The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 98 85
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 2.27% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £338 £326 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +18.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £326 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 201 264 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.37% 14.77% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 157 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +89.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in Manchester

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 18 (81.82%) PHP
2 14 (63.64%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) WordPress
5 8 (36.36%) MySQL
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 6 (27.27%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (22.73%) SDLC
8 4 (18.18%) Sass
8 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (18.18%) Grunt
9 3 (13.64%) gulp
9 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
9 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) TDD
10 2 (9.09%) Google
10 2 (9.09%) JMeter
10 2 (9.09%) CMS
10 2 (9.09%) LAMP
10 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (9.09%) Web Design
10 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
10 2 (9.09%) Adobe
10 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (45.45%) WordPress
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
1 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Grunt
3 3 (13.64%) gulp
4 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) JMeter
4 2 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (9.09%) Mocha
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (22.73%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Drupal Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) Sass
4 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (9.09%) Chai
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (9.09%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (9.09%) LAMP
6 2 (9.09%) Node.js
6 2 (9.09%) React
6 2 (9.09%) Symfony
7 1 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.55%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Performance Optimisation
2 5 (22.73%) SDLC
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
5 1 (4.55%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Secure Coding
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) PHP
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Kibana
1 2 (9.09%) logstash
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Plesk
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe
1 2 (9.09%) Google
1 2 (9.09%) Splunk
1 2 (9.09%) Zend
2 1 (4.55%) Kofax