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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 392 419 395
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Contract jobs citing Drupal 250 224 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.78% 2.43% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 151 197
Median daily rate £350 £357 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £241 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £16.21 £40.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.97% +153.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £28.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.27 £50.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +50.69%

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
8983 9220 10074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 16.86% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5771 5845 6404
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 259 364
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £41.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.97%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 +30 245 £355 -2.06% 89
London +4 139 £375 - 38
South East +15 36 £335 +10.74% 16
West Midlands +4 25 £455 +51.66% 8
Birmingham +6 17 £455 +51.66% 2
South West +19 16 £300 +25.00% 10
City of London 0 13 £388 - 3
Bristol - 12 £294 - 4
Buckinghamshire +14 9 £355 +35.23%
Oxfordshire +2 9 £319 +6.25% 4
Oxford +1 9 £319 - 4
Surrey +23 8 £280 -7.43% 4
North West +12 8 £375 +16.27% 6
Milton Keynes - 8 £355 -
East Sussex +10 7 £258 -25.09% 3
Warwickshire +7 7 £419 +34.00% 3
Manchester +8 6 £388 +20.15% 3
Yorkshire +3 6 £275 -19.11% 5
North East -36 6 £420 -36.19% 1
Brighton +10 5 £240 -30.18% 2
Leatherhead +21 4 £265 - 3
East of England +6 4 £450 -5.26% 4
Tyne and Wear -41 4 £375 -42.79% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -42 4 £375 -42.79% 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
Sheffield - 4 £275 -
Edinburgh +18 3 £265 -24.28% 1
Scotland +4 3 £265 -24.28% 1
South Coast +1 3 £263 -
Warwick - 3 £375 -

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 319 (60.65%) PHP
2 298 (56.65%) HTML
3 276 (52.47%) CSS
4 229 (43.54%) JavaScript
5 158 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (28.14%) MySQL
7 132 (25.10%) CMS
8 119 (22.62%) Git (software)
8 119 (22.62%) Web Development
9 117 (22.24%) HTML5
10 102 (19.39%) jQuery
11 71 (13.50%) Content Management
12 62 (11.79%) CSS3
13 61 (11.60%) Front End Development
14 60 (11.41%) AngularJS
14 60 (11.41%) Symfony
15 59 (11.22%) WordPress
16 58 (11.03%) Linux
17 49 (9.32%) E-Commerce
18 48 (9.13%) Scrum
19 47 (8.94%) LAMP
19 47 (8.94%) Java
20 43 (8.17%) XML
21 40 (7.60%) Security Cleared
22 39 (7.41%) Sass
22 39 (7.41%) Python
23 35 (6.65%) OO
24 34 (6.46%) SQL
24 34 (6.46%) Marketing
25 32 (6.08%) Degree

