Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 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
England > London
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 428 408 461
Rank change year-on-year -20 +53 -141
Contract jobs citing Drupal 74 233 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.68% 3.11% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 172 150
London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £310 £218
90th Percentile £538 £550 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
London median hourly rate - £51.25 £23.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +115.38% +62.92%
England median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £24.09
% change year-on-year -36.00% +55.67% -10.43%

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 4,404 7,492 8,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.91% 16.98% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,088 5,294 5,800
London median daily rate £500 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £305 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £644
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 64 99
London median hourly rate £25.84 £24.11 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.18% +9.59% +18.14%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.30 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.54 £54.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.41% -3.30%

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 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
Central London +43 12 £408 +8.67% 9
West London +43 8 £375 +10.29% 5
South London +30 2 £405 -10.00%
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 London region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 44 (59.46%) JavaScript
2 42 (56.76%) PHP
2 42 (56.76%) CSS
3 41 (55.41%) HTML
4 24 (32.43%) CMS
5 20 (27.03%) jQuery
6 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
7 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (21.62%) MySQL
9 15 (20.27%) Open Source
10 14 (18.92%) Azure
11 13 (17.57%) Node.js
11 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
12 12 (16.22%) HTML5
13 11 (14.86%) CSS3
13 11 (14.86%) Ajax
13 11 (14.86%) React
14 9 (12.16%) JIRA
14 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
14 9 (12.16%) Finance
15 8 (10.81%) LAMP
15 8 (10.81%) Linux
15 8 (10.81%) AWS
16 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
16 7 (9.46%) SEO
16 7 (9.46%) Sass
16 7 (9.46%) SDLC
16 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
17 6 (8.11%) Payment Gateway
17 6 (8.11%) DevOps

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 24 (32.43%) CMS
2 5 (6.76%) WordPress
3 3 (4.05%) Liferay
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) Moodle
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) nginx
5 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) Totara
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (5.41%) Magento
3 1 (1.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) Azure
2 8 (10.81%) AWS
3 4 (5.41%) GitHub
4 3 (4.05%) GCP
5 2 (2.70%) npm
5 2 (2.70%) Slack
6 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.35%) Office 365
6 1 (1.35%) SaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) MySQL
2 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) JIRA
3 5 (6.76%) gulp
4 3 (4.05%) Grunt
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) Babel
5 2 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.70%) webpack
6 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (85.14%) Developer
2 48 (64.86%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (6.76%) PHP Developer
4 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (4.05%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Digital Executive
7 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce Executive
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Technical Developer
7 2 (2.70%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.35%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (56.76%) CSS
2 41 (55.41%) HTML
3 20 (27.03%) jQuery
4 13 (17.57%) Node.js
5 12 (16.22%) HTML5
6 11 (14.86%) Ajax
6 11 (14.86%) CSS3
6 11 (14.86%) React
7 8 (10.81%) LAMP
8 7 (9.46%) Sass
9 6 (8.11%) Symfony
10 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.41%) REST
11 4 (5.41%) Web Services
12 3 (4.05%) Mustache
13 2 (2.70%) Drush
13 2 (2.70%) JSON
13 2 (2.70%) Laravel
13 2 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) User Experience
1 2 (2.70%) Web 2.0
2 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.35%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.35%) FMCG
2 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Unix
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) Open Source
3 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
4 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
5 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (9.46%) SDLC
5 7 (9.46%) SEO
6 6 (8.11%) DevOps
6 6 (8.11%) Information Architecture
6 6 (8.11%) MVC
6 6 (8.11%) Web Application Development
6 6 (8.11%) Web Development
7 5 (6.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.41%) CRM
8 4 (5.41%) Proactive Maintenance
8 4 (5.41%) Prototyping
8 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.05%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 3 (4.05%) Project Management
9 3 (4.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (59.46%) JavaScript
2 42 (56.76%) PHP
3 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.05%) Perl
4 2 (2.70%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) PHP 7
5 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) CTC Cleared
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
1 1 (1.35%) Varnish
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.35%) Citrix
2 1 (1.35%) Google
2 1 (1.35%) VMware