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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moodle
Rank 585 558 519
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -39
Contract jobs citing Moodle 22 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.038% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.21% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 26
Average daily rate
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£275 £231 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +82.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -10.00%

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
10279 9349 9109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.01% 17.99% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6583 5677 5140
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 403 449
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -20 22 £275 +18.91% 11
London +6 17 £275 +18.91% 5
City of London +10 8 £225 +50.00%
South East -19 3 £625 +256.85% 2
East Sussex -3 1 £250 +42.85%
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 £250 -
East of England - 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1
Edgware - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Poole - - - -
Reigate - - - -

Moodle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 46 (59.74%) E-Learning
2 42 (54.55%) PHP
3 29 (37.66%) HTML
4 22 (28.57%) VLE
5 20 (25.97%) MySQL
6 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
7 15 (19.48%) CSS
7 15 (19.48%) HTML5
8 12 (15.58%) SCORM
9 11 (14.29%) Legal
9 11 (14.29%) Apache
9 11 (14.29%) OO
10 10 (12.99%) Flash
10 10 (12.99%) OOP
10 10 (12.99%) Content Management
10 10 (12.99%) jQuery
11 9 (11.69%) Learning Management System
11 9 (11.69%) SQL
12 8 (10.39%) Photoshop
12 8 (10.39%) Web Services
12 8 (10.39%) Linux
12 8 (10.39%) CentOS
12 8 (10.39%) Drupal
13 7 (9.09%) Ajax
14 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
14 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
14 6 (7.79%) Blackboard
15 5 (6.49%) Web Accessibility
15 5 (6.49%) Time Management

Moodle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 11 (14.29%) Apache
2 8 (10.39%) Drupal
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.30%) Mule
5 1 (1.30%) Blackboard Learning System
5 1 (1.30%) Lync
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.30%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.19%) SSH
3 3 (3.90%) Intranet
3 3 (3.90%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) ADSL
4 1 (1.30%) VoIP
4 1 (1.30%) FTP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) MySQL
2 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (2.60%) Publishing
2 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (63.64%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Moodle Developer
3 16 (20.78%) PHP Developer
4 12 (15.58%) E-Learning Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Administrator
6 4 (5.19%) Instructional Designer
6 4 (5.19%) Designer
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Website Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) HTML
2 15 (19.48%) CSS
2 15 (19.48%) HTML5
3 10 (12.99%) Flash
3 10 (12.99%) jQuery
4 8 (10.39%) Web Services
5 7 (9.09%) Ajax
6 5 (6.49%) .NET
7 4 (5.19%) Regular Expression
8 2 (2.60%) CSS3
8 2 (2.60%) SOAP
8 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.60%) XML
9 1 (1.30%) WAMP
9 1 (1.30%) JSON
9 1 (1.30%) Zend Framework
9 1 (1.30%) YUI
9 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.30%) SAML
9 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (59.74%) E-Learning
2 22 (28.57%) VLE
3 12 (15.58%) SCORM
4 9 (11.69%) Learning Management System
5 4 (5.19%) Open Source
6 3 (3.90%) User Experience
7 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.30%) iPad
8 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.30%) NHS
8 1 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
1 8 (10.39%) CentOS
2 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Debian
3 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.90%) Scientific Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) OO
2 10 (12.99%) OOP
2 10 (12.99%) Content Management
3 5 (6.49%) Time Management
3 5 (6.49%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
4 4 (5.19%) Performance Testing
4 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
4 4 (5.19%) Project Management
5 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.90%) Workflow
5 3 (3.90%) Migration
5 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.60%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.60%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.60%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.60%) OOD
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) PHP
2 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.69%) SQL
4 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.19%) sed
5 4 (5.19%) Perl
5 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.19%) C++
5 4 (5.19%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) C
8 1 (1.30%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.30%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) CCNA
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Sendmail
2 3 (3.90%) Xen
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) Postfix
2 3 (3.90%) NFS
2 3 (3.90%) Samba
2 3 (3.90%) KVM
3 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
1 6 (7.79%) Blackboard
2 4 (5.19%) VMware
2 4 (5.19%) Adobe
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) Zend
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Sophos
5 1 (1.30%) BT
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix
5 1 (1.30%) BMC
5 1 (1.30%) Lotus
5 1 (1.30%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.30%) Veeam
5 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
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