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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drupal
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 104 91
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13  
Contract jobs citing Drupal 12 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 0.74% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +10.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £256 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £406 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £325
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -74.28%  

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 216 270 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.31% 15.04% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 134 132
Median daily rate £375 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £15.75 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.62% +185.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £20.57 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £190.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drupal in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in Manchester

Drupal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (70.00%) PHP
2 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) WordPress
5 7 (35.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (30.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (25.00%) Kibana
7 5 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (25.00%) Ansible
7 5 (25.00%) Docker
7 5 (25.00%) logstash
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (25.00%) Splunk
7 5 (25.00%) GitHub
7 5 (25.00%) Bitbucket
7 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (25.00%) JMeter
7 5 (25.00%) MySQL
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Puppet
7 5 (25.00%) Google
7 5 (25.00%) Google Analytics

Drupal
Top Related 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 8 (40.00%) WordPress
2 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) GitHub
1 5 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Broadband
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) GitLab
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) Grunt
5 1 (5.00%) gulp
5 1 (5.00%) PhpStorm
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Drupal Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) Sass
5 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) LAMP
6 1 (5.00%) Laravel
6 1 (5.00%) LESS
6 1 (5.00%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) Kibana
1 5 (25.00%) logstash
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Google
1 5 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (10.00%) Zend
3 1 (5.00%) ATG
3 1 (5.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) Kofax
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle