Period
to 7 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 7 May 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 510 499 577
Rank change year-on-year -11 +78 -1
Contract jobs citing Drupal 95 122 271
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 1.81% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 178
10th Percentile £225 £276 £239
25th Percentile £291 £313 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
75th Percentile £450 £456 £477
90th Percentile £588 £524 £550
UK median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
10th Percentile " £17.32 £25.25
25th Percentile £12.50 £22.18 £31.00
Median hourly rate £15.00 £31.08 £38.00
Median % change year-on-year -51.73% -18.22% +57.74%
75th Percentile £17.50 £40.68 £41.11
90th Percentile " £45.97 £56.33
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £31.08 £38.00
% change year-on-year -51.73% -18.22% +57.74%

Drupal is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 5,980 6,724 13,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.38% 14.35% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,136 4,527 8,706
10th Percentile £300 £269 £288
25th Percentile £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% - +4.40%
75th Percentile £580 £569 £575
90th Percentile £663 £650 £648
UK median daily rate £475 £471 £475
% change year-on-year +0.80% -0.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 154 253
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.54 £11.75
25th Percentile £16.50 £14.76 £12.50
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.95 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +20.30% +14.00% -7.89%
75th Percentile £55.75 £33.56 £34.60
90th Percentile £64.80 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -2.78%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Drupal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in England

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Drupal in England.

Daily rate trend for Drupal in England

Drupal
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Drupal in England over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Drupal in England

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Drupal in England.

Hourly rate trend for Drupal in England

Drupal
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 7 May 2021. 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 -19 46 £410 +2.50% 14
North of England +41 20 £393 +6.44% 6
Yorkshire +31 13 £393 +1.29% 4
South East +40 11 £325 - 16
North West +21 6 £544 +55.43% 2
South West +24 5 £300 -15.79% 10
East of England +29 1 £325 +8.33%
Midlands +16 1 £250 -39.39% 6
West Midlands -3 1 £250 -39.39%
North East - 1 £160 -
Drupal
UK

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Drupal.

1 44 (46.32%) PHP
2 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (29.47%) CSS
5 27 (28.42%) HTML
6 23 (24.21%) MySQL
7 18 (18.95%) Linux
8 17 (17.89%) CMS
9 15 (15.79%) User Experience
10 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
11 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
11 12 (12.63%) HTML5
12 11 (11.58%) React
12 11 (11.58%) JIRA
13 10 (10.53%) DevOps
13 10 (10.53%) Azure
13 10 (10.53%) AWS
13 10 (10.53%) Sass
14 9 (9.47%) Node.js
14 9 (9.47%) WordPress
14 9 (9.47%) Docker
14 9 (9.47%) Social Skills
15 8 (8.42%) TypeScript
15 8 (8.42%) Front End Development
16 7 (7.37%) Project Management
16 7 (7.37%) SOAP
16 7 (7.37%) Web Development
16 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (6.32%) Migration
17 6 (6.32%) Marketing

Drupal
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 17 (17.89%) CMS
2 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.47%) WordPress
4 5 (5.26%) Apache
5 4 (4.21%) Confluence
6 2 (2.11%) IIS
6 2 (2.11%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.05%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.05%) Headless CMS
7 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) AWS
1 10 (10.53%) Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
2 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.11%) Datadog
2 2 (2.11%) GCP
2 2 (2.11%) Route 53
2 2 (2.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.05%) Azure Logic Apps
3 1 (1.05%) GitHub
3 1 (1.05%) IaaS
3 1 (1.05%) npm
3 1 (1.05%) Serverless
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Intranet
2 3 (3.16%) DNS
2 3 (3.16%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.11%) DHCP
3 2 (2.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
4 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.21%) MySQL
2 6 (6.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.58%) JIRA
3 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.05%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.05%) Codeception
5 1 (1.05%) GitLab
5 1 (1.05%) gulp
5 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.05%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (1.05%) webpack
5 1 (1.05%) WebStorm
General
1 9 (9.47%) Social Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Marketing
2 6 (6.32%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.26%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Finance
4 4 (4.21%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (2.11%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.05%) French Language
6 1 (1.05%) Local Government
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (66.32%) Developer
2 40 (42.11%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (12.63%) PHP Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Drupal Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Linux Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Designer
9 3 (3.16%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Applications Specialist
10 2 (2.11%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.11%) Communications Manager
10 2 (2.11%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.11%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.11%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.47%) CSS
2 27 (28.42%) HTML
3 12 (12.63%) HTML5
4 11 (11.58%) React
5 10 (10.53%) Sass
6 9 (9.47%) Node.js
7 7 (7.37%) SOAP
8 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.32%) jQuery
8 6 (6.32%) Symfony
9 5 (5.26%) Laravel
9 5 (5.26%) Web Services
10 4 (4.21%) .NET
10 4 (4.21%) CSS3
10 4 (4.21%) REST
10 4 (4.21%) Twig
10 4 (4.21%) Vue.js
11 3 (3.16%) JSON
11 3 (3.16%) LAMP
12 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) User Experience
2 4 (4.21%) Taxonomies
2 4 (4.21%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.16%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) PMI
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.95%) Linux
2 3 (3.16%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.53%) DevOps
3 8 (8.42%) Front End Development
4 7 (7.37%) Project Management
4 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (7.37%) Web Development
5 6 (6.32%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (6.32%) Migration
6 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (5.26%) Scrum
6 5 (5.26%) SDLC
7 4 (4.21%) Content Management
7 4 (4.21%) Project Delivery
7 4 (4.21%) TDD
8 3 (3.16%) API Integration
8 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (3.16%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.32%) PHP
2 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.42%) TypeScript
4 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.16%) Python
5 3 (3.16%) SQL
5 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.11%) Java
6 2 (2.11%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.11%) Ruby
6 2 (2.11%) VBScript
7 1 (1.05%) C#
7 1 (1.05%) ES6
7 1 (1.05%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.05%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.05%) MBA
3 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.05%) PMP
3 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) WCAG
3 1 (1.05%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Docker
2 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Terraform
2 3 (3.16%) Ansible
2 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.11%) Packer
3 2 (2.11%) WMI
4 1 (1.05%) Consul
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.05%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (4.21%) MuleSoft
1 4 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.11%) Apple
3 2 (2.11%) Apttus
3 2 (2.11%) Citrix
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 2 (2.11%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.11%) VMware
4 1 (1.05%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.05%) New Relic