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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 370 367 287
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -80
Contract jobs citing Drupal 244 248 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.46% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.37% 2.57% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 172 193
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £268
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.30 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.86% -44.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £12.30 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £12.30 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £12.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+363.41% -45.33%

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
10314 9632 8686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.38% 17.89% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6503 5820 4853
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 356 441
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.08 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 30 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drupal within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Drupal Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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 -21 224 £340 -2.85% 108
London -7 136 £375 +7.14% 44
South East -8 46 £300 +3.89% 31
City of London 0 25 £350 +7.69% 12
Hampshire +17 22 £300 +20.00% 8
East of England +4 15 £350 +7.69% 8
Scotland +16 14 £295 - 5
South West -12 14 £375 +25.00% 4
Oxfordshire -14 12 £344 -31.25% 7
Bristol -7 10 £375 +29.08% 2
Glasgow +4 8 £300 - 2
Norfolk +2 6 £350 +7.69% 1
Brighton -3 6 £250 -
East Sussex -7 6 £250 -
Ealing - 6 £400 -
Feltham - 6 £390 -
Edinburgh - 6 £275 - 1
Portsmouth - 6 £300 -
Southampton +3 5 £300 +20.00% 4
Bicester 0 5 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £325 +18.18% 4
Oxford - 4 £325 - 3
Fareham - 4 £239 - 2
Hammersmith - 4 - -
South Wales +1 3 £375 +41.50% 1
Wales -4 3 £375 -16.66% 1
East Midlands -6 3 £270 +35.00% 5
Manchester -17 3 £275 -13.72% 4
North West -23 3 £275 -13.72% 11
West Yorkshire -25 3 £368 +5.00% 1

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 251 (58.51%) HTML
2 244 (56.88%) PHP
3 218 (50.82%) CSS
4 205 (47.79%) JavaScript
5 155 (36.13%) MySQL
6 133 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (27.51%) CMS
8 103 (24.01%) jQuery
9 99 (23.08%) HTML5
10 93 (21.68%) Git (software)
11 77 (17.95%) CSS3
12 73 (17.02%) Linux
13 70 (16.32%) LAMP
14 63 (14.69%) OO
15 62 (14.45%) Content Management
16 57 (13.29%) Java
17 56 (13.05%) Scrum
18 51 (11.89%) WordPress
19 49 (11.42%) Jenkins
20 47 (10.96%) AngularJS
21 46 (10.72%) OO PHP
22 41 (9.56%) Symfony
23 38 (8.86%) Web Development
24 36 (8.39%) Marketing
24 36 (8.39%) User Experience
24 36 (8.39%) Puppet
24 36 (8.39%) Open Source
25 35 (8.16%) Subversion
26 34 (7.93%) SQL
27 33 (7.69%) E-Commerce

