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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 445 439
Rank change year-on-year +66 -6  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 203 182 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 2.12% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 121 108
Median daily rate £363 £351 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +2.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £288 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £316
% change year-on-year +3.17% -0.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -74.28%  

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 7286 8567 8474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.46% 17.25% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5521 5073
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 209 317
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 29 March 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
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 29 March 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 +23 107 £375 - 28
South East +30 36 £360 +20.00% 14
North West +39 20 £325 +8.33% 14
South West -5 12 £263 -19.23% 5
West Midlands +20 10 £375 - 13
East of England +4 8 £300 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +12 6 £325 -13.33% 7
East Midlands -5 4 £288 -17.85% 4
Drupal
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 212 (48.51%) PHP
2 206 (47.14%) HTML
3 189 (43.25%) CSS
4 159 (36.38%) JavaScript
5 127 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (28.83%) MySQL
7 112 (25.63%) CMS
8 95 (21.74%) jQuery
9 84 (19.22%) Web Development
10 80 (18.31%) HTML5
11 69 (15.79%) Git (software)
12 56 (12.81%) Symfony
13 50 (11.44%) Front End Development
14 45 (10.30%) Content Management
15 44 (10.07%) AngularJS
16 42 (9.61%) Linux
17 37 (8.47%) SQL
17 37 (8.47%) WordPress
18 35 (8.01%) CSS3
18 35 (8.01%) Sass
18 35 (8.01%) Python
19 34 (7.78%) JSON
20 30 (6.86%) Microsoft
20 30 (6.86%) XML
21 27 (6.18%) Scrum
22 26 (5.95%) Marketing
22 26 (5.95%) Security Cleared
23 25 (5.72%) Jenkins
23 25 (5.72%) E-Commerce
24 24 (5.49%) QA

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
1 112 (25.63%) CMS
2 37 (8.47%) WordPress
3 14 (3.20%) Apache Solr
4 13 (2.97%) Apache
4 13 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (2.75%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.83%) SilverStripe
7 5 (1.14%) Confluence
7 5 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.69%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.69%) SAS
9 2 (0.46%) Kentico
10 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.23%) Liferay
10 1 (0.23%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.12%) Magento
2 4 (0.92%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.66%) GitHub
3 11 (2.52%) SaaS
4 9 (2.06%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.60%) PaaS
6 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.46%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.29%) Intranet
2 8 (1.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) Broadband
4 1 (0.23%) LDAP
4 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (28.83%) MySQL
2 17 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (3.89%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.29%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.06%) Power BI
5 8 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.37%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.69%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.69%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.46%) Big Data
9 2 (0.46%) MOLAP
9 2 (0.46%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 69 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.72%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.06%) JIRA
3 9 (2.06%) JMeter
3 9 (2.06%) Selenium
4 8 (1.83%) Grunt
5 6 (1.37%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.37%) PHPUnit
6 5 (1.14%) gulp
6 5 (1.14%) Subversion
6 5 (1.14%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.92%) Hudson
7 4 (0.92%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.69%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.46%) GitLab
General
1 26 (5.95%) Marketing
2 15 (3.43%) Retail
3 11 (2.52%) Finance
3 11 (2.52%) Publishing
4 7 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.46%) Advertising
6 2 (0.46%) Automotive
6 2 (0.46%) Front Office
6 2 (0.46%) Legal
6 2 (0.46%) Local Government
6 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.23%) Banking
7 1 (0.23%) French Language
7 1 (0.23%) Games
7 1 (0.23%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 332 (75.97%) Developer
2 266 (60.87%) Drupal Developer
3 51 (11.67%) PHP Developer
4 29 (6.64%) Web Developer
5 28 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 27 (6.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 27 (6.18%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 21 (4.81%) Architect
8 17 (3.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (3.89%) Senior Developer
8 17 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (3.66%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.20%) HTML Developer
10 14 (3.20%) Support Engineer
11 13 (2.97%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (2.97%) Senior Drupal Developer
12 12 (2.75%) Analyst
13 11 (2.52%) MySQL Developer
13 11 (2.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 10 (2.29%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (47.14%) HTML
2 189 (43.25%) CSS
3 95 (21.74%) jQuery
4 80 (18.31%) HTML5
5 56 (12.81%) Symfony
6 44 (10.07%) AngularJS
7 35 (8.01%) CSS3
7 35 (8.01%) Sass
8 34 (7.78%) JSON
9 30 (6.86%) XML
10 24 (5.49%) Laravel
11 21 (4.81%) LAMP
12 19 (4.35%) .NET
12 19 (4.35%) Middleware
12 19 (4.35%) REST
13 17 (3.89%) Behat
14 16 (3.66%) Web Services
15 14 (3.20%) RESTful
16 13 (2.97%) Ajax
16 13 (2.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.43%) User Experience
3 12 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 4 (0.92%) Algorithms
4 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
4 4 (0.92%) iPad
4 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (0.92%) NHS
5 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.46%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.46%) EPoS
6 2 (0.46%) Fintech
7 1 (0.23%) CMDB
7 1 (0.23%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.23%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.61%) Linux
2 22 (5.03%) Windows
3 10 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (19.22%) Web Development
3 50 (11.44%) Front End Development
4 45 (10.30%) Content Management
5 27 (6.18%) Scrum
6 25 (5.72%) E-Commerce
7 23 (5.26%) DevOps
7 23 (5.26%) Migration
7 23 (5.26%) MVC
8 20 (4.58%) BDD
9 16 (3.66%) Analytics
9 16 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (3.66%) OO
10 15 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (3.43%) Unit Testing
11 14 (3.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (3.20%) CRM
11 14 (3.20%) OOP
12 13 (2.97%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (2.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (48.51%) PHP
2 159 (36.38%) JavaScript
3 37 (8.47%) SQL
4 35 (8.01%) Python
5 15 (3.43%) Java
6 13 (2.97%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.75%) Bash Shell
7 12 (2.75%) C#
8 9 (2.06%) R
9 7 (1.60%) Perl
10 6 (1.37%) XPath
11 5 (1.14%) PHP 5
12 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.46%) Ruby
13 2 (0.46%) VBA
14 1 (0.23%) ES6
14 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.89%) Degree
3 11 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.92%) CCA
5 3 (0.69%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.49%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.83%) Docker
3 4 (0.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (5.26%) Ansible
2 22 (5.03%) Puppet
3 21 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.14%) Kibana
4 5 (1.14%) logstash
5 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.46%) Piwik
6 1 (0.23%) Plesk
6 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.20%) Sitecore
3 12 (2.75%) Google
4 11 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (2.52%) Zend
5 9 (2.06%) Adobe
6 7 (1.60%) Symantec
7 6 (1.37%) Gigya
8 5 (1.14%) Oracle
8 5 (1.14%) Splunk
9 4 (0.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (0.69%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.69%) Panasonic
10 3 (0.69%) Pardot
11 2 (0.46%) hybris
11 2 (0.46%) PayPal
11 2 (0.46%) Siebel
11 2 (0.46%) Tableau
11 2 (0.46%) Xerox
12 1 (0.23%) Progress
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