The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drupal
London / City of London
Rank 136 146 182
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 18 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 2.18% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 9
Median daily rate £363 £426 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.80% +49.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £463 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £319
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -74.28%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 567 550 846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.94% 16.53% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 409 622
Median daily rate £475 £438 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +3.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 24
Median hourly rate £28.67 £26.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +27.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.80 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Drupal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in the City of London

Drupal
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in the City of London

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in the City of London

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in the City of London

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 19 (63.33%) PHP
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
3 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) jQuery
5 11 (36.67%) HTML5
5 11 (36.67%) MySQL
5 11 (36.67%) CSS
6 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (23.33%) Marketing
8 6 (20.00%) Time Management
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.00%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) CMS
9 5 (16.67%) Sass
10 4 (13.33%) BDD
10 4 (13.33%) CSS3
10 4 (13.33%) JIRA
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
11 3 (10.00%) User Experience
11 3 (10.00%) MS Office
11 3 (10.00%) LAMP
11 3 (10.00%) Scrum
11 3 (10.00%) SEO
11 3 (10.00%) Ajax
11 3 (10.00%) TDD
11 3 (10.00%) Retail
11 3 (10.00%) Symfony
11 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Behat

Drupal
Top Related 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 6 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) Kentico
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (6.67%) Magento
2 1 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Akamai
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Grunt
4 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Firebug
5 1 (3.33%) gulp
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
5 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (23.33%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 4 (13.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Drupal Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) jQuery
3 11 (36.67%) CSS
3 11 (36.67%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (16.67%) Sass
6 4 (13.33%) CSS3
7 3 (10.00%) Ajax
7 3 (10.00%) Behat
7 3 (10.00%) LAMP
7 3 (10.00%) Symfony
8 2 (6.67%) JSON
8 2 (6.67%) RESTful
8 2 (6.67%) XHTML
9 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.33%) Django
9 1 (3.33%) Laravel
9 1 (3.33%) REST
9 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) EPoS
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Time Management
3 4 (13.33%) BDD
4 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) SEO
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) API Integration
5 2 (6.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) PHP
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Pardot
2 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) Marketo
3 1 (3.33%) Panasonic
3 1 (3.33%) PayPal
3 1 (3.33%) SAP