Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 31 May 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 317 316
Rank change year-on-year +107 -1 -40
Contract jobs citing Drupal 17 56 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.65% 2.33% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 60
Median daily rate £350 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -20.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £269 £192 £275
90th Percentile £447 £453 £700
England median daily rate £375 £375 £361
% change year-on-year - +3.81% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.07% +43.10%
England median hourly rate - £35.75 £23.80
% change year-on-year - +50.24% -76.67%

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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,029 2,407 2,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.52% 16.34% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 1,423 1,636
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +7.36%
10th Percentile £259 £264 £275
90th Percentile £612 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 92 75
Median hourly rate £18.84 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.60% -25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.83 £12.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.69 £57.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +2.56%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Drupal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in the South East

Drupal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Drupal in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Drupal in the South East

Drupal
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Drupal in the South East over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Drupal in the South East

Drupal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Drupal in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Drupal in the South East

Drupal
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. 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
Surrey +59 6 £394 -4.55%
Thames Valley +47 6 £300 +9.09% 2
Berkshire +42 6 £300 - 1
Hampshire +65 2 - -
Kent - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £275 - 2
Drupal
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Drupal.

1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Node.js
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) PHP
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 8 (47.06%) Terraform
5 7 (41.18%) HTML5
5 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) CMS
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) Ajax
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) REST
6 6 (35.29%) CSS3
6 6 (35.29%) AWS
6 6 (35.29%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (35.29%) Docker
6 6 (35.29%) ES6
6 6 (35.29%) Serverless
7 5 (29.41%) React
7 5 (29.41%) Ansible
8 4 (23.53%) Open Source
8 4 (23.53%) Mocha
8 4 (23.53%) DevOps
8 4 (23.53%) CRM
8 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (23.53%) Content Management
8 4 (23.53%) Symfony

Drupal
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 7 (41.18%) CMS
2 4 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (23.53%) WordPress
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
1 1 (5.88%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) AWS
1 6 (35.29%) AWS Lambda
1 6 (35.29%) Serverless
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Azure
3 2 (11.76%) GCP
3 2 (11.76%) Heroku
4 1 (5.88%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) Mocha
4 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
5 2 (11.76%) CircleCI
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) React Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Node.js
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) HTML5
4 6 (35.29%) Ajax
4 6 (35.29%) CSS3
4 6 (35.29%) REST
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) React
6 4 (23.53%) Symfony
7 3 (17.65%) Chai
7 3 (17.65%) Enzyme
7 3 (17.65%) Jest
7 3 (17.65%) React Native
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.76%) Twig
9 1 (5.88%) Django
9 1 (5.88%) Laravel
9 1 (5.88%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Life Science
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Content Management
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) B2B
4 3 (17.65%) B2C
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) Product Management
5 2 (11.76%) API Development
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Secure Coding
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) ES6
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Terraform
2 5 (29.41%) Ansible
3 3 (17.65%) Consul
3 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (17.65%) Packer
4 2 (11.76%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (5.88%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
2 3 (17.65%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) Agnitio
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft