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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 442 421 383
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -38
Contract jobs citing Drupal 224 259 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 2.59% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 187 159
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £332 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 £21.50 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.27% +74.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £39.25 £12.30
% change year-on-year
-71.97% +219.10%

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
9840 10000 9439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.53% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6507 6301 5546
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 310 390
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.95 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -40 214 £375 +15.38% 91
London -32 118 £375 - 33
Yorkshire +14 21 £425 +23.18% 7
South East -22 21 £300 +15.38% 19
North West - 17 £332 - 9
City of London +36 15 £381 +1.66% 2
East of England +8 15 £350 +16.66% 8
South West +10 13 £213 -35.84% 8
Cambridgeshire +15 12 £350 +16.66% 4
West Yorkshire +5 11 £425 +15.64% 6
Leeds +6 10 £425 +15.64% 5
Scotland +3 10 £300 - 2
Cambridge +11 8 £338 +12.50% 2
Edinburgh -2 8 £300 +20.00%
Berkshire +11 7 £300 +20.00% 2
Bristol +6 7 £225 -30.76% 3
North East -40 7 - -
Blackpool - 7 £350 -
Lancashire - 7 £350 - 1
Manchester - 6 £326 - 6
York - 6 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 - -
North Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 - -
Hertfordshire +14 3 - - 4
Watford +10 3 - -
Surrey +2 3 - -
Dorset -1 3 £200 - 4
West Sussex -9 3 £315 +26.00% 2
South Yorkshire -10 3 £165 -52.17%

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 270 (65.06%) PHP
2 214 (51.57%) HTML
3 201 (48.43%) CSS
4 195 (46.99%) JavaScript
5 133 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (27.71%) CMS
7 114 (27.47%) MySQL
8 103 (24.82%) Web Development
9 97 (23.37%) HTML5
10 83 (20.00%) jQuery
11 69 (16.63%) CSS3
12 66 (15.90%) Git (software)
13 63 (15.18%) WordPress
14 60 (14.46%) Front End Development
15 47 (11.33%) Linux
16 45 (10.84%) E-Commerce
17 44 (10.60%) Scrum
17 44 (10.60%) LAMP
17 44 (10.60%) User Experience
18 43 (10.36%) OO
19 41 (9.88%) AngularJS
20 39 (9.40%) Responsive Web Design
21 38 (9.16%) Content Management
22 36 (8.67%) Apache
23 34 (8.19%) SQL
23 34 (8.19%) Apache Solr
24 33 (7.95%) Open Source
24 33 (7.95%) Marketing
25 32 (7.71%) Java
26 27 (6.51%) Symfony

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
1 115 (27.71%) CMS
2 63 (15.18%) WordPress
3 36 (8.67%) Apache
4 34 (8.19%) Apache Solr
5 22 (5.30%) Joomla!
6 18 (4.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.17%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.93%) IIS
8 8 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.69%) Mule
9 7 (1.69%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.45%) ArcGIS
10 6 (1.45%) GeoServer
11 5 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.20%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.96%) Confluence
12 4 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.96%) Magnolia
13 2 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (2.17%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.69%) MS Office
3 5 (1.20%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 17 (4.10%) Magento
2 6 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.72%) OpenCart
3 3 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.45%) Office 365
4 5 (1.20%) Sage Pay
5 4 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.72%) GitHub
6 3 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.48%) Boomi
7 2 (0.48%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.48%) Force.com
7 2 (0.48%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.48%) Route 53
8 1 (0.24%) Heroku
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.54%) Intranet
2 17 (4.10%) Internet
3 12 (2.89%) HTTP
4 9 (2.17%) LDAP
5 3 (0.72%) DNS
5 3 (0.72%) Firewall
5 3 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.72%) Network Security
5 3 (0.72%) Skype
6 2 (0.48%) SMS
6 2 (0.48%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) LAN
7 1 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (27.47%) MySQL
2 10 (2.41%) MongoDB
2 10 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.69%) GIS
4 7 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.45%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.72%) DB2
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.72%) Power BI
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.24%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.24%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 66 (15.90%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.10%) Subversion
3 16 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.61%) JIRA
5 6 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.45%) Vagrant
5 6 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.20%) Axure RP
6 5 (1.20%) Grunt
6 5 (1.20%) gulp
7 4 (0.96%) PHPUnit
7 4 (0.96%) Selenium
8 3 (0.72%) Ant
8 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.72%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.72%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.72%) Xdebug
9 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (7.95%) Marketing
2 19 (4.58%) Finance
3 17 (4.10%) Retail
4 9 (2.17%) Publishing
5 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.96%) German Language
5 4 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.48%) Advertising
6 2 (0.48%) Banking
6 2 (0.48%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.48%) Electronics
6 2 (0.48%) French Language
6 2 (0.48%) Games
6 2 (0.48%) Local Government
6 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.48%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.24%) Automotive
7 1 (0.24%) Indonesian Language
7 1 (0.24%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 298 (71.81%) Developer
2 205 (49.40%) Drupal Developer
3 75 (18.07%) PHP Developer
4 42 (10.12%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 41 (9.88%) Web Developer
6 31 (7.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 26 (6.27%) Architect
8 22 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (3.86%) Analyst
10 15 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.13%) Senior Developer
12 12 (2.89%) HTML Developer
13 11 (2.65%) Business Analyst
13 11 (2.65%) CMS Developer
13 11 (2.65%) Consultant
14 10 (2.41%) MySQL Developer
14 10 (2.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 9 (2.17%) Magento Developer
15 9 (2.17%) PHP Web Developer
16 8 (1.93%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (51.57%) HTML
2 201 (48.43%) CSS
3 97 (23.37%) HTML5
4 83 (20.00%) jQuery
5 69 (16.63%) CSS3
6 44 (10.60%) LAMP
7 41 (9.88%) AngularJS
8 27 (6.51%) Symfony
8 27 (6.51%) XML
9 24 (5.78%) Node.js
9 24 (5.78%) React
10 22 (5.30%) .NET
11 21 (5.06%) Ajax
12 20 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (4.82%) Web Services
13 18 (4.34%) Sass
14 14 (3.37%) Drush
14 14 (3.37%) JSON
15 12 (2.89%) REST
16 11 (2.65%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.60%) User Experience
2 11 (2.65%) Digital Media
3 10 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.69%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.20%) Social Media
6 4 (0.96%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.72%) NHS
7 3 (0.72%) Tandem
8 2 (0.48%) Blog
8 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.48%) Statistics
9 1 (0.24%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.24%) BBC
9 1 (0.24%) STB
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.33%) Linux
2 10 (2.41%) Windows
3 9 (2.17%) Unix
4 8 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.96%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.72%) AIX
6 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (24.82%) Web Development
3 60 (14.46%) Front End Development
4 45 (10.84%) E-Commerce
5 44 (10.60%) Scrum
6 43 (10.36%) OO
7 39 (9.40%) Responsive Web Design
8 38 (9.16%) Content Management
9 33 (7.95%) Open Source
10 25 (6.02%) MVC
11 23 (5.54%) Migration
12 21 (5.06%) OOP
13 19 (4.58%) TDD
14 17 (4.10%) CRM
14 17 (4.10%) OO PHP
14 17 (4.10%) Software Delivery
15 16 (3.86%) DevOps
15 16 (3.86%) SEO
15 16 (3.86%) Workflow
16 15 (3.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 270 (65.06%) PHP
2 195 (46.99%) JavaScript
3 34 (8.19%) SQL
4 32 (7.71%) Java
5 18 (4.34%) Python
6 16 (3.86%) Perl
7 12 (2.89%) C#
7 12 (2.89%) Ruby
8 10 (2.41%) C
9 8 (1.93%) PHP 5
10 6 (1.45%) VB
11 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.20%) VB6
12 4 (0.96%) C++
12 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.72%) Go
14 2 (0.48%) XPath
15 1 (0.24%) PHP 4
15 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
1 8 (1.93%) Degree
2 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.45%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (5.78%) Varnish
2 4 (0.96%) Docker
3 3 (0.72%) GlusterFS
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.48%) KVM
4 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (2.89%) Puppet
2 11 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.69%) Ansible
4 6 (1.45%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.72%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.72%) Piwik
6 2 (0.48%) Kibana
6 2 (0.48%) logstash
7 1 (0.24%) Plesk
7 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (4.82%) Sitecore
2 17 (4.10%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.13%) Oracle
4 10 (2.41%) Citrix
4 10 (2.41%) Google
5 8 (1.93%) Adobe
5 8 (1.93%) HP
5 8 (1.93%) Zend
6 6 (1.45%) Apple
6 6 (1.45%) Samsung
6 6 (1.45%) SAP
6 6 (1.45%) Verint
7 5 (1.20%) ESRI
7 5 (1.20%) Informatica
8 4 (0.96%) hybris
8 4 (0.96%) IBM
8 4 (0.96%) Omniture
8 4 (0.96%) VMware
9 3 (0.72%) EMC
9 3 (0.72%) ForgeRock
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £30.00 - £35.00 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £35 to £37 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £450 per day
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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London
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