The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drupal
UK
Rank 392 435 385
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -50
Contract jobs citing Drupal 210 183 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.74% 2.17% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 118 169
Median daily rate £365 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.29 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% +243.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.29 - £11.25

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7661 8432 8680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.90% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4887 5341 5450
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 238 311
Median hourly rate £19.19 £22.50 £19.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Drupal Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Drupal
Daily Rate Trend

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

Drupal Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Drupal
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Drupal Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Drupal
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Drupal Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Drupal
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England +50 205 £373 +6.42% 78
London +27 125 £375 - 24
South East +22 32 £319 +5.80% 20
Oxfordshire +3 13 £281 -6.25% 10
West Midlands - 13 £455 - 6
Oxford +11 11 £319 - 6
City of London -10 10 £450 +18.03% 7
South West +15 9 £263 -11.01% 7
East of England +10 9 £365 -23.15% 2
Birmingham - 9 £455 - 2
North West +19 8 £388 +29.16% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £363 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £355 -
Sheffield +6 6 £313 -
Yorkshire +5 6 £313 +3.30% 6
South Yorkshire 0 6 £313 -2.34%
Manchester +18 5 £425 +27.81% 3
Surrey +11 5 £250 -17.35% 1
Bristol - 5 £225 - 4
Bedfordshire - 5 £365 -
East Sussex +7 4 £275 -4.34% 3
Luton - 4 £365 -
Scotland +19 3 £265 -24.28% 3
Leatherhead +18 3 £250 -16.66%
Cornwall -3 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 £320 -
Merseyside - 3 £320 -
Truro - 3 - -
Edinburgh +12 2 £270 -22.85% 2
Brighton +7 2 £275 -4.34% 3

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for Drupal.

1 304 (57.47%) PHP
2 277 (52.36%) HTML
3 259 (48.96%) CSS
4 205 (38.75%) JavaScript
5 148 (27.98%) MySQL
6 146 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (25.52%) CMS
8 115 (21.74%) Web Development
9 108 (20.42%) Git (software)
10 103 (19.47%) jQuery
11 102 (19.28%) HTML5
12 65 (12.29%) Content Management
13 60 (11.34%) Front End Development
14 55 (10.40%) Symfony
15 53 (10.02%) AngularJS
16 52 (9.83%) WordPress
16 52 (9.83%) CSS3
16 52 (9.83%) Linux
17 46 (8.70%) Sass
18 44 (8.32%) LAMP
19 43 (8.13%) Java
20 41 (7.75%) E-Commerce
20 41 (7.75%) Scrum
21 39 (7.37%) XML
21 39 (7.37%) Security Cleared
22 37 (6.99%) Python
23 35 (6.62%) Marketing
24 34 (6.43%) Degree
25 31 (5.86%) SQL
26 29 (5.48%) Web Services

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 135 (25.52%) CMS
2 52 (9.83%) WordPress
3 25 (4.73%) Apache Solr
4 19 (3.59%) Apache
5 16 (3.02%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.27%) Umbraco
7 11 (2.08%) Confluence
7 11 (2.08%) Joomla!
8 7 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.13%) SilverStripe
10 4 (0.76%) IIS
10 4 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.38%) concrete5
11 2 (0.38%) Moodle
12 1 (0.19%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.19%) Perch
Applications
1 4 (0.76%) MS Office
2 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.38%) Edge Animate
4 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (4.35%) Magento
2 4 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.57%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (3.40%) Google Analytics
2 17 (3.21%) GitHub
3 10 (1.89%) SaaS
4 7 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.76%) Google Tag Manager
5 4 (0.76%) PaaS
6 3 (0.57%) Akamai
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.89%) Intranet
2 8 (1.51%) Firewall
2 8 (1.51%) Internet
3 2 (0.38%) HTTP
3 2 (0.38%) LAN
3 2 (0.38%) SSL
3 2 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) DNS
4 1 (0.19%) iBeacon
4 1 (0.19%) LDAP
4 1 (0.19%) Network Security
4 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (27.98%) MySQL
2 29 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 12 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.89%) DB2
5 6 (1.13%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (0.95%) MariaDB
7 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.76%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.76%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 108 (20.42%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.35%) JIRA
3 20 (3.78%) Subversion
4 12 (2.27%) JMeter
5 11 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 11 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.70%) Ant
7 7 (1.32%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.32%) Grunt
7 7 (1.32%) Selenium
8 6 (1.13%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.76%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.76%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.76%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.76%) Xdebug
10 3 (0.57%) GitLab
10 3 (0.57%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.19%) Mockito
General
1 35 (6.62%) Marketing
2 17 (3.21%) Retail
3 7 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.13%) Finance
4 6 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.13%) Publishing
5 5 (0.95%) Legal
6 3 (0.57%) Games
7 2 (0.38%) Advertising
7 2 (0.38%) Banking
7 2 (0.38%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.38%) Front Office
7 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.19%) French Language
8 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 387 (73.16%) Developer
2 282 (53.31%) Drupal Developer
3 68 (12.85%) PHP Developer
4 55 (10.40%) Web Developer
5 36 (6.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 36 (6.81%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 34 (6.43%) Architect
7 33 (6.24%) JavaScript Developer
8 31 (5.86%) Senior Developer
9 29 (5.48%) Analyst
10 23 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
11 22 (4.16%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.40%) HTML Developer
13 16 (3.02%) Support Analyst
14 14 (2.65%) Senior Drupal Developer
15 13 (2.46%) Lead Developer
15 13 (2.46%) Technical Support
16 12 (2.27%) HTML CSS Developer
16 12 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
17 11 (2.08%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (52.36%) HTML
2 259 (48.96%) CSS
3 103 (19.47%) jQuery
4 102 (19.28%) HTML5
5 55 (10.40%) Symfony
6 53 (10.02%) AngularJS
7 52 (9.83%) CSS3
8 46 (8.70%) Sass
9 44 (8.32%) LAMP
10 39 (7.37%) XML
11 29 (5.48%) Web Services
12 27 (5.10%) JSON
13 24 (4.54%) REST
14 23 (4.35%) Laravel
15 20 (3.78%) SAML
16 19 (3.59%) Middleware
17 18 (3.40%) .NET
18 16 (3.02%) Node.js
18 16 (3.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 15 (2.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.02%) Social Media
2 14 (2.65%) User Experience
3 13 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.46%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 10 (1.89%) NHS
6 9 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.57%) iPad
7 3 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (0.57%) Physics
7 3 (0.57%) Statistics
8 2 (0.38%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.38%) Fintech
8 2 (0.38%) FMCG
8 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.38%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.19%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.19%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.83%) Linux
2 17 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (2.65%) Windows
4 12 (2.27%) Unix
5 9 (1.70%) AIX
6 7 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.38%) CentOS
7 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (21.74%) Web Development
3 65 (12.29%) Content Management
4 60 (11.34%) Front End Development
5 41 (7.75%) E-Commerce
5 41 (7.75%) Scrum
6 29 (5.48%) Migration
7 27 (5.10%) API Integration
7 27 (5.10%) BDD
7 27 (5.10%) MVC
8 26 (4.91%) OO
8 26 (4.91%) Open Source
9 24 (4.54%) Analytics
9 24 (4.54%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (4.54%) Unit Testing
10 22 (4.16%) OOP
11 20 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (3.78%) SEO
12 19 (3.59%) TDD
13 17 (3.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (57.47%) PHP
2 205 (38.75%) JavaScript
3 43 (8.13%) Java
4 37 (6.99%) Python
5 31 (5.86%) SQL
6 16 (3.02%) Ruby
7 11 (2.08%) Perl
8 9 (1.70%) PHP 5
9 6 (1.13%) XPath
10 4 (0.76%) C#
10 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.57%) C++
11 3 (0.57%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.38%) C
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.19%) Scala
13 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.43%) Degree
3 26 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.57%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) HNC
5 1 (0.19%) HND
5 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.19%) MCSE
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.73%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.08%) Docker
3 6 (1.13%) Varnish
4 2 (0.38%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 19 (3.59%) Ansible
1 19 (3.59%) Puppet
2 17 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.32%) Kibana
3 7 (1.32%) logstash
4 4 (0.76%) Piwik
5 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.19%) Opsview
6 1 (0.19%) Plesk
6 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (5.29%) Google
2 18 (3.40%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.02%) Oracle
4 13 (2.46%) hybris
5 12 (2.27%) Zend
6 10 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.70%) Adobe
7 9 (1.70%) IBM
8 8 (1.51%) Splunk
9 7 (1.32%) Symantec
10 6 (1.13%) Gigya
10 6 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.57%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 2 (0.38%) ATG
12 2 (0.38%) DoubleClick
12 2 (0.38%) Pardot
12 2 (0.38%) PayPal
12 2 (0.38%) Siebel
13 1 (0.19%) Xerox
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