Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Moodle skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Moodle over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Moodle
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 774 809
Rank change year-on-year -68 +35 +7
Contract jobs citing Moodle 35 75 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.078% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 24
UK median daily rate £333 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.91% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £130 £163 £140
90th Percentile £421 £388 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £233 £264
% change year-on-year +37.63% -11.85% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
UK median hourly rate £10.90 £10.60 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.83% -12.58% -62.69%
10th Percentile £10.53 £10.53 £10.96
90th Percentile £11.67 £11.23 £14.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £10.60 £12.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% -11.67% -63.08%

Moodle is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,303 17,377 18,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 18.09% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,875 11,202 11,993
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £622 £599 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 403 544
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.33% -7.45% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +14.29%

Moodle
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Moodle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Moodle in the UK

Moodle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Moodle.

Contractor daily rate trend for Moodle in the UK

Moodle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Moodle over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Moodle in the UK

Moodle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Moodle.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Moodle in the UK

Moodle
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Moodle within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London 0 27 £320 +37.63% 17
England -53 23 £340 +23.64% 21
London -65 7 £400 +45.45% 5
Wales - 7 £320 -
South East -28 6 £340 +51.11% 6
East of England -12 5 - - 2
Scotland -16 4 £140 -12.36% 1
Midlands +10 3 £438 +25.00% 3
North of England +46 2 £225 -35.71% 5
East Midlands +6 2 £438 - 3
North West - 2 £225 - 5
West Midlands +15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Moodle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Moodle.

1 15 (42.86%) PHP
2 14 (40.00%) e-Learning
3 8 (22.86%) VLE
3 8 (22.86%) Windows
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.00%) Graphic Design
5 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (17.14%) Learning Management System
5 6 (17.14%) Blackboard
6 5 (14.29%) Content Development
6 5 (14.29%) Publishing
6 5 (14.29%) HTML
6 5 (14.29%) Apache
6 5 (14.29%) CSS
6 5 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (14.29%) MySQL
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (8.57%) SQL
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) SCORM
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.71%) MCTS
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (5.71%) MCITP
9 2 (5.71%) Web Design
9 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.71%) Migration

Moodle
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.86%) Liferay
3 1 (2.86%) Magnolia
3 1 (2.86%) OpenCms
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Totara
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Captivate
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 5 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Moodle Developer
2 8 (22.86%) PHP Developer
3 7 (20.00%) e-Learning Developer
4 4 (11.43%) e-Learning Officer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Officer
5 3 (8.57%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Product Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.86%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.86%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) CSS
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) Flash
3 1 (2.86%) Hystrix
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Lucene
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Symfony
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) e-Learning
2 8 (22.86%) VLE
3 7 (20.00%) Graphic Design
4 6 (17.14%) Learning Management System
5 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (8.57%) SCORM
6 2 (5.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (14.29%) Content Development
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) High Availability
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Open Source
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.71%) Service Management
4 2 (5.71%) Web Design
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) ITSM
5 1 (2.86%) Microservices
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Scrum
5 1 (2.86%) TDD
5 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) PHP
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) MCITP
1 2 (5.71%) MCTS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
1 1 (2.86%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Blackboard
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Samsung
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore