The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Drupal skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Drupal over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Drupal
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 62 64
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 3 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.35% 1.05% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 6.12% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Median daily rate £213 £200 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £184 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £276 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £332 £300
% change year-on-year -1.96% +10.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year +163.63% -80.70%  

Drupal is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 96 147 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 11.33% 17.19% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 156 223
Median daily rate £390 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £178 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Drupal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in Bristol

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Drupal in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the Bristol region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) PHP
3 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Symfony
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) Sass
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) CMS
7 3 (21.43%) LAMP
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
8 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (14.29%) WordPress
8 2 (14.29%) Grunt
8 2 (14.29%) gulp
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
9 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (7.14%) git-flow
9 1 (7.14%) Front End Development

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Grunt
2 2 (14.29%) gulp
3 1 (7.14%) git-flow
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Redmine
3 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) Symfony
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) LAMP
4 3 (21.43%) Sass
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) Drush
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) Laravel
6 1 (7.14%) Node.js
6 1 (7.14%) React
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) SAML
6 1 (7.14%) Silex
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Panasonic
1 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
1 1 (7.14%) Zend