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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 104 - 97
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drupal 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% - 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.98% - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£250 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £187.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- +715.21%
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
354 281 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.34% 13.48% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 168 126
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £22.69 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Birmingham - 4 £225 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £375 -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Coventry - - - - 1
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (76.47%) HTML
1 13 (76.47%) PHP
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) MVC
2 12 (70.59%) Ajax
2 12 (70.59%) PHP5
3 9 (52.94%) jQuery
4 8 (47.06%) Time Management
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (47.06%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (47.06%) Taxonomies
4 8 (47.06%) Blog
4 8 (47.06%) LAMP
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) IIS
4 8 (47.06%) Apache
4 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Social Media
4 8 (47.06%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
4 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (41.18%) User Experience
5 7 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (23.53%) Alfresco

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (47.06%) IIS
1 8 (47.06%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 4 (23.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) Ajax
3 9 (52.94%) jQuery
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) LAMP
5 4 (23.53%) Yii
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Taxonomies
1 8 (47.06%) Blog
1 8 (47.06%) Social Media
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (41.18%) User Experience
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) MVC
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (47.06%) Time Management
2 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) OOP
3 4 (23.53%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) ERP
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) PHP
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) PHP5
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Salesforce.com