The median contractor rate for a Drupal Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drupal Developer
England / North West
Rank 121 157 144
Rank change year-on-year +36 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 16 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.026% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.028% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year +3.58% +4.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2433 3598 3306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.04% 94.26% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 2142 1745
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 176 196
Median hourly rate £16.50 £26.92 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.69% +41.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.98 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Drupal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Drupal Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal Developer in the North West

Drupal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal Developer in the North West

Drupal Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 7 £320 -24.70% 1
Merseyside - 7 £325 - 3
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Cumbria - 1 £350 -
Drupal Developer
England

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Drupal Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Drupal Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Drupal
2 17 (94.44%) PHP
3 14 (77.78%) HTML
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
5 9 (50.00%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) MySQL
6 8 (44.44%) WordPress
6 8 (44.44%) Performance Optimisation
7 7 (38.89%) HTML5
8 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (33.33%) Symfony
8 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (27.78%) Sass
10 4 (22.22%) Laravel
10 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (16.67%) OO
11 3 (16.67%) Magento
11 3 (16.67%) OOD
12 2 (11.11%) Zend
12 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (11.11%) Web Development
12 2 (11.11%) LESS
12 2 (11.11%) Apache
12 2 (11.11%) MVC
12 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
13 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 1 (5.56%) SDLC
13 1 (5.56%) gulp
13 1 (5.56%) Front End Development

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (100.00%) Drupal
2 8 (44.44%) WordPress
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Grunt
2 1 (5.56%) gulp
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) PhpStorm
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) jQuery
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 6 (33.33%) Symfony
6 5 (27.78%) Sass
7 4 (22.22%) Laravel
7 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (11.11%) LESS
9 1 (5.56%) CSS3
9 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (16.67%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Plesk
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago