The first table below looks at the demand for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 24 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 Southampton 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 43 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Drupal 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 0.96% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.18% 7.14% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £238 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -1.81%
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%
Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
85 42 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.15% 13.50% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 17 28
Average daily rate £344 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drupal across the Southampton region.

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Drupal
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP