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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 456 433 339
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -94
Contract jobs citing Drupal 188 206 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 1.96% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 122 230
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £46.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.43% +53.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £46.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.43% +22.66%

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
10478 10489 9734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.80% 18.49% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6878 6380 6010
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 388 329
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £40.06 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.34%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -6 180 £375 +15.38% 84
London -16 105 £381 +8.92% 32
South East -29 28 £308 +2.50% 13
Yorkshire +15 13 £400 +128.57% 5
City of London +30 12 £365 +28.07% 4
West Yorkshire +11 12 £400 +128.57% 3
South West -17 12 £270 -28.00% 16
Leeds +4 11 £400 +128.57% 2
Berkshire +5 10 £363 +8.20% 2
North West +1 9 £375 +36.36% 11
East of England +3 8 £450 +38.46% 4
Reading -3 7 £363 +33.02% 1
Scotland -19 7 £320 +21.67% 1
Bedfordshire +5 6 £450 +38.46% 1
Edinburgh -8 6 £315 +14.54%
Cheshire - 6 £463 - 3
Cheltenham +17 5 £325 -15.58%
Gloucestershire +9 5 £325 -8.45%
Bristol -15 5 £213 -43.33% 9
Brighton +7 4 £300 -
East Midlands +6 4 £313 +5.93% 1
East Sussex -1 4 £300 -
West Sussex - 4 £300 - 2
Oxfordshire -2 3 £288 -4.16% 3
Manchester -6 3 £331 +20.45% 6
Hampshire -13 3 £325 +8.33% 4
West Midlands -15 3 - - 1
Warrington - 3 £625 -
Buckinghamshire +11 2 - -
Southampton +10 2 £300 - 2

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 217 (58.81%) PHP
2 204 (55.28%) HTML
3 195 (52.85%) CSS
4 184 (49.86%) JavaScript
5 131 (35.50%) CMS
6 105 (28.46%) MySQL
7 97 (26.29%) HTML5
8 96 (26.02%) jQuery
9 92 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (24.93%) Web Development
10 77 (20.87%) WordPress
11 70 (18.97%) CSS3
12 56 (15.18%) Front End Development
13 54 (14.63%) Git (software)
14 40 (10.84%) Marketing
14 40 (10.84%) E-Commerce
15 38 (10.30%) LAMP
16 37 (10.03%) OO
17 36 (9.76%) AngularJS
18 32 (8.67%) Linux
19 30 (8.13%) Java
19 30 (8.13%) Magento
19 30 (8.13%) User Experience
20 29 (7.86%) SQL
20 29 (7.86%) Scrum
20 29 (7.86%) Content Management
21 27 (7.32%) Joomla!
21 27 (7.32%) Python
22 26 (7.05%) Apache
22 26 (7.05%) Responsive Web Design

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
1 131 (35.50%) CMS
2 77 (20.87%) WordPress
3 27 (7.32%) Joomla!
4 26 (7.05%) Apache
5 24 (6.50%) Node.js
6 18 (4.88%) Apache Solr
7 15 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (2.17%) IIS
8 8 (2.17%) Magnolia
8 8 (2.17%) nginx
9 7 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.63%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (1.63%) Mule
11 5 (1.36%) Liferay
12 4 (1.08%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (1.08%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (4.34%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.36%) Fireworks
3 5 (1.36%) MS Office
4 3 (0.81%) InDesign
5 2 (0.54%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.54%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.54%) Edge Animate
5 2 (0.54%) GIMP
5 2 (0.54%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 30 (8.13%) Magento
2 7 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.27%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.71%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.63%) GitHub
4 6 (1.63%) Sage Pay
5 5 (1.36%) MailChimp
6 3 (0.81%) AdWords
6 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.81%) Office 365
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.54%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.54%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Route 53
8 1 (0.27%) Firebase
8 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.27%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.15%) Intranet
2 14 (3.79%) Internet
3 7 (1.90%) HTTP
4 4 (1.08%) FTP
4 4 (1.08%) LDAP
5 3 (0.81%) Skype
6 1 (0.27%) DNS
6 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) Network Security
6 1 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.27%) SMTP
6 1 (0.27%) SSH
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (28.46%) MySQL
2 13 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.90%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.90%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.08%) Couchbase
6 4 (1.08%) CouchDB
6 4 (1.08%) MariaDB
6 4 (1.08%) Redis
7 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.54%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.27%) GIS
8 1 (0.27%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 54 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.34%) JIRA
3 15 (4.07%) Subversion
4 7 (1.90%) Grunt
5 6 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.36%) Axure RP
6 5 (1.36%) PHPUnit
6 5 (1.36%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.81%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.81%) Selenium
7 3 (0.81%) Sublime Text
8 2 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.54%) gulp
9 1 (0.27%) Bower
9 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.27%) git-flow
9 1 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.27%) Protractor
General
1 40 (10.84%) Marketing
2 20 (5.42%) Finance
2 20 (5.42%) Retail
3 11 (2.98%) Publishing
3 11 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.17%) Electronics
5 7 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.08%) German Language
7 3 (0.81%) Advertising
7 3 (0.81%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Indonesian Language
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 272 (73.71%) Developer
2 172 (46.61%) Drupal Developer
3 76 (20.60%) PHP Developer
4 36 (9.76%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 33 (8.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 33 (8.94%) Web Developer
6 25 (6.78%) Architect
7 24 (6.50%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (4.61%) Magento Developer
10 15 (4.07%) HTML Developer
11 14 (3.79%) Analyst
11 14 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (3.52%) Business Analyst
12 13 (3.52%) Senior Drupal Developer
13 12 (3.25%) WordPress Developer
14 11 (2.98%) PHP Web Developer
15 10 (2.71%) Project Manager
16 9 (2.44%) MySQL Developer
16 9 (2.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (55.28%) HTML
2 195 (52.85%) CSS
3 97 (26.29%) HTML5
4 96 (26.02%) jQuery
5 70 (18.97%) CSS3
6 38 (10.30%) LAMP
7 36 (9.76%) AngularJS
8 23 (6.23%) Sass
8 23 (6.23%) Web Services
9 21 (5.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (4.61%) Backbone.js
11 15 (4.07%) .NET
12 14 (3.79%) Symfony
13 13 (3.52%) Laravel
14 12 (3.25%) Ajax
14 12 (3.25%) LESS
14 12 (3.25%) XML
15 11 (2.98%) React
16 10 (2.71%) JSON
16 10 (2.71%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.13%) User Experience
2 11 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.98%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.36%) e-Learning
4 5 (1.36%) Social Media
5 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.81%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.54%) Blog
6 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.54%) W3C
7 1 (0.27%) Animation
7 1 (0.27%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.27%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.27%) iPad
7 1 (0.27%) Statistics
7 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.67%) Linux
2 9 (2.44%) Windows
3 5 (1.36%) Android
3 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.08%) CentOS
5 3 (0.81%) Debian
6 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.54%) Unix
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
1 92 (24.93%) Web Development
2 56 (15.18%) Front End Development
3 40 (10.84%) E-Commerce
4 37 (10.03%) OO
5 29 (7.86%) Content Management
5 29 (7.86%) Scrum
6 26 (7.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 24 (6.50%) MVC
7 24 (6.50%) Open Source
8 21 (5.69%) OOP
9 20 (5.42%) Project Management
10 18 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
10 18 (4.88%) Migration
10 18 (4.88%) OO PHP
10 18 (4.88%) SEO
11 16 (4.34%) Analytics
12 15 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (4.07%) TDD
13 14 (3.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 217 (58.81%) PHP
2 184 (49.86%) JavaScript
3 30 (8.13%) Java
4 29 (7.86%) SQL
5 27 (7.32%) Python
6 18 (4.88%) Ruby
7 11 (2.98%) C#
7 11 (2.98%) Perl
8 8 (2.17%) VB
9 7 (1.90%) C++
9 7 (1.90%) PHP 5
10 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.36%) VB6
11 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.81%) C
13 2 (0.54%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.54%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.27%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 12 (3.25%) Degree
2 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.54%) PMP
2 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.17%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (3.79%) Varnish
2 3 (0.81%) GlusterFS
3 2 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.36%) Puppet
2 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.81%) Piwik
3 2 (0.54%) Ansible
4 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (4.88%) Zend
2 15 (4.07%) Adobe
2 15 (4.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.07%) Sitecore
3 14 (3.79%) Oracle
4 12 (3.25%) Google
5 8 (2.17%) SAP
6 7 (1.90%) hybris
7 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.36%) Twitter
8 4 (1.08%) Facebook
8 4 (1.08%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.08%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.81%) CODA
9 3 (0.81%) Endeca
9 3 (0.81%) HP
9 3 (0.81%) WSO2
10 2 (0.54%) BT
10 2 (0.54%) Lotus
10 2 (0.54%) Omniture
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £150 to £190 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £325-375pd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
GCS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
New Cavendish Street, Central London
University of Westminster
Rate: £44,579 p.a. (incl. L.W.A.)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago