Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 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
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 811 791
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20 -27
Contract jobs citing Moodle 43 72 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.067% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 48 44
UK median daily rate £325 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £149 £168 £154
90th Percentile £448 £449 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +13.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
UK median hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £17.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% -0.85% -31.12%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.60 £10.96
90th Percentile £11.50 £19.91 £18.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £11.93
% change year-on-year -37.14% +46.75% -63.31%

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 16147 19842 20122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.81% 18.35% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10428 13052 12443
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 489 695
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £20.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +1.95% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.83 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £20.73 £19.46
% change year-on-year -6.92% +6.55% +11.17%

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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
England +24 39 £325 +8.33% 8
UK excluding London +37 31 £300 - 7
South East +31 14 £308 +75.71% 2
London -13 11 £350 +21.74% 2
North of England +68 10 £275 -25.68% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 1
North West +25 3 £188 -49.32%
Scotland - 3 £115 - 1
West Midlands +40 2 £325 +8.33%
Midlands +20 2 £325 +8.33% 1
South West +2 1 £350 -69.51% 2
East of England -9 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, 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 21 (48.84%) PHP
2 16 (37.21%) HTML
2 16 (37.21%) CSS
3 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.88%) MySQL
4 9 (20.93%) e-Learning
5 8 (18.60%) Windows
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.95%) VLE
7 5 (11.63%) OO
7 5 (11.63%) CSS3
7 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (9.30%) jQuery
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (6.98%) CMS
9 3 (6.98%) LAMP
9 3 (6.98%) Scrum
9 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
9 3 (6.98%) OOP
9 3 (6.98%) IIS
9 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Drupal
9 3 (6.98%) HTML5
9 3 (6.98%) XAMPP
9 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (4.65%) Defect Management

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 3 (6.98%) CMS
1 3 (6.98%) Drupal
1 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.33%) Liferay
2 1 (2.33%) Magnolia
2 1 (2.33%) OpenCms
2 1 (2.33%) Sakai
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Totara
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 23 (53.49%) Moodle Developer
3 14 (32.56%) PHP Developer
4 8 (18.60%) MySQL Developer
4 8 (18.60%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) e-Learning Developer
6 2 (4.65%) ICT Support
6 2 (4.65%) ICT Support Technician
6 2 (4.65%) ICT Technician
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.65%) IT Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Technologist
7 1 (2.33%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.33%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) SSRS Report Writer
7 1 (2.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) CSS
1 16 (37.21%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) CSS3
3 4 (9.30%) jQuery
4 3 (6.98%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) LAMP
4 3 (6.98%) XAMPP
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) LESS
5 2 (4.65%) React
5 2 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) Sass
5 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) Hystrix
6 1 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.33%) Lucene
6 1 (2.33%) RESTful
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) e-Learning
2 6 (13.95%) VLE
3 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) Learning Management System
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) OO
2 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
3 3 (6.98%) OOP
3 3 (6.98%) Scrum
4 2 (4.65%) Defect Management
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (4.65%) System Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Web Design
4 2 (4.65%) Web Development
5 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (2.33%) Information Retrieval
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) PHP
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) PHP 5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
1 1 (2.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Apple
2 2 (4.65%) Blackboard
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) HubSpot
3 1 (2.33%) Sage
3 1 (2.33%) Samsung
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore