The table below looks at the statistics for Drupal skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 369 310 300
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -10
Contract jobs citing Drupal 240 300 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.37% 3.33% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 190 235
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £270 £264
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.30 £21.25 £16.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.11% +29.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-45.33% +36.36%

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
10124 9002 10034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.98% 17.16% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5950 5229 5718
Average daily rate £375 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 374 473
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Drupal
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drupal within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -53 230 £338 +22.72% 112
London -26 120 £350 +16.86% 60
South East -5 54 £331 +1.92% 21
City of London +14 21 £350 +7.69% 11
South West -18 20 £350 +40.00% 10
Berkshire -9 18 £331 -5.35% 4
Bristol -7 12 £310 +24.00% 6
East of England -17 12 £345 +81.57% 4
Surrey +5 11 £300 -14.28% 1
Maidenhead +2 10 £348 +13.00% 2
North West +1 10 £294 +25.00% 7
Manchester -7 9 £294 +11.90% 7
Oxfordshire -5 8 £375 +15.38% 5
East Midlands +2 6 £275 +3.77% 2
Brighton +2 5 - - 4
East Sussex -5 5 - - 4
Hampshire -12 5 £300 +26.31% 2
West Midlands -26 5 £445 +64.81% 4
Bracknell - 5 £325 -
Leicestershire +3 4 £238 -36.66%
Bedfordshire - 4 £200 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £365 -
West Sussex -1 3 £275 -6.38% 2
Glasgow -5 3 - - 4
Scotland -26 3 - - 9
North East - 3 £175 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £175 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £175 - 1
Guildford +6 2 - -
Chichester +2 2 £275 -8.33% 2

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Drupal also 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 that cited Drupal.

1 347 (65.72%) PHP
2 269 (50.95%) HTML
3 264 (50.00%) CSS
4 214 (40.53%) JavaScript
5 192 (36.36%) MySQL
6 159 (30.11%) CMS
7 138 (26.14%) jQuery
8 91 (17.23%) HTML5
9 79 (14.96%) Content Management
9 79 (14.96%) Zend
10 78 (14.77%) WordPress
11 76 (14.39%) MVC
12 74 (14.02%) CSS3
13 71 (13.45%) Symfony
14 69 (13.07%) Open Source
15 68 (12.88%) Git (software)
16 66 (12.50%) Linux
17 58 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
18 57 (10.80%) CodeIgniter
19 55 (10.42%) Apache
20 51 (9.66%) E-Commerce
21 49 (9.28%) Web Development
22 46 (8.71%) OO
22 46 (8.71%) LAMP
23 45 (8.52%) Scrum
24 42 (7.95%) Marketing
25 40 (7.58%) Web Services
26 38 (7.20%) Ajax
26 38 (7.20%) Jenkins
27 36 (6.82%) CRM

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Drupal also 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 that cited Drupal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 159 (30.11%) CMS
2 78 (14.77%) WordPress
3 55 (10.42%) Apache
4 31 (5.87%) Joomla!
4 31 (5.87%) Alfresco
5 22 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 18 (3.41%) Node.js
7 11 (2.08%) Moodle
8 10 (1.89%) ExpressionEngine
9 9 (1.70%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.52%) Magnolia
11 7 (1.33%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (0.57%) IIS
14 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.38%) Jetty
15 2 (0.38%) nginx
15 2 (0.38%) Liferay
15 2 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (2.46%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.33%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.57%) InDesign
6 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) MS Office
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (4.36%) Magento
2 15 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.57%) osCommerce
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Summit
5 2 (0.38%) Zen Cart
5 2 (0.38%) Tridion
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.57%) GitHub
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.38%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.19%) Trello
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Heroku
4 1 (0.19%) Joyent
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.03%) Internet
2 15 (2.84%) Intranet
3 8 (1.52%) LDAP
4 5 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (0.76%) HTTP
6 3 (0.57%) Extranet
7 2 (0.38%) SAN
8 1 (0.19%) NAS
8 1 (0.19%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.19%) RFID
8 1 (0.19%) NFC
8 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) DNS
8 1 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (36.36%) MySQL
2 17 (3.22%) NoSQL
3 14 (2.65%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.46%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.95%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.57%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (0.38%) Big Data
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 68 (12.88%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.20%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.36%) Subversion
4 13 (2.46%) PHPUnit
5 7 (1.33%) Maven
5 7 (1.33%) JUnit
6 5 (0.95%) JIRA
7 4 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.76%) Jasmine
7 4 (0.76%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.57%) Ant
8 3 (0.57%) Selenium
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.38%) Grunt
10 1 (0.19%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.19%) Hudson
10 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (7.95%) Marketing
2 27 (5.11%) Publishing
3 24 (4.55%) Finance
4 10 (1.89%) Legal
4 10 (1.89%) Games
5 8 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.33%) Advertising
7 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.57%) Retail
7 3 (0.57%) Dutch Language
7 3 (0.57%) French Language
8 2 (0.38%) Interactive Media
8 2 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 360 (68.18%) Developer
2 199 (37.69%) Drupal Developer
3 118 (22.35%) PHP Developer
4 82 (15.53%) Web Developer
5 52 (9.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 47 (8.90%) PHP Web Developer
7 43 (8.14%) Analyst
8 40 (7.58%) Front-End Developer
9 35 (6.63%) Business Analyst
10 32 (6.06%) Project Manager
11 30 (5.68%) Senior Developer
12 25 (4.73%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 23 (4.36%) Architect
14 16 (3.03%) PHP Zend Developer
15 14 (2.65%) Digital Project Manager
16 11 (2.08%) Agile Business Analyst
17 10 (1.89%) Administrator
18 9 (1.70%) Systems Administrator
19 7 (1.33%) Technical Architect
19 7 (1.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (50.95%) HTML
2 264 (50.00%) CSS
3 138 (26.14%) jQuery
4 91 (17.23%) HTML5
5 74 (14.02%) CSS3
6 71 (13.45%) Symfony
7 57 (10.80%) CodeIgniter
8 46 (8.71%) LAMP
9 40 (7.58%) Web Services
10 38 (7.20%) Ajax
11 35 (6.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 34 (6.44%) XML
13 33 (6.25%) .NET
14 22 (4.17%) SOAP
14 22 (4.17%) JSON
15 18 (3.41%) Sass
16 17 (3.22%) AngularJS
17 16 (3.03%) XHTML
18 15 (2.84%) REST
19 14 (2.65%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.07%) Open Source
2 20 (3.79%) Social Media
3 15 (2.84%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.08%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.14%) W3C
9 5 (0.95%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.76%) Mashup
10 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.76%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.76%) VLE
10 4 (0.76%) Kindle
11 3 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.57%) Online Games
12 2 (0.38%) iPhone
12 2 (0.38%) Animation
12 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (12.50%) Linux
2 14 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (1.89%) UNIX
4 6 (1.14%) Windows
4 6 (1.14%) Debian
4 6 (1.14%) Android
5 5 (0.95%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.95%) CentOS
6 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.57%) Scientific Linux
6 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (14.96%) Content Management
2 76 (14.39%) MVC
3 58 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (9.66%) E-Commerce
5 49 (9.28%) Web Development
6 46 (8.71%) OO
7 45 (8.52%) Scrum
8 36 (6.82%) CRM
9 35 (6.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 29 (5.49%) Project Management
11 24 (4.55%) TDD
12 23 (4.36%) SEO
13 21 (3.98%) OO PHP
14 20 (3.79%) Waterfall
14 20 (3.79%) Kanban
14 20 (3.79%) Web Design
15 19 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (3.41%) BDD
17 17 (3.22%) PRINCE2
17 17 (3.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 347 (65.72%) PHP
2 214 (40.53%) JavaScript
3 32 (6.06%) Java
4 29 (5.49%) SQL
5 24 (4.55%) PHP5
6 18 (3.41%) Python
7 9 (1.70%) Ruby
7 9 (1.70%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.14%) C#
9 5 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.57%) C++
10 3 (0.57%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.57%) Perl
10 3 (0.57%) PHP4
11 2 (0.38%) C
11 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.19%) XAML
12 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.19%) VB
12 1 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (5.49%) Degree
2 11 (2.08%) ISEB
3 7 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.57%) PMP
5 3 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.08%) QA
2 6 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (2.08%) Varnish
2 8 (1.52%) KVM
3 6 (1.14%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.76%) NFS
4 4 (0.76%) Samba
4 4 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.57%) Postfix
5 3 (0.57%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.57%) Xen
6 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.95%) Puppet
2 5 (0.95%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 79 (14.96%) Zend
2 27 (5.11%) Oracle
3 24 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 16 (3.03%) Twitter
5 9 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.70%) Adobe
6 6 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.14%) Google
7 5 (0.95%) Open Text
8 4 (0.76%) VMware
8 4 (0.76%) Sun
8 4 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.57%) ForgeRock
9 3 (0.57%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.57%) SAP
9 3 (0.57%) Siebel
10 1 (0.19%) IBM
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) Interwoven
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