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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank - 120 95
Contract jobs citing Drupal 0 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.20% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.09% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 11
Average daily rate
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- £440 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+74.79% -61.86%
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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
422 460 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.10% 18.00% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 227 204
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £31.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
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 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) WordPress
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (100.00%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Zend
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