Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 551 496 565
Rank change year-on-year -55 +69 -20
Contract jobs citing Drupal 147 46 270
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.94% 0.97% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 31 180
10th Percentile £275 £250 £235
25th Percentile £313 £309 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £363 £350
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -4.76%
75th Percentile £500 £450 £450
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
10th Percentile £15.55 " £22.30
25th Percentile £20.13 " £23.00
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £30.50
75th Percentile £36.63 " £34.00
90th Percentile £40.45 " "
UK median hourly rate £29.00 - £30.50

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 7,590 4,741 13,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.18% 14.60% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,187 3,232 8,505
10th Percentile £300 £306 £267
25th Percentile £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £569 £573
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 100 262
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.61 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.23 £15.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.65
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.77% -1.74%
75th Percentile £55.44 £32.25 £34.51
90th Percentile £68.08 £54.35 £52.03
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 30 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Drupal in England over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 30 July 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 -94 65 £450 +30.91% 31
North of England -3 34 £370 -1.33% 16
Yorkshire -8 18 £400 -1.54% 3
North West -22 15 £344 +14.58% 13
South East -38 15 £325 -21.21% 9
South West -3 11 £325 -13.33% 5
East of England -12 4 £494 +64.58% 1
Midlands -55 3 £250 +19.05% 3
East Midlands - 2 £250 - 1
West Midlands -40 1 £250 +19.05% 2
North East - 1 £160 -
Drupal
UK

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 57 (38.78%) PHP
2 53 (36.05%) JavaScript
3 52 (35.37%) CMS
4 46 (31.29%) CSS
5 45 (30.61%) HTML
6 42 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (25.85%) SharePoint
8 31 (21.09%) MySQL
9 22 (14.97%) Linux
9 22 (14.97%) DevOps
9 22 (14.97%) User Experience
10 21 (14.29%) React
10 21 (14.29%) Content Management
11 20 (13.61%) JIRA
12 19 (12.93%) Sass
12 19 (12.93%) Front End Development
13 18 (12.24%) Git (software)
13 18 (12.24%) HTML5
14 16 (10.88%) Analytics
15 15 (10.20%) AWS
15 15 (10.20%) Node.js
15 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
15 15 (10.20%) Full Stack Development
16 14 (9.52%) Accessibility
16 14 (9.52%) Azure
16 14 (9.52%) Docker
17 13 (8.84%) Marketing
18 12 (8.16%) jQuery
18 12 (8.16%) AngularJS
19 11 (7.48%) CSS3

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 52 (35.37%) CMS
2 38 (25.85%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.80%) Apache
4 9 (6.12%) WordPress
5 7 (4.76%) Confluence
6 5 (3.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.36%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.68%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.68%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.68%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Magento
1 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.20%) AWS
2 14 (9.52%) Azure
3 10 (6.80%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (6.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 8 (5.44%) npm
5 8 (5.44%) Power Platform
5 8 (5.44%) PowerApps
6 4 (2.72%) IaaS
7 3 (2.04%) PaaS
8 2 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.36%) Google Docs
8 2 (1.36%) Serverless
8 2 (1.36%) Slack
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.68%) Apigee
9 1 (0.68%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) Intranet
2 3 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.09%) MySQL
2 8 (5.44%) Power BI
3 6 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (4.08%) MariaDB
3 6 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (13.61%) JIRA
2 18 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.48%) gulp
4 10 (6.80%) webpack
5 9 (6.12%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (3.40%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.72%) Babel
7 4 (2.72%) GitLab
7 4 (2.72%) JSUnit
7 4 (2.72%) Mocha
7 4 (2.72%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.04%) Storybook
9 2 (1.36%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.36%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.36%) PostCSS
10 1 (0.68%) Grunt
10 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.68%) WebStorm
General
1 13 (8.84%) Marketing
2 10 (6.80%) Publishing
3 9 (6.12%) Social Skills
4 8 (5.44%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.04%) Finance
5 3 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.36%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (1.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (56.46%) Developer
2 58 (39.46%) Drupal Developer
3 19 (12.93%) Architect
4 13 (8.84%) Designer
4 13 (8.84%) Drupal Architect
5 12 (8.16%) PHP Developer
6 9 (6.12%) Web Designer
7 8 (5.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Data Manager
9 6 (4.08%) Development Manager
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Drupal Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Digital Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Interaction Designer
11 4 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.72%) Linux Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.29%) CSS
2 45 (30.61%) HTML
3 21 (14.29%) React
4 19 (12.93%) Sass
5 18 (12.24%) HTML5
6 15 (10.20%) Node.js
7 12 (8.16%) AngularJS
7 12 (8.16%) jQuery
8 11 (7.48%) CSS3
9 10 (6.80%) SOAP
10 9 (6.12%) LAMP
10 9 (6.12%) Web Services
11 8 (5.44%) Vue.js
12 7 (4.76%) Twig
13 5 (3.40%) .NET
13 5 (3.40%) Ajax
13 5 (3.40%) GraphQL
13 5 (3.40%) REST
13 5 (3.40%) Symfony
13 5 (3.40%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) User Experience
2 11 (7.48%) Social Media
3 10 (6.80%) Taxonomies
4 4 (2.72%) Life Science
4 4 (2.72%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.36%) iPad
6 2 (1.36%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) Linux
2 4 (2.72%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.04%) Windows
3 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) CentOS
5 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.97%) DevOps
3 21 (14.29%) Content Management
4 19 (12.93%) Front End Development
5 16 (10.88%) Analytics
6 15 (10.20%) Full Stack Development
7 11 (7.48%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.48%) Project Management
7 11 (7.48%) Scrum
8 10 (6.80%) Prototyping
8 10 (6.80%) Rapid Prototyping
8 10 (6.80%) Web Development
8 10 (6.80%) Wireframes
9 9 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (6.12%) Migration
9 9 (6.12%) Web Design
10 8 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.44%) Microservices
10 8 (5.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.78%) PHP
2 53 (36.05%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.48%) TypeScript
4 5 (3.40%) ES6
4 5 (3.40%) Java
4 5 (3.40%) SQL
5 3 (2.04%) PHP 5
6 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.36%) PHP 7
6 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.36%) Python
6 2 (1.36%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) C#
7 1 (0.68%) Rust
Qualifications
1 4 (2.72%) Degree
2 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.68%) MBA
4 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) Accessibility
2 6 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Terraform
2 6 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.08%) Packer
3 2 (1.36%) Ansible
3 2 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) Consul
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.12%) Adobe
3 8 (5.44%) Google
4 5 (3.40%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.36%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle
6 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.68%) New Relic
7 1 (0.68%) Zend