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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 143 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drupal 1 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.032% - 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% - 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 14
Median daily rate £350 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £21.50 £12.30
% change year-on-year
-48.83% +74.79%
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
576 409 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.29% 16.98% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 220 228
Median daily rate £400 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 39
Median hourly rate £12.75 £17.30 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.30% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.26 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.92 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +33.33%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Drupal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) WordPress
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Joomla!
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Laravel
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) PHP 7
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (25.00%) Magento
4 1 (25.00%) Plesk
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Symfony

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Joomla!
1 3 (75.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Designer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Graduate
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering Graduate
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering Support
3 1 (25.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) Laravel
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (25.00%) PHP 7
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (25.00%) VMware