Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 January 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 428 296 340
Rank change year-on-year -132 +44 +6
Contract jobs citing Drupal 199 327 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.78% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.49% 3.97% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 262 189
London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £222 £225 £263
90th Percentile £475 £488 £538
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
London median hourly rate £23.80 £31.36 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.11% -10.41% +118.75%
10th Percentile £18.22 £13.58 £22.00
90th Percentile £24.09 £52.68 £60.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £34.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -29.66% -4.86% +125.00%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,990 8,247 7,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.21% 19.77% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,758 5,684 5,207
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £644 £625 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 105 102
London median hourly rate £21.71 £18.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.04% -17.58% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in London

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in London

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in London

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in London

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Central London -17 27 £350 -6.67% 20
West London -38 11 £225 -35.71% 15
East London -15 1 £388 +29.17% 6
South London -38 1 £313 +11.61% 1
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 104 (52.26%) PHP
2 102 (51.26%) HTML
3 99 (49.75%) JavaScript
4 98 (49.25%) CSS
5 85 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (33.67%) Git (software)
7 64 (32.16%) MySQL
8 63 (31.66%) jQuery
9 59 (29.65%) CMS
10 43 (21.61%) HTML5
11 40 (20.10%) WordPress
12 35 (17.59%) Web Development
13 33 (16.58%) CSS3
13 33 (16.58%) Sass
14 27 (13.57%) Marketing
14 27 (13.57%) JIRA
14 27 (13.57%) TDD
15 26 (13.07%) OO
16 24 (12.06%) Apache Solr
17 23 (11.56%) E-Commerce
18 21 (10.55%) Content Management
19 20 (10.05%) Ajax
19 20 (10.05%) Finance
20 18 (9.05%) Workflow
20 18 (9.05%) OOP
20 18 (9.05%) Photoshop
20 18 (9.05%) CRM
20 18 (9.05%) Front End Development
21 17 (8.54%) Test Automation
22 16 (8.04%) BDD

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 59 (29.65%) CMS
2 40 (20.10%) WordPress
3 24 (12.06%) Apache Solr
4 13 (6.53%) Confluence
5 11 (5.53%) Apache
5 11 (5.53%) Joomla!
6 10 (5.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.52%) nginx
9 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
9 6 (3.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (2.51%) EPiServer
10 5 (2.51%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.01%) eZ Publish
12 1 (0.50%) Liferay
12 1 (0.50%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.50%) Moodle
12 1 (0.50%) OpenCms
12 1 (0.50%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (9.05%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.53%) GitHub
3 10 (5.03%) Google Analytics
4 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.02%) Office 365
5 2 (1.01%) SaaS
5 2 (1.01%) Serverless
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.50%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.50%) npm
6 1 (0.50%) Slack
6 1 (0.50%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) Firewall
1 4 (2.01%) Internet
1 4 (2.01%) LAN
1 4 (2.01%) MPLS
1 4 (2.01%) OSPF
1 4 (2.01%) SAN
1 4 (2.01%) Skype
1 4 (2.01%) SSH
1 4 (2.01%) WAN
1 4 (2.01%) WLAN
2 2 (1.01%) DNS
2 2 (1.01%) FTP
2 2 (1.01%) HTTP
2 2 (1.01%) SMTP
2 2 (1.01%) SSL
3 1 (0.50%) LDAP
3 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (32.16%) MySQL
2 7 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.02%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.51%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.51%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.01%) Power BI
6 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (33.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.57%) JIRA
3 14 (7.04%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.03%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.52%) Grunt
6 6 (3.02%) gulp
7 4 (2.01%) GitLab
7 4 (2.01%) Subversion
8 3 (1.51%) Maven
8 3 (1.51%) Mockito
8 3 (1.51%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.50%) Bower
9 1 (0.50%) JUnit
9 1 (0.50%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.50%) PostCSS
9 1 (0.50%) Selenium
9 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (13.57%) Marketing
2 20 (10.05%) Finance
3 6 (3.02%) Publishing
4 2 (1.01%) Banking
4 2 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.50%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 160 (80.40%) Developer
2 123 (61.81%) Drupal Developer
3 43 (21.61%) PHP Developer
4 30 (15.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 16 (8.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (7.04%) HTML Developer
7 12 (6.03%) Web Developer
8 9 (4.52%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.02%) Digital Developer
9 8 (4.02%) PHP Web Developer
9 8 (4.02%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 8 (4.02%) WordPress Developer
10 7 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Senior Drupal Developer
11 6 (3.02%) IT Trainer
11 6 (3.02%) Trainer
12 5 (2.51%) Analyst
12 5 (2.51%) Consultant
12 5 (2.51%) HTML CSS Developer
13 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (51.26%) HTML
2 98 (49.25%) CSS
3 63 (31.66%) jQuery
4 43 (21.61%) HTML5
5 33 (16.58%) CSS3
5 33 (16.58%) Sass
6 20 (10.05%) Ajax
7 16 (8.04%) LESS
8 15 (7.54%) LAMP
9 13 (6.53%) React
10 12 (6.03%) RESTful
11 10 (5.03%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.03%) Symfony
11 10 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (3.52%) Drush
12 7 (3.52%) REST
12 7 (3.52%) Web Services
13 5 (2.51%) .NET
14 4 (2.01%) Backbone.js
14 4 (2.01%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.04%) User Experience
2 9 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.52%) Fintech
2 9 (4.52%) Social Media
3 7 (3.52%) Replication
4 6 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.51%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.51%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.01%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (1.01%) NHS
8 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Animation
9 1 (0.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.04%) Linux
2 4 (2.01%) CentOS
3 1 (0.50%) Android
3 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.50%) webOS
3 1 (0.50%) Windows
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.59%) Web Development
3 27 (13.57%) TDD
4 26 (13.07%) OO
5 23 (11.56%) E-Commerce
6 21 (10.55%) Content Management
7 18 (9.05%) CRM
7 18 (9.05%) Front End Development
7 18 (9.05%) OOP
7 18 (9.05%) Workflow
8 17 (8.54%) Test Automation
9 16 (8.04%) BDD
9 16 (8.04%) Scrum
10 14 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (7.04%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.53%) Migration
11 11 (5.53%) OO PHP
11 11 (5.53%) SDLC
11 11 (5.53%) SEO
12 10 (5.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 104 (52.26%) PHP
2 99 (49.75%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.04%) SQL
4 5 (2.51%) Java
5 3 (1.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) ES6
6 1 (0.50%) Go
6 1 (0.50%) Perl
6 1 (0.50%) Python
6 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.01%) CCNP
2 4 (2.01%) CCSE
2 4 (2.01%) CISA
2 4 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.01%) CISMP
2 4 (2.01%) CISSP
2 4 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.04%) QA
2 4 (2.01%) GDPR
3 3 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.01%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) Docker
3 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (2.01%) SCCM
1 4 (2.01%) SCOM
2 1 (0.50%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.50%) Rancher
2 1 (0.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 14 (7.04%) Adobe
2 13 (6.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.53%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (5.53%) Sitecore
4 10 (5.03%) Google
5 5 (2.51%) Citrix
5 5 (2.51%) Splunk
5 5 (2.51%) VMware
6 4 (2.01%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.01%) Cisco
6 4 (2.01%) CommVault
6 4 (2.01%) EMC
6 4 (2.01%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (2.01%) Juniper
6 4 (2.01%) McAfee
6 4 (2.01%) NetApp
6 4 (2.01%) Palo Alto
6 4 (2.01%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.01%) Trustwave
6 4 (2.01%) Veeam