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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
1 118 (27.51%) CMS
2 51 (11.89%) WordPress
3 29 (6.76%) Apache
4 12 (2.80%) Node.js
5 10 (2.33%) Liferay
6 9 (2.10%) Joomla!
7 8 (1.86%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.40%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.40%) Confluence
8 6 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.17%) nginx
10 3 (0.70%) SugarCRM
10 3 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.47%) DNN
11 2 (0.47%) uWSGI
11 2 (0.47%) Kentico
11 2 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.23%) Jadu
Applications
1 22 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.17%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.70%) MS Office
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (3.96%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) Tridion
3 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.93%) GitHub
4 3 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.70%) SaaS
4 3 (0.70%) PaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.47%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.33%) Intranet
2 9 (2.10%) Reverse Proxy
3 7 (1.63%) Firewall
4 6 (1.40%) Internet
4 6 (1.40%) DNS
5 2 (0.47%) LDAP
5 2 (0.47%) HTTP
6 1 (0.23%) SMS
6 1 (0.23%) VoIP
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) SAN
6 1 (0.23%) NAS
6 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (36.13%) MySQL
2 17 (3.96%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.50%) Redis
4 13 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.23%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.23%) MS Access
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 93 (21.68%) Git (software)
2 49 (11.42%) Jenkins
3 35 (8.16%) Subversion
4 20 (4.66%) JIRA
5 10 (2.33%) Selenium
5 10 (2.33%) Behat
6 9 (2.10%) JMeter
7 7 (1.63%) Grunt
8 6 (1.40%) PHPUnit
8 6 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.17%) Phing
10 4 (0.93%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.70%) Bower
12 2 (0.47%) Geb
12 2 (0.47%) Redmine
12 2 (0.47%) Gradle
12 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (8.39%) Marketing
2 18 (4.20%) Legal
3 16 (3.73%) Finance
4 14 (3.26%) Publishing
5 10 (2.33%) Advertising
6 9 (2.10%) Retail
7 5 (1.17%) Local Government
8 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.70%) Games
10 2 (0.47%) Automotive
10 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.23%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 310 (72.26%) Developer
2 160 (37.30%) Drupal Developer
3 67 (15.62%) Web Developer
4 60 (13.99%) PHP Developer
5 28 (6.53%) Senior Developer
6 26 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
7 18 (4.20%) Architect
8 17 (3.96%) Project Manager
8 17 (3.96%) Analyst
9 13 (3.03%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 11 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.10%) LAMP Developer
11 9 (2.10%) Perl Developer
12 8 (1.86%) Senior Web Developer
12 8 (1.86%) Business Analyst
12 8 (1.86%) Lead Developer
12 8 (1.86%) Digital Project Manager
12 8 (1.86%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (1.63%) ScrumMaster
13 7 (1.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (58.51%) HTML
2 218 (50.82%) CSS
3 103 (24.01%) jQuery
4 99 (23.08%) HTML5
5 77 (17.95%) CSS3
6 70 (16.32%) LAMP
7 47 (10.96%) AngularJS
8 41 (9.56%) Symfony
9 32 (7.46%) Web Services
10 25 (5.83%) XML
11 22 (5.13%) .NET
11 22 (5.13%) XHTML
12 16 (3.73%) Ajax
12 16 (3.73%) JSON
12 16 (3.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (3.26%) Drush
14 12 (2.80%) Sass
14 12 (2.80%) REST
15 9 (2.10%) Gherkin
16 8 (1.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.39%) User Experience
2 15 (3.50%) Digital Media
2 15 (3.50%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.26%) Visualisation
4 13 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.33%) Social Media
6 9 (2.10%) Wiki
7 8 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.63%) Copywriting
8 7 (1.63%) W3C
9 4 (0.93%) Tandem
10 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.70%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.47%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.47%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.47%) NHS
11 2 (0.47%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.23%) Interactive TV
12 1 (0.23%) Clustering
12 1 (0.23%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 73 (17.02%) Linux
2 9 (2.10%) Ubuntu
2 9 (2.10%) CentOS
3 6 (1.40%) UNIX
4 5 (1.17%) Windows
5 4 (0.93%) Android
5 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (14.69%) OO
3 62 (14.45%) Content Management
4 56 (13.05%) Scrum
5 46 (10.72%) OO PHP
6 38 (8.86%) Web Development
7 36 (8.39%) Open Source
8 33 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 31 (7.23%) DevOps
10 26 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (5.59%) MVC
12 17 (3.96%) Analytics
13 16 (3.73%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (3.73%) BDD
13 16 (3.73%) TDD
13 16 (3.73%) Configuration Management
13 16 (3.73%) Project Management
14 15 (3.50%) SEO
14 15 (3.50%) Unit Testing
15 13 (3.03%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 244 (56.88%) PHP
2 205 (47.79%) JavaScript
3 57 (13.29%) Java
4 34 (7.93%) SQL
5 30 (6.99%) Perl
6 23 (5.36%) Python
7 17 (3.96%) Ruby
8 15 (3.50%) PHP5
8 15 (3.50%) C#
9 3 (0.70%) F#
9 3 (0.70%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.47%) VBA
11 1 (0.23%) Delphi
11 1 (0.23%) C
11 1 (0.23%) Go
11 1 (0.23%) PHP4
11 1 (0.23%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 16 (3.73%) Degree
2 15 (3.50%) SC Cleared
2 15 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.63%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.17%) PMP
4 5 (1.17%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.70%) ISEB
6 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.53%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (6.06%) Varnish
2 11 (2.56%) Docker
3 5 (1.17%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.47%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (8.39%) Puppet
2 27 (6.29%) Vagrant
3 9 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.86%) Ansible
4 8 (1.86%) logstash
5 6 (1.40%) Kibana
6 5 (1.17%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.93%) Nagios
7 4 (0.93%) CA LISA
8 3 (0.70%) StatsD
8 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.70%) Graylog
8 3 (0.70%) Graphite
9 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (6.06%) Adobe
2 15 (3.50%) Zend
3 13 (3.03%) Google
4 9 (2.10%) New Relic
4 9 (2.10%) ForgeRock
5 7 (1.63%) Oracle
6 6 (1.40%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.40%) Apple
6 6 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.40%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.17%) IBM
7 5 (1.17%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.93%) CA
8 4 (0.93%) HP
8 4 (0.93%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.93%) AppDynamics
8 4 (0.93%) Pega
9 3 (0.70%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.70%) Splunk
9 3 (0.70%) Facebook
South West London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £150 to £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £15 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £420 to £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Tate Gallery
Rate: £40,000 per annum (£31,000 plus £9000 market rate allowance)
Posted: 7 days ago
Dundee
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30.00 - £34.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago