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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drupal
UK
Rank 370 428 441
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +13
Contract jobs citing Drupal 240 210 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.01% 2.42% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 132 124
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £309 £311
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +243.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7969 8663 9157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.52% 16.92% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5206 5506 5590
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 225 310
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +49 233 £375 +5.18% 108
London +29 138 £375 -6.25% 35
South East +37 42 £350 +15.70% 15
City of London +10 18 £375 -11.86% 9
South West +4 15 £255 -21.53% 12
Surrey +13 13 £360 +2.85%
East of England +6 13 £345 -8.00% 7
Bristol +12 11 £240 +6.66% 10
West Midlands +16 10 £455 - 10
North West +15 9 £388 +29.16% 14
Birmingham +7 9 £455 - 2
Oxfordshire +1 8 £263 - 6
West Sussex -3 8 £648 +115.83% 3
Manchester +15 7 £425 +34.92% 6
Bedfordshire - 6 £365 -
Worthing - 6 £648 -
Woking - 6 £394 -
East Sussex +9 5 £240 -12.72%
Luton - 5 £365 -
Brighton +6 4 £240 -12.72%
East Midlands +2 4 £325 -10.34% 3
Milton Keynes - 4 £353 -
Oxford - 4 - - 4
Buckinghamshire - 4 £353 - 1
Berkshire +12 3 £450 +100.00% 3
Cornwall 0 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £375 - 3
Truro - 3 - -
Norwich - 3 £300 - 2
Norfolk - 3 £300 - 2

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 249 (50.51%) PHP
2 245 (49.70%) HTML
3 232 (47.06%) CSS
4 189 (38.34%) JavaScript
5 145 (29.41%) MySQL
6 134 (27.18%) CMS
6 134 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (20.28%) jQuery
8 96 (19.47%) Web Development
9 94 (19.07%) HTML5
10 91 (18.46%) Git (software)
11 63 (12.78%) Front End Development
12 57 (11.56%) Content Management
13 55 (11.16%) Symfony
14 52 (10.55%) Linux
15 48 (9.74%) AngularJS
16 44 (8.92%) WordPress
16 44 (8.92%) CSS3
17 43 (8.72%) Sass
18 42 (8.52%) SQL
19 38 (7.71%) JSON
20 36 (7.30%) XML
20 36 (7.30%) Python
21 31 (6.29%) Marketing
21 31 (6.29%) LAMP
22 30 (6.09%) Scrum
23 29 (5.88%) Migration
23 29 (5.88%) Degree
23 29 (5.88%) E-Commerce
24 28 (5.68%) Microsoft

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 (27.18%) CMS
2 44 (8.92%) WordPress
3 21 (4.26%) Apache Solr
4 17 (3.45%) Apache
5 15 (3.04%) Umbraco
6 13 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.62%) SilverStripe
9 5 (1.01%) Confluence
9 5 (1.01%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.61%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.61%) SAS
12 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.41%) IIS
12 2 (0.41%) Kentico
12 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.20%) concrete5
13 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) Edge Animate
3 2 (0.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.45%) Magento
2 4 (0.81%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.45%) GitHub
3 12 (2.43%) Google Analytics
3 12 (2.43%) SaaS
4 7 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.81%) PaaS
6 3 (0.61%) Akamai
7 2 (0.41%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.23%) Intranet
2 9 (1.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) Broadband
4 1 (0.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) iBeacon
4 1 (0.20%) Network Security
4 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.20%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (29.41%) MySQL
2 19 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.25%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.64%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.62%) Power BI
7 6 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.22%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.01%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.81%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.81%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.61%) Big Data
10 3 (0.61%) DB2
10 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.41%) MOLAP
11 2 (0.41%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 91 (18.46%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.23%) Grunt
3 11 (2.23%) JIRA
4 9 (1.83%) JMeter
4 9 (1.83%) Selenium
4 9 (1.83%) Subversion
5 7 (1.42%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.22%) PHPUnit
7 5 (1.01%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.81%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.81%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.61%) GitLab
9 3 (0.61%) gulp
9 3 (0.61%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.41%) Ant
10 2 (0.41%) Mocha
11 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (6.29%) Marketing
2 14 (2.84%) Retail
3 11 (2.23%) Finance
4 8 (1.62%) Publishing
4 8 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.01%) Legal
6 3 (0.61%) Banking
6 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.41%) Advertising
7 2 (0.41%) Automotive
7 2 (0.41%) Front Office
7 2 (0.41%) Local Government
7 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.20%) French Language
8 1 (0.20%) Games
8 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 371 (75.25%) Developer
2 282 (57.20%) Drupal Developer
3 61 (12.37%) PHP Developer
4 40 (8.11%) Web Developer
5 35 (7.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 35 (7.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 33 (6.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 29 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 23 (4.67%) Analyst
9 22 (4.46%) Architect
10 18 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
10 18 (3.65%) HTML Developer
10 18 (3.65%) Project Manager
10 18 (3.65%) Senior Drupal Developer
11 17 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (2.64%) HTML CSS Developer
12 13 (2.64%) Support Engineer
13 12 (2.43%) Cloud Engineer
14 11 (2.23%) Support Analyst
15 9 (1.83%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (49.70%) HTML
2 232 (47.06%) CSS
3 100 (20.28%) jQuery
4 94 (19.07%) HTML5
5 55 (11.16%) Symfony
6 48 (9.74%) AngularJS
7 44 (8.92%) CSS3
8 43 (8.72%) Sass
9 38 (7.71%) JSON
10 36 (7.30%) XML
11 31 (6.29%) LAMP
12 26 (5.27%) REST
13 24 (4.87%) .NET
14 23 (4.67%) Web Services
15 21 (4.26%) Laravel
16 19 (3.85%) Middleware
17 18 (3.65%) Behat
18 17 (3.45%) Ajax
19 15 (3.04%) React
19 15 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.84%) User Experience
3 10 (2.03%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.03%) Social Media
4 9 (1.83%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.42%) NHS
6 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.81%) iPad
8 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.41%) EPoS
9 2 (0.41%) Fintech
9 2 (0.41%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.41%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.20%) CMDB
10 1 (0.20%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.20%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.20%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.20%) Social Network
10 1 (0.20%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.55%) Linux
2 23 (4.67%) Windows
3 10 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.42%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.01%) Unix
7 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Android
9 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (19.47%) Web Development
3 63 (12.78%) Front End Development
4 57 (11.56%) Content Management
5 30 (6.09%) Scrum
6 29 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 29 (5.88%) Migration
7 28 (5.68%) BDD
8 24 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (4.67%) Unit Testing
10 22 (4.46%) MVC
11 21 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 20 (4.06%) Analytics
12 20 (4.06%) DevOps
13 18 (3.65%) API Integration
14 16 (3.25%) SEO
14 16 (3.25%) TDD
15 14 (2.84%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (2.84%) OO
15 14 (2.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 249 (50.51%) PHP
2 189 (38.34%) JavaScript
3 42 (8.52%) SQL
4 36 (7.30%) Python
5 25 (5.07%) Java
6 12 (2.43%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.23%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.03%) C#
9 9 (1.83%) Ruby
10 8 (1.62%) PHP 5
10 8 (1.62%) R
11 7 (1.42%) Perl
12 6 (1.22%) XPath
13 4 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.41%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.41%) VBA
15 1 (0.20%) ES6
15 1 (0.20%) Scala
15 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (5.88%) Degree
2 25 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.81%) CCA
5 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) HNC
6 1 (0.20%) HND
6 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.20%) MCSE
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.46%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.62%) Docker
3 5 (1.01%) Varnish
4 2 (0.41%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 22 (4.46%) Ansible
2 21 (4.26%) Puppet
3 20 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.01%) Kibana
4 5 (1.01%) logstash
5 4 (0.81%) Piwik
6 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) Plesk
7 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (5.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.45%) Google
3 13 (2.64%) Sitecore
4 11 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.83%) Adobe
5 9 (1.83%) Zend
6 8 (1.62%) Oracle
7 7 (1.42%) hybris
7 7 (1.42%) Symantec
8 6 (1.22%) Gigya
9 5 (1.01%) Splunk
10 4 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 3 (0.61%) ATG
11 3 (0.61%) Pardot
12 2 (0.41%) IBM
12 2 (0.41%) Panasonic
12 2 (0.41%) PayPal
12 2 (0.41%) Siebel
12 2 (0.41%) Tableau
13 1 (0.20%) Twitter
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