Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 164 176
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing Drupal 10 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.28% 0.72% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Scotland median daily rate £525 £265 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +98.11% -18.46% +20.93%
10th Percentile £363 £144 £217
90th Percentile £583 £288 £424
UK median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 779 691 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.30% 18.32% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 413 534
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £213 £207 £210
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 20
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £15.03 £13.40 £14.20
90th Percentile £26.88 £39.80 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.53 £21.00
% change year-on-year -0.15% -7.00% +16.67%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Drupal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in Scotland

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Drupal in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal in Scotland

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal in Scotland

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Drupal in Scotland

Drupal
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh -36 9 £525 +94.44%
Glasgow -6 1 £225 +85.90% 3
Drupal
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) CMS
2 9 (90.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Symfony
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) CSS3
2 9 (90.00%) Twig
3 8 (80.00%) JSON
3 8 (80.00%) nginx
3 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) XML
4 7 (70.00%) Web Design
4 7 (70.00%) Google Maps API
4 7 (70.00%) Google
4 7 (70.00%) Facebook
4 7 (70.00%) Twitter
4 7 (70.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (70.00%) Sass
4 7 (70.00%) Open Graph
4 7 (70.00%) Facebook Graph API
5 6 (60.00%) Publishing
6 5 (50.00%) Marketing
6 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (90.00%) CMS
2 8 (80.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (60.00%) Publishing
2 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Developer
3 5 (50.00%) HTML Developer
3 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 5 (50.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Symfony Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Drupal Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) CSS3
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) Symfony
1 9 (90.00%) Twig
2 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) JSON
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) Facebook Graph API
3 7 (70.00%) Google Maps API
3 7 (70.00%) Open Graph
3 7 (70.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (70.00%) Web Design
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Facebook
1 7 (70.00%) Google
1 7 (70.00%) Twitter
2 5 (50.00%) SAP