The first table below looks at the demand for Joomla! 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 Joomla! over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joomla!
Rank 135 109 134
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Contract jobs citing Joomla! 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.23% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.60% 1.55% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 - £18.00
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
497 322 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.34% 15.03% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 199 323
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £16.85 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Joomla!
England

Joomla!
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Joomla! across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Joomla! Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Joomla!
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Joomla! across the South West region.

Joomla! Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Joomla!
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Joomla! across the South West region.

Joomla! Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Joomla!
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 Joomla! within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 6
Joomla!
England

Joomla!
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Joomla! 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 Joomla!.

1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 3 (60.00%) WordPress
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (40.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (40.00%) Symfony
3 2 (40.00%) Zend
3 2 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) TeamSite
4 1 (20.00%) Tridion
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Google

Joomla!
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Joomla! 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 Joomla!. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 3 (60.00%) WordPress
3 2 (40.00%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Tridion
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Symfony
1 2 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Open Text
2 1 (20.00%) Google