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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 367 339 289
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -50
Contract jobs citing Drupal 257 277 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.52% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.51% 3.01% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 176 240
Average daily rate
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£349 £275 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.81% -11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £125 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £12.30 £31.00 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.32% +90.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 £39.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-68.86% +139.39%

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
10254 9211 10317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.44% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 5433 5831
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 370 480
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -2 249 £350 +27.27% 106
London +38 144 £350 +27.27% 52
South East -24 47 £331 +5.15% 19
City of London +19 29 £350 +33.33% 13
Berkshire -9 18 £338 +5.46% 4
South West -8 17 £310 +24.00% 6
North West 0 14 £325 +38.29% 6
Surrey +9 13 £288 -8.00% 1
East of England -26 13 £370 +94.73% 11
Maidenhead +5 12 £348 +10.31%
Manchester -5 11 £313 +19.04% 4
Bristol -10 10 £295 +18.10% 4
Suffolk +4 6 £375 +97.36% 9
Oxfordshire -8 6 £350 +7.69% 5
East Midlands 0 5 £275 +3.77% 5
West Midlands -30 5 £440 +62.96% 2
Hampshire -4 4 £331 +42.47% 4
Ipswich -5 4 £375 +97.36% 7
Hertfordshire - 4 £365 -
Leicestershire +6 3 £275 -26.66% 1
Glasgow -17 3 - - 1
Lancashire -20 3 £325 +38.29% 2
North East -28 3 £175 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 3 £175 -
Tyne and Wear -30 3 £175 -
Scotland -31 3 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £200 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £325 -
West Sussex +1 2 £275 -4.34% 1
Hammersmith -1 2 £450 - 2

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 327 (63.37%) PHP
2 288 (55.81%) HTML
3 278 (53.88%) CSS
4 218 (42.25%) JavaScript
5 179 (34.69%) MySQL
6 172 (33.33%) CMS
7 153 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
8 140 (27.13%) jQuery
9 102 (19.77%) HTML5
10 82 (15.89%) WordPress
11 81 (15.70%) CSS3
12 80 (15.50%) Content Management
13 74 (14.34%) Open Source
14 70 (13.57%) Linux
15 66 (12.79%) Git (software)
15 66 (12.79%) Zend
16 59 (11.43%) MVC
17 56 (10.85%) Apache
17 56 (10.85%) E-Commerce
18 51 (9.88%) Symfony
19 49 (9.50%) Scrum
20 48 (9.30%) OO
21 47 (9.11%) Web Development
22 45 (8.72%) LAMP
23 42 (8.14%) Web Services
24 41 (7.95%) Marketing
24 41 (7.95%) CodeIgniter
25 35 (6.78%) XML
25 35 (6.78%) Ajax
26 33 (6.40%) CRM

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 172 (33.33%) CMS
2 82 (15.89%) WordPress
3 56 (10.85%) Apache
4 29 (5.62%) Joomla!
5 19 (3.68%) Alfresco
5 19 (3.68%) Node.js
6 12 (2.33%) Moodle
6 12 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.94%) ExpressionEngine
7 10 (1.94%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.55%) Magnolia
10 7 (1.36%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.58%) IIS
13 2 (0.39%) Content Management Server
13 2 (0.39%) Liferay
13 2 (0.39%) DNN
13 2 (0.39%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (2.33%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.74%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.36%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.39%) InDesign
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Office
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (4.07%) Magento
2 14 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.58%) osCommerce
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Summit
4 2 (0.39%) Zen Cart
4 2 (0.39%) Tridion
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.58%) Joyent
3 3 (0.58%) GitHub
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.10%) Internet
2 11 (2.13%) Intranet
3 8 (1.55%) LDAP
4 5 (0.97%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (0.58%) HTTP
6 2 (0.39%) SAN
6 2 (0.39%) SSH
7 1 (0.19%) NFC
7 1 (0.19%) NAS
7 1 (0.19%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.19%) Extranet
7 1 (0.19%) RFID
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (34.69%) MySQL
2 15 (2.91%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.52%) MongoDB
3 13 (2.52%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.58%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (0.58%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.19%) Big Data
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.19%) SQLite
9 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 66 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.04%) Subversion
3 24 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.71%) PHPUnit
5 6 (1.16%) Maven
6 5 (0.97%) JIRA
6 5 (0.97%) Selenium
6 5 (0.97%) JUnit
6 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.97%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.78%) Jasmine
7 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.58%) Hudson
8 3 (0.58%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.39%) Behat
9 2 (0.39%) Grunt
9 2 (0.39%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (7.95%) Marketing
2 30 (5.81%) Publishing
3 21 (4.07%) Finance
4 12 (2.33%) Games
5 9 (1.74%) Advertising
6 8 (1.55%) Legal
6 8 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.78%) Automotive
7 4 (0.78%) Retail
8 3 (0.58%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.58%) French Language
8 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 355 (68.80%) Developer
2 207 (40.12%) Drupal Developer
3 103 (19.96%) PHP Developer
4 68 (13.18%) Web Developer
5 45 (8.72%) Front-End Developer
6 44 (8.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 39 (7.56%) Analyst
8 35 (6.78%) PHP Web Developer
9 32 (6.20%) Project Manager
10 30 (5.81%) Business Analyst
11 26 (5.04%) Senior Developer
12 18 (3.49%) Architect
13 15 (2.91%) Digital Project Manager
14 12 (2.33%) Agile Business Analyst
14 12 (2.33%) PHP Zend Developer
14 12 (2.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 10 (1.94%) Administrator
16 9 (1.74%) Systems Administrator
17 8 (1.55%) IT Project Manager
17 8 (1.55%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (55.81%) HTML
2 278 (53.88%) CSS
3 140 (27.13%) jQuery
4 102 (19.77%) HTML5
5 81 (15.70%) CSS3
6 51 (9.88%) Symfony
7 45 (8.72%) LAMP
8 42 (8.14%) Web Services
9 41 (7.95%) CodeIgniter
10 35 (6.78%) Ajax
10 35 (6.78%) XML
11 31 (6.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (5.62%) .NET
13 22 (4.26%) JSON
14 20 (3.88%) Sass
14 20 (3.88%) AngularJS
15 18 (3.49%) XHTML
16 16 (3.10%) SOAP
17 15 (2.91%) LESS
18 14 (2.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.34%) Open Source
2 30 (5.81%) User Experience
3 21 (4.07%) Social Media
4 18 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.55%) Taxonomies
9 7 (1.36%) W3C
10 5 (0.97%) Online Games
11 4 (0.78%) Mashup
11 4 (0.78%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.78%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.78%) VLE
11 4 (0.78%) Kindle
12 3 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
13 2 (0.39%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.57%) Linux
2 17 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (1.74%) UNIX
4 8 (1.55%) Android
5 7 (1.36%) Debian
5 7 (1.36%) Windows
6 5 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.97%) CentOS
7 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.58%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (15.50%) Content Management
3 59 (11.43%) MVC
4 56 (10.85%) E-Commerce
5 49 (9.50%) Scrum
6 48 (9.30%) OO
7 47 (9.11%) Web Development
8 33 (6.40%) CRM
8 33 (6.40%) Responsive Web Design
9 27 (5.23%) Project Management
10 25 (4.84%) BDD
11 23 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (4.46%) Kanban
11 23 (4.46%) TDD
12 21 (4.07%) OO PHP
13 20 (3.88%) Web Design
14 19 (3.68%) SEO
14 19 (3.68%) OOP
15 18 (3.49%) Migration
15 18 (3.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 327 (63.37%) PHP
2 218 (42.25%) JavaScript
3 29 (5.62%) Java
4 25 (4.84%) PHP5
5 19 (3.68%) SQL
6 14 (2.71%) Python
7 10 (1.94%) Ruby
8 6 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.97%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.97%) C#
9 5 (0.97%) C++
10 4 (0.78%) C
10 4 (0.78%) Perl
11 3 (0.58%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.19%) VBA
12 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.19%) XAML
12 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (4.46%) Degree
2 11 (2.13%) ISEB
3 6 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.58%) PMP
6 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.33%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (1.94%) Varnish
2 9 (1.74%) KVM
3 5 (0.97%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.78%) NFS
4 4 (0.78%) Samba
4 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.58%) Postfix
5 3 (0.58%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.58%) Xen
6 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.55%) Puppet
3 5 (0.97%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 66 (12.79%) Zend
2 24 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.07%) Oracle
4 19 (3.68%) Red Hat
5 17 (3.29%) Twitter
6 9 (1.74%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.74%) Adobe
7 7 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.36%) Google
8 6 (1.16%) Facebook
9 5 (0.97%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.78%) VMware
10 4 (0.78%) Sun
11 3 (0.58%) SAP
11 3 (0.58%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.39%) RedDot
13 1 (0.19%) Open Text
13 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.19%) Akamai
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
JWResource
Rate: From £280 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
JWResource
Rate: From £280 to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £270 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester
OHO Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Teamcore
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Student world
Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (pro rata)
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 26 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £265 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago