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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 132 140 124
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Drupal 13 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.19% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.26% 1.12% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 14
Median daily rate £213 £331 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.84% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £364 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £39.25 £12.30
% change year-on-year
-71.97% +219.10%
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
575 536 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.91% 16.72% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 373 315
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.54 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% +85.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £16.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Drupal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 7 £225 -30.76% 5
Dorset -1 3 £200 - 5
Devon +9 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -2 1 £300 -
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 21 (77.78%) PHP
2 18 (66.67%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) MySQL
3 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
4 15 (55.56%) CMS
5 13 (48.15%) CSS
6 12 (44.44%) jQuery
7 7 (25.93%) WordPress
8 6 (22.22%) Web Development
9 5 (18.52%) LAMP
9 5 (18.52%) HTML5
10 4 (14.81%) Digital Media
10 4 (14.81%) Marketing
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Content Management
11 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (11.11%) Sitecore
11 3 (11.11%) Umbraco
11 3 (11.11%) Java
11 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
11 3 (11.11%) CSS3
11 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
11 3 (11.11%) Open Source
12 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
12 2 (7.41%) XML
12 2 (7.41%) ERP
12 2 (7.41%) CRM
12 2 (7.41%) MVC
12 2 (7.41%) Network Security

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (55.56%) CMS
2 7 (25.93%) WordPress
3 3 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (11.11%) Umbraco
4 2 (7.41%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Drupal Developer
3 11 (40.74%) PHP Developer
4 5 (18.52%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (11.11%) CMS Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Content Editor
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Content Editor
6 2 (7.41%) Web Editor
7 1 (3.70%) Head of Technology
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Content Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) CSS
3 12 (44.44%) jQuery
4 5 (18.52%) HTML5
4 5 (18.52%) LAMP
5 3 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (7.41%) Symfony
6 2 (7.41%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) Laravel
7 1 (3.70%) React Native
7 1 (3.70%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Web Development
2 4 (14.81%) Content Management
3 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Information Management
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) SEO
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) PHP
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft