Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 123 216
Rank change year-on-year -74 +93 +9
Contract jobs citing Drupal 28 74 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 1.31% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.09% 8.62% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 42 22
North West median daily rate £315 £325 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% -1.96% +20.55%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £231
90th Percentile £403 £375 £629
England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year -15.52% +222.22% -74.29%

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 905 858 1,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.68% 15.18% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 537 752
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £231
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 60
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -21.53% +1.95%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £38.60 £41.93
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.22 £19.72
% change year-on-year -1.08% +2.54% +3.78%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -12 23 £338 +3.85% 1
Cheshire -13 4 £250 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Drupal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 21 (75.00%) HTML
1 21 (75.00%) CSS
2 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 20 (71.43%) PHP
3 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
4 10 (35.71%) Laravel
4 10 (35.71%) MySQL
4 10 (35.71%) Front End Development
5 8 (28.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 8 (28.57%) CSS3
5 8 (28.57%) CMS
5 8 (28.57%) HTML5
6 7 (25.00%) Sass
6 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.00%) Grunt
6 7 (25.00%) Marketing
6 7 (25.00%) React
6 7 (25.00%) WordPress
6 7 (25.00%) gulp
7 6 (21.43%) Joomla!
7 6 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (17.86%) Symfony
9 4 (14.29%) Web Development
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (10.71%) Google
10 3 (10.71%) Content Management
10 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
10 3 (10.71%) Analytics
10 3 (10.71%) User Experience
11 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project

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 8 (28.57%) CMS
2 7 (25.00%) WordPress
3 6 (21.43%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) InDesign
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Grunt
2 7 (25.00%) gulp
3 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 7 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Drupal Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (25.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Web Content Executive
6 1 (3.57%) Web Content Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Web Content Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Web Editor
6 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Website Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) CSS
1 21 (75.00%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) Laravel
3 8 (28.57%) CSS3
3 8 (28.57%) HTML5
3 8 (28.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (25.00%) React
4 7 (25.00%) Sass
5 5 (17.86%) Symfony
6 2 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (3.57%) PhoneGap
7 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Blog
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Front End Development
2 6 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (14.29%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Decision-Making
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) SEO
6 1 (3.57%) BDD
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Content Development
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Information Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 20 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP 5
3 1 (3.57%) PHP 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Kibana
1 1 (3.57%) logstash
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) Hotjar
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk