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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 356 310 283
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -27
Contract jobs citing Drupal 259 305 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.59% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.58% 3.29% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 201 220
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £187.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.46% +435.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £187.50 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £187.50 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £187.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-85.66% +435.71%

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
10048 9280 8821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.98% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6500 5650 4968
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 383 447
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -52 253 £318 -2.30% 109
London -41 123 £350 +3.70% 36
South East -8 61 £300 - 33
City of London +7 28 £325 -1.88% 6
Berkshire +9 24 £275 -8.33% 4
East Midlands +14 16 £250 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -2 15 £350 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire 0 13 £293 +30.00% 4
Surrey +6 12 £275 - 4
Hampshire -13 12 £300 +9.09% 7
North West -9 11 £320 -8.57% 8
Oxfordshire -20 11 £330 +10.00% 14
South West -25 11 £355 +29.09% 14
Maidenhead +6 9 £320 +19.62% 1
Manchester -9 9 £320 -8.57% 5
Leicester - 8 £208 -
Leicestershire - 8 £225 -
Oxford -17 7 £325 +8.33% 5
Bristol -17 7 £300 +9.09% 3
Reading +15 6 £275 -8.33% 1
Southampton +1 5 £306 +2.08% 2
Birmingham -1 5 £225 -14.28% 3
Leeds -4 4 £288 +27.77% 1
West Yorkshire -10 4 £288 +27.77% 2
Scotland -15 4 £269 +2.28% 11
Bracknell - 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £305 -6.15% 3
Glasgow -5 2 - - 7
Milton Keynes -12 2 £305 +1.66% 3
Edinburgh -17 2 £269 -10.41% 4

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 335 (64.42%) PHP
2 292 (56.15%) HTML
3 281 (54.04%) CSS
4 244 (46.92%) JavaScript
5 203 (39.04%) MySQL
6 185 (35.58%) CMS
7 172 (33.08%) jQuery
8 151 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
9 128 (24.62%) HTML5
10 99 (19.04%) WordPress
11 91 (17.50%) CSS3
12 86 (16.54%) Git (software)
13 82 (15.77%) LAMP
14 81 (15.58%) Open Source
15 65 (12.50%) Scrum
16 64 (12.31%) Linux
17 63 (12.12%) E-Commerce
18 62 (11.92%) Apache
19 60 (11.54%) Content Management
20 57 (10.96%) PHP5
21 54 (10.38%) OO
22 50 (9.62%) XML
23 49 (9.42%) MVC
24 46 (8.85%) Web Services
25 45 (8.65%) Subversion
26 44 (8.46%) Zend
27 42 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
27 42 (8.08%) Ajax
27 42 (8.08%) Marketing
28 40 (7.69%) DevOps

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 185 (35.58%) CMS
2 99 (19.04%) WordPress
3 62 (11.92%) Apache
4 35 (6.73%) Joomla!
5 21 (4.04%) Node.js
6 20 (3.85%) Apache Solr
7 14 (2.69%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.50%) IIS
9 10 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.73%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.54%) Alfresco
12 7 (1.35%) Moodle
13 6 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.96%) Confluence
15 4 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
15 4 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
15 4 (0.77%) TeamSite
16 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (4.81%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (2.31%) MS Excel
4 11 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.77%) InDesign
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.38%) MS Office
8 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (3.08%) Magento
2 6 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.38%) Tridion
4 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (2.12%) Joyent
3 7 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.58%) GitHub
5 2 (0.38%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.27%) Internet
2 8 (1.54%) Intranet
2 8 (1.54%) LDAP
3 3 (0.58%) HTTP
3 3 (0.58%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.38%) SSH
4 2 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) VoIP
5 1 (0.19%) SMTP
5 1 (0.19%) FTP
5 1 (0.19%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) RFID
5 1 (0.19%) SAN
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) NFC
5 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (39.04%) MySQL
2 26 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 24 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 14 (2.69%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.58%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.58%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.58%) Aerospike
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.19%) SQLite
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 86 (16.54%) Git (software)
2 45 (8.65%) Subversion
3 31 (5.96%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.85%) PHPUnit
5 14 (2.69%) Selenium
6 12 (2.31%) Dreamweaver
7 11 (2.12%) JIRA
8 10 (1.92%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.15%) Grunt
9 6 (1.15%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.15%) Maven
10 5 (0.96%) JUnit
10 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.77%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.58%) Hudson
12 3 (0.58%) Behat
13 2 (0.38%) Xdebug
13 2 (0.38%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (8.08%) Marketing
2 25 (4.81%) Publishing
3 19 (3.65%) Finance
4 11 (2.12%) Games
5 9 (1.73%) Advertising
6 8 (1.54%) Retail
7 7 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.96%) Legal
9 4 (0.77%) Automotive
9 4 (0.77%) Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Law
10 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 357 (68.65%) Developer
2 202 (38.85%) Drupal Developer
3 92 (17.69%) PHP Developer
4 58 (11.15%) Web Developer
5 44 (8.46%) Front-End Developer
6 39 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 38 (7.31%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 34 (6.54%) Project Manager
9 24 (4.62%) Architect
10 20 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
11 16 (3.08%) PHP Web Developer
12 15 (2.88%) Analyst
12 15 (2.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 14 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (2.31%) WordPress Developer
14 12 (2.31%) Web Manager
15 9 (1.73%) Business Analyst
15 9 (1.73%) Programmer
16 8 (1.54%) Designer
16 8 (1.54%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (56.15%) HTML
2 281 (54.04%) CSS
3 172 (33.08%) jQuery
4 128 (24.62%) HTML5
5 91 (17.50%) CSS3
6 82 (15.77%) LAMP
7 50 (9.62%) XML
8 46 (8.85%) Web Services
9 42 (8.08%) Ajax
10 32 (6.15%) Symfony
11 29 (5.58%) .NET
12 26 (5.00%) AngularJS
12 26 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (4.81%) REST
13 25 (4.81%) SOAP
13 25 (4.81%) XHTML
14 23 (4.42%) Sass
15 19 (3.65%) CodeIgniter
16 17 (3.27%) JSON
16 17 (3.27%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 81 (15.58%) Open Source
2 29 (5.58%) Taxonomies
2 29 (5.58%) Social Media
3 27 (5.19%) User Experience
4 20 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.27%) Digital Media
6 15 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.31%) Blog
8 9 (1.73%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.54%) E-Learning
10 7 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.96%) W3C
11 5 (0.96%) Online Games
12 3 (0.58%) NHS
12 3 (0.58%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.58%) GIS
12 3 (0.58%) Mashup
13 2 (0.38%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.38%) FMCG
13 2 (0.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 64 (12.31%) Linux
2 21 (4.04%) UNIX
3 12 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (1.92%) Windows
5 7 (1.35%) Debian
6 6 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.15%) Android
6 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.15%) CentOS
7 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (12.50%) Scrum
3 63 (12.12%) E-Commerce
4 60 (11.54%) Content Management
5 54 (10.38%) OO
6 49 (9.42%) MVC
7 42 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (7.69%) DevOps
9 36 (6.92%) Web Development
9 36 (6.92%) TDD
10 35 (6.73%) BDD
11 33 (6.35%) Kanban
12 26 (5.00%) OO PHP
13 24 (4.62%) Project Management
14 23 (4.42%) SEO
15 22 (4.23%) Migration
15 22 (4.23%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (3.65%) OOP
16 19 (3.65%) Automated Testing
17 18 (3.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 335 (64.42%) PHP
2 244 (46.92%) JavaScript
3 57 (10.96%) PHP5
4 32 (6.15%) SQL
5 30 (5.77%) Java
6 18 (3.46%) Ruby
7 15 (2.88%) Python
8 10 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.15%) C#
10 5 (0.96%) C++
10 5 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.77%) Golang
11 4 (0.77%) C
12 3 (0.58%) Perl
13 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (4.04%) Degree
2 10 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.38%) CBAP
5 2 (0.38%) MySQL Certification
5 2 (0.38%) CIPD
5 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.38%) ISEB
5 2 (0.38%) HNC
5 2 (0.38%) HND
6 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.19%) PMP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.73%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (4.23%) Varnish
2 12 (2.31%) KVM
3 5 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.38%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) Postfix
4 2 (0.38%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.38%) Samba
4 2 (0.38%) Xen
4 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (6.15%) Puppet
2 27 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.27%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.77%) logstash
5 2 (0.38%) Kibana
5 2 (0.38%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 44 (8.46%) Zend
2 27 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.85%) Adobe
4 17 (3.27%) Rackspace
5 14 (2.69%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.92%) Twitter
7 10 (1.92%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.92%) Google
7 10 (1.92%) Oracle
8 6 (1.15%) Facebook
9 5 (0.96%) VMware
10 4 (0.77%) New Relic
11 3 (0.58%) Sun
11 3 (0.58%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.58%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.38%) Marketo
12 2 (0.38%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.38%) ESRI
12 2 (0.38%) RedDot
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Rate: From £200 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Clearview Traffic Group
Rate: £325 per day (3 months + possible extensions)
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 24 days ago