The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 50 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drupal 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.24% - 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.23% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+22.66% +102.70%
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Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
81 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.06% 18.11% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 39
Average daily rate £370 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -16.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) HNC
4 1 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSL
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Content Management
1 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) TeamSite