Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 436 390 328
Rank change year-on-year -46 -62 -15
Contract jobs citing Drupal 194 231 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.51% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.43% 2.98% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 192 243
London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £276 £215 £213
90th Percentile £488 £450 £475
England median daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
London median hourly rate £32.00 - £31.36
10th Percentile £31.00 - £13.58
90th Percentile £33.00 - £52.68
England median hourly rate £34.00 £31.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year +9.68% -9.49% +52.22%

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 7,979 7,760 8,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.30% 17.24% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,634 5,505 6,144
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £674 £638 £619
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 99 114
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +15.61% -13.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £53.01
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.71 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.84% +3.53% +5.26%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -19 43 £375 - 15
West London -16 6 £340 +51.11% 8
East London -28 1 £325 +62.50% 6
South London - 1 £365 -
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 106 (54.64%) PHP
2 79 (40.72%) JavaScript
3 76 (39.18%) HTML
4 75 (38.66%) CSS
5 66 (34.02%) jQuery
6 55 (28.35%) MySQL
7 54 (27.84%) CMS
8 40 (20.62%) LAMP
8 40 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (19.07%) Git (software)
10 32 (16.49%) Web Services
11 28 (14.43%) Front End Development
12 25 (12.89%) Photoshop
13 23 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (11.34%) XHTML
14 22 (11.34%) Dreamweaver
15 21 (10.82%) MVC
16 20 (10.31%) Publishing
16 20 (10.31%) WordPress
17 19 (9.79%) HTML5
17 19 (9.79%) Fireworks
17 19 (9.79%) gulp
18 18 (9.28%) Web Operations
18 18 (9.28%) Project Management
18 18 (9.28%) Linux
18 18 (9.28%) GitHub
19 17 (8.76%) Test Automation
20 15 (7.73%) Web Development
21 14 (7.22%) Content Management
21 14 (7.22%) CSS3

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 54 (27.84%) CMS
2 20 (10.31%) WordPress
3 6 (3.09%) IIS
4 5 (2.58%) Apache
5 4 (2.06%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.52%) FileNet
8 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.52%) Liferay
8 1 (0.52%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.52%) Moodle
8 1 (0.52%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.52%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.52%) Zope
Applications
1 25 (12.89%) Photoshop
2 19 (9.79%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.28%) GitHub
2 13 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (3.61%) Office 365
4 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.61%) Firewall
2 2 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.35%) MySQL
2 7 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (19.07%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.34%) Dreamweaver
3 19 (9.79%) gulp
4 11 (5.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.09%) GitLab
5 6 (3.09%) JIRA
6 3 (1.55%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.03%) Grunt
7 2 (1.03%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.52%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.52%) JMeter
8 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.52%) PostCSS
8 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 20 (10.31%) Publishing
2 8 (4.12%) Marketing
3 5 (2.58%) Finance
4 3 (1.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.03%) Advertising
5 2 (1.03%) Law
5 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 141 (72.68%) Developer
2 116 (59.79%) Drupal Developer
3 30 (15.46%) PHP Developer
4 25 (12.89%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 22 (11.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 16 (8.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.15%) MySQL Developer
8 10 (5.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (4.64%) LAMP Developer
9 9 (4.64%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 9 (4.64%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.64%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Analyst
10 8 (4.12%) Senior Drupal Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Web Engineer
12 6 (3.09%) Backend Developer
12 6 (3.09%) Business Analyst
13 5 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (2.58%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (39.18%) HTML
2 75 (38.66%) CSS
3 66 (34.02%) jQuery
4 40 (20.62%) LAMP
5 32 (16.49%) Web Services
6 22 (11.34%) XHTML
7 19 (9.79%) HTML5
8 14 (7.22%) CSS3
9 12 (6.19%) Symfony
10 11 (5.67%) Ajax
10 11 (5.67%) Sass
11 8 (4.12%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.12%) Laravel
11 8 (4.12%) React
12 5 (2.58%) Node.js
13 3 (1.55%) JSON
13 3 (1.55%) LDAP
13 3 (1.55%) REST
13 3 (1.55%) XML
14 2 (1.03%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) User Experience
2 4 (2.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.06%) Graphic Design
3 3 (1.55%) Video Editing
4 2 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.28%) Linux
2 9 (4.64%) Ubuntu
3 6 (3.09%) Windows
3 6 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.43%) Front End Development
3 23 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (10.82%) MVC
5 18 (9.28%) Project Management
5 18 (9.28%) Web Operations
6 17 (8.76%) Test Automation
7 15 (7.73%) Web Development
8 14 (7.22%) Content Management
8 14 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (6.70%) Migration
10 12 (6.19%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.19%) Information Architecture
11 11 (5.67%) Scrum
11 11 (5.67%) TDD
11 11 (5.67%) Time Management
12 8 (4.12%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (4.12%) Open Source
12 8 (4.12%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (4.12%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 106 (54.64%) PHP
2 79 (40.72%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.61%) Java
4 5 (2.58%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.58%) Python
5 4 (2.06%) C#
5 4 (2.06%) C++
5 4 (2.06%) Ruby
6 3 (1.55%) Perl
6 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.55%) SQL
6 3 (1.55%) VBScript
7 2 (1.03%) Go
7 2 (1.03%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.52%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 10 (5.15%) Degree
2 4 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) WCAG
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.12%) Docker
2 6 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.09%) XenApp
3 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.55%) vSphere
4 2 (1.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) Nagios
2 2 (1.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (3.09%) Citrix
1 6 (3.09%) VMware
2 3 (1.55%) Google
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.55%) Zend
3 2 (1.03%) Adobe
3 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.52%) FatWire
4 1 (0.52%) hybris
4 1 (0.52%) IBM
4 1 (0.52%) Interwoven
4 1 (0.52%) Okta
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle
4 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.52%) SAP
4 1 (0.52%) Vignette
4 1 (0.52%) Xerox