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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 421 400 374
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -26
Contract jobs citing Drupal 225 254 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.36% 2.58% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 172 184
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £15.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £57.00 £12.30
% change year-on-year
-80.70% +363.41%

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
9534 9846 9395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.73% 17.56% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6361 6132 5683
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 343 350
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%

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 24 June 2016.

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 24 June 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
England -19 215 £375 +8.69% 82
London -26 116 £375 - 35
South East -19 25 £300 - 12
Yorkshire +16 20 £400 +8.84% 8
City of London +28 17 £370 +5.71% 7
North West +13 17 £332 +20.54% 8
South West +3 15 £213 -43.33% 9
East of England +11 13 £450 +28.57% 6
West Yorkshire +8 12 £413 +12.24% 5
Berkshire -1 12 £375 +78.35% 4
Leeds +5 11 £400 +8.84% 5
Scotland -23 10 £325 +12.06% 4
Bristol 0 9 £200 -46.66% 2
Edinburgh -8 9 £325 +18.18% 3
Cambridgeshire +23 7 £400 +45.45% 2
North East - 7 - -
Blackpool - 7 £350 -
Lancashire - 7 £350 -
Bedfordshire +10 6 £450 +125.00%
Manchester -3 6 £326 +18.36% 4
North Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 6 - -
York - 6 £350 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 - -
Reading -2 5 £375 +70.45% 3
Oxfordshire -1 4 £256 -25.45% 2
Dorset - 4 £213 - 5
Cambridge +11 3 £388 +10.71% 1
Oxford +2 3 £225 -30.76% 2
Sheffield - 3 £165 - 1

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Drupal.

1 255 (61.74%) PHP
2 215 (52.06%) HTML
3 210 (50.85%) CSS
4 201 (48.67%) JavaScript
5 134 (32.45%) CMS
6 119 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (27.36%) MySQL
8 102 (24.70%) Web Development
9 93 (22.52%) HTML5
10 82 (19.85%) jQuery
11 73 (17.68%) WordPress
12 66 (15.98%) Git (software)
13 63 (15.25%) Front End Development
14 61 (14.77%) CSS3
15 50 (12.11%) Content Management
16 47 (11.38%) LAMP
16 47 (11.38%) E-Commerce
17 46 (11.14%) Linux
18 43 (10.41%) Marketing
19 40 (9.69%) Responsive Web Design
20 39 (9.44%) AngularJS
20 39 (9.44%) Scrum
21 37 (8.96%) Apache
22 36 (8.72%) OO
22 36 (8.72%) User Experience
23 31 (7.51%) Open Source
24 30 (7.26%) Java
25 28 (6.78%) SQL
25 28 (6.78%) Apache Solr
26 27 (6.54%) Node.js

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
1 134 (32.45%) CMS
2 73 (17.68%) WordPress
3 37 (8.96%) Apache
4 28 (6.78%) Apache Solr
5 25 (6.05%) Joomla!
6 19 (4.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (2.18%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.18%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.94%) IIS
8 8 (1.94%) Mule
8 8 (1.94%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.69%) Magnolia
10 6 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.45%) nginx
11 5 (1.21%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.21%) ArcGIS
11 5 (1.21%) GeoServer
11 5 (1.21%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (2.42%) MS Office
1 10 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.97%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 18 (4.36%) Magento
2 7 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.73%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.94%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.45%) GitHub
4 6 (1.45%) Office 365
4 6 (1.45%) Sage Pay
5 3 (0.73%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.48%) AdWords
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.48%) Boomi
6 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.48%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.48%) Force.com
6 2 (0.48%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.48%) IaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.05%) Intranet
2 17 (4.12%) Internet
3 12 (2.91%) HTTP
4 5 (1.21%) LDAP
5 3 (0.73%) FTP
5 3 (0.73%) Skype
6 2 (0.48%) DNS
6 2 (0.48%) Network Security
6 2 (0.48%) SMS
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) LAN
7 1 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.24%) SSH
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (27.36%) MySQL
2 13 (3.15%) MongoDB
3 10 (2.42%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.42%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.69%) GIS
6 6 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.45%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.21%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.97%) Redis
9 3 (0.73%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.73%) Power BI
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.48%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (15.98%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.87%) JIRA
3 14 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.39%) Subversion
4 7 (1.69%) Grunt
4 7 (1.69%) Vagrant
5 6 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.45%) Selenium
5 6 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.21%) Axure RP
6 5 (1.21%) gulp
7 4 (0.97%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.73%) Sublime Text
9 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.48%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.24%) JMeter
10 1 (0.24%) Mocha
10 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (10.41%) Marketing
2 24 (5.81%) Finance
3 19 (4.60%) Retail
4 11 (2.66%) Publishing
5 8 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.21%) Electronics
6 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.97%) Banking
7 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.97%) German Language
8 3 (0.73%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.48%) French Language
9 2 (0.48%) Games
9 2 (0.48%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Indonesian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 294 (71.19%) Developer
2 196 (47.46%) Drupal Developer
3 80 (19.37%) PHP Developer
4 41 (9.93%) Web Developer
5 39 (9.44%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 32 (7.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 25 (6.05%) Architect
8 21 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 19 (4.60%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.63%) Analyst
12 12 (2.91%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.91%) HTML Developer
13 11 (2.66%) Consultant
13 11 (2.66%) Magento Developer
13 11 (2.66%) PHP Web Developer
14 10 (2.42%) MySQL Developer
14 10 (2.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 9 (2.18%) CMS Developer
15 9 (2.18%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (52.06%) HTML
2 210 (50.85%) CSS
3 93 (22.52%) HTML5
4 82 (19.85%) jQuery
5 61 (14.77%) CSS3
6 47 (11.38%) LAMP
7 39 (9.44%) AngularJS
8 27 (6.54%) Node.js
9 24 (5.81%) React
10 22 (5.33%) Sass
10 22 (5.33%) Web Services
11 20 (4.84%) .NET
11 20 (4.84%) Ajax
11 20 (4.84%) Symfony
12 19 (4.60%) XML
13 18 (4.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (3.15%) JSON
15 12 (2.91%) REST
16 11 (2.66%) Laravel
17 10 (2.42%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.72%) User Experience
2 9 (2.18%) Digital Media
2 9 (2.18%) Mobile App
3 8 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.69%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.21%) Social Media
6 3 (0.73%) e-Learning
6 3 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.48%) Blog
7 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.48%) Statistics
8 1 (0.24%) Animation
8 1 (0.24%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.24%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.24%) iPad
8 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.24%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.14%) Linux
2 10 (2.42%) Apple iOS
2 10 (2.42%) Windows
3 6 (1.45%) Unix
4 4 (0.97%) Android
4 4 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.24%) Debian
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (24.70%) Web Development
3 63 (15.25%) Front End Development
4 50 (12.11%) Content Management
5 47 (11.38%) E-Commerce
6 40 (9.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 39 (9.44%) Scrum
8 36 (8.72%) OO
9 31 (7.51%) Open Source
10 25 (6.05%) TDD
11 22 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (5.33%) MVC
12 21 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
13 20 (4.84%) BDD
14 19 (4.60%) Analytics
14 19 (4.60%) DevOps
14 19 (4.60%) Project Management
14 19 (4.60%) SEO
15 18 (4.36%) CRM
15 18 (4.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 255 (61.74%) PHP
2 201 (48.67%) JavaScript
3 30 (7.26%) Java
4 28 (6.78%) SQL
5 16 (3.87%) Python
6 13 (3.15%) C#
7 11 (2.66%) Perl
7 11 (2.66%) Ruby
8 7 (1.69%) PHP 5
9 6 (1.45%) VB
10 5 (1.21%) C
10 5 (1.21%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.21%) VB6
11 4 (0.97%) C++
11 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.73%) Go
13 1 (0.24%) PHP 4
13 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (1.94%) Degree
2 5 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.24%) PMP
4 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.45%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) WCAG
3 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (4.84%) Varnish
2 5 (1.21%) Docker
3 3 (0.73%) GlusterFS
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.73%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.48%) KVM
4 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.94%) Puppet
3 6 (1.45%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.21%) Ansible
5 3 (0.73%) Piwik
6 2 (0.48%) Kibana
6 2 (0.48%) logstash
7 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.84%) Sitecore
3 15 (3.63%) Google
4 12 (2.91%) Zend
5 11 (2.66%) Oracle
6 10 (2.42%) Adobe
6 10 (2.42%) Citrix
6 10 (2.42%) SAP
7 8 (1.94%) HP
8 6 (1.45%) Apple
8 6 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.45%) Verint
9 5 (1.21%) ESRI
9 5 (1.21%) Informatica
10 4 (0.97%) Interwoven
10 4 (0.97%) Omniture
10 4 (0.97%) VMware
11 3 (0.73%) CODA
11 3 (0.73%) EMC
11 3 (0.73%) Siebel
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