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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 475 391 341
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -50
Contract jobs citing Drupal 178 243 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.72% 2.43% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 147 218
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £46.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.43% +22.66%

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
10345 10012 9383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 18.49% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6203 5865
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 359 315
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%

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 May 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 May 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 -53 170 £363 +9.43% 83
London -50 93 £375 +2.38% 29
South East -24 30 £300 - 10
South West -5 15 £238 -36.66% 10
Yorkshire +19 14 £413 +12.24% 10
City of London +22 13 £325 +7.43% 7
Berkshire -1 13 £375 +8.69% 3
East of England +10 10 £450 +38.46% 6
West Yorkshire +4 10 £413 +12.24% 6
Leeds -4 9 £400 +8.84% 6
Bristol -6 9 £200 -46.66% 2
Scotland -6 7 £325 +23.57% 3
Bedfordshire +11 6 £450 +38.46%
Reading -1 6 £375 +70.45% 2
Edinburgh -9 5 £283 +2.72%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 - - 2
North East - 5 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 5 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £400 +23.07% 3
Brighton +7 4 £300 -
East Sussex +5 4 £300 -
Oxfordshire -5 4 £256 -18.06% 2
West Sussex - 4 £315 -
Gloucestershire -2 3 £300 -7.69%
Manchester -8 3 £425 +70.00% 5
North West -10 3 £425 +70.00% 13
Horsham - 3 £315 -
North Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
Cheltenham - 3 £300 -
York - 3 - - 1

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 240 (61.38%) PHP
2 211 (53.96%) HTML
3 201 (51.41%) CSS
4 191 (48.85%) JavaScript
5 134 (34.27%) CMS
6 110 (28.13%) MySQL
7 97 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (24.30%) Web Development
9 94 (24.04%) jQuery
10 93 (23.79%) HTML5
11 78 (19.95%) WordPress
12 65 (16.62%) CSS3
13 61 (15.60%) Front End Development
14 56 (14.32%) Git (software)
15 45 (11.51%) LAMP
16 44 (11.25%) Marketing
17 41 (10.49%) E-Commerce
18 39 (9.97%) Linux
19 36 (9.21%) OO
19 36 (9.21%) Apache
20 33 (8.44%) User Experience
20 33 (8.44%) Scrum
21 32 (8.18%) Content Management
21 32 (8.18%) AngularJS
22 31 (7.93%) Responsive Web Design
23 30 (7.67%) Java
24 29 (7.42%) Open Source
25 27 (6.91%) Magento
25 27 (6.91%) Joomla!
26 26 (6.65%) SQL

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 (34.27%) CMS
2 78 (19.95%) WordPress
3 36 (9.21%) Apache
4 27 (6.91%) Joomla!
5 25 (6.39%) Node.js
6 22 (5.63%) Apache Solr
7 18 (4.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (2.81%) Mule
9 8 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (2.05%) IIS
9 8 (2.05%) Magnolia
9 8 (2.05%) nginx
10 7 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.79%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.53%) ExpressionEngine
11 6 (1.53%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.28%) Liferay
12 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.02%) Alfresco
13 4 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (3.58%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.79%) MS Office
3 5 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.28%) Fireworks
4 4 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.02%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.51%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.51%) Edge Animate
5 2 (0.51%) GIMP
5 2 (0.51%) InDesign
5 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 27 (6.91%) Magento
2 5 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.81%) Google Analytics
2 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.53%) GitHub
3 6 (1.53%) Sage Pay
4 5 (1.28%) MailChimp
5 3 (0.77%) AdWords
5 3 (0.77%) Office 365
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.51%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.51%) IaaS
6 2 (0.51%) Route 53
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) Firebase
7 1 (0.26%) Heroku
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.37%) Intranet
2 16 (4.09%) Internet
3 8 (2.05%) HTTP
4 4 (1.02%) FTP
4 4 (1.02%) LDAP
5 3 (0.77%) Skype
6 2 (0.51%) Network Security
6 2 (0.51%) SMS
6 2 (0.51%) SSH
7 1 (0.26%) DNS
7 1 (0.26%) LAN
7 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (28.13%) MySQL
2 12 (3.07%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.30%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.05%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.79%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.53%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.02%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.02%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.02%) Redis
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.51%) GIS
9 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.51%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.26%) Big Data
10 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.26%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.26%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 56 (14.32%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.09%) JIRA
3 14 (3.58%) Subversion
4 10 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.05%) Vagrant
6 7 (1.79%) Grunt
7 6 (1.53%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.28%) Axure RP
8 5 (1.28%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.77%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.77%) Selenium
9 3 (0.77%) Sublime Text
10 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.51%) gulp
11 1 (0.26%) Bower
11 1 (0.26%) FindBugs
11 1 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (11.25%) Marketing
2 22 (5.63%) Finance
3 20 (5.12%) Retail
4 10 (2.56%) Publishing
5 7 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.28%) Electronics
6 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.02%) German Language
8 3 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.51%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Indonesian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 280 (71.61%) Developer
2 184 (47.06%) Drupal Developer
3 72 (18.41%) PHP Developer
4 35 (8.95%) Web Developer
5 34 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 34 (8.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 27 (6.91%) Architect
7 20 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (4.60%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.09%) Magento Developer
10 15 (3.84%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.58%) Analyst
11 14 (3.58%) HTML Developer
12 13 (3.32%) Business Analyst
13 10 (2.56%) Consultant
13 10 (2.56%) MySQL Developer
13 10 (2.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 10 (2.56%) PHP Web Developer
13 10 (2.56%) WordPress Developer
14 9 (2.30%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (53.96%) HTML
2 201 (51.41%) CSS
3 94 (24.04%) jQuery
4 93 (23.79%) HTML5
5 65 (16.62%) CSS3
6 45 (11.51%) LAMP
7 32 (8.18%) AngularJS
8 21 (5.37%) Sass
8 21 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (4.86%) Web Services
10 18 (4.60%) Backbone.js
11 15 (3.84%) .NET
11 15 (3.84%) Ajax
12 14 (3.58%) Symfony
13 13 (3.32%) Laravel
13 13 (3.32%) XML
14 12 (3.07%) React
15 11 (2.81%) REST
16 10 (2.56%) LESS
16 10 (2.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.44%) User Experience
2 11 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.05%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.28%) e-Learning
5 5 (1.28%) Social Media
6 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.77%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.51%) Blog
8 2 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.26%) Animation
9 1 (0.26%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.26%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.26%) iPad
9 1 (0.26%) Statistics
9 1 (0.26%) W3C
9 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.97%) Linux
2 8 (2.05%) Windows
3 5 (1.28%) Android
3 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.02%) CentOS
5 3 (0.77%) Debian
6 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.51%) Unix
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (24.30%) Web Development
3 61 (15.60%) Front End Development
4 41 (10.49%) E-Commerce
5 36 (9.21%) OO
6 33 (8.44%) Scrum
7 32 (8.18%) Content Management
8 31 (7.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 29 (7.42%) Open Source
10 24 (6.14%) MVC
11 22 (5.63%) Project Management
12 21 (5.37%) OOP
13 20 (5.12%) Digital Marketing
14 19 (4.86%) Analytics
14 19 (4.86%) Migration
14 19 (4.86%) SEO
15 18 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (4.35%) OO PHP
16 17 (4.35%) Wireframes
17 16 (4.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 240 (61.38%) PHP
2 191 (48.85%) JavaScript
3 30 (7.67%) Java
4 26 (6.65%) SQL
5 24 (6.14%) Python
6 18 (4.60%) Ruby
7 11 (2.81%) Perl
8 10 (2.56%) C#
9 8 (2.05%) PHP 5
9 8 (2.05%) VB
10 5 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.28%) C++
10 5 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.28%) VB6
11 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.77%) C
13 2 (0.51%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.51%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.26%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 13 (3.32%) Degree
2 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.26%) PMP
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.79%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (4.35%) Varnish
2 3 (0.77%) GlusterFS
3 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.51%) Docker
3 2 (0.51%) KVM
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (2.05%) Puppet
2 5 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.77%) Piwik
4 2 (0.51%) Ansible
4 2 (0.51%) Kibana
4 2 (0.51%) logstash
5 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (4.60%) Sitecore
1 18 (4.60%) Zend
2 15 (3.84%) Adobe
2 15 (3.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.58%) Google
4 12 (3.07%) Oracle
5 8 (2.05%) SAP
6 7 (1.79%) hybris
7 4 (1.02%) Interwoven
7 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.02%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.77%) CODA
8 3 (0.77%) Endeca
8 3 (0.77%) ForgeRock
8 3 (0.77%) Omniture
8 3 (0.77%) Twitter
8 3 (0.77%) WSO2
9 2 (0.51%) Facebook
9 2 (0.51%) Marketo
9 2 (0.51%) PayPal
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