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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 389 381 306
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -75
Contract jobs citing Drupal 259 245 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.48% 2.48% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 159 176
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.79% -44.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.30 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £12.30 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.79% -45.33%

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
10424 9868 8748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 18.05% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6666 5835 4967
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 395 439
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.52 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 243 £325 - 114
London +31 154 £375 +15.38% 51
South East -19 43 £255 -15.00% 25
East of England +16 28 £300 -7.69% 2
City of London +1 28 £375 +11.11% 11
Hampshire +16 18 £275 +10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire - 14 £300 -
Cambridge - 14 £300 -
Scotland +11 13 £300 - 2
Oxfordshire -20 10 £300 -31.42% 4
East Sussex +1 9 £250 - 1
Brighton -8 9 £250 - 1
Glasgow +15 8 £300 - 1
Yorkshire -23 8 £308 -12.14% 5
Norfolk +2 7 £350 +7.69%
Southampton +6 6 £283 +13.00% 2
Hertfordshire -7 6 £300 -17.80% 2
Ealing - 6 £400 -
Feltham - 6 £390 -
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £300 +9.09% 7
Oxford -12 5 £260 -28.27% 1
South West -18 5 £325 +5.60% 8
Fareham - 5 £240 -
Bedfordshire +9 4 £270 +31.70%
Bedford +6 4 £270 +28.57%
Milton Keynes +2 4 £300 -14.28% 5
South Yorkshire -11 4 £340 - 2
Peterborough - 4 £270 -
Stevenage - 4 £270 -
Suffolk +14 3 £400 -

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 269 (58.61%) HTML
2 256 (55.77%) PHP
3 239 (52.07%) CSS
4 219 (47.71%) JavaScript
5 156 (33.99%) MySQL
6 128 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (25.71%) CMS
8 104 (22.66%) jQuery
9 99 (21.57%) HTML5
10 94 (20.48%) Git (software)
11 81 (17.65%) CSS3
12 74 (16.12%) LAMP
13 72 (15.69%) Linux
14 68 (14.81%) Java
15 60 (13.07%) OO
16 57 (12.42%) Scrum
16 57 (12.42%) Content Management
17 52 (11.33%) Jenkins
18 51 (11.11%) WordPress
19 46 (10.02%) Symfony
19 46 (10.02%) AngularJS
19 46 (10.02%) Web Development
19 46 (10.02%) SQL
20 44 (9.59%) Open Source
21 42 (9.15%) OO PHP
22 39 (8.50%) Puppet
23 37 (8.06%) Marketing
24 36 (7.84%) User Experience
25 34 (7.41%) Subversion
26 32 (6.97%) E-Commerce

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 118 (25.71%) CMS
2 51 (11.11%) WordPress
3 26 (5.66%) Apache
4 21 (4.58%) Node.js
5 10 (2.18%) Liferay
6 9 (1.96%) Joomla!
6 9 (1.96%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.53%) Confluence
8 6 (1.31%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.09%) nginx
9 5 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.22%) Documentum
13 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (5.01%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.31%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.87%) MS Office
5 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.65%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (5.01%) Magento
2 2 (0.44%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.31%) GitHub
4 4 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.22%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.18%) Firewall
1 10 (2.18%) Intranet
2 9 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (1.74%) DNS
4 5 (1.09%) LDAP
4 5 (1.09%) Internet
5 2 (0.44%) HTTP
6 1 (0.22%) SMS
6 1 (0.22%) VoIP
6 1 (0.22%) SSL
6 1 (0.22%) SAN
6 1 (0.22%) NAS
6 1 (0.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (33.99%) MySQL
2 18 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.49%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.27%) Redis
5 8 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 94 (20.48%) Git (software)
2 52 (11.33%) Jenkins
3 34 (7.41%) Subversion
4 25 (5.45%) JIRA
5 10 (2.18%) Behat
6 9 (1.96%) Grunt
6 9 (1.96%) Selenium
6 9 (1.96%) JMeter
7 6 (1.31%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.09%) Phing
9 4 (0.87%) Bower
9 4 (0.87%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.87%) Maven
9 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.87%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.65%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.65%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.44%) Gradle
11 2 (0.44%) Trac
General
1 37 (8.06%) Marketing
2 18 (3.92%) Finance
2 18 (3.92%) Legal
3 17 (3.70%) Publishing
4 9 (1.96%) Advertising
5 7 (1.53%) Retail
6 6 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.09%) Local Government
8 4 (0.87%) Banking
8 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.65%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.44%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.44%) Automotive
10 2 (0.44%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) iGaming
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 336 (73.20%) Developer
2 172 (37.47%) Drupal Developer
3 71 (15.47%) Web Developer
4 63 (13.73%) PHP Developer
5 33 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 28 (6.10%) Front-End Developer
7 22 (4.79%) Analyst
8 16 (3.49%) Architect
9 12 (2.61%) Project Manager
10 11 (2.40%) Business Analyst
10 11 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (2.18%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 10 (2.18%) Perl Developer
12 9 (1.96%) Java Developer
13 8 (1.74%) Digital Project Manager
14 7 (1.53%) ScrumMaster
14 7 (1.53%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (1.53%) Software Architect
14 7 (1.53%) Consultant
14 7 (1.53%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (58.61%) HTML
2 239 (52.07%) CSS
3 104 (22.66%) jQuery
4 99 (21.57%) HTML5
5 81 (17.65%) CSS3
6 74 (16.12%) LAMP
7 46 (10.02%) Symfony
7 46 (10.02%) AngularJS
8 29 (6.32%) Web Services
9 23 (5.01%) XML
9 23 (5.01%) .NET
9 23 (5.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (4.79%) Ajax
11 20 (4.36%) XHTML
12 17 (3.70%) JSON
13 15 (3.27%) Sass
14 11 (2.40%) Drush
15 10 (2.18%) Laravel
15 10 (2.18%) REST
16 9 (1.96%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.84%) User Experience
2 15 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.05%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.05%) Visualisation
3 14 (3.05%) Digital Media
4 11 (2.40%) Social Media
5 9 (1.96%) Wiki
6 8 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.53%) W3C
8 6 (1.31%) Copywriting
9 4 (0.87%) Tandem
10 3 (0.65%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.65%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.65%) New Media
11 2 (0.44%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.44%) Statistics
11 2 (0.44%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.44%) Blog
11 2 (0.44%) NHS
11 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.69%) Linux
2 14 (3.05%) Windows
3 11 (2.40%) Ubuntu
3 11 (2.40%) CentOS
4 5 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.09%) Android
5 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (13.07%) OO
3 57 (12.42%) Scrum
3 57 (12.42%) Content Management
4 46 (10.02%) Web Development
5 44 (9.59%) Open Source
6 42 (9.15%) OO PHP
7 32 (6.97%) E-Commerce
8 29 (6.32%) MVC
9 27 (5.88%) DevOps
10 23 (5.01%) Responsive Web Design
11 22 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (3.92%) Configuration Management
13 17 (3.70%) Project Management
13 17 (3.70%) Analytics
14 15 (3.27%) SEO
15 14 (3.05%) TDD
15 14 (3.05%) BDD
16 11 (2.40%) Mentoring
16 11 (2.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 256 (55.77%) PHP
2 219 (47.71%) JavaScript
3 68 (14.81%) Java
4 46 (10.02%) SQL
5 31 (6.75%) Perl
6 24 (5.23%) Python
7 19 (4.14%) Ruby
8 17 (3.70%) C#
9 13 (2.83%) PHP5
10 5 (1.09%) Go
11 3 (0.65%) F#
11 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) PHP4
12 1 (0.22%) Pascal
12 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.22%) Jython
12 1 (0.22%) Delphi
12 1 (0.22%) C
12 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (5.01%) SC Cleared
1 23 (5.01%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.70%) Degree
3 7 (1.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (0.65%) ISEB
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.44%) MCSE
6 1 (0.22%) PMP
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.32%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (4.79%) Varnish
2 15 (3.27%) Docker
3 7 (1.53%) VirtualBox
4 6 (1.31%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (8.50%) Puppet
2 30 (6.54%) Vagrant
3 15 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.40%) Ansible
5 8 (1.74%) logstash
6 6 (1.31%) Nagios
6 6 (1.31%) Capistrano
7 5 (1.09%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.09%) Kibana
8 4 (0.87%) CA LISA
9 3 (0.65%) StatsD
9 3 (0.65%) Graylog
9 3 (0.65%) Graphite
9 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (4.79%) Adobe
2 18 (3.92%) Zend
3 13 (2.83%) Google
4 10 (2.18%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.96%) New Relic
5 9 (1.96%) ForgeRock
6 7 (1.53%) IBM
6 7 (1.53%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.31%) Apple
7 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.31%) Oracle
7 6 (1.31%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.31%) Twitter
8 5 (1.09%) Percona
8 5 (1.09%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.87%) HP
9 4 (0.87%) VMware
9 4 (0.87%) Pega
9 4 (0.87%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.87%) hybris
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