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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 411 413 400
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Drupal 265 259 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.62% 2.50% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 194 143
Median daily rate £375 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +78.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £12.30
% change year-on-year
+51.16% +74.79%

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
10106 10363 9884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.54% 17.73% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6612 6491 5764
Median daily rate £424 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 335 425
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +1 254 £375 +25.00% 111
London +23 163 £375 - 41
South East -6 27 £320 +16.36% 31
North West +37 21 £338 - 4
City of London +32 20 £388 - 5
East of England 0 18 £338 +12.50% 9
Yorkshire +6 17 £425 +9.67% 7
West Yorkshire +16 11 £425 -11.45% 5
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £331 +10.41% 5
Leeds +12 10 £425 -12.37% 4
Scotland +15 9 £300 - 1
Cambridge +9 9 £331 +10.41% 2
Manchester -2 9 £388 - 1
Edinburgh +8 8 £300 - 1
Watford +5 7 - -
Hertfordshire +3 7 - -
Blackpool - 7 £350 -
Lancashire - 7 £350 -
Surrey +9 6 £313 +4.16% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 5 £255 -15.00% 2
East Sussex 0 5 £258 +3.00% 2
Brighton -1 5 £258 +3.00% 2
Hampshire -12 5 £375 +29.31% 9
Fareham -13 5 £375 +45.63% 5
Feltham - 5 £425 -
South West +5 4 £225 -5.26% 12
Berkshire 0 3 £300 +3.44% 9
South Yorkshire -7 3 £165 -52.85%
Sheffield -12 3 £165 -57.41%
North Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 2

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 285 (64.33%) PHP
2 238 (53.72%) HTML
3 211 (47.63%) CSS
4 185 (41.76%) JavaScript
5 139 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (28.22%) MySQL
7 112 (25.28%) CMS
8 101 (22.80%) HTML5
9 97 (21.90%) Web Development
10 79 (17.83%) Git (software)
11 73 (16.48%) CSS3
12 70 (15.80%) jQuery
13 65 (14.67%) WordPress
14 54 (12.19%) Linux
15 53 (11.96%) E-Commerce
16 51 (11.51%) AngularJS
17 45 (10.16%) Front End Development
18 42 (9.48%) LAMP
18 42 (9.48%) Content Management
19 41 (9.26%) User Experience
20 40 (9.03%) Scrum
21 37 (8.35%) Marketing
21 37 (8.35%) Open Source
22 36 (8.13%) Responsive Web Design
23 35 (7.90%) OO
23 35 (7.90%) SQL
24 32 (7.22%) XML
25 31 (7.00%) Java
25 31 (7.00%) Apache
26 30 (6.77%) 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
1 112 (25.28%) CMS
2 65 (14.67%) WordPress
3 31 (7.00%) Apache
4 30 (6.77%) Apache Solr
5 18 (4.06%) Joomla!
5 18 (4.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.93%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.03%) Confluence
8 9 (2.03%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.81%) IIS
10 7 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.35%) ArcGIS
11 6 (1.35%) GeoServer
11 6 (1.35%) Mule
11 6 (1.35%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.45%) concrete5
13 2 (0.45%) Magnolia
13 2 (0.45%) MODX
Applications
1 7 (1.58%) MS Office
2 6 (1.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.13%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 19 (4.29%) Magento
2 6 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.45%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.48%) Google Analytics
3 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.58%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.13%) GitHub
6 4 (0.90%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (0.90%) Sage Pay
7 3 (0.68%) Office 365
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.45%) Boomi
8 2 (0.45%) Force.com
8 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.39%) Intranet
2 13 (2.93%) HTTP
3 12 (2.71%) Internet
4 9 (2.03%) LDAP
5 7 (1.58%) Firewall
6 3 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.68%) LAN
6 3 (0.68%) Network Security
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.45%) SMS
7 2 (0.45%) SSL
7 2 (0.45%) WAN
8 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (28.22%) MySQL
2 18 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.26%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.81%) DB2
6 7 (1.58%) GIS
6 7 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.13%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.13%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.68%) Power BI
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.23%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 79 (17.83%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.09%) JIRA
3 23 (5.19%) Subversion
4 17 (3.84%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.71%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.81%) Ant
7 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.13%) Axure RP
8 5 (1.13%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.13%) Grunt
8 5 (1.13%) gulp
8 5 (1.13%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.13%) JMeter
8 5 (1.13%) Selenium
8 5 (1.13%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.90%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.90%) PHPUnit
9 4 (0.90%) Xdebug
10 3 (0.68%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (8.35%) Marketing
2 19 (4.29%) Finance
3 16 (3.61%) Retail
4 7 (1.58%) Publishing
5 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.90%) Games
5 4 (0.90%) German Language
5 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.45%) Advertising
7 2 (0.45%) Banking
7 2 (0.45%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.45%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.45%) Electronics
7 2 (0.45%) French Language
7 2 (0.45%) Legal
7 2 (0.45%) Local Government
7 2 (0.45%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.23%) Indonesian Language
8 1 (0.23%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 302 (68.17%) Developer
2 203 (45.82%) Drupal Developer
3 73 (16.48%) PHP Developer
4 47 (10.61%) Web Developer
5 40 (9.03%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 29 (6.55%) Architect
7 28 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 23 (5.19%) Analyst
9 20 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (3.61%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (2.93%) HTML Developer
13 12 (2.71%) Business Analyst
13 12 (2.71%) Consultant
14 10 (2.26%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.26%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.03%) PHP Web Developer
15 9 (2.03%) Technical Support
16 8 (1.81%) CMS Developer
16 8 (1.81%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (53.72%) HTML
2 211 (47.63%) CSS
3 101 (22.80%) HTML5
4 73 (16.48%) CSS3
5 70 (15.80%) jQuery
6 51 (11.51%) AngularJS
7 42 (9.48%) LAMP
8 32 (7.22%) XML
9 28 (6.32%) Node.js
9 28 (6.32%) Symfony
10 26 (5.87%) .NET
10 26 (5.87%) React
11 20 (4.51%) Sass
11 20 (4.51%) Web Services
12 19 (4.29%) Ajax
13 17 (3.84%) SAML
13 17 (3.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (2.93%) JSON
15 12 (2.71%) Backbone.js
15 12 (2.71%) Drush
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.26%) User Experience
2 13 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.71%) Digital Media
4 9 (2.03%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.81%) Social Media
6 7 (1.58%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.13%) NHS
8 4 (0.90%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.68%) Tandem
10 2 (0.45%) Blog
10 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.45%) Statistics
11 1 (0.23%) Animation
11 1 (0.23%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.19%) Linux
2 14 (3.16%) Unix
3 10 (2.26%) Windows
4 9 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.81%) AIX
5 8 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.23%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (21.90%) Web Development
3 53 (11.96%) E-Commerce
4 45 (10.16%) Front End Development
5 42 (9.48%) Content Management
6 40 (9.03%) Scrum
7 37 (8.35%) Open Source
8 36 (8.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 35 (7.90%) OO
10 25 (5.64%) Migration
10 25 (5.64%) TDD
11 24 (5.42%) MVC
12 22 (4.97%) Analytics
12 22 (4.97%) Mentoring
12 22 (4.97%) OOP
13 21 (4.74%) BDD
13 21 (4.74%) Software Delivery
14 20 (4.51%) SEO
15 18 (4.06%) CRM
15 18 (4.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 285 (64.33%) PHP
2 185 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 35 (7.90%) SQL
4 31 (7.00%) Java
5 30 (6.77%) Python
6 15 (3.39%) C#
7 14 (3.16%) Ruby
8 11 (2.48%) C
9 10 (2.26%) Perl
10 8 (1.81%) PHP 5
11 6 (1.35%) C++
11 6 (1.35%) VB
11 6 (1.35%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.13%) VB6
13 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.68%) Go
15 2 (0.45%) XPath
16 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (4.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.93%) Degree
4 11 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.68%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.48%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (4.51%) Varnish
2 8 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.58%) Docker
4 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.45%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.45%) KVM
5 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (4.06%) Puppet
3 16 (3.61%) Ansible
4 6 (1.35%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.13%) Kibana
5 5 (1.13%) logstash
6 3 (0.68%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.45%) Piwik
8 1 (0.23%) Opsview
8 1 (0.23%) Plesk
8 1 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (5.19%) Google
2 21 (4.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.74%) Sitecore
3 19 (4.29%) Oracle
4 10 (2.26%) Citrix
5 9 (2.03%) hybris
5 9 (2.03%) IBM
5 9 (2.03%) Zend
6 6 (1.35%) Apple
6 6 (1.35%) HP
6 6 (1.35%) Samsung
6 6 (1.35%) SAP
6 6 (1.35%) Verint
7 5 (1.13%) Adobe
7 5 (1.13%) ESRI
7 5 (1.13%) Informatica
8 4 (0.90%) Splunk
8 4 (0.90%) VMware
9 3 (0.68%) EMC
9 3 (0.68%) Siebel
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