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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 386 380 389
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Drupal 284 306 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 2.98% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 223 166
Median daily rate £375 £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+67.44% -

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
10082 10254 10045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.92% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6598 6531 6012
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 321 401
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 27 September 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
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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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 +5 276 £375 +13.63% 100
London -5 182 £375 +7.14% 35
South East +19 38 £350 +20.68% 22
City of London +4 16 £375 - 8
East of England 0 16 £325 +8.33% 9
South West +11 15 £288 +43.75% 13
Yorkshire -3 12 £425 -2.85% 10
Berkshire +8 11 £500 +72.41% 3
Bristol +8 10 £285 -24.00% 7
East Sussex +4 9 £240 -4.00% 1
Watford +4 9 - -
Brighton +2 9 £240 -4.00% 1
Hertfordshire +2 9 - -
West Yorkshire -3 9 £425 -10.52% 7
Leeds +9 8 £425 -12.37% 7
Maidenhead -3 8 £500 +72.41%
North West +20 7 £450 +50.00% 4
Scotland +9 6 £275 +10.00% 1
Manchester +1 6 £450 - 3
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £280 -6.66% 1
Edinburgh +19 5 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire +13 5 £325 +8.33% 4
Hampshire +12 5 £375 +32.74% 5
Cambridge +11 5 £325 +8.33% 2
Surrey +8 5 £313 +4.16% 4
Fareham -12 5 £375 +36.36% 2
Feltham - 5 £425 -
West Midlands -22 3 £350 +14.28% 2
Bath - 3 £300 -
Somerset - 3 £300 -

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 337 (65.95%) PHP
2 285 (55.77%) HTML
3 257 (50.29%) CSS
4 207 (40.51%) JavaScript
5 158 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (28.96%) MySQL
7 134 (26.22%) CMS
8 124 (24.27%) HTML5
9 108 (21.14%) Web Development
10 107 (20.94%) Git (software)
11 87 (17.03%) jQuery
12 81 (15.85%) CSS3
13 80 (15.66%) WordPress
14 62 (12.13%) Linux
15 56 (10.96%) E-Commerce
15 56 (10.96%) AngularJS
16 53 (10.37%) Front End Development
17 52 (10.18%) Content Management
18 51 (9.98%) LAMP
19 49 (9.59%) Scrum
19 49 (9.59%) Java
20 43 (8.41%) Symfony
21 42 (8.22%) Marketing
22 41 (8.02%) Responsive Web Design
22 41 (8.02%) XML
23 40 (7.83%) User Experience
24 39 (7.63%) SQL
25 38 (7.44%) Open Source
26 36 (7.05%) Apache Solr
26 36 (7.05%) Python

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 (26.22%) CMS
2 80 (15.66%) WordPress
3 36 (7.05%) Apache Solr
4 33 (6.46%) Apache
5 20 (3.91%) Joomla!
5 20 (3.91%) SharePoint
6 17 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (3.13%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.96%) Confluence
8 10 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.96%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.76%) IIS
10 6 (1.17%) ArcGIS
10 6 (1.17%) GeoServer
10 6 (1.17%) Mule
10 6 (1.17%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.59%) concrete5
12 2 (0.39%) MODX
12 2 (0.39%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (1.17%) MS Excel
1 6 (1.17%) MS Office
2 5 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (4.31%) Magento
2 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.39%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.35%) Google Analytics
3 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.57%) GitHub
5 7 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.78%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.59%) Office 365
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.39%) Boomi
8 2 (0.39%) Force.com
8 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) SaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.94%) Intranet
2 14 (2.74%) HTTP
3 12 (2.35%) Internet
4 9 (1.76%) Firewall
4 9 (1.76%) LDAP
5 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.59%) LAN
5 3 (0.59%) Network Security
6 2 (0.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.39%) SMS
6 2 (0.39%) SSL
6 2 (0.39%) WAN
7 1 (0.20%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (28.96%) MySQL
2 20 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.15%) SQL Server
5 10 (1.96%) DB2
6 9 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.37%) GIS
8 6 (1.17%) MariaDB
8 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.59%) Power BI
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.39%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 107 (20.94%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.87%) JIRA
3 28 (5.48%) Subversion
4 18 (3.52%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.54%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.96%) Ant
7 6 (1.17%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.17%) Grunt
7 6 (1.17%) JMeter
7 6 (1.17%) Selenium
7 6 (1.17%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.98%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.98%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.78%) gulp
9 4 (0.78%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.78%) PHPUnit
9 4 (0.78%) Xdebug
10 3 (0.59%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.59%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (8.22%) Marketing
2 17 (3.33%) Retail
3 16 (3.13%) Finance
4 6 (1.17%) Publishing
5 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.78%) Banking
6 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.78%) Games
6 4 (0.78%) German Language
6 4 (0.78%) Legal
7 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.39%) Advertising
8 2 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.39%) Electronics
8 2 (0.39%) French Language
8 2 (0.39%) Local Government
8 2 (0.39%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.20%) Indonesian Language
Job Titles
1 351 (68.69%) Developer
2 228 (44.62%) Drupal Developer
3 86 (16.83%) PHP Developer
4 57 (11.15%) Web Developer
5 46 (9.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 35 (6.85%) Analyst
7 34 (6.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 32 (6.26%) Senior Developer
9 31 (6.07%) Architect
10 24 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (3.33%) Support Analyst
12 16 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
12 16 (3.13%) HTML Developer
13 15 (2.94%) Technical Support
14 14 (2.74%) Consultant
14 14 (2.74%) Senior Web Developer
15 13 (2.54%) Project Manager
15 13 (2.54%) Senior Drupal Developer
16 12 (2.35%) Business Analyst
17 11 (2.15%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (55.77%) HTML
2 257 (50.29%) CSS
3 124 (24.27%) HTML5
4 87 (17.03%) jQuery
5 81 (15.85%) CSS3
6 56 (10.96%) AngularJS
7 51 (9.98%) LAMP
8 43 (8.41%) Symfony
9 41 (8.02%) XML
10 31 (6.07%) .NET
11 30 (5.87%) React
12 29 (5.68%) Sass
13 27 (5.28%) Node.js
14 26 (5.09%) Web Services
15 23 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (3.91%) SAML
17 18 (3.52%) Ajax
18 17 (3.33%) JSON
18 17 (3.33%) REST
19 14 (2.74%) Drush
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.83%) User Experience
2 16 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.13%) Social Media
3 15 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 11 (2.15%) NHS
5 9 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.37%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.17%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.78%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.59%) Tandem
11 2 (0.39%) Blog
11 2 (0.39%) FMCG
11 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.39%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.39%) Statistics
11 2 (0.39%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.13%) Linux
2 17 (3.33%) Unix
3 12 (2.35%) Windows
4 10 (1.96%) AIX
4 10 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.39%) Android
6 2 (0.39%) CentOS
6 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (21.14%) Web Development
3 56 (10.96%) E-Commerce
4 53 (10.37%) Front End Development
5 52 (10.18%) Content Management
6 49 (9.59%) Scrum
7 41 (8.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 38 (7.44%) Open Source
9 34 (6.65%) OO
10 32 (6.26%) Migration
11 29 (5.68%) BDD
12 28 (5.48%) TDD
13 26 (5.09%) Mentoring
14 24 (4.70%) MVC
15 23 (4.50%) Analytics
15 23 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (4.50%) Software Delivery
16 21 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (3.91%) Project Management
17 20 (3.91%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 337 (65.95%) PHP
2 207 (40.51%) JavaScript
3 49 (9.59%) Java
4 39 (7.63%) SQL
5 36 (7.05%) Python
6 20 (3.91%) Ruby
7 15 (2.94%) C#
8 10 (1.96%) C
8 10 (1.96%) Perl
9 9 (1.76%) PHP 5
10 6 (1.17%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.98%) VB
11 5 (0.98%) VB6
12 4 (0.78%) C++
13 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.59%) Go
13 3 (0.59%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.39%) XPath
15 1 (0.20%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 25 (4.89%) Degree
2 18 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.59%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.20%) HNC
7 1 (0.20%) HND
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.15%) QA
2 5 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (3.91%) Varnish
2 8 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.57%) Docker
3 3 (0.59%) GlusterFS
3 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.59%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.39%) KVM
4 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (4.11%) Puppet
3 19 (3.72%) Ansible
4 6 (1.17%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.17%) Kibana
4 6 (1.17%) logstash
5 3 (0.59%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.59%) Piwik
6 1 (0.20%) Opsview
6 1 (0.20%) Plesk
6 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (4.89%) Google
2 21 (4.11%) Oracle
2 21 (4.11%) Sitecore
3 20 (3.91%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.35%) hybris
5 11 (2.15%) IBM
5 11 (2.15%) Zend
6 9 (1.76%) Citrix
7 6 (1.17%) Adobe
7 6 (1.17%) Apple
7 6 (1.17%) HP
7 6 (1.17%) Samsung
7 6 (1.17%) SAP
7 6 (1.17%) Verint
8 5 (0.98%) ESRI
8 5 (0.98%) Informatica
8 5 (0.98%) Splunk
9 3 (0.59%) EMC
9 3 (0.59%) Siebel
9 3 (0.59%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bexleyheath, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Source Technology
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £320 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago