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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Moodle
Rank 573 536 541
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +5
Contract jobs citing Moodle 27 63 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.65% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 11
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£275 £290 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +56.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £255 £188
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.71 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.21% -32.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.93 £15.38 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-22.43% -40.86%

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
10314 9632 8686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.38% 17.89% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6503 5820 4853
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 356 441
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.08 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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
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 17 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 30 June 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 -42 26 £275 -5.17% 13
London -34 12 £251 -14.35% 3
South East -23 9 £315 +21.15% 4
West Midlands +3 5 £213 -34.61%
City of London -9 5 £250 -6.54% 1
Warwickshire +3 4 £213 -15.00%
East Sussex -7 3 £288 - 2
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £320 +60.00%
Milton Keynes 0 2 £320 -
Warwick -6 2 £213 -15.00%
Oxfordshire -21 2 - - 1
Brighton - 2 £275 - 2
Surrey -2 1 £315 - 1
Oxford -13 1 - - 1
Egham - 1 £315 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £315 -

Moodle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 39 (58.21%) E-Learning
2 29 (43.28%) HTML
2 29 (43.28%) CSS
3 26 (38.81%) PHP
4 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.90%) Learning Management System
6 13 (19.40%) VLE
7 12 (17.91%) MySQL
7 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.93%) XML
9 9 (13.43%) Photoshop
10 8 (11.94%) Blackboard
10 8 (11.94%) jQuery
11 7 (10.45%) Linux
12 6 (8.96%) MS Office
12 6 (8.96%) Windows
12 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
12 6 (8.96%) Project Management
12 6 (8.96%) HTML5
12 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
12 6 (8.96%) Web Design
12 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
13 5 (7.46%) Ajax
13 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
13 5 (7.46%) LAMP
13 5 (7.46%) Video Editing
13 5 (7.46%) Adobe
13 5 (7.46%) SQL
13 5 (7.46%) Apache
14 4 (5.97%) XSLT

Moodle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (7.46%) Apache
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) Blackboard Learning System
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.49%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
3 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) Fireworks
3 3 (4.48%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (2.99%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.49%) RoboHelp
5 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
1 3 (4.48%) SSL
1 3 (4.48%) DMZ
2 2 (2.99%) SSH
3 1 (1.49%) WebEx
3 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) MySQL
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.99%) Legal
1 2 (2.99%) Publishing
1 2 (2.99%) Retail
1 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.49%) Local Government
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Military
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (61.19%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) Moodle Developer
3 13 (19.40%) PHP Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Designer
6 5 (7.46%) Web Designer
7 4 (5.97%) Website Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Support
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Trainer
8 3 (4.48%) E-Learning Developer
9 2 (2.99%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Instructional Designer
9 2 (2.99%) Author
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Author
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) CSS
1 29 (43.28%) HTML
2 10 (14.93%) XML
3 8 (11.94%) jQuery
4 6 (8.96%) HTML5
5 5 (7.46%) Ajax
5 5 (7.46%) LAMP
6 4 (5.97%) XSLT
6 4 (5.97%) CSS3
7 3 (4.48%) LESS
7 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.48%) .NET
8 1 (1.49%) XML-RPC
8 1 (1.49%) Flash
8 1 (1.49%) XHTML
8 1 (1.49%) Middleware
8 1 (1.49%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (58.21%) E-Learning
2 14 (20.90%) Learning Management System
3 13 (19.40%) VLE
4 5 (7.46%) Video Editing
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) SCORM
6 1 (1.49%) DataPower
6 1 (1.49%) Social Media
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) CentOS
3 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Vista
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.96%) Project Management
1 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
1 6 (8.96%) Web Design
2 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
3 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
3 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.48%) Scrum
4 3 (4.48%) Critical Path Analysis
4 3 (4.48%) Change Control
4 3 (4.48%) Security Patching
5 2 (2.99%) Open Source
5 2 (2.99%) Workflow
5 2 (2.99%) OOP
5 2 (2.99%) OO
5 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.99%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.49%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.49%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.49%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) PHP
2 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.46%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) PHP5
5 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.48%) VB
5 3 (4.48%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) WSUS
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Blackboard
3 5 (7.46%) Adobe
4 3 (4.48%) Sophos
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
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