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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 368 304 262
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -42
Contract jobs citing Drupal 227 273 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.57% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 3.21% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 183 219
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 £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00

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
9071 8512 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.67% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5679 5033 4571
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 312 417
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.04 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 January 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 30 January 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
(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 -38 219 £350 +16.66% 130
London -29 118 £350 +7.69% 39
South East -2 37 £305 +6.08% 33
South West -18 27 £378 +37.27% 20
City of London +16 24 £325 +6.12% 11
Berkshire +6 11 £313 +13.63% 3
North West -9 11 £320 +6.66% 11
Bristol -18 11 £300 +9.09% 5
Hampshire -14 10 £288 +4.54% 4
East Midlands +16 9 £200 -11.11% 2
Manchester 0 9 £320 +6.66% 5
West Midlands +6 7 £250 +8.69% 2
Oxford -12 7 £325 +8.33% 5
Oxfordshire -16 7 £325 +8.33% 9
Gloucestershire -11 6 £385 - 2
Scotland -26 6 £288 +15.00% 3
East of England -4 5 £381 +1.66% 14
Southampton -9 5 £306 - 2
Reading +6 4 £363 +31.81% 1
Birmingham 0 4 £225 -10.00% 2
Surrey -2 4 £350 +27.27% 9
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £300 -7.69% 3
Edinburgh -11 4 £288 +8.49% 1
Bracknell - 4 - - 1
Cornwall - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £381 -
Watford - 4 £381 -
West Yorkshire -4 3 £325 +44.44% 9
Yorkshire -5 3 £325 +44.44% 9
Milton Keynes -10 3 £300 -14.89% 3

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 342 (67.99%) PHP
2 285 (56.66%) HTML
3 266 (52.88%) CSS
4 238 (47.32%) JavaScript
5 207 (41.15%) MySQL
6 168 (33.40%) CMS
7 161 (32.01%) jQuery
8 147 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (26.24%) HTML5
10 91 (18.09%) LAMP
11 90 (17.89%) Git (software)
12 88 (17.50%) CSS3
13 82 (16.30%) WordPress
14 76 (15.11%) Open Source
15 66 (13.12%) Apache
16 64 (12.72%) Linux
16 64 (12.72%) Content Management
17 61 (12.13%) Scrum
18 60 (11.93%) E-Commerce
19 59 (11.73%) OO
20 56 (11.13%) XML
21 53 (10.54%) PHP5
22 49 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
23 46 (9.15%) DevOps
23 46 (9.15%) Web Services
24 44 (8.75%) MVC
24 44 (8.75%) Subversion
25 43 (8.55%) Marketing
26 39 (7.75%) TDD
27 38 (7.55%) Puppet

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 168 (33.40%) CMS
2 82 (16.30%) WordPress
3 66 (13.12%) Apache
4 25 (4.97%) Joomla!
5 23 (4.57%) Apache Solr
6 21 (4.17%) Node.js
7 11 (2.19%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.19%) IIS
7 11 (2.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.19%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.99%) Moodle
11 4 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.80%) Liferay
11 4 (0.80%) uWSGI
11 4 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.60%) SugarCRM
12 3 (0.60%) TeamSite
12 3 (0.60%) Magnolia
Applications
1 27 (5.37%) Photoshop
2 17 (3.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (2.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.80%) InDesign
6 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.98%) Magento
2 5 (0.99%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.40%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.77%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (2.19%) Joyent
3 5 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.80%) SaaS
4 4 (0.80%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Yammer
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) Heroku
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.98%) Internet
2 7 (1.39%) Intranet
3 5 (0.99%) LDAP
4 3 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.40%) HTTP
5 2 (0.40%) SSL
5 2 (0.40%) SSH
6 1 (0.20%) Firewall
6 1 (0.20%) VoIP
6 1 (0.20%) FTP
6 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (41.15%) MySQL
2 26 (5.17%) MongoDB
3 25 (4.97%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.60%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.60%) Aerospike
7 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.60%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 90 (17.89%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.75%) Subversion
3 34 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.98%) PHPUnit
5 15 (2.98%) Selenium
6 13 (2.58%) Dreamweaver
7 10 (1.99%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.79%) JIRA
9 5 (0.99%) Grunt
9 5 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.80%) Maven
11 3 (0.60%) JUnit
11 3 (0.60%) Behat
11 3 (0.60%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.60%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.40%) Xdebug
12 2 (0.40%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (0.40%) Hudson
12 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (8.55%) Marketing
2 26 (5.17%) Publishing
3 21 (4.17%) Finance
4 13 (2.58%) Advertising
5 10 (1.99%) Retail
6 9 (1.79%) Games
7 5 (0.99%) Banking
8 4 (0.80%) Legal
9 3 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.60%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.60%) Automotive
9 3 (0.60%) Law
9 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.40%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.20%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 348 (69.18%) Developer
2 202 (40.16%) Drupal Developer
3 87 (17.30%) PHP Developer
4 61 (12.13%) Web Developer
5 39 (7.75%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 37 (7.36%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.96%) Front-End Developer
8 27 (5.37%) Architect
9 25 (4.97%) Project Manager
10 17 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (2.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 14 (2.78%) Analyst
12 14 (2.78%) PHP Web Developer
13 12 (2.39%) WordPress Developer
14 11 (2.19%) Designer
15 10 (1.99%) Digital Project Manager
15 10 (1.99%) Web Designer
16 9 (1.79%) Senior Web Developer
17 8 (1.59%) Programmer
17 8 (1.59%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (56.66%) HTML
2 266 (52.88%) CSS
3 161 (32.01%) jQuery
4 132 (26.24%) HTML5
5 91 (18.09%) LAMP
6 88 (17.50%) CSS3
7 56 (11.13%) XML
8 46 (9.15%) Web Services
9 35 (6.96%) Ajax
10 29 (5.77%) AngularJS
11 28 (5.57%) Symfony
12 25 (4.97%) XHTML
13 24 (4.77%) REST
14 22 (4.37%) .NET
15 21 (4.17%) SOAP
16 20 (3.98%) Sass
17 19 (3.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (3.58%) Memcached
19 13 (2.58%) ActiveMQ
20 10 (1.99%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.11%) Open Source
2 31 (6.16%) Taxonomies
3 29 (5.77%) Social Media
4 26 (5.17%) User Experience
5 20 (3.98%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.78%) Digital Media
7 13 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.58%) Blog
8 10 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.39%) E-Learning
9 7 (1.39%) W3C
10 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.80%) Online Games
11 4 (0.80%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.60%) GIS
12 3 (0.60%) Mashup
13 2 (0.40%) FMCG
13 2 (0.40%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.40%) Clustering
14 1 (0.20%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 64 (12.72%) Linux
2 23 (4.57%) UNIX
3 10 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (1.99%) Windows
4 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.19%) Android
4 6 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.99%) Debian
5 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.80%) CentOS
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (12.72%) Content Management
3 61 (12.13%) Scrum
4 60 (11.93%) E-Commerce
5 59 (11.73%) OO
6 49 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (9.15%) DevOps
8 44 (8.75%) MVC
9 39 (7.75%) TDD
10 36 (7.16%) Web Development
10 36 (7.16%) BDD
11 34 (6.76%) OO PHP
12 28 (5.57%) Kanban
13 21 (4.17%) Web Design
14 20 (3.98%) OOP
14 20 (3.98%) Configuration Management
15 19 (3.78%) Automated Testing
16 18 (3.58%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (3.58%) User Stories
16 18 (3.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 342 (67.99%) PHP
2 238 (47.32%) JavaScript
3 53 (10.54%) PHP5
4 32 (6.36%) Java
5 29 (5.77%) SQL
6 16 (3.18%) Ruby
7 15 (2.98%) Python
8 10 (1.99%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.99%) C++
9 5 (0.99%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.99%) C
9 5 (0.99%) Golang
10 4 (0.80%) C#
10 4 (0.80%) Perl
10 4 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (4.77%) Degree
2 10 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.99%) PMP
5 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) CBAP
6 2 (0.40%) HNC
6 2 (0.40%) HND
6 2 (0.40%) ISEB
6 2 (0.40%) CIPD
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.99%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (5.37%) Varnish
2 10 (1.99%) KVM
3 4 (0.80%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (7.55%) Puppet
2 27 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.38%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.80%) logstash
5 3 (0.60%) Kibana
6 2 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (5.57%) Zend
2 26 (5.17%) Adobe
3 20 (3.98%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.98%) Rackspace
5 13 (2.58%) Google
6 11 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.19%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.59%) Oracle
8 7 (1.39%) Twitter
9 5 (0.99%) Facebook
9 5 (0.99%) HubSpot
9 5 (0.99%) ForgeRock
9 5 (0.99%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.80%) New Relic
11 3 (0.60%) Sun
11 3 (0.60%) Marketo
12 2 (0.40%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.40%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.40%) ESRI
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Clearview Traffic Group
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 15 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Dorset
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago