Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 781 822
Rank change year-on-year -50 +41 -10
Contract jobs citing Moodle 53 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.072% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.42% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 40
UK median daily rate £320 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £142 £148 £221
90th Percentile £400 £443 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £288 £350
% change year-on-year +11.30% -17.86% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
UK median hourly rate £10.90 - £17.50
10th Percentile £10.53 - £11.98
90th Percentile £11.67 - £19.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 - £17.50

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 16,674 15,852 18,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 17.10% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,051 10,218 11,748
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +5.91% -0.13% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 327 460
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -3.70% +9.46%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.55 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +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 20 April 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 13 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 20 April 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 -24 36 £320 +11.30% 7
England -58 30 £293 -2.50% 13
Wales - 18 £375 -
London -58 16 £285 -0.87% 7
South East -23 6 £300 +29.03% 3
Scotland -36 4 £140 -12.36% 1
West Midlands +4 3 £260 -20.00% 2
Midlands -3 3 £260 -25.71% 2
East of England -7 3 - -
North of England -12 2 £300 +4.35% 1
South West +5 1 - -
North West -17 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -18 1 £300 -29.41%

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Moodle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Moodle.

1 26 (49.06%) PHP
2 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
3 20 (37.74%) Windows
3 20 (37.74%) e-Learning
4 17 (32.08%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (22.64%) Apache
6 11 (20.75%) MySQL
6 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.87%) VLE
8 8 (15.09%) Learning Management System
8 8 (15.09%) SQL
8 8 (15.09%) Migration
8 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
9 6 (11.32%) High Availability
9 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (11.32%) MCTS
9 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (11.32%) MCITP
9 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.32%) NHS
10 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.43%) HTML
10 5 (9.43%) Java
10 5 (9.43%) CSS
10 5 (9.43%) Linux
10 5 (9.43%) Degree
10 5 (9.43%) Graphic Design
11 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing

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 12 (22.64%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Totara
3 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SMS
2 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) MySQL
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (5.66%) Games
1 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (5.66%) Publishing
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Developer
2 7 (13.21%) Moodle Developer
2 7 (13.21%) Product Specialist
3 6 (11.32%) DBA
3 6 (11.32%) SQL DBA
4 5 (9.43%) e-Learning Developer
4 5 (9.43%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.55%) e-Learning Officer
5 4 (7.55%) PHP Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Support Officer
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Technologist
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Technologist
8 1 (1.89%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.89%) PHP Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Product Developer
8 1 (1.89%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) CSS
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) Django
3 2 (3.77%) Flash
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) Laravel
4 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.89%) LESS
4 1 (1.89%) React
4 1 (1.89%) Sass
4 1 (1.89%) Silex
4 1 (1.89%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) e-Learning
2 10 (18.87%) VLE
3 8 (15.09%) Learning Management System
4 6 (11.32%) NHS
5 5 (9.43%) Graphic Design
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.66%) SCORM
7 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.89%) Blog
8 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.43%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) Migration
4 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.32%) High Availability
5 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Content Development
6 3 (5.66%) Open Source
6 3 (5.66%) Pedagogy
6 3 (5.66%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.77%) Instructional Design
7 2 (3.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.77%) Source Code Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) PHP
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) Java
4 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) MCITP
1 6 (11.32%) MCTS
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) CIPD
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) GDPR
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Firmware
2 3 (5.66%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Blackboard
2 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) BT
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Sage
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter