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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 381 338 296
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -42
Contract jobs citing Drupal 227 281 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.53% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.34% 3.05% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 203 179
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 - -

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
9703 9203 8413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.19% 17.38% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 5679 4745
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 313 445
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.09 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -69 214 £350 - 100
London -3 131 £375 +10.29% 45
South East +14 42 £300 - 26
City of London +7 24 £315 -3.07% 13
Hampshire - 21 £300 - 4
South West -12 18 £375 +7.14% 3
Oxfordshire -9 15 £344 +10.88% 14
Bristol +5 13 £375 +15.38% 2
East of England -6 8 £375 +15.38% 8
Scotland - 7 £275 -
Ealing - 6 £400 -
Feltham - 6 £390 -
Portsmouth - 6 £300 -
Bicester +3 5 £375 - 1
Oxford -8 5 £325 +8.33% 6
Edinburgh - 5 £275 -
East Midlands +1 4 £325 +62.50% 2
Manchester -7 4 £250 -21.56% 6
North West -22 4 £250 -18.43% 10
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Fareham - 4 £263 -
Buckinghamshire +5 3 £350 +27.27% 2
Berkshire -5 3 £210 -32.72% 1
Wales -6 3 £375 -16.66%
West Midlands -24 3 £288 -30.30% 3
West Yorkshire -29 3 £368 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire -37 3 £368 +5.00% 2
South Wales - 3 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £300 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £300 -

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 253 (59.95%) PHP
2 242 (57.35%) HTML
3 208 (49.29%) CSS
4 188 (44.55%) JavaScript
5 152 (36.02%) MySQL
6 134 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
7 117 (27.73%) CMS
8 98 (23.22%) jQuery
9 95 (22.51%) HTML5
10 89 (21.09%) Git (software)
11 71 (16.82%) Linux
12 70 (16.59%) CSS3
13 63 (14.93%) LAMP
14 61 (14.45%) Content Management
15 59 (13.98%) Scrum
15 59 (13.98%) Java
16 54 (12.80%) OO
17 50 (11.85%) Jenkins
18 48 (11.37%) WordPress
19 44 (10.43%) AngularJS
20 41 (9.72%) Web Development
21 40 (9.48%) OO PHP
22 37 (8.77%) Puppet
23 36 (8.53%) Open Source
24 35 (8.29%) Subversion
24 35 (8.29%) E-Commerce
25 34 (8.06%) Marketing
25 34 (8.06%) DevOps
26 33 (7.82%) Symfony
26 33 (7.82%) Web Services

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 117 (27.73%) CMS
2 48 (11.37%) WordPress
3 31 (7.35%) Apache
4 16 (3.79%) Node.js
5 10 (2.37%) Joomla!
5 10 (2.37%) Liferay
6 7 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.66%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.42%) Confluence
7 6 (1.42%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.95%) uWSGI
9 3 (0.71%) nginx
9 3 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.71%) SugarCRM
9 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.47%) DNN
10 2 (0.47%) Kentico
10 2 (0.47%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 17 (4.03%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.95%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.71%) InDesign
6 2 (0.47%) MS Office
6 2 (0.47%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (4.74%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) Tridion
3 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.37%) Google Analytics
1 10 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.95%) PaaS
2 4 (0.95%) GitHub
3 3 (0.71%) SaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Heroku
4 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.37%) Intranet
1 10 (2.37%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (1.66%) Internet
3 3 (0.71%) Firewall
3 3 (0.71%) DNS
4 2 (0.47%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) LDAP
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) SMS
5 1 (0.24%) VoIP
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (36.02%) MySQL
2 14 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.32%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.08%) Redis
4 6 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.42%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.24%) MS Access
6 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 89 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 50 (11.85%) Jenkins
3 35 (8.29%) Subversion
4 18 (4.27%) JIRA
5 10 (2.37%) Selenium
5 10 (2.37%) Behat
6 9 (2.13%) JMeter
7 6 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (1.42%) Grunt
8 5 (1.18%) PHPUnit
9 4 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.95%) Phing
9 4 (0.95%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.71%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.71%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.47%) Gradle
11 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.47%) Bower
11 2 (0.47%) Geb
General
1 34 (8.06%) Marketing
2 17 (4.03%) Legal
3 16 (3.79%) Finance
4 15 (3.55%) Publishing
5 11 (2.61%) Retail
5 11 (2.61%) Advertising
6 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.95%) Local Government
7 3 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) iGaming
8 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.24%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 300 (71.09%) Developer
2 163 (38.63%) Drupal Developer
3 61 (14.45%) PHP Developer
4 59 (13.98%) Web Developer
5 33 (7.82%) Senior Developer
6 22 (5.21%) Front-End Developer
7 18 (4.27%) Architect
8 17 (4.03%) Project Manager
9 15 (3.55%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 15 (3.55%) Analyst
10 12 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.13%) Designer
12 8 (1.90%) Programmer
12 8 (1.90%) Perl Developer
12 8 (1.90%) Senior Web Developer
12 8 (1.90%) LAMP Developer
12 8 (1.90%) Digital Project Manager
13 7 (1.66%) Web Designer
13 7 (1.66%) Java Developer
13 7 (1.66%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (57.35%) HTML
2 208 (49.29%) CSS
3 98 (23.22%) jQuery
4 95 (22.51%) HTML5
5 70 (16.59%) CSS3
6 63 (14.93%) LAMP
7 44 (10.43%) AngularJS
8 33 (7.82%) Symfony
8 33 (7.82%) Web Services
9 23 (5.45%) XML
10 22 (5.21%) XHTML
11 19 (4.50%) .NET
12 16 (3.79%) Drush
13 13 (3.08%) JSON
14 12 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (2.84%) Sass
15 11 (2.61%) Django
16 10 (2.37%) REST
17 9 (2.13%) Gherkin
17 9 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.87%) User Experience
2 16 (3.79%) Digital Media
3 14 (3.32%) Visualisation
3 14 (3.32%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.37%) Social Media
5 9 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.13%) Wiki
6 7 (1.66%) W3C
7 4 (0.95%) Copywriting
7 4 (0.95%) Tandem
8 3 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.71%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.71%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.71%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.71%) NHS
9 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.24%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.24%) FMCG
10 1 (0.24%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.82%) Linux
2 8 (1.90%) UNIX
2 8 (1.90%) CentOS
3 7 (1.66%) Ubuntu
4 6 (1.42%) Windows
5 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.95%) Android
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (14.45%) Content Management
3 59 (13.98%) Scrum
4 54 (12.80%) OO
5 41 (9.72%) Web Development
6 40 (9.48%) OO PHP
7 36 (8.53%) Open Source
8 35 (8.29%) E-Commerce
9 34 (8.06%) DevOps
10 32 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (5.92%) MVC
12 20 (4.74%) TDD
12 20 (4.74%) BDD
13 17 (4.03%) Web Design
14 16 (3.79%) Project Management
14 16 (3.79%) Unit Testing
14 16 (3.79%) Analytics
15 15 (3.55%) SDLC
16 14 (3.32%) OOP
16 14 (3.32%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 253 (59.95%) PHP
2 188 (44.55%) JavaScript
3 59 (13.98%) Java
4 33 (7.82%) SQL
5 25 (5.92%) Python
6 21 (4.98%) Perl
7 15 (3.55%) C#
7 15 (3.55%) PHP5
8 14 (3.32%) Ruby
9 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.71%) Go
10 3 (0.71%) F#
11 2 (0.47%) VBA
11 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.24%) PHP4
12 1 (0.24%) Pascal
12 1 (0.24%) Delphi
12 1 (0.24%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (5.21%) Degree
2 15 (3.55%) SC Cleared
2 15 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.66%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.95%) PMP
6 2 (0.47%) ISEB
6 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.69%) QA
System Software
1 26 (6.16%) Varnish
2 8 (1.90%) Docker
3 4 (0.95%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (8.77%) Puppet
2 22 (5.21%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.90%) Ansible
3 8 (1.90%) logstash
4 5 (1.18%) Kibana
5 4 (0.95%) Capistrano
5 4 (0.95%) CA LISA
6 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.71%) Nagios
7 2 (0.47%) StatsD
7 2 (0.47%) Graylog
7 2 (0.47%) Graphite
Vendors
1 28 (6.64%) Adobe
2 15 (3.55%) Zend
3 12 (2.84%) Google
4 9 (2.13%) ForgeRock
4 9 (2.13%) New Relic
5 7 (1.66%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.66%) Oracle
6 6 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.18%) HubSpot
7 5 (1.18%) IBM
8 4 (0.95%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.95%) HP
8 4 (0.95%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.95%) CA
8 4 (0.95%) Pega
8 4 (0.95%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.71%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.47%) ATG
10 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
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