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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drupal
Rank 406 311 295
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -16
Contract jobs citing Drupal 213 316 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 3.35% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 229 175
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £20.40 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.00 £36.00 £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+22.66% +102.70%

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
10220 9432 8432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 17.34% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6235 5834 4748
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 318 428
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
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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 -94 197 £325 -7.14% 108
London -43 97 £350 - 42
South East +5 48 £300 -5.51% 32
South West -20 25 £375 +7.14% 4
City of London +2 20 £291 -10.38% 16
Bristol -3 16 £375 +20.00% 1
Hampshire - 16 £300 - 6
Oxfordshire -14 13 £313 +4.16% 11
Berkshire -4 10 £335 -4.28% 3
Scotland +6 9 £275 - 1
East of England -7 7 £325 -13.33% 5
West Midlands -19 7 £288 -28.12% 2
Oxford -11 6 £275 -5.17% 5
Reading +7 5 £273 -22.14%
Edinburgh 0 5 £283 - 1
Manchester -8 5 £250 -14.89% 7
North West -24 5 £250 -13.04% 10
East Midlands - 5 £295 - 6
Surrey - 4 £300 - 4
Portsmouth - 4 £300 -
Dorset - 4 £256 - 3
Bournemouth - 4 £256 - 2
Glasgow - 4 £175 -
Guildford - 4 £300 - 1
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Hertfordshire +4 3 £300 - 1
Cornwall +3 3 £300 +39.53%
Bicester +2 3 £375 - 2
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £350 - 7
Truro - 3 £300 -

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 277 (64.42%) PHP
2 246 (57.21%) HTML
3 218 (50.70%) CSS
4 196 (45.58%) JavaScript
5 158 (36.74%) MySQL
6 134 (31.16%) CMS
7 124 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
8 119 (27.67%) jQuery
9 111 (25.81%) HTML5
10 74 (17.21%) CSS3
11 73 (16.98%) Git (software)
12 67 (15.58%) LAMP
13 65 (15.12%) OO
14 59 (13.72%) Linux
15 58 (13.49%) Content Management
15 58 (13.49%) WordPress
16 46 (10.70%) Scrum
17 45 (10.47%) OO PHP
18 43 (10.00%) Marketing
18 43 (10.00%) Web Development
19 42 (9.77%) AngularJS
20 38 (8.84%) Java
21 37 (8.60%) E-Commerce
21 37 (8.60%) DevOps
21 37 (8.60%) Open Source
22 35 (8.14%) Subversion
23 34 (7.91%) Puppet
24 32 (7.44%) Jenkins
24 32 (7.44%) SQL
24 32 (7.44%) Web Services

