Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 January 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 189 230
Rank change year-on-year +14 +41 -52
Contract jobs citing Drupal 31 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 1.98% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 7
North West median daily rate £325 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +29.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £286 £319 £286
90th Percentile £438 £475 £350
England median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year -6.04% +6.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.09 £34.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -29.66% -4.86% +125.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 837 1,009 1,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.37% 16.47% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 649 797
North West median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £225
90th Percentile £598 £556 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 83
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £15.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.60% -23.08% +15.80%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £19.15 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Drupal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in the North West

Drupal
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 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in the North West

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in the North West

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in the North West

Drupal
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Manchester +15 22 £363 -14.71% 5
Merseyside +10 6 £323 +0.78% 8
Cheshire - 3 - -
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
1 20 (64.52%) PHP
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
3 17 (54.84%) CSS
4 15 (48.39%) MySQL
5 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
6 11 (35.48%) WordPress
7 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
7 10 (32.26%) Grunt
8 9 (29.03%) Sass
8 9 (29.03%) HTML5
8 9 (29.03%) CMS
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
10 7 (22.58%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 7 (22.58%) gulp
11 6 (19.35%) React
11 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (19.35%) CSS3
11 6 (19.35%) Marketing
11 6 (19.35%) Joomla!
12 5 (16.13%) REST
13 4 (12.90%) .NET
13 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
14 3 (9.68%) Laravel
14 3 (9.68%) jQuery
14 3 (9.68%) Zend
14 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
14 3 (9.68%) Windows
14 3 (9.68%) Linux

Drupal
Co-occurring 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 11 (35.48%) WordPress
2 9 (29.03%) CMS
3 6 (19.35%) Joomla!
4 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) Grunt
3 7 (22.58%) gulp
4 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.45%) JMeter
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) CasperJS
6 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (19.35%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Drupal Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (19.35%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.90%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Domain Architect
7 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Designer
8 1 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 1 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Symfony Developer
8 1 (3.23%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
4 9 (29.03%) HTML5
4 9 (29.03%) Sass
5 7 (22.58%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 6 (19.35%) CSS3
6 6 (19.35%) React
7 5 (16.13%) REST
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
9 3 (9.68%) jQuery
9 3 (9.68%) Laravel
10 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (6.45%) Symfony
11 1 (3.23%) Ajax
11 1 (3.23%) LESS
11 1 (3.23%) Node.js
11 1 (3.23%) RESTful
11 1 (3.23%) Semantic HTML
11 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
2 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) BDD
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Content Management
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Web Design
5 1 (3.23%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
1 20 (64.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) AirWatch
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Kibana
1 2 (6.45%) logstash
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Zend
2 2 (6.45%) Apple
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) Google
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore