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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 134 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing Drupal 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.26% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 1.28% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 11
Average daily rate - £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £46.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.43% +22.66%
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
538 549 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.60% 20.50% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 323 198
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 27
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.85 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.59% -0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £36.60 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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
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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 2 - - 1
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 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 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (50.00%) 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 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
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 MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
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 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
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%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (25.00%) VMware