The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 29 April 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 94 101
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.74% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.96% 2.04% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Median daily rate £300 £313 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £363 £343
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 - £9.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -80.43%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 242 196 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.97% 12.26% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 123 171
Median daily rate £363 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +257.14% -13.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +13.23% -15.77%  

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in the East Midlands

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in the East Midlands

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +11 7 £425 +13.33% 2
Leicestershire -1 5 £300 +5.26% 1
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) PHP
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) CSS3
3 6 (46.15%) Symfony
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) OOP
4 5 (38.46%) CMS
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Content Management
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) Umbraco
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) PHPUnit
6 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) LAMP
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
8 1 (7.69%) Laravel

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (38.46%) CMS
1 5 (38.46%) Umbraco
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (38.46%) PHP Developer
4 3 (23.08%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (23.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (23.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Symfony Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS3
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) Symfony
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) LAMP
7 1 (7.69%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
1 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Content Management
1 5 (38.46%) OOP
2 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PHP
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
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