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 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 146 175
Rank change year-on-year -11 +29  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 7 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 3.01% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 16
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
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 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 507 565 988
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.35% 16.68% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 438 744
Median daily rate £493 £445 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +9.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 22
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £22.00 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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 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 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 15 (60.00%) PHP
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 10 (40.00%) jQuery
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) MySQL
4 9 (36.00%) HTML5
5 8 (32.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (32.00%) Marketing
6 6 (24.00%) Time Management
6 6 (24.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) Symfony
8 3 (12.00%) Retail
8 3 (12.00%) Ajax
8 3 (12.00%) QA
8 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (12.00%) ERP
8 3 (12.00%) CMS
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) Open Source
8 3 (12.00%) CSS3
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) User Stories
8 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (12.00%) Sass
8 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
9 2 (8.00%) gulp
9 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365

Drupal
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 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.00%) Kentico
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Grunt
2 2 (8.00%) gulp
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.00%) CMS Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Drupal Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Drupal Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) jQuery
3 9 (36.00%) HTML5
4 8 (32.00%) CSS
5 6 (24.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) Symfony
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) CSS3
7 3 (12.00%) Sass
8 2 (8.00%) Behat
8 2 (8.00%) LAMP
8 2 (8.00%) React
9 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.00%) JSON
9 1 (4.00%) Laravel
9 1 (4.00%) REST
9 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) EPoS
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Time Management
3 3 (12.00%) BDD
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) ERP
3 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 3 (12.00%) User Stories
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (8.00%) Coaching
4 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) PHP
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Panasonic
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.00%) Marketo
3 1 (4.00%) Pardot
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com