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
1 132 (25.10%) CMS
2 59 (11.22%) WordPress
3 32 (6.08%) Apache Solr
4 19 (3.61%) Apache
5 18 (3.42%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.47%) Joomla!
6 13 (2.47%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.28%) Confluence
7 12 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.14%) SilverStripe
8 6 (1.14%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.14%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.76%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.76%) GeoServer
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.57%) concrete5
10 3 (0.57%) IIS
11 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.38%) Moodle
11 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.38%) Edge Animate
3 2 (0.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.23%) Magento
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.57%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.04%) Google Analytics
3 12 (2.28%) GitHub
4 7 (1.33%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.14%) SaaS
6 4 (0.76%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.57%) PaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Boomi
8 2 (0.38%) Force.com
8 2 (0.38%) G Suite
8 2 (0.38%) Office 365
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.90%) Intranet
2 9 (1.71%) Firewall
3 7 (1.33%) Internet
4 5 (0.95%) LDAP
5 3 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.38%) HTTP
6 2 (0.38%) LAN
6 2 (0.38%) Network Security
6 2 (0.38%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (28.14%) MySQL
2 28 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.09%) DB2
4 11 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.71%) SQL Server
6 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.76%) GIS
6 4 (0.76%) MariaDB
6 4 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.76%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.76%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.38%) Power BI
8 2 (0.38%) Redis
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 119 (22.62%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.75%) Subversion
3 24 (4.56%) JIRA
4 15 (2.85%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.28%) JMeter
6 11 (2.09%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.90%) Ant
7 10 (1.90%) Grunt
8 7 (1.33%) Bitbucket
8 7 (1.33%) Selenium
9 6 (1.14%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.76%) gulp
10 4 (0.76%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.76%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.76%) Xdebug
11 3 (0.57%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.57%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (6.46%) Marketing
2 11 (2.09%) Retail
3 8 (1.52%) Publishing
4 6 (1.14%) Finance
4 6 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (0.95%) Legal
6 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.57%) Advertising
7 3 (0.57%) Games
8 2 (0.38%) Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.38%) Front Office
8 2 (0.38%) Local Government
8 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) French Language
9 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 385 (73.19%) Developer
2 275 (52.28%) Drupal Developer
3 72 (13.69%) PHP Developer
4 59 (11.22%) Web Developer
5 42 (7.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 41 (7.79%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 39 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 35 (6.65%) Senior Developer
9 29 (5.51%) Analyst
10 28 (5.32%) Architect
11 22 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
12 20 (3.80%) HTML Developer
13 17 (3.23%) Senior Drupal Developer
14 16 (3.04%) Support Analyst
15 15 (2.85%) HTML CSS Developer
16 14 (2.66%) Technical Support
17 13 (2.47%) Lead Developer
17 13 (2.47%) Project Manager
17 13 (2.47%) Senior Web Developer
18 11 (2.09%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (56.65%) HTML
2 276 (52.47%) CSS
3 117 (22.24%) HTML5
4 102 (19.39%) jQuery
5 62 (11.79%) CSS3
6 60 (11.41%) AngularJS
6 60 (11.41%) Symfony
7 47 (8.94%) LAMP
8 43 (8.17%) XML
9 39 (7.41%) Sass
10 29 (5.51%) Web Services
11 25 (4.75%) React
11 25 (4.75%) SAML
12 24 (4.56%) .NET
12 24 (4.56%) JSON
13 22 (4.18%) Node.js
14 20 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (3.42%) Laravel
15 18 (3.42%) REST
16 16 (3.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.56%) User Experience
2 15 (2.85%) Social Media
3 14 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.47%) Digital Media
5 12 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.90%) NHS
7 8 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.33%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.76%) Statistics
10 3 (0.57%) Physics
10 3 (0.57%) Tandem
11 2 (0.38%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.38%) Fintech
11 2 (0.38%) FMCG
11 2 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.38%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.03%) Linux
2 18 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (3.04%) Windows
4 13 (2.47%) Unix
5 10 (1.90%) AIX
5 10 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.38%) Android
7 2 (0.38%) CentOS
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (22.62%) Web Development
3 71 (13.50%) Content Management
4 61 (11.60%) Front End Development
5 49 (9.32%) E-Commerce
6 48 (9.13%) Scrum
7 35 (6.65%) OO
8 31 (5.89%) BDD
9 30 (5.70%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (4.94%) MVC
11 25 (4.75%) Open Source
12 24 (4.56%) Analytics
12 24 (4.56%) TDD
13 23 (4.37%) API Integration
13 23 (4.37%) SEO
13 23 (4.37%) Time Management
13 23 (4.37%) Unit Testing
14 22 (4.18%) Migration
14 22 (4.18%) OOP
15 21 (3.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 319 (60.65%) PHP
2 229 (43.54%) JavaScript
3 47 (8.94%) Java
4 39 (7.41%) Python
5 34 (6.46%) SQL
6 20 (3.80%) Ruby
7 13 (2.47%) Perl
8 9 (1.71%) PHP 5
9 8 (1.52%) C
10 7 (1.33%) C#
11 6 (1.14%) XPath
12 4 (0.76%) C++
12 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.57%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.38%) Go
15 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.19%) Scala
15 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.08%) Degree
3 26 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.57%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) HNC
6 1 (0.19%) HND
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.19%) MCSE
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.99%) QA
2 6 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.47%) Docker
3 9 (1.71%) Varnish
4 2 (0.38%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (4.18%) Ansible
2 21 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (3.99%) Puppet
3 7 (1.33%) Kibana
3 7 (1.33%) logstash
4 6 (1.14%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.38%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.38%) Piwik
6 1 (0.19%) Opsview
6 1 (0.19%) Plesk
Vendors
1 29 (5.51%) Google
2 23 (4.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.42%) Oracle
4 12 (2.28%) hybris
4 12 (2.28%) Zend
5 11 (2.09%) IBM
6 8 (1.52%) Citrix
6 8 (1.52%) Splunk
7 7 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.33%) Symantec
8 6 (1.14%) Apple
8 6 (1.14%) HP
8 6 (1.14%) Samsung
8 6 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.14%) Verint
9 4 (0.76%) Adobe
9 4 (0.76%) Informatica
10 3 (0.57%) Akamai
10 3 (0.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (0.57%) SAP
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £260 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £455 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
De Montfort University
Rate: From £26,052 to £32,004 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day TBC
Posted: 5 days ago