Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 190 245
Rank change year-on-year +19 +55 -68
Contract jobs citing Drupal 36 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.35% 0.081%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.09% 2.18% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 4
North West median daily rate £325 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +21.95% -5.38%
10th Percentile £263 £320 £287
90th Percentile £388 £475 £362
England median daily rate £350 £375 £339
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.77% +41.30% +43.75%

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 881 1057 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.56% 16.27% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 682 761
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +21.21%
10th Percentile £246 £256 £245
90th Percentile £600 £556 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 72
North West median hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -14.29% +3.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £20.73 £37.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Manchester +27 23 £325 -23.53% 2
Merseyside +10 9 £323 +0.78% 7
Cheshire - 4 - - 1
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 23 (63.89%) PHP
2 21 (58.33%) HTML
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (55.56%) CSS
4 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 16 (44.44%) MySQL
5 11 (30.56%) WordPress
5 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
6 9 (25.00%) Grunt
7 8 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 8 (22.22%) HTML5
7 8 (22.22%) CMS
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.67%) gulp
8 6 (16.67%) Sass
8 6 (16.67%) REST
9 5 (13.89%) CSS3
9 5 (13.89%) Laravel
9 5 (13.89%) React
9 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (13.89%) jQuery
9 5 (13.89%) Zend
10 4 (11.11%) Symfony
10 4 (11.11%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
11 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (8.33%) Analytics
11 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
11 3 (8.33%) Ansible
11 3 (8.33%) Docker

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 (30.56%) WordPress
2 8 (22.22%) CMS
3 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.33%) Joomla!
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.78%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) GitHub
2 3 (8.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.00%) Grunt
3 6 (16.67%) gulp
4 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.33%) JMeter
5 3 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (8.33%) Selenium
6 2 (5.56%) Mocha
6 2 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.78%) CasperJS
7 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) Drupal Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 5 (13.89%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 5 (13.89%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Domain Architect
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Zend Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.56%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Designer
7 1 (2.78%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.78%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) HTML
2 20 (55.56%) CSS
3 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
4 8 (22.22%) HTML5
5 6 (16.67%) REST
5 6 (16.67%) Sass
6 5 (13.89%) CSS3
6 5 (13.89%) jQuery
6 5 (13.89%) Laravel
6 5 (13.89%) React
7 4 (11.11%) Symfony
7 4 (11.11%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (8.33%) Node.js
9 2 (5.56%) .NET
9 2 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (5.56%) Chai
9 2 (5.56%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (5.56%) RESTful
10 1 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 3 (8.33%) Analytics
2 3 (8.33%) BDD
2 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) MVC
2 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (8.33%) TDD
2 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (8.33%) Web Design
2 3 (8.33%) Wireframes
3 2 (5.56%) Content Management
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.78%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) PHP
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
1 3 (8.33%) Kibana
1 3 (8.33%) logstash
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Zend
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe
2 3 (8.33%) Google
2 3 (8.33%) Splunk
3 2 (5.56%) Apple
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore