The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drupal
England / North West
Rank 123 154 130
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Contract jobs citing Drupal 8 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.87% 0.97% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £356 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.87% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.29 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
427 619 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.67% 15.98% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 348 276
Median daily rate £375 £395 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 42 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +44.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Drupal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drupal across the North West region.

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drupal across the North West region.

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +26 5 £406 +22.18%
Merseyside - 3 £320 -
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (55.00%) PHP
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (40.00%) Splunk
4 8 (40.00%) Ansible
4 8 (40.00%) Docker
4 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (40.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) Puppet
4 8 (40.00%) JMeter
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) Google Analytics
5 7 (35.00%) Google
5 7 (35.00%) logstash
5 7 (35.00%) Kibana
5 7 (35.00%) ELK Stack
5 7 (35.00%) GitHub
5 7 (35.00%) Bitbucket
5 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Analytics
5 7 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (30.00%) MySQL
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) Service Management

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) GitHub
1 7 (35.00%) Google Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Broadband
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (40.00%) JMeter
4 7 (35.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium
6 2 (10.00%) GitLab
7 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Drupal Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Web Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Drupal Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) ELK Stack
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Behat
4 2 (10.00%) Laravel
4 2 (10.00%) Symfony
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (40.00%) BDD
3 7 (35.00%) Analytics
3 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Security Hardening
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) API Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) OOD
8 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PHP
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Ansible
1 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 7 (35.00%) Kibana
2 7 (35.00%) logstash
3 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Splunk
2 7 (35.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Zend
4 1 (5.00%) ATG
4 1 (5.00%) hybris
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle