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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 147 152 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Drupal 10 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.096% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.90% 0.64% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Median daily rate £388 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £343 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +50.69%
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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
525 621 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.71% 14.97% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 341 266
Median daily rate £400 £398 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £228 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 33
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +3.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 8 £425 +34.92%
Merseyside - 2 £320 -
Drupal
England

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 11 (44.00%) PHP
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (32.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) Puppet
4 8 (32.00%) Splunk
4 8 (32.00%) Ansible
4 8 (32.00%) Docker
4 8 (32.00%) JMeter
5 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Google
5 7 (28.00%) Google Analytics
5 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (28.00%) logstash
5 7 (28.00%) Kibana
5 7 (28.00%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (28.00%) ELK Stack
5 7 (28.00%) GitHub
5 7 (28.00%) Bitbucket
5 7 (28.00%) Analytics
6 6 (24.00%) Verint
6 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (24.00%) AirWatch
6 6 (24.00%) Samsung

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 (28.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (16.00%) WordPress
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) GitHub
1 7 (28.00%) Google Analytics
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Broadband
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (32.00%) JMeter
4 7 (28.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium
6 2 (8.00%) GitLab
7 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Drupal Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Web Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Drupal Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) ELK Stack
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) jQuery
4 2 (8.00%) Behat
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) LAMP
5 1 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Service Management
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) BDD
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Analytics
4 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) Time Management
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) Security Hardening
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Web Development
8 2 (8.00%) API Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) SDLC
8 2 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) PHP
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Ansible
1 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (32.00%) Puppet
2 7 (28.00%) Kibana
2 7 (28.00%) logstash
3 6 (24.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Splunk
2 7 (28.00%) Google
3 6 (24.00%) Apple
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
3 6 (24.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Samsung
3 6 (24.00%) Verint
4 1 (4.00%) Zend