Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 160 217
Rank change year-on-year -24 +57 -9
Contract jobs citing Drupal 33 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.74% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.86% 4.76% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 14
North West median daily rate £375 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +5.69% -3.91%
10th Percentile £225 £268 £241
90th Percentile £438 £419 £646
England median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.05 £98.15 £9.00
% change year-on-year -75.50% +990.50% -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 855 841 1,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.82% 15.60% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 536 723
North West median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £228
90th Percentile £587 £494 £512
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 72
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -36.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.45 £18.61 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.75 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.66% +2.50% +6.95%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -10 28 £400 +14.29% 7
Cheshire -13 4 £250 - 3
Lancashire - 1 - -
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 25 (75.76%) HTML
2 25 (75.76%) CSS
3 24 (72.73%) PHP
4 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
5 15 (45.45%) HTML5
5 15 (45.45%) MySQL
5 15 (45.45%) Front End Development
6 14 (42.42%) Grunt
6 14 (42.42%) CMS
7 13 (39.39%) CSS3
7 13 (39.39%) WordPress
7 13 (39.39%) Sass
7 13 (39.39%) AngularJS
7 13 (39.39%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 13 (39.39%) gulp
8 12 (36.36%) React
8 12 (36.36%) Marketing
9 11 (33.33%) Joomla!
9 11 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (18.18%) Laravel
11 4 (12.12%) DevOps
11 4 (12.12%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) Linux
12 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
12 3 (9.09%) Windows
12 3 (9.09%) MVC
12 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (9.09%) Content Management
12 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

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 14 (42.42%) CMS
2 13 (39.39%) WordPress
3 11 (33.33%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
2 14 (42.42%) Grunt
3 13 (39.39%) gulp
4 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) CasperJS
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) JMeter
5 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 12 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Editor
7 1 (3.03%) Website Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) CSS
1 25 (75.76%) HTML
2 15 (45.45%) HTML5
3 13 (39.39%) AngularJS
3 13 (39.39%) CSS3
3 13 (39.39%) Sass
3 13 (39.39%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 12 (36.36%) React
5 6 (18.18%) Laravel
6 4 (12.12%) .NET
7 3 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (3.03%) LESS
9 1 (3.03%) Node.js
9 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap
9 1 (3.03%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (3.03%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Front End Development
2 11 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Content Management
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) Analytics
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) SEO
5 2 (6.06%) Wireframes
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Content Development
6 1 (3.03%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile First
6 1 (3.03%) OOP
6 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.03%) SDLC
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 24 (72.73%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (3.03%) PHP 7
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Kibana
1 1 (3.03%) logstash
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe
1 2 (6.06%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Hotjar
2 1 (3.03%) hybris
2 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.03%) Splunk