 414 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.65% 17.58% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 255 253
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 12
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £30.00 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -16 6 £288 +4.54% 3
Cornwall - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £325 - 12
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (52.00%) PHP
2 12 (48.00%) MySQL
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) Open Source
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) CSS
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) UML
7 5 (20.00%) LDAP
7 5 (20.00%) CMS
7 5 (20.00%) Content Management
8 4 (16.00%) Joomla!
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
9 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.00%) CentOS
9 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (12.00%) Couchbase
9 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (12.00%) Magnolia
9 3 (12.00%) ForgeRock
9 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (12.00%) Aerospike
9 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (12.00%) Physical Data Model

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (20.00%) CMS
2 4 (16.00%) Joomla!
3 3 (12.00%) Magnolia
3 3 (12.00%) WordPress
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) Moodle
4 2 (8.00%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) TeamSite
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
2 1 (4.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LDAP
2 3 (12.00%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) Aerospike
2 3 (12.00%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Drupal Developer
3 9 (36.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (24.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Data Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Magento Developer
8 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) Ajax
4 3 (12.00%) JSON
4 3 (12.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) LAMP
5 2 (8.00%) Symfony
5 2 (8.00%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (8.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) Sass
5 2 (8.00%) LESS
5 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.00%) Mashup
3 3 (12.00%) Taxonomies
4 2 (8.00%) VLE
5 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) CentOS
3 2 (8.00%) Debian
3 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.00%) Scientific Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) UML
2 5 (20.00%) Content Management
3 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (12.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Campaign Management
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) PHP
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) NFS
1 2 (8.00%) Samba
1 2 (8.00%) Xen
1 2 (8.00%) Postfix
1 2 (8.00%) Sendmail
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) ForgeRock
2 3 (12.00%) Sun
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Zend
3 2 (8.00%) Twitter
3 2 (8.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.00%) Open Text
4 1 (4.00%) IBM