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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 411 409
Rank change year-on-year +56 -2  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 241 214 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.37% 2.42% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 142 156
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £102.00 £11.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +827.27% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £11.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.40 £11.00 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year +163.63% -80.70%  

Drupal is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7160 8849 9069
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.65% 17.91% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4614 6007 5779
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 200 306
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.44 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.63% -5.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Drupal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 105 £375 - 19
North West +52 46 £325 -1.96% 11
South East +28 45 £328 +9.16% 17
East Midlands +9 16 £304 +6.57% 1
South West 0 10 £250 +17.64% 12
West Midlands - 7 £340 - 5
North East +64 3 £400 - 2
Yorkshire +7 1 £275 -31.25% 2
East of England -17 1 £250 -44.44% 2
Drupal
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 232 (52.49%) HTML
2 224 (50.68%) PHP
3 195 (44.12%) CSS
4 149 (33.71%) JavaScript
5 146 (33.03%) MySQL
6 127 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (26.24%) CMS
8 107 (24.21%) jQuery
9 96 (21.72%) HTML5
10 80 (18.10%) Git (software)
11 64 (14.48%) Symfony
12 55 (12.44%) CSS3
13 54 (12.22%) AngularJS
14 51 (11.54%) Web Development
15 49 (11.09%) Front End Development
16 48 (10.86%) WordPress
17 46 (10.41%) Microsoft
18 42 (9.50%) Marketing
19 39 (8.82%) SQL
19 39 (8.82%) Linux
20 37 (8.37%) Content Management
21 36 (8.14%) Finance
22 35 (7.92%) Jenkins
23 33 (7.47%) Sass
23 33 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
24 32 (7.24%) E-Commerce
24 32 (7.24%) Umbraco
25 30 (6.79%) Laravel
25 30 (6.79%) Python
26 29 (6.56%) LAMP

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
1 116 (26.24%) CMS
2 48 (10.86%) WordPress
3 32 (7.24%) Umbraco
4 18 (4.07%) Apache
5 13 (2.94%) Apache Solr
5 13 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.81%) Alfresco
6 8 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.81%) Liferay
6 8 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.68%) SAS
8 2 (0.45%) Kentico
8 2 (0.45%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.45%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.23%) DNN
9 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.23%) TYPO3
Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.45%) InDesign
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (4.98%) Magento
2 9 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.45%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.17%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 13 (2.94%) Google Analytics
4 12 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.04%) GitHub
5 9 (2.04%) PaaS
6 6 (1.36%) SaaS
7 3 (0.68%) AdWords
7 3 (0.68%) Office 365
8 2 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.23%) IaaS
9 1 (0.23%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.23%) Slack
9 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.81%) Intranet
2 7 (1.58%) Internet
3 2 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) LDAP
4 1 (0.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (33.03%) MySQL
2 17 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.71%) Power BI
4 11 (2.49%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.81%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.45%) Big Data
9 2 (0.45%) MOLAP
9 2 (0.45%) OLAP
9 2 (0.45%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.45%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 80 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.92%) Jenkins
3 19 (4.30%) Grunt
4 14 (3.17%) PHPUnit
5 11 (2.49%) Selenium
6 8 (1.81%) gulp
6 8 (1.81%) Jasmine
6 8 (1.81%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.36%) Hudson
8 6 (1.36%) JIRA
9 5 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.13%) PhantomJS
10 4 (0.90%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.68%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.68%) Subversion
12 2 (0.45%) JMeter
12 2 (0.45%) Mocha
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (9.50%) Marketing
2 36 (8.14%) Finance
3 16 (3.62%) Retail
4 13 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.26%) Publishing
6 9 (2.04%) Electronics
6 9 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.58%) Legal
8 6 (1.36%) Banking
9 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.68%) Automotive
10 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 347 (78.51%) Developer
2 256 (57.92%) Drupal Developer
3 74 (16.74%) PHP Developer
4 49 (11.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 39 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 21 (4.75%) MySQL Developer
7 18 (4.07%) Web Developer
8 17 (3.85%) Architect
8 17 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 17 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 15 (3.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 15 (3.39%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (2.94%) HTML Developer
11 13 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
11 13 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (2.94%) Symfony Developer
12 12 (2.71%) Full Stack Developer
13 11 (2.49%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (52.49%) HTML
2 195 (44.12%) CSS
3 107 (24.21%) jQuery
4 96 (21.72%) HTML5
5 64 (14.48%) Symfony
6 55 (12.44%) CSS3
7 54 (12.22%) AngularJS
8 33 (7.47%) Sass
9 30 (6.79%) Laravel
10 29 (6.56%) LAMP
11 24 (5.43%) Node.js
11 24 (5.43%) XML
12 23 (5.20%) RESTful
13 22 (4.98%) JSON
14 18 (4.07%) .NET
14 18 (4.07%) REST
15 16 (3.62%) Ajax
16 15 (3.39%) React
17 14 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (2.49%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (4.52%) User Experience
3 18 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.71%) e-Learning
5 7 (1.58%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.36%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.90%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.90%) NHS
8 3 (0.68%) iPad
8 3 (0.68%) Social Media
8 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.45%) EPoS
9 2 (0.45%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.45%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (0.45%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.45%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.82%) Linux
2 13 (2.94%) Windows
3 10 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.90%) SUSE
4 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (11.54%) Web Development
3 49 (11.09%) Front End Development
4 37 (8.37%) Content Management
5 33 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (7.24%) E-Commerce
7 29 (6.56%) DevOps
7 29 (6.56%) Scrum
8 24 (5.43%) Migration
8 24 (5.43%) TDD
9 21 (4.75%) Analytics
10 20 (4.52%) MVC
10 20 (4.52%) Open Source
11 19 (4.30%) CRM
12 18 (4.07%) BDD
13 17 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (3.62%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (3.62%) Project Management
14 16 (3.62%) Time Management
15 15 (3.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 224 (50.68%) PHP
2 149 (33.71%) JavaScript
3 39 (8.82%) SQL
4 30 (6.79%) Python
5 14 (3.17%) Java
5 14 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 13 (2.94%) C#
7 11 (2.49%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.04%) R
9 3 (0.68%) Ruby
10 2 (0.45%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.45%) VBA
11 1 (0.23%) ES6
11 1 (0.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.23%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.23%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (2.26%) Degree
2 7 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.90%) CCA
4 3 (0.68%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.45%) ISEB
5 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.68%) Docker
3 2 (0.45%) Varnish
4 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 20 (4.52%) Ansible
1 20 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (4.52%) Puppet
2 2 (0.45%) Kibana
2 2 (0.45%) logstash
2 2 (0.45%) Piwik
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.23%) Plesk
3 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 46 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.43%) Oracle
3 16 (3.62%) Google
4 15 (3.39%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.94%) IBM
6 12 (2.71%) Zend
7 10 (2.26%) Adobe
8 9 (2.04%) SAP
9 8 (1.81%) OpenText
9 8 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.36%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.13%) Gigya
12 3 (0.68%) Apigee
12 3 (0.68%) Panasonic
13 2 (0.45%) Apple
13 2 (0.45%) hybris
13 2 (0.45%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.45%) Splunk
13 2 (0.45%) Tableau
13 2 (0.45%) WSO2
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