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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal Developer
Rank 512 523 467
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -56
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 119 89 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 77
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 £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
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 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 August 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 August 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 +1 117 £325 - 27
London +26 79 £350 +7.69% 15
City of London +2 12 £388 +10.71% 4
South East -35 10 £290 +0.86% 7
Yorkshire - 10 £400 - 2
East of England +10 8 £300 +20.00% 2
South West -1 8 £200 -25.23% 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £475 - 2
Norfolk +15 4 £375 +15.38%
Oxfordshire -22 4 £275 -21.42%
Cambridge - 4 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £300 - 1
Cornwall - 4 £200 -
Hampshire -7 3 £290 -3.33%
Oxford -19 3 £260 -25.71%
Milton Keynes - 3 £300 -
Bradford - 3 £350 - 1
Leeds - 3 £485 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 -
Bedfordshire +15 2 £270 +35.00%
Hertfordshire - 2 £270 -
East Midlands - 2 £325 -
Berkshire - 2 £290 - 7
Reading - 2 £295 - 3
Peterborough - 2 £270 -
Bedford - 2 £270 -
Basingstoke - 2 £295 -
Portsmouth - 2 £275 -
Southampton - 2 £275 -
Stevenage - 2 £270 -

Drupal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Drupal
2 132 (66.33%) HTML
3 130 (65.33%) PHP
3 130 (65.33%) CSS
4 89 (44.72%) JavaScript
5 79 (39.70%) MySQL
6 61 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (26.13%) Git (software)
8 45 (22.61%) HTML5
9 42 (21.11%) jQuery
10 41 (20.60%) CSS3
10 41 (20.60%) LAMP
11 28 (14.07%) Scrum
12 26 (13.07%) SQL
12 26 (13.07%) AngularJS
13 24 (12.06%) Symfony
14 22 (11.06%) CMS
14 22 (11.06%) Linux
15 21 (10.55%) OO
15 21 (10.55%) Varnish
16 20 (10.05%) Web Development
17 19 (9.55%) Jenkins
18 17 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (8.04%) Drush
20 15 (7.54%) Apache
21 14 (7.04%) Open Source
22 13 (6.53%) OO PHP
23 12 (6.03%) Java
23 12 (6.03%) Subversion
24 11 (5.53%) XML

Drupal Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 199 (100.00%) Drupal
2 22 (11.06%) CMS
3 15 (7.54%) Apache
4 7 (3.52%) WordPress
5 5 (2.51%) Node.js
6 4 (2.01%) IIS
7 3 (1.51%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.01%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.02%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.01%) Intranet
2 2 (1.01%) LDAP
3 1 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (39.70%) MySQL
2 8 (4.02%) Redis
2 8 (4.02%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.01%) Big Data
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 52 (26.13%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.55%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.03%) Subversion
4 9 (4.52%) Behat
5 8 (4.02%) JMeter
6 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.51%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.51%) Grunt
7 3 (1.51%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.01%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.01%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.50%) gulp
9 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (3.52%) Finance
2 5 (2.51%) Marketing
3 3 (1.51%) Publishing
3 3 (1.51%) Banking
4 2 (1.01%) Retail
4 2 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (66.33%) HTML
2 130 (65.33%) CSS
3 45 (22.61%) HTML5
4 42 (21.11%) jQuery
5 41 (20.60%) CSS3
5 41 (20.60%) LAMP
6 26 (13.07%) AngularJS
7 24 (12.06%) Symfony
8 17 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (8.04%) Drush
10 11 (5.53%) XML
11 8 (4.02%) Gherkin
11 8 (4.02%) Sass
12 6 (3.02%) LESS
13 5 (2.51%) .NET
13 5 (2.51%) Ajax
14 4 (2.01%) Web Services
14 4 (2.01%) J2EE
15 3 (1.51%) XHTML
15 3 (1.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.03%) User Experience
2 5 (2.51%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.01%) NHS
4 2 (1.01%) Social Media
5 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.50%) Social Network
5 1 (0.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.06%) Linux
2 9 (4.52%) Windows
3 3 (1.51%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.07%) Scrum
3 21 (10.55%) OO
4 20 (10.05%) Web Development
5 14 (7.04%) Open Source
6 13 (6.53%) OO PHP
7 8 (4.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (3.52%) DevOps
8 7 (3.52%) BDD
8 7 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (3.52%) TDD
8 7 (3.52%) Workflow
9 6 (3.02%) OOP
9 6 (3.02%) SDLC
10 5 (2.51%) Software Delivery
10 5 (2.51%) Web Application Development
10 5 (2.51%) SOA
10 5 (2.51%) MVC
11 4 (2.01%) Migration
11 4 (2.01%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 130 (65.33%) PHP
2 89 (44.72%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.07%) SQL
4 12 (6.03%) Java
5 7 (3.52%) PHP5
6 4 (2.01%) C#
7 3 (1.51%) C
8 2 (1.01%) Python
8 2 (1.01%) F#
9 1 (0.50%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 5 (2.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 21 (10.55%) Varnish
2 5 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.53%) Vagrant
2 8 (4.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (2.51%) Apple
1 5 (2.51%) Google
1 5 (2.51%) Zend
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe
3 1 (0.50%) Twitter
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