Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Drupal Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 359 381
Rank change year-on-year +19 +22 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Drupal Developer 36 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 31
South East median daily rate £325 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £263 £223 £250
90th Percentile £418 £490 £325
England median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15913 15669 18329
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9313 10771
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 785 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Drupal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Drupal Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Thames Valley +31 32 £315 -37.31% 3
Oxfordshire +21 16 £300 - 3
Berkshire +7 11 £333 -33.83%
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
West Sussex -7 2 £425 +6.25%
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
Kent - 1 £400 -
Drupal Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 33 (91.67%) PHP
3 31 (86.11%) HTML
4 30 (83.33%) CSS
5 26 (72.22%) MySQL
6 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
7 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
8 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.78%) jQuery
10 9 (25.00%) WordPress
10 9 (25.00%) CSS3
10 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 9 (25.00%) HTML5
11 8 (22.22%) RESTful
11 8 (22.22%) Subversion
12 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (16.67%) Web Development
13 6 (16.67%) Scrum
14 5 (13.89%) User Experience
14 5 (13.89%) Drush
14 5 (13.89%) Migration
15 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
15 4 (11.11%) Ajax
15 4 (11.11%) Games
15 4 (11.11%) SEO
15 4 (11.11%) TDD
15 4 (11.11%) Linux
15 4 (11.11%) OOP
15 4 (11.11%) OO
15 4 (11.11%) Web Services

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 9 (25.00%) WordPress
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) LiveLink
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.78%) git-flow
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (11.11%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (86.11%) HTML
2 30 (83.33%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) jQuery
4 9 (25.00%) CSS3
4 9 (25.00%) HTML5
5 8 (22.22%) RESTful
6 5 (13.89%) Drush
7 4 (11.11%) Ajax
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) Symfony
9 1 (2.78%) .NET
9 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.78%) LAMP
9 1 (2.78%) Laravel
9 1 (2.78%) Node.js
9 1 (2.78%) REST
9 1 (2.78%) Sass
9 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
4 6 (16.67%) Web Development
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 4 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) OOP
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) SEO
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
8 1 (2.78%) API Development
8 1 (2.78%) Case Management
8 1 (2.78%) Document Management
8 1 (2.78%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) PHP
2 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) PayPal
2 1 (2.78%) WorldPay