The median contractor rate for a PHP Drupal Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

PHP Drupal Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 159 207
Rank change year-on-year -8 +48  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Drupal Developer 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.12% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £381 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.47% +5.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £407 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -0.07% +18.27%  
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 3116 3206 5526
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 95.93% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8621 9400 15096
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 £313 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 330
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £14.38 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.25 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

PHP Drupal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured PHP Drupal Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Drupal Developer in the City of London

PHP 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 PHP Drupal Developer in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, PHP 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 PHP Drupal Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) Drupal
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Symfony
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Panasonic
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) NHS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (33.33%) Grunt
4 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
4 2 (33.33%) gulp

PHP 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 6 (100.00%) Drupal
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) gulp
3 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) Behat
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) User Stories
1 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Panasonic