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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drupal
Rank 419 415 341
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -74
Contract jobs citing Drupal 211 194 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.25% 2.11% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 136 180
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
9387 9192 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.96% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6103 5694 5163
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 317 304
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.88 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +4 198 £350 - 109
London +33 124 £375 +7.14% 52
South East +3 26 £301 -5.49% 15
Yorkshire +5 19 £303 +22.22% 9
West Yorkshire +4 14 £303 +22.22% 7
North West -5 14 £300 -10.44% 9
City of London +43 11 £381 +38.63% 4
Leeds -8 11 £300 +106.89% 7
Scotland -5 10 £315 +9.56% 1
Cheshire - 10 £300 - 6
Surrey -2 9 £350 - 5
Edinburgh -8 9 £283 -1.73% 1
South West -22 6 £318 -17.53% 10
Berkshire -2 4 £225 -35.71% 2
East Sussex - 4 £281 -
Hampshire +8 3 £288 -4.16% 3
Oxfordshire -1 3 - - 1
Reading -7 3 £225 -35.71% 2
East Midlands -12 3 £363 +81.25% 4
Manchester -26 3 £315 -5.97% 3
Chester - 3 £275 - 5
Redhill - 3 £350 -
Warrington - 3 £625 -
Wilmslow - 3 £300 -
Kent - 3 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £291 -
Basingstoke +3 2 £288 -4.16%
West Midlands -14 2 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 £375 - 1
North East - 2 £669 -

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 298 (61.57%) PHP
2 296 (61.16%) HTML
3 272 (56.20%) CSS
4 256 (52.89%) JavaScript
5 177 (36.57%) CMS
6 153 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
7 140 (28.93%) MySQL
8 123 (25.41%) HTML5
9 119 (24.59%) jQuery
10 97 (20.04%) Git (software)
11 85 (17.56%) CSS3
12 82 (16.94%) WordPress
13 72 (14.88%) Front End Development
14 62 (12.81%) LAMP
15 61 (12.60%) Marketing
15 61 (12.60%) Linux
16 60 (12.40%) E-Commerce
17 56 (11.57%) Java
18 51 (10.54%) Web Development
19 49 (10.12%) OO
20 47 (9.71%) Apache
20 47 (9.71%) Python
21 45 (9.30%) SQL
22 41 (8.47%) Scrum
22 41 (8.47%) Open Source
23 39 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
24 37 (7.64%) Magento
24 37 (7.64%) Content Management
24 37 (7.64%) Web Services
25 36 (7.44%) SEO

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 177 (36.57%) CMS
2 82 (16.94%) WordPress
3 47 (9.71%) Apache
4 30 (6.20%) Joomla!
5 18 (3.72%) Node.js
6 15 (3.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 15 (3.10%) Apache Solr
6 15 (3.10%) nginx
6 15 (3.10%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.48%) Umbraco
8 11 (2.27%) Liferay
8 11 (2.27%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.86%) Alfresco
9 9 (1.86%) IIS
10 8 (1.65%) ExpressionEngine
11 7 (1.45%) Magnolia
12 6 (1.24%) CoreMedia CMS
12 6 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (1.03%) Mule
13 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (4.34%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.86%) MS Office
4 8 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.24%) MS Excel
7 5 (1.03%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.83%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.62%) InDesign
10 2 (0.41%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.41%) Edge Animate
10 2 (0.41%) GIMP
11 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (7.64%) Magento
2 17 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.24%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.41%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.41%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.13%) Google Analytics
2 13 (2.69%) GitHub
3 12 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.27%) MailChimp
5 6 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.83%) Office 365
8 3 (0.62%) AdWords
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.41%) IaaS
9 2 (0.41%) SaaS
9 2 (0.41%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.21%) Heroku
10 1 (0.21%) PaaS
10 1 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.79%) Intranet
2 10 (2.07%) FTP
2 10 (2.07%) Internet
3 7 (1.45%) LDAP
4 6 (1.24%) 3G
4 6 (1.24%) 4G
4 6 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.03%) SSH
6 3 (0.62%) HTTP
6 3 (0.62%) Skype
7 2 (0.41%) DNS
7 2 (0.41%) SMTP
7 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.21%) Firewall
8 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (28.93%) MySQL
2 20 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (4.13%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.89%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.69%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.45%) DB2
6 7 (1.45%) Redis
7 6 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.03%) CouchDB
9 4 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.83%) Big Data
9 4 (0.83%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.62%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.21%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 97 (20.04%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.13%) Subversion
4 13 (2.69%) JIRA
5 10 (2.07%) Grunt
6 8 (1.65%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.45%) Ant
7 7 (1.45%) PHPUnit
8 6 (1.24%) GitLab
9 5 (1.03%) Selenium
9 5 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.83%) Maven
10 4 (0.83%) Sublime Text
11 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.41%) gulp
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (12.60%) Marketing
2 35 (7.23%) Finance
3 23 (4.75%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.72%) Electronics
5 17 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.51%) Publishing
6 12 (2.48%) Retail
7 5 (1.03%) Legal
8 4 (0.83%) Advertising
8 4 (0.83%) Games
9 3 (0.62%) Local Government
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Banking
10 2 (0.41%) French Language
10 2 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 352 (72.73%) Developer
2 235 (48.55%) Drupal Developer
3 90 (18.60%) PHP Developer
4 54 (11.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 49 (10.12%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 48 (9.92%) Senior Developer
7 41 (8.47%) Web Developer
8 34 (7.02%) Senior Drupal Developer
9 32 (6.61%) Architect
10 26 (5.37%) HTML Developer
11 21 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (3.93%) Digital Developer
12 19 (3.93%) Project Manager
13 17 (3.51%) HTML CSS Developer
14 16 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (3.31%) Magento Developer
15 13 (2.69%) Analyst
16 12 (2.48%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 10 (2.07%) Designer
17 10 (2.07%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (61.16%) HTML
2 272 (56.20%) CSS
3 123 (25.41%) HTML5
4 119 (24.59%) jQuery
5 85 (17.56%) CSS3
6 62 (12.81%) LAMP
7 37 (7.64%) Web Services
8 35 (7.23%) AngularJS
9 29 (5.99%) Symfony
10 28 (5.79%) Drush
11 25 (5.17%) Sass
12 21 (4.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (4.34%) XML
13 20 (4.13%) .NET
14 18 (3.72%) Backbone.js
15 16 (3.31%) Laravel
15 16 (3.31%) LESS
16 14 (2.89%) Ajax
16 14 (2.89%) JSON
17 13 (2.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.79%) User Experience
2 25 (5.17%) Social Media
3 15 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.07%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.83%) Graphic Design
6 4 (0.83%) Social Network
6 4 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (0.83%) W3C
7 3 (0.62%) Copywriting
7 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.62%) FMCG
7 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.41%) Blog
8 2 (0.41%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.21%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.21%) NHS
9 1 (0.21%) Statistics
9 1 (0.21%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.60%) Linux
2 18 (3.72%) Unix
3 13 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.07%) Android
5 8 (1.65%) Windows
6 7 (1.45%) AIX
7 6 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.24%) Debian
7 6 (1.24%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.24%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.03%) CentOS
9 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.88%) Front End Development
3 60 (12.40%) E-Commerce
4 51 (10.54%) Web Development
5 49 (10.12%) OO
6 41 (8.47%) Open Source
6 41 (8.47%) Scrum
7 39 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
8 37 (7.64%) Content Management
9 36 (7.44%) SEO
10 34 (7.02%) Project Management
11 28 (5.79%) Analytics
11 28 (5.79%) MVC
11 28 (5.79%) TDD
12 23 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (4.75%) OOP
13 22 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
14 21 (4.34%) OO PHP
15 18 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (3.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 298 (61.57%) PHP
2 256 (52.89%) JavaScript
3 56 (11.57%) Java
4 47 (9.71%) Python
5 45 (9.30%) SQL
6 26 (5.37%) Ruby
7 13 (2.69%) C++
8 11 (2.27%) Perl
9 9 (1.86%) ActionScript
10 8 (1.65%) C#
11 6 (1.24%) PHP 5
11 6 (1.24%) VB
12 4 (0.83%) C
13 2 (0.41%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.41%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.41%) Jython
13 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.21%) Go
14 1 (0.21%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 19 (3.93%) Degree
2 10 (2.07%) PMI Certification
2 10 (2.07%) PMP
3 7 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.24%) QA
2 4 (0.83%) WCAG
3 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (3.93%) Varnish
2 2 (0.41%) Docker
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.21%) Squid
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.48%) Puppet
2 10 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.86%) Ansible
4 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (5.79%) Oracle
1 28 (5.79%) Zend
2 27 (5.58%) Google
3 23 (4.75%) Adobe
4 18 (3.72%) SAP
5 16 (3.31%) Microsoft
6 14 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.69%) hybris
8 8 (1.65%) IBM
9 7 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.45%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.03%) Interwoven
10 5 (1.03%) Twitter
11 4 (0.83%) Facebook
12 3 (0.62%) CODA
12 3 (0.62%) Endeca
12 3 (0.62%) HP
12 3 (0.62%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.62%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.62%) WSO2
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 300-400pd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £475 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottingham
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 16 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Mason Frank International
Posted: 26 days ago