The median contractor rate for a Drupal Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 157 192
Rank change year-on-year 0 +35  
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Median daily rate £350 £365 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +21.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3104 3292 5205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.27% 94.95% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 2668 3931
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 76
Median hourly rate £19.16 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +11.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.57 £34.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Drupal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Drupal Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal Developer in the City of London

Drupal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Drupal Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal Developer in the City of London

Drupal Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal Developer in the City of London

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Drupal Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Drupal Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Drupal
2 14 (93.33%) PHP
3 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) jQuery
4 10 (66.67%) MySQL
5 9 (60.00%) Marketing
6 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (53.33%) HTML5
7 7 (46.67%) Time Management
7 7 (46.67%) XML
8 6 (40.00%) CSS
9 4 (26.67%) Symfony
10 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (20.00%) LAMP
10 3 (20.00%) Sass
10 3 (20.00%) Grunt
11 2 (13.33%) gulp
11 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (13.33%) DevOps
11 2 (13.33%) Behat
11 2 (13.33%) BDD
11 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (13.33%) NHS
11 2 (13.33%) MVC
11 2 (13.33%) Publishing
11 2 (13.33%) CMS
11 2 (13.33%) Linux
11 2 (13.33%) OO
11 2 (13.33%) Apache

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (100.00%) Drupal
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Grunt
2 2 (13.33%) gulp
2 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Firebug
General
1 9 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Symfony
6 3 (20.00%) LAMP
6 3 (20.00%) Sass
7 2 (13.33%) Behat
7 2 (13.33%) XHTML
8 1 (6.67%) CSS3
8 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Time Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) API Integration
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Panasonic
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