Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Drupal Developer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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.

Drupal Developer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 642 562 632
Rank change year-on-year -80 +70 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 203 270 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 200 174
England median daily rate £370 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £236
90th Percentile £450 £455 £481
UK median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +1.37% +4.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK median hourly rate - - £55.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 87,749 84,604 93,304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.77% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,840 55,711 60,381
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,580 2,902 3,571
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

Drupal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Drupal Developer in England

Drupal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal Developer in England

Drupal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal Developer in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal Developer in England

Drupal Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal Developer in England

Drupal Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -101 122 £375 - 35
South East -12 30 £313 +19.05% 7
South West +21 22 £325 +13.04% 1
North of England +54 17 £319 -16.39% 6
North West +20 13 £319 -16.39% 3
Midlands -8 11 £320 -29.67% 4
West Midlands -3 6 £295 -35.16%
East Midlands +6 5 £340 -2.86% 4
Yorkshire +10 4 - - 3
East of England -18 1 £275 -20.29%
Drupal Developer
UK

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Drupal Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Drupal Developer in the job title.

1 202 (99.51%) Drupal
2 144 (70.94%) PHP
3 131 (64.53%) HTML
4 122 (60.10%) CSS
5 120 (59.11%) JavaScript
6 91 (44.83%) MySQL
7 78 (38.42%) Git (software)
8 76 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (31.03%) jQuery
10 44 (21.67%) HTML5
11 35 (17.24%) CSS3
12 29 (14.29%) Web Development
13 27 (13.30%) CMS
14 26 (12.81%) TDD
14 26 (12.81%) Sass
15 25 (12.32%) Apache Solr
16 23 (11.33%) RESTful
17 21 (10.34%) WordPress
18 20 (9.85%) Front End Development
19 19 (9.36%) Test Automation
19 19 (9.36%) Marketing
19 19 (9.36%) JIRA
20 17 (8.37%) Ajax
21 16 (7.88%) OOP
21 16 (7.88%) OO
21 16 (7.88%) Apache
22 15 (7.39%) LESS
23 14 (6.90%) GitHub
23 14 (6.90%) BDD
24 13 (6.40%) Jenkins

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 202 (99.51%) Drupal
2 27 (13.30%) CMS
3 25 (12.32%) Apache Solr
4 21 (10.34%) WordPress
5 16 (7.88%) Apache
6 12 (5.91%) Confluence
7 11 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.45%) nginx
9 3 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.49%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.49%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Magento
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.49%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.90%) GitHub
2 10 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.93%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.48%) IaaS
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) Cloudflare
4 1 (0.49%) Office 365
4 1 (0.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.97%) Skype
2 3 (1.48%) SSH
3 1 (0.49%) FTP
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) SMS
3 1 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (44.83%) MySQL
2 5 (2.46%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.48%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.99%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 78 (38.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.36%) JIRA
3 13 (6.40%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.42%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.46%) Grunt
6 5 (2.46%) Subversion
7 4 (1.97%) Selenium
8 3 (1.48%) GitLab
9 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.99%) gulp
9 2 (0.99%) JMeter
10 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.49%) Bower
10 1 (0.49%) git-flow
10 1 (0.49%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (9.36%) Marketing
2 10 (4.93%) Finance
3 3 (1.48%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Advertising
4 1 (0.49%) Digital Economy
4 1 (0.49%) French Language
4 1 (0.49%) Games
4 1 (0.49%) German Language
4 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (64.53%) HTML
2 122 (60.10%) CSS
3 63 (31.03%) jQuery
4 44 (21.67%) HTML5
5 35 (17.24%) CSS3
6 26 (12.81%) Sass
7 23 (11.33%) RESTful
8 17 (8.37%) Ajax
9 15 (7.39%) LESS
10 13 (6.40%) Drush
10 13 (6.40%) Symfony
11 10 (4.93%) AngularJS
11 10 (4.93%) LAMP
11 10 (4.93%) REST
11 10 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (4.93%) Web Services
12 6 (2.96%) XML
13 4 (1.97%) Node.js
13 4 (1.97%) React
14 3 (1.48%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.40%) User Experience
2 8 (3.94%) Fintech
2 8 (3.94%) Social Media
3 4 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.48%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.49%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.49%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.49%) iPhone
6 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.49%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.91%) Linux
2 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (14.29%) Web Development
3 26 (12.81%) TDD
4 20 (9.85%) Front End Development
5 19 (9.36%) Test Automation
6 16 (7.88%) OO
6 16 (7.88%) OOP
7 14 (6.90%) BDD
8 13 (6.40%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (5.91%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.91%) Workflow
10 11 (5.42%) Migration
10 11 (5.42%) Scrum
10 11 (5.42%) SEO
11 10 (4.93%) Analytics
11 10 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.93%) Prototyping
11 10 (4.93%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.43%) MVC
12 9 (4.43%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 144 (70.94%) PHP
2 120 (59.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.94%) SQL
4 3 (1.48%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (3.45%) Degree
2 4 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.48%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) Ansible
2 2 (0.99%) Kibana
2 2 (0.99%) logstash
2 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (4.93%) Google
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.48%) IBM
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle
3 3 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.99%) Splunk
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe
5 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.49%) Dell
5 1 (0.49%) EMC
5 1 (0.49%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.49%) PayPal
5 1 (0.49%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.49%) Zend