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 134 (31.16%) CMS
2 58 (13.49%) WordPress
3 31 (7.21%) Apache
4 19 (4.42%) Node.js
5 16 (3.72%) Joomla!
6 11 (2.56%) Apache Solr
7 10 (2.33%) Liferay
7 10 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.63%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.40%) Confluence
11 4 (0.93%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.93%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.93%) uWSGI
12 3 (0.70%) SugarCRM
12 3 (0.70%) nginx
13 2 (0.47%) Kentico
13 2 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
13 2 (0.47%) DNN
13 2 (0.47%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 21 (4.88%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.70%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.70%) InDesign
6 2 (0.47%) MS Office
7 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.19%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) Tridion
3 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.33%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.16%) PaaS
4 4 (0.93%) SaaS
5 3 (0.70%) GitHub
5 3 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.47%) Joyent
7 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.23%) Office 365
7 1 (0.23%) Heroku
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.09%) Intranet
1 9 (2.09%) Internet
1 9 (2.09%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (0.70%) HTTP
2 3 (0.70%) SSL
3 2 (0.47%) VoIP
3 2 (0.47%) LDAP
4 1 (0.23%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) SMS
4 1 (0.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (36.74%) MySQL
2 16 (3.72%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.26%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.56%) Redis
5 6 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.70%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.23%) MS Access
8 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 73 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.14%) Subversion
3 32 (7.44%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.33%) Selenium
4 10 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (2.09%) Behat
6 8 (1.86%) JIRA
6 8 (1.86%) JMeter
7 6 (1.40%) PHPUnit
7 6 (1.40%) Grunt
8 3 (0.70%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.70%) Phing
8 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.70%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.47%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.47%) Bower
9 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 43 (10.00%) Marketing
2 18 (4.19%) Publishing
3 15 (3.49%) Advertising
4 13 (3.02%) Finance
4 13 (3.02%) Retail
5 7 (1.63%) Legal
6 4 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.70%) Local Government
8 2 (0.47%) French Language
8 2 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.47%) Law
8 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 318 (73.95%) Developer
2 174 (40.47%) Drupal Developer
3 72 (16.74%) PHP Developer
4 57 (13.26%) Web Developer
5 34 (7.91%) Senior Developer
6 30 (6.98%) Front-End Developer
7 23 (5.35%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 16 (3.72%) Project Manager
9 13 (3.02%) Analyst
10 11 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (2.33%) Programmer
12 9 (2.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 9 (2.09%) Designer
13 8 (1.86%) LAMP Developer
13 8 (1.86%) Senior Web Developer
13 8 (1.86%) Architect
14 7 (1.63%) Lead Developer
14 7 (1.63%) Web Designer
14 7 (1.63%) Java Developer
14 7 (1.63%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (57.21%) HTML
2 218 (50.70%) CSS
3 119 (27.67%) jQuery
4 111 (25.81%) HTML5
5 74 (17.21%) CSS3
6 67 (15.58%) LAMP
7 42 (9.77%) AngularJS
8 32 (7.44%) Web Services
9 31 (7.21%) Symfony
10 28 (6.51%) XML
11 27 (6.28%) XHTML
12 18 (4.19%) .NET
13 16 (3.72%) Sass
13 16 (3.72%) Ajax
14 15 (3.49%) Drush
15 13 (3.02%) JSON
16 11 (2.56%) REST
16 11 (2.56%) RESTful
17 10 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (2.09%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.60%) Open Source
2 24 (5.58%) User Experience
3 15 (3.49%) Digital Media
4 14 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.02%) Social Media
6 7 (1.63%) Taxonomies
7 6 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.40%) E-Learning
8 5 (1.16%) W3C
8 5 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.70%) NHS
9 3 (0.70%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.70%) Blog
9 3 (0.70%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.47%) Online Games
10 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.47%) Tandem
10 2 (0.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (13.72%) Linux
2 13 (3.02%) UNIX
3 7 (1.63%) Windows
4 6 (1.40%) CentOS
5 5 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.70%) Android
6 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (15.12%) OO
3 58 (13.49%) Content Management
4 46 (10.70%) Scrum
5 45 (10.47%) OO PHP
6 43 (10.00%) Web Development
7 37 (8.60%) E-Commerce
7 37 (8.60%) DevOps
8 29 (6.74%) MVC
9 26 (6.05%) BDD
10 25 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (5.81%) TDD
11 20 (4.65%) OOP
12 18 (4.19%) SEO
13 17 (3.95%) Web Design
13 17 (3.95%) Analytics
14 16 (3.72%) Unit Testing
15 14 (3.26%) User Stories
15 14 (3.26%) Kanban
15 14 (3.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (64.42%) PHP
2 196 (45.58%) JavaScript
3 38 (8.84%) Java
4 32 (7.44%) SQL
5 28 (6.51%) PHP5
6 20 (4.65%) Python
7 14 (3.26%) Ruby
7 14 (3.26%) Perl
8 13 (3.02%) C#
9 5 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.16%) Go
10 3 (0.70%) F#
11 2 (0.47%) VBA
12 1 (0.23%) Delphi
12 1 (0.23%) C
12 1 (0.23%) Pascal
12 1 (0.23%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 22 (5.12%) Degree
2 8 (1.86%) SC Cleared
2 8 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.93%) PMP
5 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) CIPD
6 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.23%) HNC
6 1 (0.23%) HND
6 1 (0.23%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.42%) QA
System Software
1 28 (6.51%) Varnish
2 5 (1.16%) Docker
3 4 (0.93%) Shibboleth
4 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (7.91%) Puppet
2 21 (4.88%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.63%) logstash
4 6 (1.40%) Kibana
4 6 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.16%) Ansible
6 3 (0.70%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.47%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.23%) Nagios
8 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (6.05%) Adobe
2 17 (3.95%) Zend
2 17 (3.95%) Google
3 9 (2.09%) ForgeRock
4 8 (1.86%) Sitecore
4 8 (1.86%) New Relic
4 8 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.63%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.40%) Oracle
7 5 (1.16%) HubSpot
8 4 (0.93%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.93%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.70%) IBM
9 3 (0.70%) VMware
9 3 (0.70%) Marketo
9 3 (0.70%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.47%) Pega
10 2 (0.47%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.47%) CA
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £405 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Xcede
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 201 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Spa
Rate: £300-350 pd
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
England
CPS Group
Posted: 12 days ago