The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 123 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing Drupal 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.45% 1.16% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £275 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Drupal
England

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

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
449 344 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.73% 15.96% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 178 171
Average daily rate £450 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drupal across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drupal across the West Midlands region.

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drupal across the West Midlands region.

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) WordPress
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 2 (33.33%) LAMP
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) User Experience
6 1 (16.67%) API Integration
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Web Design
6 1 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (16.67%) Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
6 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
6 1 (16.67%) Social Network
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Fireworks
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Designer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
1 1 (16.67%) Social Network
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) API Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby