Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 516 548 566
Rank change year-on-year +32 +18 -129
Contract jobs citing Drupal 142 317 309
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 2.22% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 216 228
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.11%
10th Percentile £289 £253 £237
90th Percentile £537 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 10
Median hourly rate £31.08 £36.25 £24.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +50.48% +13.15%
10th Percentile £17.32 £26.85 £16.01
90th Percentile £45.97 £50.36 £35.75
UK median hourly rate £31.08 £36.25 £24.09
% change year-on-year -14.28% +50.48% +13.15%

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 7,784 14,257 15,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.29% 16.10% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,978 9,276 10,154
Median daily rate £463 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £263 £290 £270
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £454 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.42% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 281 339
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.76 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.61% -1.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.70
% change year-on-year +19.94% +0.32% -1.58%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +36 66 £400 - 14
South West +46 24 £350 -5.08% 6
South East +76 23 £319 +4.17% 6
North of England +51 20 £388 +19.23% 3
Yorkshire +68 16 £388 +24.00%
West Midlands +65 5 £350 -6.67% 2
Midlands +58 5 £350 -6.67% 5
North West +31 4 - - 3
East of England +29 2 £300 -25.00% 4
Drupal
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 84 (59.15%) PHP
2 75 (52.82%) JavaScript
3 57 (40.14%) HTML
4 56 (39.44%) CSS
5 46 (32.39%) CMS
6 43 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (23.24%) Front End Development
8 31 (21.83%) Node.js
9 30 (21.13%) Git (software)
10 29 (20.42%) HTML5
11 27 (19.01%) Web Development
12 26 (18.31%) CSS3
13 24 (16.90%) MySQL
14 22 (15.49%) AngularJS
14 22 (15.49%) jQuery
15 21 (14.79%) WordPress
16 20 (14.08%) Symfony
17 19 (13.38%) User Experience
18 17 (11.97%) TypeScript
18 17 (11.97%) Web Services
19 16 (11.27%) Content Management
19 16 (11.27%) Sass
20 15 (10.56%) Open Source
21 14 (9.86%) Azure
21 14 (9.86%) MVC
21 14 (9.86%) React
22 13 (9.15%) AWS
22 13 (9.15%) REST
23 12 (8.45%) Linux
23 12 (8.45%) gulp

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 46 (32.39%) CMS
2 21 (14.79%) WordPress
3 5 (3.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.11%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.41%) IIS
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.70%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.70%) Moodle
6 1 (0.70%) nginx
6 1 (0.70%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Magento
2 7 (4.93%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.70%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.70%) Shopify
3 1 (0.70%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.86%) Azure
2 13 (9.15%) AWS
3 7 (4.93%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (4.93%) Serverless
4 5 (3.52%) GCP
5 4 (2.82%) GitHub
6 3 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (2.11%) npm
6 3 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.41%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.41%) Heroku
7 2 (1.41%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.70%) IaaS
8 1 (0.70%) Office 365
8 1 (0.70%) PaaS
8 1 (0.70%) SaaS
8 1 (0.70%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) DNS
2 2 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.90%) MySQL
2 8 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.70%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (21.13%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.45%) gulp
3 8 (5.63%) Grunt
3 8 (5.63%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.63%) JIRA
4 4 (2.82%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.82%) Mocha
5 3 (2.11%) Selenium
6 2 (1.41%) Babel
6 2 (1.41%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.41%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.41%) webpack
7 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.70%) GitLab
7 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.70%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.70%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (5.63%) Marketing
2 7 (4.93%) Retail
3 5 (3.52%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.82%) Finance
5 2 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (85.21%) Developer
2 63 (44.37%) Drupal Developer
3 29 (20.42%) PHP Developer
4 20 (14.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (9.15%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Angular Developer
8 7 (4.93%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Backend Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.52%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (2.82%) Architect
10 4 (2.82%) Designer
10 4 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (2.82%) React Developer
11 3 (2.11%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.11%) Symfony Developer
11 3 (2.11%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (40.14%) HTML
2 56 (39.44%) CSS
3 31 (21.83%) Node.js
4 29 (20.42%) HTML5
5 26 (18.31%) CSS3
6 22 (15.49%) AngularJS
6 22 (15.49%) jQuery
7 20 (14.08%) Symfony
8 17 (11.97%) Web Services
9 16 (11.27%) Sass
10 14 (9.86%) React
11 13 (9.15%) REST
12 11 (7.75%) RESTful
13 10 (7.04%) Ajax
14 9 (6.34%) JSON
14 9 (6.34%) LAMP
14 9 (6.34%) Laravel
15 8 (5.63%) Angular 2
16 6 (4.23%) Twig
17 5 (3.52%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) User Experience
2 4 (2.82%) FMCG
2 4 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.11%) PMI
3 3 (2.11%) Social Media
4 2 (1.41%) Animation
4 2 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.41%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.70%) Life Science
5 1 (0.70%) SCORM
5 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.45%) Linux
2 2 (1.41%) Mac OS
2 2 (1.41%) Windows
3 1 (0.70%) Android
3 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.24%) Front End Development
3 27 (19.01%) Web Development
4 16 (11.27%) Content Management
5 15 (10.56%) Open Source
6 14 (9.86%) MVC
7 11 (7.75%) CRM
8 10 (7.04%) SDLC
9 9 (6.34%) DevOps
9 9 (6.34%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.34%) Scrum
10 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
10 8 (5.63%) Information Architecture
11 7 (4.93%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (4.23%) Analytics
12 6 (4.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (4.23%) Project Management
13 5 (3.52%) B2B
13 5 (3.52%) OO
13 5 (3.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 84 (59.15%) PHP
2 75 (52.82%) JavaScript
3 17 (11.97%) TypeScript
4 8 (5.63%) ES6
5 5 (3.52%) PHP 7
5 5 (3.52%) SQL
6 4 (2.82%) Java
7 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.11%) Perl
7 3 (2.11%) PHP 5
7 3 (2.11%) Ruby
7 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.41%) C
8 2 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (0.70%) C#
9 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.52%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.11%) Degree
4 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.11%) PMP
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.70%) MBA
5 1 (0.70%) MCP
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) QA
1 4 (2.82%) WCAG
2 1 (0.70%) GDPR
2 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) NFS
2 1 (0.70%) Varnish
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Terraform
2 5 (3.52%) Ansible
3 4 (2.82%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.11%) Consul
4 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.11%) Packer
5 2 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.52%) Google
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle
2 5 (3.52%) Sitecore
3 4 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.11%) hybris
4 3 (2.11%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.11%) Zend
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe
5 1 (0.70%) Agnitio
5 1 (0.70%) Citrix
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.70%) Talend
5 1 (0.70%) VMware
5 1 (0.70%) WooCommerce