The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drupal
Rank 360 301 313
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +12
Contract jobs citing Drupal 248 303 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.59% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.58% 3.47% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 177 218
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.30 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.09% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-45.33% +36.36%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8736 9808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.59% 17.14% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5689 4956 5561
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 442 448
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 -55 239 £325 +8.33% 109
London -38 121 £331 +1.92% 49
South East -22 49 £300 -11.11% 28
City of London +4 20 £325 - 12
Berkshire -1 20 £300 -25.00% 3
South West -9 20 £308 +23.10% 8
East of England -9 16 £325 +4.00% 8
West Midlands -14 16 £420 +55.55% 5
Surrey -5 9 £300 -14.28% 6
Bristol -15 9 £291 +16.20% 1
Bracknell - 8 £325 -
North West -4 7 £325 +18.18% 7
Oxfordshire -7 7 £438 +34.61% 2
Manchester +4 6 £325 - 4
Maidenhead -1 6 £348 -
Norwich -2 6 £325 +8.33% 1
Norfolk -5 6 £325 +8.33% 1
Brighton +6 5 - - 2
East Midlands +5 5 £275 +3.77% 1
East Sussex +1 5 - - 2
Bath - 5 £288 - 1
Somerset - 5 £288 - 2
Yorkshire -8 4 £350 +180.00% 1
Suffolk - 4 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £205 - 5
Ipswich - 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 £238 -
West Sussex -1 2 £275 - 5
Glasgow -5 2 - - 6
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £275 +22.22% 2

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 394 (69.00%) PHP
2 310 (54.29%) HTML
3 299 (52.36%) CSS
4 254 (44.48%) JavaScript
5 206 (36.08%) MySQL
6 159 (27.85%) jQuery
7 138 (24.17%) CMS
8 95 (16.64%) HTML5
9 80 (14.01%) CSS3
9 80 (14.01%) Zend
10 78 (13.66%) Git (software)
11 76 (13.31%) WordPress
12 69 (12.08%) MVC
13 67 (11.73%) Symfony
14 66 (11.56%) LAMP
15 65 (11.38%) Linux
16 64 (11.21%) Open Source
17 63 (11.03%) Content Management
18 62 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
19 56 (9.81%) E-Commerce
20 53 (9.28%) Web Development
21 52 (9.11%) CodeIgniter
22 46 (8.06%) Scrum
23 45 (7.88%) SQL
24 44 (7.71%) Apache
25 43 (7.53%) Ajax
25 43 (7.53%) Marketing
26 42 (7.36%) OO
27 38 (6.65%) Web Services
27 38 (6.65%) XML

Drupal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 138 (24.17%) CMS
2 76 (13.31%) WordPress
3 44 (7.71%) Apache
4 32 (5.60%) Alfresco
5 28 (4.90%) SharePoint
6 25 (4.38%) Joomla!
7 20 (3.50%) Node.js
8 13 (2.28%) Apache Solr
9 12 (2.10%) ExpressionEngine
10 10 (1.75%) Moodle
11 6 (1.05%) Magnolia
11 6 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.70%) Confluence
12 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.53%) IIS
13 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.53%) nginx
13 3 (0.53%) Mule
13 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (3.15%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.58%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.53%) InDesign
6 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) MS Office
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (4.20%) Magento
2 15 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.53%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.35%) Zen Cart
5 2 (0.35%) Summit
5 2 (0.35%) Tridion
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.05%) SaaS
3 6 (1.05%) Joyent
4 3 (0.53%) Heroku
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.35%) GitHub
5 2 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.55%) Intranet
2 22 (3.85%) Internet
3 8 (1.40%) Extranet
3 8 (1.40%) HTTP
4 5 (0.88%) LDAP
5 2 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.18%) RFID
6 1 (0.18%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) SMTP
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) NFC
6 1 (0.18%) NAS
6 1 (0.18%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (36.08%) MySQL
2 21 (3.68%) MongoDB
3 17 (2.98%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.53%) Big Data
7 2 (0.35%) RavenDB
7 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.35%) Couchbase
7 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.18%) MS Access
8 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 78 (13.66%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 30 (5.25%) Subversion
4 24 (4.20%) PHPUnit
5 9 (1.58%) JIRA
6 5 (0.88%) JUnit
6 5 (0.88%) Maven
6 5 (0.88%) Behat
6 5 (0.88%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.70%) Jasmine
7 4 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.70%) Selenium
7 4 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.53%) Ant
9 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.35%) Grunt
9 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.18%) ERwin
General
1 43 (7.53%) Marketing
2 22 (3.85%) Finance
2 22 (3.85%) Publishing
3 11 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (1.75%) Games
5 9 (1.58%) Advertising
5 9 (1.58%) Legal
6 5 (0.88%) Retail
7 4 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.53%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.53%) French Language
9 2 (0.35%) German Language
9 2 (0.35%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 406 (71.10%) Developer
2 242 (42.38%) Drupal Developer
3 121 (21.19%) PHP Developer
4 84 (14.71%) Web Developer
5 56 (9.81%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 51 (8.93%) PHP Web Developer
7 41 (7.18%) Analyst
8 35 (6.13%) Front-End Developer
9 33 (5.78%) Business Analyst
9 33 (5.78%) Senior Developer
10 31 (5.43%) Project Manager
11 25 (4.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 16 (2.80%) Architect
12 16 (2.80%) PHP Zend Developer
13 12 (2.10%) Digital Project Manager
14 11 (1.93%) Administrator
15 10 (1.75%) Systems Administrator
16 9 (1.58%) Agile Business Analyst
17 8 (1.40%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 8 (1.40%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (54.29%) HTML
2 299 (52.36%) CSS
3 159 (27.85%) jQuery
4 95 (16.64%) HTML5
5 80 (14.01%) CSS3
6 67 (11.73%) Symfony
7 66 (11.56%) LAMP
8 52 (9.11%) CodeIgniter
9 43 (7.53%) Ajax
10 38 (6.65%) Web Services
10 38 (6.65%) XML
11 31 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (5.08%) .NET
13 25 (4.38%) JSON
14 24 (4.20%) SOAP
15 21 (3.68%) Sass
16 18 (3.15%) XHTML
16 18 (3.15%) LESS
17 15 (2.63%) AngularJS
17 15 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.21%) Open Source
2 17 (2.98%) Social Media
3 14 (2.45%) Digital Media
4 13 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.10%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.40%) Taxonomies
7 8 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.05%) Kindle
9 5 (0.88%) W3C
10 4 (0.70%) FMCG
10 4 (0.70%) Online Games
10 4 (0.70%) VLE
11 3 (0.53%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.53%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.35%) iPhone
12 2 (0.35%) Life Science
12 2 (0.35%) Animation
12 2 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.38%) Linux
2 16 (2.80%) UNIX
3 12 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.23%) Windows
5 6 (1.05%) Android
5 6 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.70%) Debian
7 3 (0.53%) CentOS
7 3 (0.53%) Scientific Linux
7 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (12.08%) MVC
2 63 (11.03%) Content Management
3 62 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (9.81%) E-Commerce
5 53 (9.28%) Web Development
6 46 (8.06%) Scrum
7 42 (7.36%) OO
8 35 (6.13%) CRM
9 33 (5.78%) TDD
10 32 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 31 (5.43%) Project Management
12 27 (4.73%) BDD
13 25 (4.38%) Automated Testing
13 25 (4.38%) Kanban
14 24 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (4.20%) SEO
15 21 (3.68%) OOP
16 19 (3.33%) Waterfall
16 19 (3.33%) Web Design
17 18 (3.15%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 394 (69.00%) PHP
2 254 (44.48%) JavaScript
3 45 (7.88%) SQL
4 24 (4.20%) Java
5 22 (3.85%) Python
6 20 (3.50%) PHP5
7 11 (1.93%) Ruby
8 6 (1.05%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.05%) C#
9 3 (0.53%) Perl
9 3 (0.53%) ActionScript
9 3 (0.53%) PHP4
10 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) C
11 1 (0.18%) VBA
11 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.18%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (4.55%) Degree
2 12 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.75%) ISEB
4 6 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.53%) PMP
6 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.35%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.75%) QA
2 8 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (2.98%) Varnish
2 7 (1.23%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.70%) KVM
4 4 (0.70%) Samba
4 4 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.70%) NFS
5 3 (0.53%) Xen
5 3 (0.53%) Postfix
5 3 (0.53%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.40%) Puppet
3 4 (0.70%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 80 (14.01%) Zend
2 31 (5.43%) Oracle
3 26 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.50%) Twitter
5 14 (2.45%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.93%) Google
7 11 (1.93%) Rackspace
8 8 (1.40%) Adobe
9 7 (1.23%) VMware
9 7 (1.23%) Open Text
10 6 (1.05%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.05%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.53%) Siebel
11 3 (0.53%) SAP
11 3 (0.53%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.35%) Interwoven
13 1 (0.18%) JBoss
13 1 (0.18%) McAfee
13 1 (0.18%) Sophos
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