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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 369 388 322
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -66
Contract jobs citing Drupal 284 240 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.56% 2.34% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 147 186
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.30 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.86% -42.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £12.30 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £12.30 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.79% -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
11091 10235 9072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.94% 18.40% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7076 6050 5272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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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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 +13 271 £325 -3.70% 96
London +39 153 £375 +7.14% 53
South East -24 47 £275 -12.00% 17
East of England +20 28 £300 -17.80% 3
City of London +6 23 £375 +7.14% 9
East Sussex +9 16 £250 -
Hampshire +3 16 £283 -5.83% 1
Yorkshire - 16 £413 - 3
Cambridge - 16 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 16 £300 - 2
Brighton +13 15 £250 -
Scotland +3 12 £300 - 3
South West -18 11 £200 -42.85% 8
Berkshire -12 10 £290 -14.07% 8
Hertfordshire +7 9 £300 -17.80%
West Yorkshire - 9 £475 - 2
Glasgow +6 7 £300 - 2
East Midlands -5 7 £275 - 4
North East -21 7 £510 +191.42% 1
Oxfordshire -23 7 £290 -20.00% 3
Norfolk +17 6 £350 +7.69%
Southampton +5 6 £283 +13.00% 1
Reading -3 6 £290 -3.33% 4
Oxford -16 6 £275 -24.13% 1
Tyne and Wear -22 6 £510 +191.42% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 6 £510 +191.42% 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 1
Basingstoke +1 5 £290 -
Sheffield - 5 £388 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £300 - 3

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 306 (59.19%) HTML
2 296 (57.25%) PHP
3 279 (53.97%) CSS
4 250 (48.36%) JavaScript
5 172 (33.27%) MySQL
6 161 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (27.85%) CMS
8 114 (22.05%) Git (software)
9 113 (21.86%) jQuery
10 112 (21.66%) HTML5
11 89 (17.21%) CSS3
12 85 (16.44%) Linux
13 83 (16.05%) LAMP
14 78 (15.09%) Java
15 69 (13.35%) OO
16 68 (13.15%) Content Management
17 66 (12.77%) Scrum
18 58 (11.22%) SQL
19 57 (11.03%) Jenkins
20 55 (10.64%) Symfony
21 52 (10.06%) WordPress
22 51 (9.86%) Open Source
23 50 (9.67%) OO PHP
24 46 (8.90%) Subversion
25 44 (8.51%) Web Development
26 43 (8.32%) Marketing
26 43 (8.32%) E-Commerce
26 43 (8.32%) AngularJS
27 40 (7.74%) Puppet
27 40 (7.74%) User Experience

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 144 (27.85%) CMS
2 52 (10.06%) WordPress
3 30 (5.80%) Apache
4 24 (4.64%) Node.js
5 12 (2.32%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.13%) Joomla!
7 9 (1.74%) Alfresco
7 9 (1.74%) Liferay
8 7 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.97%) Confluence
10 5 (0.97%) IIS
11 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.58%) nginx
12 3 (0.58%) CoreMedia CMS
13 2 (0.39%) LiveLink
14 1 (0.19%) JBoss
14 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 32 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.35%) MS Office
4 6 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.97%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (5.22%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) Tridion
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.90%) Google Analytics
1 15 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.93%) GitHub
3 5 (0.97%) MailChimp
3 5 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.71%) Intranet
2 11 (2.13%) Firewall
3 9 (1.74%) LDAP
4 8 (1.55%) DNS
4 8 (1.55%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (1.35%) Internet
6 5 (0.97%) 3G
6 5 (0.97%) FTP
6 5 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.97%) 4G
7 3 (0.58%) SSH
7 3 (0.58%) HTTP
8 2 (0.39%) Skype
9 1 (0.19%) NAS
9 1 (0.19%) SMS
9 1 (0.19%) VoIP
9 1 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (33.27%) MySQL
2 26 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.48%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.71%) Redis
5 12 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.58%) DB2
9 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.39%) Big Data
9 2 (0.39%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 114 (22.05%) Git (software)
2 57 (11.03%) Jenkins
3 46 (8.90%) Subversion
4 25 (4.84%) JIRA
5 11 (2.13%) Selenium
6 9 (1.74%) JMeter
6 9 (1.74%) Behat
6 9 (1.74%) Grunt
7 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.35%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.16%) PHPUnit
8 6 (1.16%) Maven
9 5 (0.97%) Ant
9 5 (0.97%) GitLab
9 5 (0.97%) Phing
10 4 (0.77%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.39%) Mockito
General
1 43 (8.32%) Marketing
2 23 (4.45%) Finance
3 18 (3.48%) Legal
4 17 (3.29%) Publishing
5 8 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.55%) Retail
6 7 (1.35%) Advertising
7 6 (1.16%) Local Government
8 4 (0.77%) German Language
8 4 (0.77%) Automotive
8 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.77%) Banking
9 3 (0.58%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.58%) French Language
9 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.39%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 379 (73.31%) Developer
2 200 (38.68%) Drupal Developer
3 80 (15.47%) Web Developer
4 61 (11.80%) PHP Developer
5 34 (6.58%) Front-End Developer
6 31 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 22 (4.26%) Analyst
8 18 (3.48%) Architect
9 13 (2.51%) Project Manager
10 11 (2.13%) Business Analyst
10 11 (2.13%) Java Developer
10 11 (2.13%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 11 (2.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 10 (1.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (1.93%) Perl Developer
12 9 (1.74%) AWS Developer
12 9 (1.74%) Digital Project Manager
13 8 (1.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 7 (1.35%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (1.35%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (59.19%) HTML
2 279 (53.97%) CSS
3 113 (21.86%) jQuery
4 112 (21.66%) HTML5
5 89 (17.21%) CSS3
6 83 (16.05%) LAMP
7 55 (10.64%) Symfony
8 43 (8.32%) AngularJS
9 33 (6.38%) .NET
10 29 (5.61%) XML
11 28 (5.42%) Ajax
11 28 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (5.22%) Web Services
13 23 (4.45%) Drush
14 20 (3.87%) Sass
14 20 (3.87%) JSON
15 18 (3.48%) XHTML
16 13 (2.51%) LESS
17 12 (2.32%) REST
18 10 (1.93%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.74%) User Experience
2 23 (4.45%) Social Media
3 19 (3.68%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.90%) Digital Media
5 14 (2.71%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.74%) Copywriting
6 9 (1.74%) Wiki
7 7 (1.35%) W3C
8 6 (1.16%) Blog
9 4 (0.77%) Tandem
10 3 (0.58%) New Media
10 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.58%) FMCG
11 2 (0.39%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.39%) NHS
11 2 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 85 (16.44%) Linux
2 19 (3.68%) Windows
3 12 (2.32%) Ubuntu
4 11 (2.13%) UNIX
5 10 (1.93%) CentOS
6 7 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.16%) Android
8 5 (0.97%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.58%) AIX
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (13.35%) OO
3 68 (13.15%) Content Management
4 66 (12.77%) Scrum
5 51 (9.86%) Open Source
6 50 (9.67%) OO PHP
7 44 (8.51%) Web Development
8 43 (8.32%) E-Commerce
9 29 (5.61%) MVC
9 29 (5.61%) SEO
10 28 (5.42%) Responsive Web Design
11 24 (4.64%) DevOps
11 24 (4.64%) TDD
12 21 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (3.48%) Analytics
14 16 (3.09%) Web Design
14 16 (3.09%) Configuration Management
14 16 (3.09%) Project Management
15 15 (2.90%) Software Engineering
15 15 (2.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 296 (57.25%) PHP
2 250 (48.36%) JavaScript
3 78 (15.09%) Java
4 58 (11.22%) SQL
5 28 (5.42%) Perl
6 27 (5.22%) Python
7 23 (4.45%) Ruby
8 21 (4.06%) C#
9 15 (2.90%) PHP5
10 7 (1.35%) Go
11 6 (1.16%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.58%) C
12 3 (0.58%) VB
12 3 (0.58%) F#
12 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.39%) Jython
13 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.19%) PHP4
14 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.87%) Degree
4 7 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.58%) ISEB
5 3 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.39%) MCSE
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PMP
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.22%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (5.22%) Varnish
2 14 (2.71%) Docker
3 7 (1.35%) VirtualBox
4 6 (1.16%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.19%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 40 (7.74%) Puppet
2 32 (6.19%) Vagrant
3 18 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.71%) Ansible
5 8 (1.55%) logstash
5 8 (1.55%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.16%) Capistrano
7 5 (0.97%) Nagios
7 5 (0.97%) Kibana
8 4 (0.77%) CA LISA
9 3 (0.58%) StatsD
9 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.58%) Graylog
9 3 (0.58%) Graphite
10 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (5.03%) Adobe
2 15 (2.90%) Google
2 15 (2.90%) Zend
3 12 (2.32%) Oracle
3 12 (2.32%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.13%) IBM
5 8 (1.55%) Percona
5 8 (1.55%) New Relic
6 7 (1.35%) hybris
7 6 (1.16%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.16%) ForgeRock
7 6 (1.16%) Twitter
7 6 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.16%) Apple
7 6 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.97%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.77%) HP
9 4 (0.77%) VMware
9 4 (0.77%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.77%) CA
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 hours ago
Plymouth
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £270 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £225 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Michael Page Digital
Rate: £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago