The table below looks at the statistics for the Drupal Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal Developer
Rank 516 478 397
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -81
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 80 117 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 85 98
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £278
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +11.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Drupal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drupal Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Drupal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Drupal Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drupal Developer within the UK.

Drupal Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Drupal Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Drupal Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Drupal Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drupal Developer within the UK.

Drupal Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Drupal Developer
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -62 76 £325 - 21
London -6 51 £325 -1.88% 12
City of London +15 12 £350 +11.11% 1
South East -2 10 £300 -5.51% 2
South West -1 8 £375 +25.00% 1
Bristol +7 6 £375 +42.85% 1
Oxfordshire -15 6 £300 -1.63% 1
Oxford -10 3 £313 +4.16%
Hampshire - 3 £275 - 1
East Midlands 0 2 £338 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £368 -
Yorkshire - 2 £368 - 1
Truro - 2 £263 -
Leeds - 2 £368 -
Cornwall - 2 £263 -
Norwich +7 1 - -
Norfolk 0 1 - -
Manchester -8 1 - - 1
East of England -9 1 - - 3
North West -22 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £275 -
Southampton - 1 £300 -
Scotland - 1 £275 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -

Drupal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Drupal Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Drupal Developer in their job title.

1 163 (100.00%) Drupal
2 116 (71.17%) PHP
3 114 (69.94%) HTML
4 104 (63.80%) CSS
5 84 (51.53%) MySQL
6 78 (47.85%) JavaScript
7 52 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (30.67%) jQuery
9 49 (30.06%) HTML5
10 39 (23.93%) Git (software)
11 36 (22.09%) CSS3
12 26 (15.95%) Linux
13 25 (15.34%) Scrum
14 22 (13.50%) CMS
14 22 (13.50%) LAMP
14 22 (13.50%) AngularJS
15 19 (11.66%) OO
16 18 (11.04%) Varnish
17 16 (9.82%) Open Source
17 16 (9.82%) Symfony
17 16 (9.82%) SQL
17 16 (9.82%) Jenkins
18 14 (8.59%) Drush
18 14 (8.59%) BDD
19 13 (7.98%) Web Development
19 13 (7.98%) Java
19 13 (7.98%) Apache
20 12 (7.36%) XHTML
20 12 (7.36%) DevOps
21 11 (6.75%) Puppet

Drupal Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Drupal Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Drupal Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 163 (100.00%) Drupal
2 22 (13.50%) CMS
3 13 (7.98%) Apache
4 6 (3.68%) WordPress
4 6 (3.68%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.84%) Node.js
6 1 (0.61%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) SaaS
1 3 (1.84%) PaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.52%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (2.45%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (51.53%) MySQL
2 9 (5.52%) Redis
3 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (23.93%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.82%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.13%) Behat
4 9 (5.52%) JMeter
5 6 (3.68%) Subversion
6 3 (1.84%) Grunt
6 3 (1.84%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.84%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (4.29%) Publishing
2 6 (3.68%) Marketing
3 3 (1.84%) Retail
4 2 (1.23%) Games
4 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) iGaming
5 1 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Finance
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (69.94%) HTML
2 104 (63.80%) CSS
3 50 (30.67%) jQuery
4 49 (30.06%) HTML5
5 36 (22.09%) CSS3
6 22 (13.50%) LAMP
6 22 (13.50%) AngularJS
7 16 (9.82%) Symfony
8 14 (8.59%) Drush
9 12 (7.36%) XHTML
10 9 (5.52%) Gherkin
10 9 (5.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (4.29%) Web Services
12 5 (3.07%) XML
13 4 (2.45%) J2EE
13 4 (2.45%) Ajax
13 4 (2.45%) Sass
14 3 (1.84%) LESS
14 3 (1.84%) Memcached
14 3 (1.84%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) Digital Media
2 3 (1.84%) User Experience
2 3 (1.84%) Taxonomies
2 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.84%) W3C
3 2 (1.23%) NHS
3 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.61%) Photography
4 1 (0.61%) Online Games
4 1 (0.61%) Social Media
4 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.95%) Linux
2 4 (2.45%) UNIX
3 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.34%) Scrum
3 19 (11.66%) OO
4 16 (9.82%) Open Source
5 14 (8.59%) BDD
6 13 (7.98%) Web Development
7 12 (7.36%) DevOps
8 11 (6.75%) Content Management
9 10 (6.13%) OO PHP
10 8 (4.91%) MVC
10 8 (4.91%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.29%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.29%) OOP
12 6 (3.68%) SOA
12 6 (3.68%) TDD
12 6 (3.68%) SDLC
13 5 (3.07%) Web Design
14 3 (1.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (1.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 116 (71.17%) PHP
2 78 (47.85%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.82%) SQL
4 13 (7.98%) Java
5 7 (4.29%) PHP5
6 3 (1.84%) F#
6 3 (1.84%) C#
7 2 (1.23%) Python
7 2 (1.23%) Go
8 1 (0.61%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 5 (3.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) Puppet
2 9 (5.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (4.29%) Zend
2 3 (1.84%) HubSpot
2 3 (1.84%) Google
2 3 (1.84%) Adobe
2 3 (1.84%) Oracle
3 1 (0.61%) Apple
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