Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 481 433 451
Rank change year-on-year -48 +18 -20
Contract jobs citing Drupal 425 510 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.69% 2.81% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 352 400
England median daily rate £350 £373 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +9.56% +4.62%
10th Percentile £227 £216 £225
90th Percentile £450 £488 £503
UK median daily rate £350 £355 £338
% change year-on-year -1.41% +5.19% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
England median hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.77% +41.30% +86.99%
10th Percentile £25.00 £11.90 £22.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £57.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.77% +41.30% +86.99%

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 15814 18137 18404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.67% 18.55% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10486 11824 11695
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 450 552
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.15 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.83 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in England

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in England

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in England

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in England

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor 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 23 November 2017. 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 -93 219 £375 - 24
South East +28 84 £325 -7.14% 18
North of England +54 57 £325 -13.33% 16
North West +34 42 £325 -7.14% 10
South West +6 33 £238 -16.67% 3
Midlands +20 17 £325 -16.13% 8
East of England -24 16 £325 -3.70% 7
West Midlands +25 13 £325 -16.13% 3
Yorkshire +3 8 £300 -27.27% 6
North East +61 7 £380 -9.52%
East Midlands -4 4 £326 - 5
Drupal
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 264 (62.12%) PHP
2 260 (61.18%) HTML
3 243 (57.18%) CSS
4 219 (51.53%) JavaScript
5 155 (36.47%) MySQL
6 152 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
7 129 (30.35%) Git (software)
8 117 (27.53%) jQuery
9 99 (23.29%) CMS
10 85 (20.00%) HTML5
11 75 (17.65%) WordPress
12 74 (17.41%) Web Development
13 63 (14.82%) CSS3
13 63 (14.82%) Front End Development
14 57 (13.41%) Finance
15 54 (12.71%) Sass
16 49 (11.53%) SQL
17 48 (11.29%) Scrum
18 47 (11.06%) Marketing
19 46 (10.82%) TDD
20 43 (10.12%) AngularJS
21 40 (9.41%) JIRA
22 39 (9.18%) REST
23 38 (8.94%) Symfony
23 38 (8.94%) Java
24 37 (8.71%) Apache Solr
25 36 (8.47%) Web Services
25 36 (8.47%) Linux
25 36 (8.47%) CRM
26 34 (8.00%) OO

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 99 (23.29%) CMS
2 75 (17.65%) WordPress
3 37 (8.71%) Apache Solr
4 22 (5.18%) Apache
5 18 (4.24%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.29%) Liferay
7 13 (3.06%) Alfresco
7 13 (3.06%) Confluence
7 13 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (2.82%) Umbraco
9 11 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (2.59%) Joomla!
10 8 (1.88%) nginx
10 8 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (1.41%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.71%) Moodle
12 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.47%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 28 (6.59%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.41%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.47%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.47%) InDesign
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (4.94%) Magento
2 5 (1.18%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.47%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.24%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.24%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.41%) GitHub
3 19 (4.47%) Google Analytics
4 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.88%) Office 365
6 4 (0.94%) SaaS
6 4 (0.94%) Slack
7 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.71%) npm
7 3 (0.71%) Serverless
8 2 (0.47%) Akamai
8 2 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.47%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.47%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.24%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.41%) SSH
2 5 (1.18%) Internet
2 5 (1.18%) Skype
3 4 (0.94%) Firewall
3 4 (0.94%) LAN
3 4 (0.94%) MPLS
3 4 (0.94%) OSPF
3 4 (0.94%) SAN
3 4 (0.94%) WAN
3 4 (0.94%) WLAN
4 3 (0.71%) Intranet
5 2 (0.47%) DNS
5 2 (0.47%) FTP
5 2 (0.47%) HTTP
5 2 (0.47%) SMTP
5 2 (0.47%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (36.47%) MySQL
2 13 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.41%) Power BI
6 5 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.94%) Jackrabbit
7 4 (0.94%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.71%) GIS
8 3 (0.71%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.47%) Redis
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 129 (30.35%) Git (software)
2 40 (9.41%) JIRA
3 28 (6.59%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.24%) Subversion
5 15 (3.53%) Grunt
6 13 (3.06%) Vagrant
7 10 (2.35%) gulp
8 9 (2.12%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.88%) Selenium
10 7 (1.65%) GitLab
11 6 (1.41%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.41%) Maven
12 4 (0.94%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.94%) git-flow
12 4 (0.94%) Mockito
12 4 (0.94%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.94%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (13.41%) Finance
2 47 (11.06%) Marketing
3 22 (5.18%) Publishing
4 8 (1.88%) Banking
5 7 (1.65%) Games
6 6 (1.41%) Advertising
7 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.71%) Retail
8 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 331 (77.88%) Developer
2 230 (54.12%) Drupal Developer
3 89 (20.94%) PHP Developer
4 57 (13.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 50 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 24 (5.65%) HTML Developer
7 22 (5.18%) Web Developer
8 20 (4.71%) HTML CSS Developer
9 17 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
10 16 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.29%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.06%) Consultant
12 13 (3.06%) MySQL Developer
13 12 (2.82%) Architect
13 12 (2.82%) PHP WordPress Developer
14 10 (2.35%) Analyst
14 10 (2.35%) Angular Developer
14 10 (2.35%) PHP Web Developer
14 10 (2.35%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (61.18%) HTML
2 243 (57.18%) CSS
3 117 (27.53%) jQuery
4 85 (20.00%) HTML5
5 63 (14.82%) CSS3
6 54 (12.71%) Sass
7 43 (10.12%) AngularJS
8 39 (9.18%) REST
9 38 (8.94%) Symfony
10 36 (8.47%) Web Services
11 32 (7.53%) LAMP
12 29 (6.82%) RESTful
13 27 (6.35%) Ajax
14 24 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (5.41%) SOAP
16 20 (4.71%) LESS
16 20 (4.71%) React
17 18 (4.24%) Drush
17 18 (4.24%) Node.js
18 17 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.59%) User Experience
2 16 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.88%) Social Media
6 7 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.18%) Replication
9 4 (0.94%) Fintech
9 4 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.71%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.71%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.71%) iPad
10 3 (0.71%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.71%) Video Editing
10 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.47%) FMCG
11 2 (0.47%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (0.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.47%) Linux
2 6 (1.41%) Windows
3 5 (1.18%) Android
4 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.94%) CentOS
5 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.71%) Unix
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.24%) SUSE
7 1 (0.24%) webOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (17.41%) Web Development
3 63 (14.82%) Front End Development
4 48 (11.29%) Scrum
5 46 (10.82%) TDD
6 36 (8.47%) CRM
7 34 (8.00%) OO
8 31 (7.29%) Open Source
8 31 (7.29%) Test Automation
9 30 (7.06%) Migration
9 30 (7.06%) MVC
10 29 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 29 (6.82%) OOP
11 28 (6.59%) Content Management
12 27 (6.35%) Project Management
13 24 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (5.41%) Analytics
14 23 (5.41%) BDD
15 22 (5.18%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (4.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 264 (62.12%) PHP
2 219 (51.53%) JavaScript
3 49 (11.53%) SQL
4 38 (8.94%) Java
5 11 (2.59%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.18%) Python
8 4 (0.94%) Ruby
8 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.71%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.71%) PHP 5
10 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.47%) Perl
10 2 (0.47%) PHP 7
10 2 (0.47%) XPath
11 1 (0.24%) Go
11 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (5.41%) Degree
2 6 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.94%) CCNP
3 4 (0.94%) CCSE
3 4 (0.94%) CISA
3 4 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (0.94%) CISMP
3 4 (0.94%) CISSP
4 3 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.71%) PMP
5 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.47%) QA
2 4 (0.94%) GDPR
3 3 (0.71%) WCAG
4 2 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.65%) Docker
3 4 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.47%) Varnish
5 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (0.94%) Puppet
1 4 (0.94%) SCCM
1 4 (0.94%) SCOM
2 3 (0.71%) Ansible
2 3 (0.71%) Kibana
2 3 (0.71%) logstash
2 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.47%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.47%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.24%) Rancher
Vendors
1 33 (7.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.94%) Adobe
2 21 (4.94%) Oracle
3 20 (4.71%) Google
4 16 (3.76%) IBM
4 16 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (3.29%) Sitecore
6 13 (3.06%) OpenText
7 10 (2.35%) Splunk
8 9 (2.12%) Zend
9 6 (1.41%) Citrix
9 6 (1.41%) HubSpot
9 6 (1.41%) Nintex
10 5 (1.18%) EMC
11 4 (0.94%) Apple
11 4 (0.94%) Cisco
11 4 (0.94%) CommVault
11 4 (0.94%) Juniper
11 4 (0.94%) McAfee
11 4 (0.94%) NetApp