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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drupal
England / West Midlands
Rank 109 119 103
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Drupal 11 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.041% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% 0.24% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Median daily rate £455 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.87% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.29 - -

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
331 425 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.03% 17.42% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 233 204
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 28
Median hourly rate £21.47 £16.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £16.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £24.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 8 £455 -
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 22 (70.97%) CMS
2 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) CSS
2 20 (64.52%) Content Management
3 19 (61.29%) Middleware
4 18 (58.06%) Web Development
5 15 (48.39%) HTML5
6 13 (41.94%) Front End Development
7 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) PHP
9 5 (16.13%) LAMP
9 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) MySQL
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle
10 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
10 4 (12.90%) Java
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (12.90%) SQLPlus
10 4 (12.90%) Workflow
10 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
11 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
11 3 (9.68%) PaaS

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 22 (70.97%) CMS
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) WordPress
5 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
1 3 (9.68%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.90%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 23 (74.19%) Drupal Developer
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (19.35%) HTML Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
6 5 (16.13%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
9 1 (3.23%) DBA
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports Developer
9 1 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Report Developer
9 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) CSS
1 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 19 (61.29%) Middleware
3 15 (48.39%) HTML5
4 5 (16.13%) LAMP
5 3 (9.68%) Drush
6 2 (6.45%) jQuery
6 2 (6.45%) Laravel
6 2 (6.45%) Symfony
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Content Management
2 18 (58.06%) Web Development
3 13 (41.94%) Front End Development
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) Workflow
5 3 (9.68%) API Integration
5 3 (9.68%) BPEL
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) SEO
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) PHP
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) PHP 5
5 1 (3.23%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Plesk
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Zend