The median contractor rate for a Drupal Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 270 255
Rank change year-on-year +46 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 24 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.091% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.095% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 8
Median daily rate £375 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £310 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7368 8379 8989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.56% 95.03% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4310 4996 5126
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 381 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.75% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Drupal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Drupal Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal Developer in the South East

Drupal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drupal Developer in the South East

Drupal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drupal Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drupal Developer in the South East

Drupal Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +2 9 £350 +21.73% 3
West Sussex +25 6 £410 +45.13%
Buckinghamshire -13 5 - -
Hampshire - 4 £288 -
Drupal Developer
England

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Drupal Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Drupal Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Drupal
2 25 (69.44%) PHP
3 20 (55.56%) HTML
3 20 (55.56%) CSS
4 16 (44.44%) MySQL
5 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (36.11%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.78%) Symfony
9 9 (25.00%) jQuery
9 9 (25.00%) Scrum
9 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.22%) HTML5
10 8 (22.22%) CSS3
11 7 (19.44%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (19.44%) Power BI
11 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
11 7 (19.44%) ETL
11 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
12 6 (16.67%) Python
12 6 (16.67%) R
13 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
13 5 (13.89%) Node.js
13 5 (13.89%) REST
13 5 (13.89%) User Experience
13 5 (13.89%) IBM
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
14 4 (11.11%) Linux

Drupal Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 36 (100.00%) Drupal
2 4 (11.11%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) WordPress
4 1 (2.78%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) Power BI
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Grunt
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.78%) git-flow
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) CSS
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) Symfony
3 9 (25.00%) jQuery
4 8 (22.22%) CSS3
4 8 (22.22%) HTML5
5 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.89%) Node.js
5 5 (13.89%) REST
6 4 (11.11%) LAMP
6 4 (11.11%) RESTful
7 3 (8.33%) Sass
8 1 (2.78%) Ajax
8 1 (2.78%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.78%) Drush
8 1 (2.78%) Laravel
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) SUSE
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Scrum
3 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
3 7 (19.44%) Data Visualisation
3 7 (19.44%) ETL
3 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.33%) Case Management
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (5.56%) Prototyping
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) MVC
7 1 (2.78%) OO
7 1 (2.78%) OOP
7 1 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) PHP
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) R
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CCA
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) IBM
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.78%) Zend