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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Moodle
Rank 551 521 508
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -13
Contract jobs citing Moodle 30 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.089% 0.057%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 16
Average daily rate
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£250 £255 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £324 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £213 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £11.93 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.85% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.93 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-25.46% +3.22%

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
9409 8894 8157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.56% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5264 4579
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 304 411
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.06 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.46 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 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 30 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 4 March 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 -17 30 £250 -1.96% 26
South East -22 11 £250 +26.58% 7
London -25 7 £275 +3.77% 9
East Sussex 0 6 £275 +39.24% 5
Brighton -3 6 £275 +39.24% 3
Yorkshire -13 5 £175 -30.00% 5
West Yorkshire -16 5 £175 -41.66% 5
East Midlands +6 4 £263 -19.23%
Huddersfield - 4 £175 - 3
Surrey - 2 £248 -
City of London +9 1 - - 3
West Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - - 2
North West - 1 £175 - 1
South West - 1 - - 2
Manchester - 1 £175 - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Poole - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - - 1
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - -
Ferndown - - - - 1

Moodle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 33 (63.46%) E-Learning
2 30 (57.69%) PHP
3 25 (48.08%) HTML
3 25 (48.08%) CSS
4 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.00%) Learning Management System
5 13 (25.00%) VLE
6 12 (23.08%) MySQL
7 10 (19.23%) jQuery
8 9 (17.31%) SQL
9 8 (15.38%) Apache
9 8 (15.38%) Linux
9 8 (15.38%) Ajax
9 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 6 (11.54%) CentOS
10 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
10 6 (11.54%) Windows
11 5 (9.62%) OOP
11 5 (9.62%) OO
11 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.62%) XML
11 5 (9.62%) HTML5
11 5 (9.62%) Web Design
12 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 4 (7.69%) SSH
12 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
12 4 (7.69%) Video Editing
12 4 (7.69%) Blackboard
12 4 (7.69%) Photoshop

Moodle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (15.38%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Blackboard Learning System
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) WordPress
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.85%) Final Cut Pro
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) SSH
2 3 (5.77%) DMZ
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.92%) Intranet
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.77%) Legal
1 3 (5.77%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) Moodle Developer
3 13 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.69%) E-Learning Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Designer
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Web Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Website Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Website Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Trainer
8 1 (1.92%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) HTML
1 25 (48.08%) CSS
2 10 (19.23%) jQuery
3 8 (15.38%) Ajax
4 5 (9.62%) XML
4 5 (9.62%) HTML5
5 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 3 (5.77%) Regular Expression
6 2 (3.85%) Sass
6 2 (3.85%) LESS
6 2 (3.85%) CSS3
6 2 (3.85%) .NET
7 1 (1.92%) LAMP
7 1 (1.92%) SAML
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.92%) Flash
7 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (63.46%) E-Learning
2 13 (25.00%) Learning Management System
2 13 (25.00%) VLE
3 4 (7.69%) Video Editing
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) SCORM
6 1 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) W3C
6 1 (1.92%) Open Source
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) CentOS
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) OOP
1 5 (9.62%) OO
1 5 (9.62%) Web Design
2 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 3 (5.77%) Workflow
3 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.77%) Project Management
3 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
3 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (1.92%) Migration
5 1 (1.92%) CRM
5 1 (1.92%) Network Management
5 1 (1.92%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.92%) Time Management
5 1 (1.92%) Release Management
5 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) PHP
2 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.77%) Perl
5 3 (5.77%) sed
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) VCP4
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) WSUS
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Blackboard
2 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.77%) Sophos
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe
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