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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal Developer
Rank 528 520 441
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -79
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 92 91 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 62 82
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 30 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 31 July 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 -25 89 £300 -7.69% 23
London +7 65 £350 +7.69% 15
City of London +1 16 £388 +29.05% 3
East of England +1 9 £300 -7.69%
South East -14 9 £255 -11.30% 2
Norfolk -2 5 £375 +15.38%
Oxfordshire -19 5 £280 -20.00%
Yorkshire - 5 £275 - 3
Cambridge - 4 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £300 -
Oxford -17 3 £260 -25.71%
West Yorkshire - 3 £368 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire +12 2 £270 +35.00%
South West -10 2 £275 +22.22% 2
Stevenage - 2 £270 -
Leeds - 2 £368 -
Bedford - 2 £270 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £300 - 1
Peterborough - 2 £270 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £270 -
Norwich +7 1 - -
South Wales +1 1 £375 +41.50%
Cardiff -1 1 £375 +41.50%
Chichester -1 1 £250 -9.09%
Wales -3 1 £375 +41.50%
Bristol -4 1 £275 +22.22%
West Sussex -8 1 £250 -9.09%
Scotland -10 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Drupal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Drupal
2 113 (64.94%) HTML
3 112 (64.37%) PHP
4 109 (62.64%) CSS
5 77 (44.25%) MySQL
6 76 (43.68%) JavaScript
7 45 (25.86%) jQuery
8 44 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (24.14%) HTML5
10 38 (21.84%) Git (software)
11 36 (20.69%) CSS3
12 33 (18.97%) LAMP
13 26 (14.94%) AngularJS
14 21 (12.07%) Scrum
14 21 (12.07%) SQL
14 21 (12.07%) Linux
14 21 (12.07%) Symfony
15 17 (9.77%) Web Development
15 17 (9.77%) Open Source
16 16 (9.20%) OO
17 15 (8.62%) Varnish
17 15 (8.62%) Jenkins
18 13 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (7.47%) Java
19 12 (6.90%) CMS
20 11 (6.32%) Drush
21 10 (5.75%) Behat
22 9 (5.17%) Reverse Proxy
22 9 (5.17%) BDD
22 9 (5.17%) Puppet

Drupal Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 174 (100.00%) Drupal
2 12 (6.90%) CMS
3 7 (4.02%) Apache
3 7 (4.02%) WordPress
4 5 (2.87%) Node.js
5 1 (0.57%) nginx
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.15%) GitHub
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.17%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (2.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (44.25%) MySQL
2 9 (5.17%) Redis
3 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.30%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.75%) Behat
4 9 (5.17%) JMeter
5 5 (2.87%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.30%) Subversion
7 3 (1.72%) Grunt
8 2 (1.15%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.15%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.15%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.57%) Selenium
9 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (4.60%) Publishing
2 5 (2.87%) Finance
2 5 (2.87%) Marketing
3 3 (1.72%) Banking
3 3 (1.72%) Retail
4 2 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.57%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (64.94%) HTML
2 109 (62.64%) CSS
3 45 (25.86%) jQuery
4 42 (24.14%) HTML5
5 36 (20.69%) CSS3
6 33 (18.97%) LAMP
7 26 (14.94%) AngularJS
8 21 (12.07%) Symfony
9 13 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (6.32%) Drush
11 9 (5.17%) Gherkin
12 8 (4.60%) XML
13 7 (4.02%) Sass
14 6 (3.45%) XHTML
15 5 (2.87%) .NET
15 5 (2.87%) Ajax
15 5 (2.87%) Web Services
16 4 (2.30%) LESS
16 4 (2.30%) J2EE
17 2 (1.15%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.60%) Digital Media
2 4 (2.30%) User Experience
3 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.15%) NHS
3 2 (1.15%) Taxonomies
3 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.57%) Online Games
4 1 (0.57%) Social Media
4 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.07%) Linux
2 6 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (1.72%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (12.07%) Scrum
3 17 (9.77%) Web Development
3 17 (9.77%) Open Source
4 16 (9.20%) OO
5 9 (5.17%) BDD
6 8 (4.60%) MVC
6 8 (4.60%) DevOps
7 7 (4.02%) OO PHP
8 6 (3.45%) SDLC
8 6 (3.45%) SOA
8 6 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (2.87%) OOP
10 4 (2.30%) Migration
10 4 (2.30%) Content Management
11 3 (1.72%) Analytics
11 3 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (1.72%) E-Commerce
11 3 (1.72%) Project Management
12 2 (1.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 112 (64.37%) PHP
2 76 (43.68%) JavaScript
3 21 (12.07%) SQL
4 13 (7.47%) Java
5 6 (3.45%) PHP5
6 4 (2.30%) C#
7 3 (1.72%) F#
8 1 (0.57%) C
8 1 (0.57%) PHP4
8 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (2.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.62%) Varnish
2 5 (2.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) Puppet
1 9 (5.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (3.45%) Zend
2 5 (2.87%) Apple
2 5 (2.87%) Google
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe
4 1 (0.57%) Twitter
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