The table below looks at the statistics for Moodle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Moodle over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Moodle
Rank 591 563 563
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing Moodle 40 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.088% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.36% 0.48% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 9
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£250 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £226 £215 £188
% change year-on-year
+5.34% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £11.96 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.96 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-63.19% -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
11261 10259 9078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 18.43% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7199 6067 5273
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

Moodle
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Moodle within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Moodle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Moodle
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Moodle within the UK.

Moodle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Moodle
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Moodle within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Moodle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Moodle
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Moodle within the UK.

Moodle Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Moodle
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Moodle within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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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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
England -40 39 £250 -9.09% 15
South East -33 11 £200 -4.76% 4
London -16 10 £338 +12.50% 3
West Midlands +3 7 £226 -3.72% 5
Brighton -6 7 £263 +25.00% 1
East Sussex -8 7 £263 +25.00% 1
East of England +9 5 £150 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £213 -
South West -4 3 £363 +24.78% 1
Cambridge -4 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -8 3 - -
City of London -12 3 £250 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Cornwall - 3 £363 -
Warwick - 3 £213 -
Hove - 3 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
St Albans - 2 £150 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £150 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £150 - 1
Birmingham +5 1 - - 3
Shropshire - 1 £240 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £140 -
Telford - 1 £240 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £388 -

Moodle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Moodle 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 Moodle.

1 31 (41.89%) HTML
2 29 (39.19%) E-Learning
3 28 (37.84%) PHP
4 26 (35.14%) CSS
5 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 17 (22.97%) MySQL
7 12 (16.22%) VLE
8 11 (14.86%) Learning Management System
8 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.16%) SQL
9 9 (12.16%) HTML5
10 8 (10.81%) jQuery
10 8 (10.81%) XML
10 8 (10.81%) MS Office
11 7 (9.46%) Project Management
11 7 (9.46%) Windows
12 6 (8.11%) Linux
12 6 (8.11%) XSLT
12 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
12 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.76%) Project Planning
13 5 (6.76%) Blackboard
13 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
13 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
13 5 (6.76%) Adobe
13 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
13 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
14 4 (5.41%) OO
14 4 (5.41%) IIS
14 4 (5.41%) Finance

Moodle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Moodle 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 Moodle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.41%) IIS
2 3 (4.05%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.70%) WordPress
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.35%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.35%) Liferay
4 1 (1.35%) Blackboard Learning System
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Office
2 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
3 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.05%) Fireworks
4 3 (4.05%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.35%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.35%) RoboHelp
5 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) GitHub
1 3 (4.05%) MailChimp
2 2 (2.70%) OneDrive
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Intranet
1 1 (1.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) QlikView
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Developer
2 25 (33.78%) Moodle Developer
3 14 (18.92%) PHP Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Systems Support
6 5 (6.76%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Designer
7 3 (4.05%) E-Learning Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) DBA
7 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Trainer
7 3 (4.05%) Website Developer
8 2 (2.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Author
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Author
8 2 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (2.70%) Instructional Designer
8 2 (2.70%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) HTML
2 26 (35.14%) CSS
3 9 (12.16%) HTML5
4 8 (10.81%) jQuery
4 8 (10.81%) XML
5 6 (8.11%) XSLT
6 4 (5.41%) LAMP
6 4 (5.41%) CSS3
7 3 (4.05%) LESS
7 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.05%) .NET
8 2 (2.70%) Ajax
9 1 (1.35%) Sass
9 1 (1.35%) XML-RPC
9 1 (1.35%) XHTML
9 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (39.19%) E-Learning
2 12 (16.22%) VLE
3 11 (14.86%) Learning Management System
4 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.70%) SCORM
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Social Media
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.35%) NHS
7 1 (1.35%) Statistics
7 1 (1.35%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.46%) Project Management
2 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
3 5 (6.76%) Project Planning
3 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.41%) OO
4 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.41%) Critical Path Analysis
5 3 (4.05%) Open Source
5 3 (4.05%) Change Control
5 3 (4.05%) Data Management
5 3 (4.05%) Scrum
5 3 (4.05%) Web Design
5 3 (4.05%) CRM
5 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.70%) OOP
6 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.35%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.35%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) PHP
2 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.16%) SQL
4 3 (4.05%) VB
4 3 (4.05%) VBA
4 3 (4.05%) PHP5
4 3 (4.05%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
1 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Adobe
2 5 (6.76%) Blackboard
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
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