Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 212 223
Rank change year-on-year +84 +11 -37
Contract jobs citing Drupal 76 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.34% 0.34% 0.078%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.88% 2.02% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 4
North West median daily rate £325 £332 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +20.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £225
90th Percentile £375 £629 £353
England median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £9.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +222.22% -74.29% +45.83%

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 856 1286 1152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.10% 16.74% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 751 638
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% - +17.42%
10th Percentile £231 £228 £213
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £393
% change year-on-year +4.71% +8.28% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 59 53
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.53% -2.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.00 £42.35 £51.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 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
Merseyside - 42 £325 - 4
Manchester +28 26 £325 -0.15%
Cheshire +19 2 - - 1
Cumbria - 1 £350 -
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 55 (72.37%) PHP
2 54 (71.05%) HTML
3 45 (59.21%) CSS
4 41 (53.95%) JavaScript
5 25 (32.89%) MySQL
5 25 (32.89%) Git (software)
6 22 (28.95%) HTML5
6 22 (28.95%) Front End Development
7 20 (26.32%) jQuery
8 16 (21.05%) WordPress
9 15 (19.74%) AngularJS
10 14 (18.42%) Laravel
11 12 (15.79%) Symfony
11 12 (15.79%) CMS
12 9 (11.84%) TDD
12 9 (11.84%) Sass
12 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
12 9 (11.84%) Grunt
13 8 (10.53%) CSS3
14 7 (9.21%) Performance Optimisation
14 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (9.21%) Web Development
15 6 (7.89%) Zend
15 6 (7.89%) Umbraco
15 6 (7.89%) Apache Solr
15 6 (7.89%) SDLC
16 5 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
16 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (6.58%) MVC
17 4 (5.26%) Magento

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 16 (21.05%) WordPress
2 12 (15.79%) CMS
3 6 (7.89%) Apache Solr
3 6 (7.89%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.63%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (3.95%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.95%) GitHub
1 3 (3.95%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.84%) Grunt
2 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.26%) gulp
4 3 (3.95%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.95%) JMeter
4 3 (3.95%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (3.95%) Mocha
4 3 (3.95%) Selenium
4 3 (3.95%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.32%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (94.74%) Developer
2 59 (77.63%) Drupal Developer
3 20 (26.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 12 (15.79%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 7 (9.21%) MySQL Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (7.89%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.95%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (3.95%) HTML Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Magento Developer
8 3 (3.95%) PHP Magento Developer
8 3 (3.95%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Symfony Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Drupal Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (2.63%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (2.63%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (71.05%) HTML
2 45 (59.21%) CSS
3 22 (28.95%) HTML5
4 20 (26.32%) jQuery
5 15 (19.74%) AngularJS
6 14 (18.42%) Laravel
7 12 (15.79%) Symfony
8 9 (11.84%) Sass
9 8 (10.53%) CSS3
10 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.95%) Apache Cordova
11 3 (3.95%) Chai
11 3 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (3.95%) Ionic Framework
11 3 (3.95%) Node.js
11 3 (3.95%) React
12 2 (2.63%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (2.63%) LAMP
12 2 (2.63%) LESS
13 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.95%) User Experience
3 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Front End Development
2 9 (11.84%) TDD
3 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.21%) Performance Optimisation
3 7 (9.21%) Web Development
4 6 (7.89%) SDLC
5 5 (6.58%) MVC
6 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.95%) Analytics
7 3 (3.95%) BDD
7 3 (3.95%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.95%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (3.95%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
7 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.95%) Web Design
7 3 (3.95%) Wireframes
8 2 (2.63%) OO
8 2 (2.63%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 55 (72.37%) PHP
2 41 (53.95%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.32%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) Python
3 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Ansible
1 3 (3.95%) Kibana
1 3 (3.95%) logstash
1 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.95%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Plesk
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Zend
2 3 (3.95%) Adobe
2 3 (3.95%) Google
2 3 (3.95%) Splunk
3 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.32%) Kofax
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