The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 79 113 131
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +18
Contract jobs citing Drupal 66 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.96% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.58% 3.50% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 12 8
Average daily rate £300 £263 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £323 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £278
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+102.70% -28.84%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
689 400 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.51% 16.76% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 243 325
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Drupal
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +7 31 £300 +9.09% 3
Devon - 17 £300 - 1
Somerset -7 6 £350 +45.83% 4
Wiltshire - 5 £350 -
Cornwall - 1 £215 -
Dorset - - - - 2
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 70 (87.50%) PHP
2 38 (47.50%) CSS
3 37 (46.25%) HTML
4 34 (42.50%) MySQL
5 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 27 (33.75%) jQuery
7 18 (22.50%) Linux
8 17 (21.25%) LAMP
9 16 (20.00%) Open Source
10 15 (18.75%) Sass
10 15 (18.75%) LESS
10 15 (18.75%) Zend
11 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
12 12 (15.00%) CodeIgniter
12 12 (15.00%) Symfony
12 12 (15.00%) MVC
12 12 (15.00%) Oracle
13 10 (12.50%) HTML5
13 10 (12.50%) CSS3
13 10 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (11.25%) Alfresco
14 9 (11.25%) Content Management
14 9 (11.25%) Ajax
15 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
15 8 (10.00%) RSS
16 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
16 7 (8.75%) Intranet
16 7 (8.75%) Business Continuity
16 7 (8.75%) Twitter
16 7 (8.75%) Jenkins

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (11.25%) Alfresco
2 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.25%) CMS
4 4 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 4 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) WordPress
6 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.25%) Node.js
6 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.25%) InDesign
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Summit
2 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Intranet
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (42.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.50%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
5 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.75%) Publishing
1 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (87.50%) Developer
2 45 (56.25%) Drupal Developer
3 30 (37.50%) PHP Developer
4 21 (26.25%) Web Developer
5 20 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 18 (22.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Architect
7 6 (7.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 6 (7.50%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Programmer
9 2 (2.50%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.25%) WordPress Developer
10 1 (1.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.25%) Intranet Developer
10 1 (1.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.25%) Tester
10 1 (1.25%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.25%) Administrator
10 1 (1.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (47.50%) CSS
2 37 (46.25%) HTML
3 27 (33.75%) jQuery
4 17 (21.25%) LAMP
5 15 (18.75%) Sass
5 15 (18.75%) LESS
6 12 (15.00%) CodeIgniter
6 12 (15.00%) Symfony
7 10 (12.50%) HTML5
7 10 (12.50%) CSS3
7 10 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (11.25%) Ajax
9 8 (10.00%) RSS
10 5 (6.25%) Web Services
11 3 (3.75%) Flash
11 3 (3.75%) XHTML
12 1 (1.25%) .NET
12 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
12 1 (1.25%) Raphaël
12 1 (1.25%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Open Source
2 6 (7.50%) Digital Media
2 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) W3C
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) MVC
2 9 (11.25%) Content Management
3 7 (8.75%) Business Continuity
3 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
4 6 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (7.50%) Document Management
4 6 (7.50%) User Experience Design
4 6 (7.50%) Information Architecture
4 6 (7.50%) Scrum
4 6 (7.50%) UML
5 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.75%) OO
6 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.50%) Web Development
7 2 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (2.50%) OOP
7 2 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.50%) Project Management
7 2 (2.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 70 (87.50%) PHP
2 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.50%) SQL
4 3 (3.75%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) WCAG
1 3 (3.75%) WAI
2 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.50%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) VirtualBox
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) Varnish
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Zend
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) Twitter
4 6 (7.50%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.50%) Open Text
4 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.50%) Juniper
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (1.25%) VMware
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe
8 1 (1.25%) McAfee
8 1 (1.25%) Sophos
8 1 (1.25%) Lumension
8 1 (1.25%) Google
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