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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 394 299 277
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -22
Contract jobs citing Drupal 187 307 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.61% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 3.47% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 200 179
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +63.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +80.72%

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
9391 8858 8065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.62% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5203 4518
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 306 400
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.72 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -97 176 £350 +12.00% 118
London -76 83 £350 +7.69% 46
South East -33 37 £300 +5.72% 24
South West -26 32 £380 +26.66% 17
City of London +8 16 £275 -15.38% 12
Bristol -20 12 £400 +33.33% 9
Berkshire +2 9 £338 - 8
Scotland -17 9 £225 -10.00% 1
Reading +10 8 £350 +27.27% 1
Oxfordshire -11 8 £325 +17.11% 5
Oxford -12 8 £325 +12.06% 2
Surrey +5 7 £325 +18.18% 3
Hampshire -7 7 £300 - 3
East Midlands +7 6 £200 - 2
East of England +1 6 £375 -16.66% 11
Glasgow 0 6 £175 -26.31% 1
Gloucestershire -12 6 £385 +28.33%
Dorset - 6 £294 - 8
Manchester -9 5 £350 +16.66% 2
North West -18 5 £350 +16.66% 6
Bournemouth - 5 £294 - 6
Hertfordshire +11 3 £375 - 2
Watford +11 3 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -9 3 £175 -50.00% 8
West Yorkshire -11 3 £175 -50.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £300 -17.24% 4
Edinburgh -13 3 £275 +3.77%
Leicestershire +5 2 £200 -
Leeds -5 2 £160 -54.28% 5
East Sussex -13 2 - - 1

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 320 (69.87%) PHP
2 263 (57.42%) HTML
3 240 (52.40%) CSS
4 226 (49.34%) JavaScript
5 193 (42.14%) MySQL
6 148 (32.31%) jQuery
7 140 (30.57%) CMS
8 139 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (28.17%) HTML5
10 88 (19.21%) LAMP
11 87 (19.00%) Git (software)
12 84 (18.34%) CSS3
13 72 (15.72%) WordPress
14 57 (12.45%) Open Source
14 57 (12.45%) E-Commerce
15 54 (11.79%) Scrum
16 52 (11.35%) Linux
16 52 (11.35%) Apache
17 50 (10.92%) OO
18 49 (10.70%) XML
19 47 (10.26%) PHP5
20 45 (9.83%) Marketing
20 45 (9.83%) DevOps
21 44 (9.61%) Content Management
21 44 (9.61%) MVC
22 42 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
23 41 (8.95%) Web Services
24 39 (8.52%) Subversion
25 37 (8.08%) Puppet
26 35 (7.64%) TDD

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 140 (30.57%) CMS
2 72 (15.72%) WordPress
3 52 (11.35%) Apache
4 22 (4.80%) Apache Solr
5 21 (4.59%) Node.js
6 19 (4.15%) Joomla!
7 11 (2.40%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.40%) IIS
8 8 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.53%) Liferay
9 7 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.09%) Confluence
10 5 (1.09%) nginx
10 5 (1.09%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.87%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.87%) uWSGI
12 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.66%) SugarCRM
12 3 (0.66%) TeamSite
13 2 (0.44%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 29 (6.33%) Photoshop
2 17 (3.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (3.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (2.18%) MS Excel
5 4 (0.87%) InDesign
5 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (3.06%) Magento
2 6 (1.31%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.44%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.44%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (2.40%) Joyent
3 4 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.87%) SaaS
3 4 (0.87%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Heroku
4 1 (0.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.22%) Yammer
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.06%) Internet
2 5 (1.09%) Intranet
3 3 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (0.66%) SSL
4 2 (0.44%) HTTP
4 2 (0.44%) LDAP
5 1 (0.22%) VoIP
5 1 (0.22%) FTP
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (42.14%) MySQL
2 21 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.59%) MongoDB
3 9 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.31%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.66%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.44%) Redis
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 87 (19.00%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.52%) Subversion
3 31 (6.77%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.15%) PHPUnit
5 15 (3.28%) Selenium
6 13 (2.84%) Dreamweaver
7 11 (2.40%) JIRA
8 7 (1.53%) Grunt
9 6 (1.31%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.87%) Behat
11 3 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.44%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.44%) JMeter
12 2 (0.44%) Hudson
12 2 (0.44%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.44%) Xdebug
12 2 (0.44%) Selenium IDE
General
1 45 (9.83%) Marketing
2 22 (4.80%) Publishing
3 19 (4.15%) Finance
4 15 (3.28%) Advertising
5 12 (2.62%) Retail
6 8 (1.75%) Games
7 4 (0.87%) Banking
8 3 (0.66%) Legal
8 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.66%) Local Government
8 3 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.44%) French Language
9 2 (0.44%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.44%) Automotive
9 2 (0.44%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 321 (70.09%) Developer
2 188 (41.05%) Drupal Developer
3 80 (17.47%) PHP Developer
4 52 (11.35%) Web Developer
5 37 (8.08%) Senior Developer
6 33 (7.21%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 29 (6.33%) Front-End Developer
8 22 (4.80%) Project Manager
9 18 (3.93%) Architect
10 13 (2.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 13 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (2.62%) WordPress Developer
11 12 (2.62%) PHP Web Developer
12 11 (2.40%) Programmer
12 11 (2.40%) Designer
13 10 (2.18%) Web Designer
13 10 (2.18%) Analyst
14 9 (1.97%) Senior Web Developer
15 8 (1.75%) Web Manager
16 7 (1.53%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (57.42%) HTML
2 240 (52.40%) CSS
3 148 (32.31%) jQuery
4 129 (28.17%) HTML5
5 88 (19.21%) LAMP
6 84 (18.34%) CSS3
7 49 (10.70%) XML
8 41 (8.95%) Web Services
9 33 (7.21%) AngularJS
10 29 (6.33%) Symfony
11 27 (5.90%) Ajax
12 24 (5.24%) XHTML
13 18 (3.93%) Sass
13 18 (3.93%) REST
13 18 (3.93%) Memcached
14 16 (3.49%) SOAP
14 16 (3.49%) .NET
15 13 (2.84%) ActiveMQ
16 12 (2.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (2.40%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.45%) Open Source
2 28 (6.11%) Taxonomies
3 25 (5.46%) User Experience
4 24 (5.24%) Social Media
5 21 (4.59%) Digital Media
6 19 (4.15%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.84%) Blog
8 12 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.97%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.53%) E-Learning
11 5 (1.09%) W3C
12 4 (0.87%) Online Games
13 3 (0.66%) GIS
13 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.44%) FMCG
14 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.22%) Copywriting
15 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (0.22%) Learning Management System
15 1 (0.22%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.35%) Linux
2 23 (5.02%) UNIX
3 8 (1.75%) Windows
4 5 (1.09%) Android
4 5 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.66%) CentOS
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.44%) Debian
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (12.45%) E-Commerce
3 54 (11.79%) Scrum
4 50 (10.92%) OO
5 45 (9.83%) DevOps
6 44 (9.61%) MVC
6 44 (9.61%) Content Management
7 42 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (7.64%) TDD
9 34 (7.42%) Web Development
10 33 (7.21%) BDD
11 29 (6.33%) OO PHP
12 26 (5.68%) Kanban
13 20 (4.37%) Web Design
13 20 (4.37%) Configuration Management
13 20 (4.37%) Project Management
13 20 (4.37%) OOP
14 19 (4.15%) Automated Testing
15 17 (3.71%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (3.49%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 320 (69.87%) PHP
2 226 (49.34%) JavaScript
3 47 (10.26%) PHP5
4 27 (5.90%) SQL
5 21 (4.59%) Java
6 14 (3.06%) Python
7 13 (2.84%) Ruby
8 6 (1.31%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.09%) Golang
10 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.87%) Perl
10 4 (0.87%) C#
11 3 (0.66%) C
12 2 (0.44%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.22%) C++
13 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (4.15%) Degree
2 6 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (1.31%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.09%) PMP
4 2 (0.44%) CIPD
4 2 (0.44%) HNC
4 2 (0.44%) HND
4 2 (0.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) CBAP
5 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) ISEB
5 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.62%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (6.99%) Varnish
2 6 (1.31%) KVM
3 4 (0.87%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.44%) Docker
4 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (8.08%) Puppet
2 22 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.28%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.87%) logstash
5 3 (0.66%) Kibana
6 2 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) Nagios
7 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (5.24%) Adobe
2 20 (4.37%) Zend
3 15 (3.28%) Rackspace
3 15 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.84%) Google
5 11 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.09%) Twitter
7 5 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.09%) HubSpot
7 5 (1.09%) New Relic
8 4 (0.87%) ForgeRock
8 4 (0.87%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.66%) Facebook
9 3 (0.66%) Marketo
10 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.44%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle
10 2 (0.44%) ESRI
10 2 (0.44%) VMware
Berkshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Eurostar
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eurostar International Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead
Vadis People
Rate: circa £345 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + (Benefits)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £200 to £240 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago