The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 99 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Drupal 15 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.07% 0.69% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Average daily rate £400 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+102.70% -43.07%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
369 288 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.67% 16.11% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 129 163
Average daily rate £330 £290 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.20 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Drupal
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 £250 - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) PHP
2 9 (60.00%) Alfresco
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (40.00%) CRM
3 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) ERP
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Magento
6 3 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Yii
7 2 (13.33%) CMS
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (6.67%) B2B
8 1 (6.67%) B2C

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Alfresco
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) CMS
4 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Magento
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Business Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) B2B
6 1 (6.67%) B2C
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
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