The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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
England > East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 119 130
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 1 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.043% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 3.41% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 18
East of England median daily rate £250 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +25.00%  
England median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +163.63% -50.00%  

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 of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 461 411 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.62% 16.07% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 427 659
East of England median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.85%  
10th Percentile £280 £225 £180
90th Percentile £575 £588 £488
England median daily rate £440 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 66
East of England median hourly rate £18.96 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.05% +17.02%  
10th Percentile £11.20 £9.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £38.60 £48.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +19.04% -  

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Drupal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in the East of England

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in the East of England

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £250 -37.50% 1
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Intranet
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 3 (33.33%) WordPress
3 3 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (33.33%) Magento
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) Symfony
5 1 (11.11%) Zend
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Finance

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 3 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (11.11%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Symfony
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Zend