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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 111 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Drupal 5 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.55% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 3.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £319 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +102.70%
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
509 316 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.88% 14.42% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 174 143
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £235 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 25
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.85 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.03 £21.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire - 3 £449 -
Birmingham -12 2 £231 -7.50%
Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (85.00%) PHP
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) MySQL
4 12 (60.00%) MVC
4 12 (60.00%) Ajax
4 12 (60.00%) PHP5
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 9 (45.00%) Taxonomies
6 8 (40.00%) LAMP
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (40.00%) Apache
6 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (40.00%) IIS
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) Web Services
6 8 (40.00%) XML
6 8 (40.00%) Blog
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (40.00%) Time Management
6 8 (40.00%) Social Media
6 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
6 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (35.00%) User Experience
7 7 (35.00%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (25.00%) CMS

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (40.00%) IIS
1 8 (40.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) CMS
3 3 (15.00%) Alfresco
4 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) Ajax
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (40.00%) LAMP
6 4 (20.00%) Yii
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Taxonomies
2 8 (40.00%) Blog
2 8 (40.00%) Social Media
2 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (35.00%) User Experience
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (40.00%) Time Management
2 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) OOP
4 4 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) ERP
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Content Management
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) PHP
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) PHP5
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
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