Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 147 149
Rank change year-on-year +32 +2 -35
Contract jobs citing Drupal 22 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.74% 0.45% 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.63% 3.17% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 1
Manchester median daily rate £325 £388 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +31.36% -7.81%
10th Percentile £253 £328 £283
90th Percentile £388 £475 £308
North West median daily rate £325 £350 £298
% change year-on-year -7.14% +17.65% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 475 504 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.05% 14.31% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 317 378
Manchester median daily rate £425 £380 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.30% +21.59%
10th Percentile £216 £219 £254
90th Percentile £603 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +21.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £118.75 £29.28 £32.18
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £14.93 £17.17
% change year-on-year +40.66% -13.05% +2.51%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Stockport +4 1 £250 -23.20%
Drupal
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (63.64%) HTML
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 14 (63.64%) PHP
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) MySQL
4 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) WordPress
6 6 (27.27%) CMS
6 6 (27.27%) Grunt
7 5 (22.73%) gulp
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (22.73%) HTML5
7 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
8 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
8 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (18.18%) Jasmine
8 4 (18.18%) Node.js
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) Web Design
8 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
8 4 (18.18%) Adobe
8 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
8 4 (18.18%) React
8 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (13.64%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (13.64%) Analytics
9 3 (13.64%) Jenkins

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 7 (31.82%) WordPress
2 6 (27.27%) CMS
3 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.55%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) GitHub
2 3 (13.64%) Google Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Grunt
3 5 (22.73%) gulp
4 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
4 4 (18.18%) Jasmine
4 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
5 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.64%) JMeter
5 3 (13.64%) Mocha
5 3 (13.64%) Selenium
5 3 (13.64%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (4.55%) CasperJS
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (13.64%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Domain Architect
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) CSS3
4 4 (18.18%) Node.js
4 4 (18.18%) React
5 3 (13.64%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (13.64%) Chai
5 3 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (13.64%) Ionic Framework
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) Laravel
6 2 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) RESTful
6 2 (9.09%) Symfony
6 2 (9.09%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 1 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (4.55%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
2 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
2 4 (18.18%) Web Design
3 3 (13.64%) Analytics
3 3 (13.64%) BDD
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
3 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Wireframes
4 2 (9.09%) Content Management
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 14 (63.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Ansible
1 3 (13.64%) Kibana
1 3 (13.64%) logstash
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe
2 3 (13.64%) Google
2 3 (13.64%) Splunk
2 3 (13.64%) Zend
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore